8 Best Treehouse Accommodations In KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Updated 2024

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The KwaZulu-Natal province, which lies in the northeastern region of South Africa, features most of the country’s attractions and it’s a haven for the avid adventurer. It is characterized by lush vegetation, hills, the warm waters of Zululand, the dramatic Drakensberg Mountain range of the Dolphin Coast, Elephant Coast, and the Midlands, and the golden beaches of the city of Durban. It is perfect for fun-seekers wanting to have adventures in the outdoors. While there are plenty of safari lodges and family resorts for your accommodations needs, staying in a luxury treehouse in KwaZulu-Natal will give you a more fulfilling getaway. These accommodations come with luxury amenities such as swimming pools and modern home amenities, and some even offer free breakfast. Enjoy the tranquility and beauty of nature, coupled with upscale amenities here. Continue reading to find out more about the best treehouse accommodations in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 19, 2024.

1. Forest Falls Treehouse (from USD 77)

This unique accommodation in KwaZulu-Natal is nestled within the Rietspruit Conservancy and is near the village of Hilton and Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve. Surrounded by bountiful nature and lush greenery, the rental for two is constructed near where two streams meet.

A fireplace keeps the place snug and warm and guests can curl up by the comforting embers with a book and a cup of tea on a drizzly afternoon. The self-catering accommodation features a well-equipped kitchen that can be used for preparing meals. If you are not up for cooking, however, you can have cooked meals delivered to your doorstep through prior request.

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Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
82.55 km (51.3 mi) from Suncoast Casino, Hotels and Entertainment
45 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the place is also spotlessly clean
the place was clean and a pleasure to use
the unit is incredibly well-built neat clean and tidy
hosts are very friendly and helpful
maryna is a great host
we were greeted by our host who explained everything simply and very friendly
maryna was an awesome host the place was so private and beautiful
very helpful and super friendly
we loved everything about maryna's place
maryna’s place is absolutely beautiful
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2. Cozy accommodation for two in Saint Lucia (from USD 27)

Apt for a secluded getaway in KwaZulu-Natal, this treehouse is an ideal choice for a pair of lovebirds touring the area. The rental is minutes away from the bustling town center and rests in a quiet neighborhood of Saint Lucia amidst indigenous trees. Fully solar-powered, it ensures it ensures there is no power outage. A king-sized bed offers a good night’s rest after a tiring day of sightseeing. An internet connection is furnished inside that lets you stay in touch with folks back home.

Out in the backyard, guests can bask in the sun and prepare yummy barbeques on the outdoor grill for lunch. Bikes are also parked in the rental should you want to explore the surroundings at your own pace. After you are back from exploring, you can relax by swimming a few lengths in the shared pool.

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Saint Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
210.79 km (131.0 mi) from Suncoast Casino, Hotels and Entertainment
50 reviews   Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great accommodation the tree house was super nice and we felt very comfortable
we loved the outside shower and all the bird sounds that came with it
it's very clean and lovely
lovely clean home in a quiet suburb
the community pool was very clean and overall the accommodation was very well maintained
host are awesome people
sonja was a great host
our host has been very friendly and always went the extra mile to attend us to our needs
lovely place in the middle of the trees
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3. Beautiful tree lodge for real adventurers (from USD 88)

Adventure and luxury are what you get in this beautiful Airbnb vacation rental, situated in the Central Drakensberg mountains with heartwarming vistas of the mountains and waters. You will love the aesthetic effect of the interior, which also features an open-plan concept with a living area, a fireplace, a dining spot, and a full kitchen, as well as two bedrooms, both with private bathrooms. Fishing and hiking are a few steps away from your door, and after a hectic day exploring, you can soak the stress away in the refreshing rock pool.

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South Africa
182.76 km (113.6 mi) from Suncoast Casino, Hotels and Entertainment
32 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my absolute favourite part is the downstairs shower with the open windows which gives you a breathtaking view
the owners are kind helpful and warmhearted
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4. Romantic treetop room in a forested area (from USD 49)

An ideal choice for a pair of lovebirds on a romantic getaway in the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, this pet-friendly accommodation is located within a forested area and features fun amenities that are hard to overlook. The guest room comes with a private patio with stunning views, a fireplace, free WiFi, and a private bathroom.

Enjoy your complimentary breakfast in the shared dining room and also have some fun in the pool table area with other friendly guests. Also, there is a free parking space for your convenience.

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Sycamore Avenue Treehouses & Cottages Accommodation

8.1 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 11 Hidcote Road; Midlands Meander; Mooi River
127.14 km (79.0 mi) from Suncoast Casino, Hotels and Entertainment

Parking Restaurant Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry

5. Leapard Tree House (from USD 21)

Savor a relaxing vacation in the beautiful Leapard Tree House, featuring comfortable standard and family units, as well as upscale on-site amenities. The air-conditioned, immaculate rooms are equipped with private bathrooms with toiletries, dining and lounge areas, satellite TVs, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio, offering heartwarming vistas surrounding areas. There is a garden to enjoy some barbecuing and an outdoor swimming pool to soak the stress away after a long day. Extra amenities in this property include free WiFi and parking.

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Leapard Tree House

Address: 11 Woodlands Road, Glenwood
5.24 km (3.3 mi) from Suncoast Casino, Hotels and Entertainment

6. Zululand Tree Lodge (from USD 115)

Live in luxury among the wild in this beautiful tree lodge, set with the 2,965.3-acre (1,200-hectare) Ubizane Wildlife Reserve. There are many ways to unwind in this tranquil, enchanting place, including swimming in the communal pool, sighting animals, hiking the woods, and walking in the beautiful garden. A look into the well-furnished, air-conditioned rooms is heartwarming, and each comes with a balcony with stunning vistas and comfy, mosquito-netted beds. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast every morning in the on-site restaurant, and you can also rest in the shared terrace with chairs and sofas.

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Zululand Tree Lodge

Address: Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, 1020 Main Road
233.2 km (144.9 mi) from Suncoast Casino, Hotels and Entertainment

7. Cozy tree cabin

If you want to stay close to the city, but still desire the calm and other offerings of nature, then look no further than this tree cabin, situated in a beautiful valley neighborhood. It is beautifully decorated and features a full kitchen, a cozy lounge area with a TV, a bedroom with a private bathroom, and a workspace, perfect for adventurers, romantics, or business travelers. Enjoy the tranquility of nature, the stunning views of the woods all around from the windows and the relaxing patio, and make your visit to this coastal province one to remember.

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Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
5.06 km (3.2 mi) from Suncoast Casino, Hotels and Entertainment
111 reviews  
Treehouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi speed was pretty good at 6 - 7
the accommodation is very comfortable and quiet with view on trees
home made place mats & kitchen curtains added a very sweet touch to the cabin
very cozy and relaxing to the soul
the private house is quiet and comfortable
very clean neat and tidy
nice and clean accommodation easy communication
clean quiet and comfortable
it was super clean und well equipped
it was very clean and tidy and very comfortable
ronel is an excellent host
ronel is an amazing host
ronel is a great host
ronel was such a great host
amazing host with a caring attitude
a nice central location from which to see durban and it is close to the airport
location was great for getting to surrounding areas
really enjoyed our stay such a nice location and atmosphere
beautiful area great location and fabulous host
the place is beautiful ideal for a quiet retreat in durban
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8. Comfy treehouse for nature lovers

Compliment your visit to the safari by staying in this treehouse, beautifully set amidst flowers, lianas, and trees, and with friendly monkeys playing around (sometimes). You will feel right at home with the host’s friendly and warm attitude, as well as amenities, including a well-equipped kitchen, a private, open-topped bathroom with toiletries, WiFi, and a comfy bed. Unwind in the beautiful garden, and when the weather is hot, you can cool off in the relaxing swimming pool.

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Saint Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
210.64 km (130.9 mi) from Suncoast Casino, Hotels and Entertainment
247 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room in the tree is nice and unique
the tree house is really magical and comfortable and convenient
the tree house is a wonderful nice room
the tree house is beautiful and everything (toilett and shower) worked
her tree house was really comfortable and well-equiped
awesome and a nice host
the host was very hospitable and helpful
she is such a wonderful heartwarming host
there was also a lovely friendly cat who made us feel at home
elfie is a perfect host
good location in town and close to everything
very good location near to the beatch and restaurants
good location and such a nice town
great location relaxed atmosphere and great host
the treehouse is perfectly situated close to main road and shops/restaurants
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Make your getaway more adventurous

Your journey to this coastal paradise is bound to be fascinating, from exploring the wildlife, hiking the dramatic wooded areas, relaxing or surfing in the beach before retiring to a comfy beachfront cottage, and much more. How else can you better enjoy all that this place has to offer than in any of these top treehouse self-catering accommodations, hotels, and vacation rentals? Have a unique holiday amid nature ahead.

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