DEDICATED TO WILDLIFE RESEARCH AND SPECIES CONSERVATION

Accommodation

Comfortable living conditions located in the centre of the reserve.

Elworthy house is Umphafa’s original farmhouse. It has been renovated and now provides comfortable accommodation for all our interns and research students. 

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From single sex dormitories, lockable wardrobes and hot showers to communal spaces such as a living room, kitchen and outside verada! This is a fantastic place to spend time with new people and make friendships to last a lifetime!

Unlimited Wi-Fi access for emails and Skype is also available at the main house throughout your stay and the local town of Colenso also offers a post-office and ATM. 

Find out more about the accommodation on offer as well as cooking, cleaning and laundry services in the pack below: 

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UmPhafa is located in the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountain Range, a world heritage site

Number of species offically recorded on Umphafa

Mammals 48
Birds 143
Reptiles 18
Amphibians 11
Trees 54