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Woodpecker Inn

Guest House
  • Capacity: 60 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 22:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: c/o Nkoninga & Pelican Parade, Birdswood, Richards Bay, 3901, KwaZulu-Natal
  • All ages welcome
  • From R995 per night (for 2 people)


Nestled in Birdswood, with superb thatched lodges in a park-like setting, Woodpecker Inn offers peace and tranquillity in a friendly African atmosphere, within minutes of Richards Bay Airport and centre of town.

Woodpecker Inn boasts 40 air-conditioned bedrooms decorated in fresh country fabrics. All rooms have an en-suite bathroom, TV with selected DStv channels, free Wi-Fi connectivity and tea- and coffee-making facilities. You can opt for an elegantly appointed bedroom or the luxury of a self-catering lodge with six, seven, eight or nine en-suite rooms.

Guests can enjoy a hearty full buffet breakfast in the on-site restaurant, a delicious A la Carte dinner at candle light or great pub lunches. Coffee and tea are provided throughout the day and the cocktail bar is fully licensed for guests to enjoy a drink at the end of the day or relax around the pool and in the lapa. Secure parking is also provided. There is a conference venue seating up to 110 delegates. It is equipped with DVD or CD players, flip charts, white boards and data projector. Woodpecker Inn has also been voted as the best function venue in Zululand. Ideal venue for your dream wedding,from wedding cakes, in-house DJ, centerpieces, full catering, ceremony and reception all under one roof.

Richards Bay offers a range of attractions and activities such as Scuba diving, fishing, whale watching, bird watching, surfing, swimming, golfing and canoeing. Guests can also take a scenic drive, visit the various nature reserves or play a round of golf at the Empangeni or Richards Bay Golf Course which is just a short drive away.


Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Pets by Arrangement
Secure Parking
Free Wifi
Conferencing Facilities


  • Bar
  • Airport Transfers By Arrangement
  • Swimming Pool
  • Braai Area
  • Guest Lounge
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Malaria Free
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Restaurant On Premises
  • Personal Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Self Catering
  • Serviced Daily
  • Free Wifi
  • Conferencing Facilities
  • WiFi

Activities Onsite

  • Bird Watching
  • Swimming

Activities Nearby

  • Fishing
  • Big Five
  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling
  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Guided Walk
  • Swimming

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Meal Types Offered

  • Room Service
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Picnic Baskets By Arrangement
  • Teas
  • Meals By Arrangement

Conferencing Facilities

  • Air Conditioned
  • Break Away Rooms
  • Data Projector
  • DVD Player
  • Flip Charts
  • Whiteboards
  • Notebook Projector
  • Office Facilities
  • Television

Parking Facilities

  • Secure Parking
  • 24 Hour Security

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Diners
  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

3.8 out of 5from 40 reviews for Woodpecker Inn
Value for money


  • c/o Nkoninga & Pelican Parade, Birdswood, Richards Bay, 3901, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Guests think Woodpecker Inn is in a good location
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per night (for 2 people)
From R995
per night (for 2 people)
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  • Capacity: 60 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 22:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: c/o Nkoninga & Pelican Parade, Birdswood, Richards Bay, 3901, KwaZulu-Natal
  • All ages welcome From R995  per night (for 2 people) 40 5 1 4 c/o Nkoninga & Pelican Parade Birdswood 3901 KwaZulu-Natal 0860 022 102 14:00-22:00 10:00 -28.7408159 32.0809039
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