Emily Moon River Lodge


Embrace amazing views and sights at the south shore of the Bitou River in Plettenberg Bay, Emily Moon River Lodge is a small, unique lodge with a wonderfully original and chic decor. It is surrounded by native vegetation, the lodge overlooks the surrounding wetlands, windy rivers, and distant awe-inspiring mountain formations.

Emily Moon offers a wide range of outdoor activities, including mountain biking and horseback riding. Paddle your canoe along the Bitou River or take a walk in nature to explore this beautiful garden path with the beautiful beaches, golf courses, and elegant restaurants, or simply relax in one of the two pools.


  • Scenic river lodge in Plettenberg Bay
  • Popular restaurant with an eclectic menu
  • Beautifully designed contemporary rooms
  • Fantastic views from the river facing rooms
  • Excellent sightings for avid bird-watchers

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South Africa, Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay

Type of Accommodation


Comfort Level



Enjoy adventurous trips on a mountain bike to explore the amazing area with nearby forest trails. You can even paddle along the river in a canoe to appreciate the nature.

Choose between two pools where you can refresh yourself and enjoy the view. You can also visit the small bar to enjoy a refreshing drinks and cocktails on the sun loungers.

General Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar
  • Restaurant


The well-known and famous Emily’s Restaurant is decorated with original collectibles to give out an elegant positive vibe to the place.

The menu offers fresh flavors with a strong Thai influence, created by the experienced professional chef.



Deluxe Double Room Standard Room

Emily Moon River Lodge has 7 charming, individually decorated rooms with diverse chic African-style artworks.

These spacious lodges have double or single beds, an elegant living room, a private bathroom with underfloor heating, a fireplace, a minibar and satellite TV. Its private viewing decks and open-air showers offer an amazing view of the nearby Bitou River.

Family Unit

Emily Moon River Lodge also has a Family Lodge to easily accommodate 2 adults and 2 children.

The family lodge is cozy and comfortable with a private lounge, a minibar, satellite TV, a private bathroom, underfloor heating, a ceiling fan and a fireplace. The exterior of the lodge features a wooden viewing deck with an outdoor shower.

Room Amenities

Standard Luxury Double Room AMENITIES

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Fan
  • Fireplace

Other Room Types

Emily Moon River Lodge also features 1 Family Lodge; that sleeps 2 adults and 2 children.

The Family Lodge is is inviting and comfortable and features a private sitting area, mini bar, satellite TV, en suite bathroom, underfloor heating, ceiling fan and fireplace. The exterior part of the lodge offers a wooden viewing deck as well as an open-air shower.


  • Beach activities
  • Biking
  • Bird watching
  • Canoeing
  • Golf
  • Guided walks

Tour Rates

DatesBoard BasisRates From
01 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018Bed & Breakfast R1775
01 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018Bed & Breakfast R1070
01 Oct 2018 - 30 Apr 2019Bed & Breakfast R1860
01 May 2019 - 30 Sep 2019Bed & Breakfast R1155
01 Oct 2019 - 30 Apr 2020Bed & Breakfast R1915

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.