Ditholo Game Lodge
About Ditholo Lodge
Set in the heart of Limpopo, a mere 61kms from Bela-Bela, against the beautiful backdrop of the Waterberg Mountains, lies a natural retreat nestled on a 1000 Ha private game reserve. Ditholo Game Lodge is a tranquil bush getaway. Enjoy warm hospitality, savour culinary temptations from the Lodge’s chef, sip sundowners on the deck and watch the wildlife around the waterways.Ditholo is home to a large variety of African wildlife as well as being a bird watchers paradise. Not only does Ditholo care for the wellbeing of its guests, it also cares for the wellbeing of its wildlife and runs nature conservation breeding programmes for Hippo, Buffalo, Sable &Nyala.
The lodge offers standard rooms and family suites. The individual chalets offer comfort and privacy.
1. Standard Rooms: - 4 King/Twin Beds
2. Deluxe Rooms: - 8 King/Twin Beds
3. Family Suites: - 4 Double Beds - 4 Single Beds
FACILITIES / SERVICES:
• Hair Dryer & Iron* • Tea & Coffee making facilities • Fully Air Conditioned • Flat Screen & Selected DSTV Channels • Mini Bar Fridge
HOTEL FACILITIES & SERVICES:
• 24HR Reception • Wi-Fi • Free Parking • Medical Kit • Laundry Service • Restaurant • Bar • Swimming Pool • Spa Facilities • Baby Sitting Facilities*
*Selected rooms or on request
CONFERENCES / EVENTS:
The Orion Hotels and Resorts group has a portfolio of 10 unique establishments located in equally unique locations across South Africa. Each hotel offers well-appointed conferencing facilities, ensuring productivity for all delegates. Enjoy team building in the comfort of our well-equipped conference venues and when the hard work is done, there’s an abundance of activities to choose from. Our aim is to provide our clients with the ideal corporate getaway. Our facilities are suitable for groups up to 35 pax and is popular for AGM’s, corporate meetings, strategy sessions, motivational seminars, skills training or just a simple corporate incentive. We support local business and have alliances with neighbouring facilities. We can always organise additional capacity for you
• Registration desk • Overhead projector & Screens • Flipchart & White board • Data Projector
STANDARD CONFERENCING EQUIPMENT AND A DATA PROJECTOR ARE INCLUDED IN THE RATE. We offer the perfect facilities for your team building needs.Our professional events team can custom make a team building programme to suit your requirements or can be organised through highly qualified team building companies in the local area.
If the bush holds a special place in your heart, then why not choose to have your wedding in a picture perfect bush setting at Ditholo Game Lodge. Ditholo Game Lodge specifically caters for intimate weddings in the bush. Custom packages are available for your special day on request.
BAKWENA EXPRESS SPA:
Feel the stress simply melt away as you enjoy a relaxing massage or invigorating spa treatment. Bakwena Express is proud to announce a stunning new facility at Ditholo Lodge. Already one of the most popular request for our discerning clientele, the spa treatments and tranquil ambiance create the perfect back-to-nature experience.
WILDLIFE AT DITHOLO:
At Ditholo Game Lodge we are fortunate to have the right kind of vegetation to accommodate a wide variety of different species of wildlife. During your stay with us you may have the opportunity to come across a wide range of fauna and flora. At Ditholo Game Lodge we are fortunate to have over 250 verified bird varieties. The lodge overlooks our waterholes; the larger of the two is home to our resident population of hippos. The reserve also boasts a breeding camp of Nyala, which was specifically constructed to ensure the continued existence of this species. Sable are such a magnificent antelope, therefore, we have created a camp to breed these majestic animals and succeeded beyond our expectations. A relaxing easily navigated Tree Trail is available for guests to walk unaccompanied or guided.
Ditholo Game Lodge offers a variety of dining experiences, all of which capture the unique atmosphere of the bush. The main restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner with an à la Carte menu. Enjoy meals at the traditional outdoor Boma. Relax with a drink on the viewing deck or a nightcap at the popular Lakeside Bar. Main Restaurant The main restaurant offers an inviting dining experience offering wholesome spreads and an à la Carte dinner menu. Traditional Outdoor Boma We pride ourselves on the ambience created by a traditional African Bush dining experience. Enjoy dinners at the Boma while gazing into the warm and inviting fire pit, with the ambient sounds of the African night. Lakeside Deck Our outside bar area on our modern deck is a good spot to catch the perfect sunset.Grab a refreshment and relax in our comfortable deck surrounded by the lake.
THINGS TO DO:
Lakeside Bar Just adjacent to the Lakeside Bar is the deck with a perfect sunset view. Socialising in style and with modern comforts is how sundowners should be done. Viewing Deck Catch up over a glass of wine on the viewing deck overlooking the two lakes and surrounding plains. Enjoy the Hippos lazing around in the lake while taking in incredible sunsets.
• Game Viewing • Bakwena Express Spa • Bird Watching • Bicycle Trails • Tree Trail • Bar Lounge • Swimming Pool • Fishing • Team Building • Walking Trail
• 33.9KM - MABALINGWE BIG 5 GAME RESERVE • 35.3KM - ADVENTURE WITH ELEPHANTS • 40KM - FERACARE WILDLIFE CENTRE • 40.6KM - ZEBULA GOLF COURSE • 41.6KM - MABULA BIG 5 GAME RESERVE • 60KM – WARMBATHS • 61 KM - BELA BELA • 61.9KM - LAERSKOOL WARMBATHS • 62 KM – HOSPITAL • 148KM - LALELE CROCODILE FARM • 157.9KM - WAG’NBIETJIE HIKING TRAILS • 210 KM - O.R TAMBO AIRPORT • 226KM - JOHANNESBURG
INFO / TERMS:
Children under the age of 12 years will stay free of charge if sharing with two full paying adults. This is subject to availability of family rooms. This concession will only be applicable for a maximum of 2 (two) children. Children will be charged for their meals. All rooms are non-smoking.
From Johannesburg (Via N1) Take M31 and Houghton Rd to M1 (5.7 km) Continue to Limpopo. Take the N1 exit from N1 (305 km) Continue on R71 to your destination (117 km)
From Pretoria (Via N1) Take Arcadia St to Francis Baard St/M2/N4 (500 m) Continue to Limpopo. Take the N1 exit from N1 (253 km) Continue on R71 to your destination (117 km)
From Maseru (Via Main South Rd) Continue to R36 (39.2 km) Follow R36 to Tzaneen (83.9 km) Drive to your destination (16.6 km)
Tel: +27 (0) 86 148 8861 / +27 (0) 86 199 1199