Mongena Game Lodge

South Africa

Per night

4 Stars

Dinokeng Game Reserve, Gauteng

Mongena Game Lodge is conveniently situated 35 km from Pretoria on the N1, in the malaria free north–western section of the Big 5 Dinokeng Game Reserve, a mere 40 Minutes from Pretoria and 1.5 hour drive from OR Tambo International Airport and Johannesburg. Mongena Game Lodge offers a spectacular African Bush safari & game drive experience for local and international visitors.

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THE LODGE

Mongena Game Lodge offers accommodation in 24 air-conditioned en suite rooms (single, double/twin or family accommodation) positioned in beautiful indigenous landscaped gardens accommodating a total of 59 guests in sharing accommodation close to Pretoria. Each unit has a shower, coffee/tea making facilities, room safe, hairdryer, flat screen television set with satellite TV programmes and a room turn-down service at night. 6 of the 18 twin rooms and all 6 family rooms offer a bathroom with bathtub and shower.

All chalets are well positioned amidst rolling lawns and indigenous landscaping in close proximity to the Tshukudu breakfast restaurant, Kingfisher a la carte Restaurant, pool and Tshukudu bar area. The tame Zebra’s, Nyala’s and Springbucks residing in the main camp are delighting all guests with their presence and have become a favourite trademark of Mongena. The lodge also has a wheelchair friendly twin room with a paraplegic bathroom facility. Wifi is available at certain hotspots around the lodge.

TSHUKUDU RESTAURANT AND LAPA

Tshukudu Restaurant next to the Tshukudu lapa and bar is the home for Mongena’s renowned breakfast buffet where the Mongena chefs pull out all the stops to prepare a hot and cold breakfast buffet fit for the most discerning traveller. Freshly baked pastries round off the perfect feast.

DIVINE CUISINE AT KINGFISHER RESTAURANT
Indulge in a gourmet feast at the Kingfisher Restaurant whilst enjoying spectacular views overlooking the small dam at the main lodge and the surrounding plains of the Dinokeng Game Reserve.
The gourmet chefs at Mongena go out of their way to serve exquisite cuisine for any special occasion; from laidback a la carte Sunday lunches, birthday functions as well as intimate romantic dinners at Kingfisher Restaurant.

The diverse menu promises to please all palates, with its unique twist on local and international dishes.

Baby cots are available on request at an additional fee and baby feeding chairs are provided in the dining areas.

ACTIVITIES AT MONGENA PRIVATE GAME LODGE

BUSH SAFARI & GAME DRIVES
Experience the African bush with our qualified rangers and trackers on our well-maintained fleet of game safari vehicles. We offer 5 guided game drives per day during the summer months and 4 during the winter months (times vary according to season) taking you to the best lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, cheetah and hippo sightings imaginable. Other species one can expect to see are Giraffe, Eland, Kudu, Impala, Zebra, Blue Wildebeest (Gnu), Red Hartebeest, Tsessebe, Waterbuck, Warthog, Black-backed Jackal, Crocodile, Ostrich, Aardwolf, Aardvark, Brown Hyena, Caracal, Serval, Porcupine, Genet (small-spotted and large-spotted) and the occasional Leopard.

Mongena safari vehicles are in a privileged position to be able to traverse over 6 000 hectares of indigenous bush vegetation increasing the chances of good animal sightings.

SUNSET CRUISE AND FISH EAGLE BOATHOUSE FUNCTION VENUE

Board the luxury boat for a sunset cruise and watch the sky turn to a romantic purple-blue whilst listening to the African Fish Eagle’s cry. Our boat docks at the Fish Eagle Boathouse Boma situated a mere 10-minutes drive from the main camp – an ideal venue for that special conference dinner, product launch, themed evening, spit braai birthday party, wedding or any group function with the upper deck providing breath-taking views over the indigenous bushveld.

LODGE FEATURES

  • Game Drives & Safaris with qualified rangers each day
  • Guided bush walks
  • Sunset Boat Cruises on 28 ha Dam
  • Bush Breakfasts & Bush Braais
  • Accommodation for 59 guests
  • Family Accommodation
  • Day visitors welcome
  • Bush Wedding Venue
  • Bush Conferences & Functions
  • Lodge Airstrip

ROOM FEATURES

  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Room Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Flat screen TV with selected satellite channels
  • Room turn-down service at night

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