Dithõlõ Game Lodge

Bela Bela / Warmbaths, Waterberg
-24.976389, 27.918333
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The stunning Dithõlõ Game Lodge and wildlife estate is the perfect bush getaway. Enjoy warm hospitality, personalised service, and sun downers on the unique viewing deck while watching Dithõlõ’s wildlife at the water hole.

Click to visit lodge website: www.dithologamelodge.co.za

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Hotel Overview

In the heart of the Limpopo set against the beautiful backdrop of the Waterberg mountains lies a natural retreat nestled on an 1100 Ha private game reserve. The stunning Dithõlõ Game Lodge is the perfect bush getaway. Enjoy warm hospitality, savour culinary temptations from the Lodge’s Chef, sip sundowners on the unique cocktail deck, and watch the wildlife around the waterways.

Dithõlõ means “the place of many Kudu” and is home to a large variety of African wildlife as well as being a bird watchers paradise. Not only does Dithõlõ care for the wellbeing of its guests, it also cares for the wellbeing of its wildlife and runs nature conservation breeding programs for Hippo, Buffalo, Sable and Nyala.

Guests can expect an authentic African bush experience, excellent service, elegantly decorated rooms and a tranquil ambiance. Dithõlõ - the perfect retreat from the stresses of city life.

Things to do in and around Waterberg

Game viewing Bird watching
Game drives Photography
Horse riding Fishing
Mountain biking Golf
Quad biking Arts and crafts
Scenic drives Cultural and geological tours
Elephant riding  


Guest Rooms/Accommodation

The suites offer luxury accommodations for 14 Standard rooms and 4 Family suites. The individual chalets offer the highest standard of comfort and complete privacy.

Twin Suite
Our Twin Suites feature 2 separate beds. The room features: en-suite bathroom with shower, air conditioning, ceiling fan, mini bar (stocked on request), free wi-fi Internet, and TV with DSTV.

King Bed Suite
Our King Bed Suites have an extra length king sized bed featuring: en-suite bathroom with shower, air conditioning, ceiling fan, mini bar (stocked on request), free wi-fi Internet, and TV with DSTV.

Family Suite
Our Family Suite sleeps 4 People and has two separate bedrooms each with en-suite bathroom with shower. Family rooms have a lounge with TV, air conditioning, ceiling fan, mini bar (stocked on request), free wi-fi Internet, and TV with DSTV.

In-room amenities include

Bathroom amenities
Free Wireless internet access
Air conditioning
TV with selected DSTV channels
Ceiling fan
Mini-bar (stocked on request)
Safe-keeping facilities available on request
Tea/coffee making facilities



Traditional Outdoor African Boma
Our team is dedicated to ensuring that every minute of your stay is relaxing and blissful. We pride ourselves on the ambience created by a traditional African Bush dining experience. Savour delicious dinners at the Boma while gazing into the warm and inviting fire pit, with the ambient sounds of the African night…

Main Restaurant & Lounge library
The main restaurant offers an inviting dining experience - offering wholesome lunches, superb breakfast spreads and a sumptuous A La Carte dinner menu. Above the dining area is the comfortable Lounge Library, where guests often settle in and read a good book.

Lakeside Bar
The Lakeside Bar is a popular meeting place, complete with a relaxing four sided log fireplace and a comforting lounge providing pre-dinner drinks or an after dinner nightcap.

Viewing deck
Catch up over a glass of wine on the viewing deck overlooking the two lakes and surrounding plains. Enjoy the hippo’s lazing around in the lake while taking in incredible sunsets.

Game Drives
Guests can be treated to a day Game Drive or a Night Drive. Ditholo is home to many animals and bird species such as: Giraffe, Buffalo, Sable, Zebra, Warthog, Blesbuck, Bushbuck, Ostrich, Kudu, Duiker, Fish Eagle, Malikite Kingfisher, Lilac Breasted Roller, Red Hartebeest, Nyala, Brown Hyena, Eland, Gemsbok, Steenbok, Blue Wildebeest, Impala, Waterbuck and our resident Hippos.

Weddings &Conference facilities
Imagine your very own Bush Wedding with the Waterberg Mountains as the backdrop for your special moment. Guests can enjoy a wonderful getaway to celebrate this momentous occasion. Ditholo is an intimate place that specializes in personalised service. We have a beautiful tea garden surrounded by gorgeous trees that create the perfect ceremony location. The conference venue at Dithõlõ Lodge Private Game Reserve is an ideal setting for conferences/corporate meetings and team building sessions.

Team Building
We outsource a company that specialises in team building and related exercises. They are a team of experts who challenge teams to mitigate negatives and build on positive performances.

Other Amenities

Solar heated Swimming pool Game drives & Game viewing Nature trails
DSTV IDD telephone Room service
Pool tables Fireplaces Volley ball
Wireless Internet Laundry service Babysitting facilities (prebooking required)
Dams with fishing Bird watching Mountain bike trails
Tree trails Secure parking Children’s playground
Onsite Spa    

Area Attractions

  Contact Number Website
Mama Tau white lion breeding project +27 (0) 14 763 3661 www.mamatau.com
Marakele national park +27 (0) 14 777 6929 www.sanparks.org.za
Kwalata Wilderness +27 (0) 14 755 4104 www.kwalata.com
Adventures with Elephants +27 (0) 14 734 7730 www.adventureswithelephants.co.za
Mystic Monkeys and Feathers Wildlife Park +27 12 723 0315 www.mysticmonkeys.co.za
Skydiving Extreme +27 (0) 83 759 3483 www.skydivextreme.co.za
Waterberg Biosphere Reserve +27 (0) 14 755 4002 www.waterbergbiosphere.org
Zebula Country Club with 18 hole golf course +27 (0) 14 734 7700 www.zebula.co.za
Mabula big five game viewing +27 (0) 14 734 7000 www.mabula.com
De Wildt Cheetah Farm +27 (0) 12-5049906 www.dewildt.co.za
Thaba Kwena crocodile farm +27 (0)14 736-5059  
Entabeni Nature Reserve    

Contact Us


Hotel Direct Line +27 (0)14 735 0149
Reservations Hotline 086 148 8861
International Reservations +27 (0)11 718 5155
Hotel Emergency Number 087 354 6133
Kromdraai Road
GPS: S24°58'35” E27°55'06”
P.O. Box 31416
WEB ADDRESS:  www.dithologamelodge.co.za
Central Reservations crsdit@orionhotels.co.za
Customer Service customerservice@orionhotels.co.za


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