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Dithõlõ Game Lodge is located on a Malaria free Private Game Reserve in Bela-Bela, Kroomdraai, Limpopo. The Lodge is surrounded by waterways and offers guest first-hand interactions with Nyala, which roam freely throughout our 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, but it also cares for the wellbeing of its wildlife and runs nature conservation breeding programmes for Hippo, Buffalo, Sable & Nyala.

Dining Experience

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 & Bar

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.

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.

Wildlife At Ditholo

We are fortunate at Dithõlõ Game Lodge to have a wide variety of different species of wildlife and during your stay with us, you may have the opportunity to come across some of the following animals;

Ant Bearm, Aard Wolf, Bushbuck, Common Blesbuck, White Blesbuck, Burchells Zebra, Bush pig, Cape Buffalo, Bush Baby, Caracal, African Wild Cat, Black-footed cat, Civet Cat, Common Duiker, Gemsbok, Large & Small Spotted Genet, Giraffe, Scrub hare, Red Hartebeest, Impala, Hippopotamus, Honey Badger, Brown Hyena, Black-backed Jackal, Kudu, Leopard, Vervet Monkey, Nyala, Pangolin, Porcupine, Sable, Reedbuck, Squirrel, Steenbok, Warthog, Blue Wildebeest and Banded Mongoose
You will find an abundance of birdlife on the Ditholo Reserve. Please contact Reception for the Bird Handbook which will assist you in naming the bird's species you spot during your stay.

Nearby Attractions

Bela-Bela is a town in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Deriving its name from the geothermic hot springs around which the town is built, it is widely known by the name Warmbaths, officially changed to the current name in 2002. The town is situated in the Waterberg District of the Limpopo Province, and it lies off the N1 road between Pretoria and Polokwane (Pietersburg). Its hot springs produce 22, 000 litres per hour at 52 °C (126 °F).

Polokwane offers an extremely pleasant climate for most of the year. With almost all-year-round sunshine, it can get rather hot in the summer months (October to March) averaging 27°C. The lowveld is less forgiving in the swelter of summer afternoons, with a reach of 45°C. Generally, however, visitors to the Kruger National Park area can expect temperatures around 30°C.

Zebula Country Club

Zebula Golf Course, Zebula Game Reserve, Limpopo: This pristine 660-hectare bushveld estate boasts a sensational new world-class Peter Matkovich designed golf course. It is also home to a variety of indigenous ‘non-predator’ free-roaming game species.

Mabula Big Five Game Viewing

Mabula Game Reserve, home of the Big 5, sprawls over 12 500 hectares of Malaria free African Bushveld. It has long been renowned for its peace and serenity, a place where man and nature unite to rekindle some of life’s forgotten pleasures. A sign of the commitment to eco-tourism and the integrity of the area is evident in the positioning of the golf course. Blending naturally into the bush and adhering to the guidelines sensitive to the environment, Mabula is a prime example of an eco-sensitive development

De Wildt Cheetah Farm

The De Wildt Cheetah Sanctuary started in 1971 on her parent’s chicken farm by Ann van Dyk, has assumed a crucial role in the survival of many endangered South African species. Besides Cheetah, the centre also contributes to the conservation of African Wild Dogs and Cape Vultures. In the last few decades, the De Wildt Cheetah Sanctuary has played a crucial role in the survival of the magnificent Cheetah and it remains a crucial centre for breeding African animals that are on the brink of extinction. You can visit this unique wildlife enclave, now renamed the Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centre in the foothills of the Magaliesberg mountain range in the North West province.

Conferences & Events

Our aim is to provide our clients with the ideal corporate getaway. Our facilities are suitable for groups up to 40 pax and are 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

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