Accommodation in Mongena (Catered)

Mongena Game Lodge offers accommodation in 25 air-conditioned en suite rooms (single, double/twin or family accommodation) positioned in beautiful indigenous landscaped gardens accommodating a total of 63 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. The charming honeymoon suite overlooks the small dam at the main lodge with beautiful views onto the plains of the Reserve. (Click to view our room descriptions).

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.

Baby cots are available at an additional cost per night and baby feeding chairs are provided in the dining areas.
(click to view the terrain map of the main camp.)

Click for additional photos of the Mongena Game Lodge

For bookings:

  • 40-minute drive from Pretoria
  • Located in Big 5 Dinokeng Game Reserve
  • Game drives & safaris daily
  • Up to 63 guests in catered air-conditioned accommodation
  • Twin rooms & family rooms available with chargeable rates per person per bed per night sharing or single
  • Honeymoon suite overlooking the dam


  • All rates quoted include VAT (Value Added Tax), Tourism levies. Should the prevailing rate or levy change or another tax levy be introduced during the duration of the contract, Mongena Game Lodge reserves the right to amend the quoted rates accordingly, without prior notification.
  • All rates exclude Dinokeng Conservation & entrance levies.
  • 50% deposit is payable to secure the booking with the balance payable 14 days before arrival date. Mongena Game Lodge reserves the right to cancel the reservation if the full payment has not been received within the said period. Conference groups have different payment terms.
  • Master, Visa and Diners Club credit cards and/or cash are accepted norms of payment. Cheques/Travellers cheques are not accepted as a method of payment.
  • Personal credit card authorization required for room billing upon check-in. All rooms account balances must be settled in full on departure.
  • Check-in time is from 14H00 on day of arrival; rooms must be vacated by 10H00 on day of departure.
  • Guests are limited to the number of beds per room. An extra mattress can be arranged at an additional charge where feasible.
  • Children aged 2 and under are accommodated at no charge if sleeping on existing beds. An extra mattress/cot can be arranged at an additional charge.
  • Mongena Game Lodge is licensed therefore no liquor or own food (kosher food is exempted by prior written notification) is allowed to be brought onto premises.
  • Guests must present identification upon check-in b.m.o. of SA ID card/book/driver’s licence or Passport
Cancellation Policy
  • In the event of a reservation being cancelled within 30 days prior to arrival date, a 50 % cancellation fee will be charged, if the booking cannot me moved once only to another suitable date.
  • In the event of a reservation being cancelled within 14 days prior to arrival date, a 100% cancellation fee will be charged.