Mongena Game Lodge is a favourite for local and international guests to visit for sightings of the Big 5 (Elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard, lion) on safari game drives and guided walks in the malaria-free African bush.
The 4 star Lodge offers an outstanding bush safari for the international business or leisure traveller. Lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, zebra, hippo, crocodile, giraffe, all antelope species, warthogs, aardvark, brown hyena, aardwolf and splendid birdwatching makes for excellent game viewing in the distinctive African bush.
Due to its easy access from the N1 as well as being close to JNB and PTA, Mongena has become a popular day tour destination for guided game drives, guided bush walks, sunset cruises and amazing hearty meal offerings at Tshukudu Restaurant and Kingfisher Restaurant..
The lodge prides itself on a 28 hectare scenic dam flanked by the Pienaars- and Boekenhout rivers where sunset cruises are offered. The exquisite Fisheagle boathouse venue is available for private functions and boma dinners for groups only.
There is a state-of-the art conference centre, with boardrooms for focus groups, and an a la carte scrumptious menu, from which to dine like kings and queens, at the Kingfisher Restaurant. Bush weddings are very popular at Mongena, offering great photo opportunities with the Big 5, along with a romantic wedding chapel completes the unique offerings at Mongena’s the main camp.
Mongena is named after the Boekenhout tree, which is indigenous to the Dinokeng 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 60-bed, 4-star rated, fully-inclusive Mongena Private Game Lodge is situated in the malaria-free, north-western section of the big five DINOKENG GAME RESERVE. All 25 chalets are positioned amidst rolling lawns and indigenous landscaping in close proximity to the restaurant, pool and bar area.
The 4-star Lodge offers a Big 5 bush safari and is a favourite for local and international guests who wish to see the Big 5 on a Game Drive or bush walk. Lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard, cheetah, zebra, hippo, crocodile, giraffe, all antelope species, warthogs, aardvark, brown hyena, aardwolf and splendid birdwatching makes for excellent game viewing in the distinctive African bush.
No own vehicles are allowed on the roads of Mongena Private Game Lodge except access from the main gate to the main camp.
Whether it is an extravagant reception or something intimate that you require, Mongena Private Game Lodge will make every brides’ dream safari wedding come true! The Sunset at Mongena dam amongst free roaming big 5 animal’s sets the stage for those awe inspiring wedding photographs where magical moments are created.
The lodge prides itself on a 28-hectare scenic dam flanked by the Pienaars and Boekenhout rivers where African sunset cruises are offered. An exquisite boathouse venue is available for private functions and boma dinners for groups only.
Indulge in a gourmet feast at the Kingfisher Restaurant (40minute drive from Pretoria) whilst enjoying spectacular views overlooking the small dam at the main lodge and the surrounding plains of the Dinokeng Game Reserve.
Situated within the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve on the banks of the Pienaars River, you will find Tandala Trails Camp. Unfenced and unspoilt; guests are able to have the exclusive bush experience in the free-roaming haven for, lion, elephant, buffalo, blank & white rhino, leopard, cheetah, giraffe, brown & spotted hyena, general plains game, hippo, crocodile and over 300 bird species, including fish eagles and martial eagles.
Mongena Game Lodge covers a total of 600 hectares of indigenous African bushveld and savannah grassland and is situated in the Dinokeng Game Reserve, with approximately 21 000 hectares for guests to explore on an African safari.
Various team building activities are available to suit your specific requirements, including our dynamic "eco safari challenge" team building event!
Charter or light aircraft can land on the lodge's own private tarred airstrip, Length 1150 meters; the airstrip is within walking distance of Reception. The GPS co-ordinates are S25’20’47 E28’21’01.
Mongena Game Lodge has been associated with the Perseverance Rural Development Centre (PRUDEC), a registered non-profit organization situated in the neighbouring Hammanskraal Township, for a few years now as part of Mongena Game Lodge’s social responsibility and outreach programme. The Centre provides home-based care programmes, literacy classes to the elderly, counseling and support services to those infected with HIV/AIDS. Mongena is involved on a permanent basis in the feeding scheme for orphans and vulnerable children and many more community based services.