ABOUT IDWALA VIEW

This self-catering luxury nature reserve getaway offers you the best way to experience amazing African wildlife in the malaria-free Mabalingwe Nature Reserve – the playground of a multitude of Africa’s finest animals and birds who love to visit the watering hole at Idwala View.

Idwala (the Zulu word for “rock”) View “View from the Rock” boasts spacious rooms that spill out to the expansive deck where a heated swimming pool, bar and sun deck await. Beautifully decorated in a distinct South African flavour, inspired by Tretchikoff and the local street artists, Idwala View can accommodate up to 12 guests – up to 8 adults and 4 children. Perfect for family gatherings and large groups. Spend quality time together as you enjoy the views of the glorious sunsets while sipping a sundowner.

With fast WIFI, Solar back-up power during load shedding and power outages as well as in-depth cleaning, sanitizing and fogging between stays, we take care of all your needs.

Complete your Safari experience by booking the Game Viewing Vehicle (ZAR 950.00 per day) and do your own leisurely game drives where you might meet up with 4 of the Big 5.

Book Idwala View according to your needs. Entire House – Sleep 12 guests. Main House and One Deck Room – Sleep 8 to 9 guests. Main House Only – Sleep 6 guests. Whatever takes your fancy! Your privacy will be assured as you will be the only guests at Idwala View during your stay.

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Sleep

4 Superior En-Suite Bedrooms plus 1 Loft Room, 5 Bathrooms. One ground level bathroom has a shower seat and strategically fitted grab handles to assist the elderly.

Idwala View Accommodation Ostrich Room, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Ostrich Room

King Bed plus (1 Roller Bed and Bedding on Request)

Idwala View Accommodation Zebra Room, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Zebra Room

King Bed plus (1 Roller Bed and Bedding on Request)

Idwala View Accommodation Leopard Room, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Leopard Room

Luxury King Bed

Idwala View Accommodation Impala Room, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Impala Room

2 Single Beds. Additional step-free, wide private entrance.

Idwala View Accommodation Elephant Room, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Elephant Room

2 Daybeds – perfect for teenagers or children

Eat

Cook for Family and Friends.

Idwala View Fully Equipped Kitchen, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Kitchen

Well-appointed and Fully Equipped

Idwala View African Safari Boma, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Boma

Experience a Great South African Tradition

Idwala View African Vacation Dining, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Dining Experience

Dine on the Covered Deck

Idwala View Safari Holiday Barbeque, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

Gas Barbeque Cooking

Come Rain or Shine – Cook with Gas

Idwala View South African Safari Vacation Potjie, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

Bushveld Recipes

From the Bushveld Connoisseur

Live

Indoor or Outdoors, Idwala View offers Superb Living and Entertainament Areas.

Idwala View Vacation Rental, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Living Area

Spacious and Light

Idwala View Holiday Rental Sunset Views, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Deck Area

Expansive with Beautiful Views

Idwala View Vacation Rental Swimming Pool, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Heated Swimming Pool

Splash Pool Heated to suit the Season

Safari Vehicle Game Drives Idwala View, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Game Viewing Vehicle

Game Drives at your Leisure in an Open Safari Vehicle

Idwala View Game Reserve Inspiration, Self-Catering, 5 Star, Luxury Mabalingwe Lodge

The Inspiration

Celebrating Southern African Arts and Crafts

About the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

The Mabalingwe Nature Reserve  boasts rolling hills, spectacular scenery and dams. With prolific bird-life and 36 species of wildlife – including the Big Five (lions are in their own enclosure), to mention just some of the wonders that await you.

In addition to the awesome surrounds and first-rate accommodation, you can choose from a host of activities; including, game drives, horseback game viewing, cold and heated swimming pools and an outdoor spa. Or, simply soak up the views.

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