See our Google Map for detailed driving directions.
Contact us to book your Vacation Rental at Idwala View Self-Catering Lodge.
This self-catering luxury nature reserve vacation rental offers you the best way to experience amazing African wildlife in the malaria-free Mabalingwe Nature Reserve.
Idwala View boasts spacious rooms that spill out to the expansive deck where a swimming pool, bar and sun deck await. Beautifully decorated in a distinct South African flavour, inspired by Tretchikoff, John Moore and the local street artists, Idwala View can accommodate 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.
Cook for family and friends in the fully equipped spacious kitchen. Indoors or outdoors, Idwala View offers suberb living and entertainment areas.
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. (Lions are in their own camp).
Book Idwala View according to your needs. Entire House – Sleep 12 guests (up to 10 adults and 2 children). Main House and One Deck Room – Sleep 8 to 10 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.
Answers to common questions
We’ve compiled a list of answers to common questions.
- What Activities are there at Mabalingwe and Idwala View?
Guided Game Drives • Horse-back Safaris • Tennis • Putt-Putt • Squash • Walking Trails • Hot & Cold Swimming Pools • Golf Nearby • Restaurants • Childrens Activities during the Holidays
- Do I need a Car at Idwala View?
It is preferrable to have a car, but if you arrived by shuttle service, you can rent the game viewing vehicle (manual transmission) to get around the Reserve.
- How can I get from OR Tambo International Airport to Idwala View?
Rent a car at the OR Tambo International Airport , we will provide you with full directions to Idwala View.
There are a couple of shuttle services available that you can book as well.
- What Should I Bring to Idwala View?
Food • Drinks • Sunblock • Hat • Protection against the heat or the cold • Rain Jacket • Mosquito Repellant • First Aid Kit • Torch • Double Adaptors, International Travel Plugs • Fire Lighters • Wood (if you have not ordered) • Matches or Lighter • Binoculars • Camera
- What Facilities and Amenities are there on Mabalingwe?
2 Farm Shops & Liquor Stores for Basic Supplies • 2 ATM’s • Petrol Station