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About Gecko Lodge

Gecko Lodge and Cottage is a large self-catering property located in the Idwala Camp of Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. The reserve is about 28 kilometres from Bela-Bela.

This fully furnished property has one main lodge and one cottage. The main house is a double-storey and comprises five bedrooms and four bathrooms, and the cottage has one bedroom.

In the main house, the master bedroom, fourth and fifth bedrooms each have a double bed, the second bedroom has a queen-size bed and the third bedroom has two single beds. The cottage has a double bed.

In the main house, the kitchen is equipped with a fridge, a microwave, oven, stove and other appliances for guests to prepare meals. The living area slowly has a TV with full DStv and a DVD player.

The living area leads to a large boma with a fire pit and a swimming pool. There is also an additional braai area on the wooden deck. Guests can make use of the resort's facilities at their own expense.

Golf: There are two major golf courses within close proximity of the park namely Elements Private Golf Estate and Zebula Golf Estate.

Family friendly: The reserve caters for the entire family with numerous facilities for all to enjoy

  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 9 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Bars
  • Bathroom
  • Check in from 12:00
  • Express check in
  • Fridge
  • Health Spa
  • Iron and board
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Special offers
  • Squash
  • Total number of rooms 1 - 50
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

A R1000 administration fee/breakage deposit is charged with each reservation. This deposit is fully refundable within 7 days of departure.

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Gecko Lodge is 28.1km from the centre of Bela Bela (Warmbaths) , the nearest airport 109.9km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling