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About Kalahari Lion's Rest

Kalahari Lion's Rest is located in a town named Upington, on the banks of the Orange River.

This beautiful wooden lodge has eight stylish rooms, each room is equipped with DStv, free Wi-Fi Internet access, a bar fridge, air-conditioning, bath towels, and tea and coffee facilities. There is also secure parking, conference facilities, room service and breakfast offered to guests.

Attractions and activities range from canoeing on the Orange River, taking a sunset river cruise on Sakkie se Arkie, visiting the Kalahari-Oranje Museum or the Orange River Wine Cellars.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 7 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Conference Venues

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Kalahari Lion's Rest

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Linda Naude
04 June 2018

Beautiful wooden house with very friendly and helpful owner and staff. We did leave very early the next morning, going to Namibia and we receive a very nice breakfast parcel.

Patricia Bester
04 March 2018

This is an amazing stop over in Upington. The owners are so friendly and helpful. We will definitely stay there again.

Cedric Abrahams
15 January 2018

Welcoming and friendly, an oasis in the heart of Upington.

Vanessa Skinner
26 December 2017

Stunning accommodation, hospitality and a great start to our holiday. Thank you to our hosts.

Michaela Saber
23 December 2017

We stayed at Kalahari Lion's Rest on the 21st of December 2017. While the plus points for us were clean rooms, the location is quite safe and away from traffic & it's in close proximity to attractions such as the Desert Palace (A nice hotel with a Casino, Restaurant and place for the kids to play) within a 5 minute drive and the Kalahari Mall not too far a drive away (5-10 minute drive), some negative points to note which made our experience an unfortunate one are:1) We had booked for the downstairs room because I have a little one and just thought safety wise being on the ground floor would...
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Kalahari Lion's Rest is 7.2km from the centre of Upington , the nearest airport 5.6km (Upington Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Upington

Kalahari Mall

(2.9 km from Upington)

1 review

With more than 70 stores, ranging from well-known retail outlets to an impressive mix of speciality stores, Kalahari Mall will truly be a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, in a welcoming retail environment that includes state-of-the-art...

Orange River Wine Cellars

(4 km from Upington)

1 review

Orange River Wine Cellars has been in operation since 1965 and has expanded its operations with the addition of several cellars along the great Orange River. Today Orange River Wine Cellars is the producer of 30 different wine products with many...

Bezalel Wine and Brandy Estate

(22 km from Upington)

1 review

Bezalel Estate takes great pride in South African culture of wine and brandy making with focus on quality and good hospitality. The cellar produces a fine selection of red and white wines, made from the grapes grown exclusively on the estate and...

Sakkie se Arkie River Cruises

(0.8 km from Upington)

2 reviews

Enjoy the tranquility and wonderful nature that accompanies a river cruise with Sakkie se Arkie. Sakkie se Arkie is a floating bar that has been in operation since 1997, offering cruises on the Orange River for a delightful experience. With a full...