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About Mahala View

Nestled in Welgedacht adjoining the Dinokeng Big 5 reserve in Dinokeng, Mahala View Lion Game lodge is all about the lions. Meet Leon van Biljon, The Lion Man, a man with a passion for these creatures and a remarkable insight into their nature, habits and behaviour.

Guests can stay overnight and enjoy being close to these majestic animals. This lion lodge offers a variety of accommodation within the lion camp. This lodge is surrounded by electric fencing to protect the occupants from the lions. The lions can also be moved to another camp on guest’s request. The Kings View chalets are located a short distance from the camp for privacy or Lion's Den chalets near the camp where you can enjoy the roar at close range. All units are fully equipped for self catering.

The Lion’s Deck is a multi-purpose area where conferences or meetings can be held, meals can be prepared and served or the adjoining lounge can be used for watching dstv television, listening to music or reading. It’s ideal for open-air group functions. For guest enjoyment, Leon van Biljon presents a short lecture on his animals before taking visitors down to the lion camp to meet them up close and watch the lion feeding . Watch him walk with them and learn as he talks about them in great detail Then retire to your accommodation and wait for the lions to make themselves heard. This is a perfect additional activity to any conference or team building outing. Guests can also arrange game drives on request.

Safari: Game drives, and viewing of 27 more lions including white lions, Brown and spotted Hyenas and leopards

Wedding Venues: Small private weddings in our cave cove with a lion theme photo back ground session.

Conference Venues: Natural cave cove which can accommodate up to 20 delegates. Team building activities; Bow and arrow shooting, lion presentation and feed -demonstration of these majestic animals.

Family friendly: Lion presentation and feeding supported with video educational movies, game drives, and a swimming pool to be enjoyed.

Romantic: Kings view honeymoon suite with private breakfast and dinner facilities.

  • Response Rate: 99%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 23
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 49 Reviews

Facilities

  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking
  • Romantic
  • Conference Venues

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Specials

10% OFF Roaring Midweek Special


Stay between 27 Aug 2018 and 29 Nov 2018 and get 10% off. Valid every Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu. .

Availability and pricing

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  • King's View Chalets Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 An open view of nature and its king overlooking the valley below. Kings view can only be reached by 2x4, 4x4 or front... see more Features:  Double beds, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Self-catering see more Double beds, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Self-catering, Separate toilet, Single beds, Fan
    from R998 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Lions Den 5 Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only A lovely spacious open plan chalet with an en-suit shower and toilet, one double bed. Lovely veranda overlooking the... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities see more Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Swimming pool views
        from R998 For 2 guests
        • Adults
          • Lion"s Den 3 & 4 Double Story Bush Hut Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering Upper level has one double bed, one single bed with an en-suit shower and toilet. Lovely veranda overlooking the lower... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds see more Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Safe
            from R998 For 2 guests
            • Adults
              • Lion's Den 1 & 2 Double Story Bush Hut Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering As the name of one of our lions, you will hear and see the king of Africa in all his glory. Upper level has one double... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Self-catering see more Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Self-catering, Single beds, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities
                from R998 For 2 guests
                • Adults

                  Reviews for Mahala View

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                  Tshiamo Motema
                  05 September 2018

                  The best experience ever, lovely place

                  Heike Ostermann
                  01 September 2018

                  accomodation could be improved with little effort: Moskito nets much too short and full of holes, oil lamps without wicks.... not a lot to do, just a bit of attention, under current conditions price is too high.Mice dropping all over

                  Brent Andreka
                  28 August 2018

                  We had a lovely stay at Mahalaview. Daan and the staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. The lodge has lovely views and we enjoyed hearing the nocturnal sounds, especially of the lions.The room was basic but clean and tidy. The kitchenette was well equipped but a sink would have made it better.We would stay there again.

                  Hannes de Beer
                  17 August 2018

                  The staff and management were great and went out of their way to assist with special requests.

                  Leané Visser
                  12 August 2018

                  Very nice place to go and unwind from the day to day rush and city life. The manager Daan and the lion man, Leon are very hospitable and made us feel welcome.Definitely a place that I would like to go visit again.

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                  Mahala View is 15.3km from the centre of Dinokeng Game Reserve , the nearest airport 45.1km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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