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About River Destiny Lodge

River Destiny Lodge is situated along the banks of the exquisite Orange River. Ideal half way stop for the traveller from Johannesburg to the Cape or Eastern Cape. You will be greeted by friendly staff and experience the comforts of true Karoo hospitality which will reinforce the good holiday vibes.

River Destiny Lodge is the ideal conference venue. Groups of up to 70 delegates can be accommodated.

The lodge has its own private restaurant that serves breakfast, light meals during the day and dinner. Our kiosk will take care of any basic shopping needs visitors may have. By all accounts, River Destiny Lodge will make a great venue for a family getaway and a single traveller in need of a good night’s rest.

Most of the popular 24 en-suite bedrooms or self-catering chalets have a spectacular view of the Orange River, the rest are in close proximity to the River. For more rustic and economical accommodation. Stay in our African safari tent house.

  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 9 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Safari
  • Sleeps: 82
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 77 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

River Destiny Lodge Rooms

Reviews for River Destiny Lodge

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Leandra Erasmus
07 March 2017


Jean-Lynn van Heerden, South Africa
25 December 2016

Enjoyedcour stay once again. Best stop over.

zarina Mia, South Africa
22 December 2016

The bookings were managed most polite and friendly.Lovely reception. Helpful with freezer space. Comfy rooms. Awesome sunset view. Thoroughly enjoyed the sound if birds in the quietness and the most heavenly stsrry night I have ever seen in my life. A pleasant one night stopover. A bit remote in terms 8f the gravel roads. Thank you. Marie and Andre ...two very pleasant and friendly individuals.

Keith Nieuwoudt, South Africa
30 September 2016

We had a great reception and enough could not have been done for us on arrival. Food was good, room was perfect, and it was the 3rd time we have stayed there. It must be a compulsory stop for anyone.

Lynette van der Walt, South Africa
02 January 2016

We stayed overnight to our final destination. Rooms are clean and neat and still gives the holiday atmosphere.The dinner available was a traditional homecooked meal which we thoroughly enjoyed.  Only the parking was a slight hick up as people want to park right at their rooms ending up in people parking each other in. For is that needed to leave at 5am this was problematic and we ended upMoving our vehicle furtherst from all othee vehicles. 

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River Destiny Lodge Map

River Destiny Lodge is 37.9km from the centre of Colesberg , the nearest airport 191.1km (New Tempe Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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