Welcome to Ngala Lodge

Welcome to Ngala Lodge, your ultimate destination for a luxurious and unforgettable Big Five game lodge experience situated within the Malaria Free Dinokeng Game Reserve. Our lodge is conveniently located just a short drive outside of Pretoria and Johannesburg, making it the perfect escape for those seeking a quick break from the hustle and bustle of city life.

At Ngala Lodge, we offer luxurious accommodation options that cater to couples, families, functions, conferences, and groups of friends and family. Our lodge offers three luxurious one-bedroom units and one family unit, with a maximum capacity of 10 guests. Each unit is elegantly designed and furnished, providing the perfect blend of comfort and luxury.

Our Big Five game drives are led by our experienced game ranger, Lovemore, who will take you on an adventure of a lifetime through the reserve’s diverse landscapes. You’ll have the chance to see elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards, buffaloes, and other wildlife in their natural habitat, all while enjoying the comfort and safety of our specially designed vehicle.

Our room


Luxurious Single-bedroom

  • 60 m2
  • 2 people
Ngala Lodge's inviting pool surrounded by lush greenery, offering a tranquil oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Full Lodge

  • 0 m2
  • 10 people

Double-Bedroom Unit

  • 80 m2
  • 4 people

Some Words

  • star rating  Absolutely enjoyed my time at Ngala Lodge. The overall experience was top-notch, from the exceptional staff to the delicious food, comfortable accommodation, and thrilling game drives. I am definitely looking... read more

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    January 25, 2024

    star rating  Wonderful Stay - We had 2 glorious nights at Ngala lodge. The accommodation was luxurious, the staff were extremely hospitable, the food was delicous. , the game drives amazing. My family and I... read more

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    January 2, 2024

    star rating  Gem in the bush - Ngala Lodge is a gem in the bush, its only 1 and half from JHB (located just outside Pretoria). The Lodge is comfortable, service and food is amazing. The game... read more

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    December 13, 2023
  • star rating  Book Ngala now! This is the Safari Lodge that you're looking for! - Ngala Review

    If you don’t want to read the whole of this review - then I shall make this brief! Stop looking and book Ngala. Full stop. This place... read more

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    November 21, 2023

    star rating  A wonderful experience!  - From the moment we arrived we knew we had arrived somewhere special. Not only were the surroundings and lodge spectacular, the warm welcome we received made us feel instantly at... read more

    avatar thumb Benn B
    November 20, 2023

    star rating  Ngala lodge stay - Beautiful private lodge for that perfect couples' breakaway
    Excellent food and service
    Rooms are beautifully decorated
    Game drive also available
    Friendly staff and service
    Short drive from Pretoria
    Will be... read more

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    October 18, 2023
  • star rating  Thank you to all at Ngala Lodge for making our stay so idyllic. The venue is absolutely superb with such attention to detail. We were most comfortable. The decor, ambiance... read more

    avatar thumb Debbie H
    September 24, 2023

    star rating  Great lodge in a great park - We stayed 3 nights at the lodge and the atmosphere was very personal and accommodating. The rooms are comfortable and dining experience very hearty. The best thing was the staff... read more

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    September 8, 2023

    star rating  Perfect Getaway at Ngala Lodge - Total relaxation weekend at Ngala Lodge. Highly recommend this beautiful and intimate lodge. Such a quick and pleasant drive to get there. The best five star service, the food was... read more

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    July 24, 2023
  • star rating  Ngala lodge - Stunning property in Dinokeng. Exceptional service from all staff members and food is divine. I would definitely recommend it to anyone wishing to stay in Dinokeng, it exceeded my expectations.... read more

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    July 11, 2023

    star rating  Birthday Weekend at Ngala - We booked out the lodge for our birthday weekend and it was so lovely! We opted for the self catering, but still the chef, Timo, cooked all our food for... read more

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    July 9, 2023

    star rating  One of the best lodges to stay at in Dinokeng Game Reserve! - We booked Ngala Lodge exclusively for our Danish friends and family who had travelled to SA for our wedding early March 2023 for 3 nights. I cannot thank Annalize enough... read more

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    May 24, 2023