Little Mongena Tented Camp


Explorers Little Mongena Tented Camp is an intimate lodge situated on the banks of the Mongena Dam. The lodge is a short 90 minute drive from OR Tambo International Airport and 40 minutes from Pretoria. Situated within the 8000ha of Mongena Game Lodge, the camp is part of the greater Dinokeng Game Reserve which spans 18 500ha, is home to pristine bushveld, free roaming Big 5, rhino, an abundant birdlife and diverse general plains game population. The lodge can accommodate 20 guests in shared accommodation with each tent featuring air conditioning, mini-safes, tea/coffee station and en-suite bathroom. Morning and afternoon safari activities are conducted in custom built 10-seater game drive vehicles, and guest facilities include a bar, lounge, dining area, and BOMA.

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Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rands • Subject to availability•
Details 01 Dec 2022 to 30 Nov 2023
Luxury Tents - Per Person Per Night Sharing
10 luxury tents 20 guests
R 3 240
Luxury Tents - Single R4 870

RATE PACKAGE: Dinner, bed and breakfast, light lunch including 2 wildlife activities (game/safari drives)
EXCL: Lunch, Drinks with Meals, Additional Activities and Dinokeng Conservation Levy

Rates inclusive of VAT;
Single supplement: 50 % of the adult sharing rate
No children under 16 yrs are allowed as the camp is unfenced and next to open water.


Look at our Special Offers for SA Residents under our special offers section!

  • Morning and afternoon guided game drives with open 10 seater safari vehicles
  • Boat cruise optional extra on 28 ha Mongena lake
  • Guided bush walks as optional extra (min 4, max 8 per group)

  • Swimming pool
  • Bar
  • Boma with fire in evenings
 Game Drive Times - Summer
Summer: (01 September to 30th April)
Wake Up Call: 05h30
AM Game Drive: 06h00 – 08h30
PM Game Drive: 16h30 – 18h30
Game Drive Times - Winter
Winter: (1 May to 31 August)
Wake Up Call: 06h00
AM Game Drive: 06h30 – 09h00
PM Game Drive: 16h00 – 18h00

Single Supplement -50% of the adult sharing rate.


  • Please note no children under 16 years are allowed at Little Mongena; 


  • Dinner, bed and breakfast, afternoon high tea including 2 wildlife activities (game/safari drives)



Deposit Policy

  • For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
  • Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).
  • For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel
  • A 50% deposit Is required within 48 hours of your booking and the balance 30 days prior to arrival. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa)

Cancellation Policy

  • If the reservation is cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival a 50% cancellation fee will apply.
  • If cancelled 7 days or less prior to arrival a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
  • If a booking is cancelled after confirmation, a 25% cancellation fee will apply regardless .

Valid from 01 Jan 2021 till 31 Dec 2021

Game Drives / Tours

- Morning Game Drive - R720 per person
- Afternoon Game Drive - R640 per person
- Fullday Game Drive - R900 per person
* the above rates excludes the Kruger National Park Conservation Levies -

Panorama Route - R1 580 per person
* the above rate includes entrance fees and lunch but excludes Graskop Lift -

Graskop Gorge
- R830
* the above rate includes Graskop Lift entrances

Terms & Conditions

  • Subject to a min. 2 pax
  • English speaking guide only
  • Excludes the Kruger National Park Conservation Levies
  • Above rates are vat inclusive

Game Drive - Groups

  • Morning Game Drive - R8 100 (includes breakfast/brunch)
  • Morning Game Drive - R4 100
  • Afternoon Game Drive - R7 750 (includes Boma dinner)
  • Afternoon Game Drive - R3 800
  • Fullday Game Drive - R9 000 (includes Safari/Braai lunch)
  • Fullday Game Drive - R5 130

Terms & Conditions

  • Departures per open safari vehicle (10 seats)
  • English speaking guide only, language guide on request
  • Excludes the Kruger National Park Conservation Levies
  • Above rates are vat inclusive

Private Touring & Transfer Services -  English speaking driver guide

FD Touring - R5 400 (350km inclusive; extra km charged at R4.60/km)
HD Touring - R3 950 (250km inclusive; extra km charged at R4.60/km)

Private Touring & Transfer Services -  English speaking driver Only

FD Touring  - R4 300 (350km inclusive; extra km charged at R4.60/km)
HD Touring - R3 630 (250km inclusive; extra km charged at R4.60/km)

Terms & Conditions
  • 6 seaters NV 200; 7 seaters VW Kombi
  • Excludes the Kruger National Park Conservation levies, Private reserve and Panorama entrances
  • All overland services are quoted on an individual basis as required
  • Above rates are vat exempt

Catering Services

  • Bush Breakfast - R350
  • Bush Brunch - R400
  • Safari Lunch - R400
  • Braai Lunch - R400
  • Picnic Lunch - R200

Terms & Conditions

  • Subject to a minimum 10 pax or more
  • Venue hire included where applicable
  • Above rates are vat inclusive

35 km from Pretoria/Tshwane on the N1, in the malaria free north–western section of the 20,000 hectare Big 5 Dinokeng Game Reserve on Mongena Private Game Lodge property, a mere 40 Minutes from Pretoria and 1.5 hour drive on tarred roads from OR Tambo International Airport and Johannesburg in the Republic of South Africa. Utilizing exclusive 8,000 ha private concession of the Dinokeng Game Reserve. Check-in is at Mongena Private Game Lodge with safe guest parking.
Transfers to camp by safari vehicles. Nearest hospital is 35 km away.
The camp is unfenced and not child-friendly as it is next to open water i.e. Mongena dam; therefore no children under the age of 16 years allowed.

Rates are based on a dinner, bed and breakfast package, with afternoon high tea and 2 game activities (guided game drives) per day. Drinks consumed with meals and Dinokeng Game Reserve Conservation levy is additional. Total of 20 guests sharing.
Luxury tents: 10 with en suite bathroom consisting of shower only
Room features: bed configuration can be double kingsize or twin, air-conditioning, coffee station, hairdrier, linen and towels





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Business Hours:
Mon - Fri (09:00 - 17:00)
Sat (09:00 - 13:00)
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours

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