Dimalachite Nature Resort and River Lodge - Parys, Northern Free State

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Parys, Northern Free State

Dimalachite Nature Resort and River Lodge

Parys, Northern Free State - Accommodation

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Dimalachite Nature Resort and River Lodge in Parys

Dimalachite River Lodge is situated on the banks of the Vaal River, close to Parys, in the Vredefort-Dome World Heritage Site which was created by the impact of the biggest and oldest meteorite that ever struck the earth. Dimalachite is named after the malachite kingfisher that nests along the banks of the Vaal River, surrounded by water and nature and where the call of the fish eagle can be heard from time to time.Come and relax at the swimming pool or Jacuzzi, do some bird-watching, paddle on the river and enjoy the thrill of white water rafting. Join us for a guided fishing trip and be sure to catch a fish, or catch that big one from your campsite. Join us for a sunset cruise on rafts just before sunset with snacks or a bonfire braai at a bonfire. Enjoy your evenings with friends and family on the riverbank around a campfire.Dimalachite offers a variety of accommodation options including luxury lodges, regular chalets, sleeping rooms, and campsites. We also offer accommodation in secluded lodges bordering the Kruger Park.Dimalachite is a place where the whole family is welcome; good accommodation and camping facilities, and don’t forget the big fish. With deep holes and rapids, Dimalachite is the ideal fishing venue for fly as well as bank fishing. The biggest large mouth yellow caught here on fly was 24 lb. Our motto is ‘catch and release’ so please take a nice photo, and release the fish as soon as possible. We rent out rafts to paddle to the islands and rapids, or you can bring your own.The Vaal River, close to Parys, has some of the best white water rapids in South Africa. Dimalachite is a very popular white-water rafting destination for families, corporate and school groups. We offer mild to wild rafting, as well as relaxed paddling. Bring your family, friends and colleagues for a trip they will never forget.Regular rooms - Vinkneste is great for school and youth groups only. If you book a chalet or lodge and you are a serious fishermen, please book your own private fishing site with the accommodation unit at R250.00 per night.We keep a few free to use fishing campsites open for the use of all the chalets and lodges clients (sharing) that is not serious about fishing and did not book a private fishing site, but want to try and get a fish on the line.There is a once off R100.00 admin fee per unit payable per booking.If you book more than one unit, there is also a R1000.00 key / breakage deposit payable.

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Facilities available at Dimalachite Nature Resort and River Lodge,Parys, Northern Free State

  • Available Next Weekend
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  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Conference Venues
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Parking on Premises
  • Swimming Pool

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 27° 22' 4.1" E / 26° 54' 10.3" S

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Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport
Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa
Distance: 0.5 km / Duration: 1 hour 31 mins
1.Head northwest0.5 km
2.Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R24/Johannesburg0.6 km
3.Continue onto R24
Partial toll road
8.4 km
4.Merge onto N12/R24
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1.1 km
5.Take exit 113 for N3 S/N12 toward M2/Kimberley/Germiston/Durban
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1.2 km
6.Merge onto N3 Eastern Bypass/N12/N3
Toll road
7.3 km
7.Keep right at the fork to continue on N12
Partial toll road
18.1 km
8.Take exit 67 for M68 toward Soweto
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0.4 km
9.Keep right, follow signs for N12/Bloemfontein/Kimbereley
Toll road
0.8 km
10.Continue onto N1/N12
Partial toll road
4.1 km
11.Keep right at the fork to continue on N169.9 km
12.Take exit 498 for R59 toward Parys/Sasolburg0.6 km
13.Turn right onto R5918.8 km
14.Turn right onto Water St/R59
Continue to follow R59
5.8 km
15.Turn right7.0 km
16.Turn right
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0.5 km

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O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg

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OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.

OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.

Reviews for Dimalachite Nature Resort and River Lodge

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Dimalachite Nature Resort and River Lodge rating

Great private resort on the Vaal river close to Parys.Friendly staff and well maintained resort and cost effective Family friendly, great fishing, game drives, kiosk, swimming pool, put-put etc.Lux lodges and regular chalets. Campsites on the riverfront.We enjoyed the White Water Rafting. Safe, trained guides and a lot of fun!Ideal place for families as well as corporate visits and school camps.Thanks to the people running and maintaining this beatifull lodge

review by Hannes Pretorius

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review by Daniel O

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Dimalachite Nature Resort and River Lodge rating

Beautiful camp ground wit good fishing spots

review by Ludwig Bouwer

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Dimalachite Nature Resort and River Lodge rating

Hi Hannes,Thank you for a great weekend. All the guys really enjoyed it. I will definitely recommend you to anyone interested in rafting etc...Regards,Tom Sowry.From ALL OF US at Liberty Life Consultancy Services we would like say THANK YOU to all management and staff. We had an outstanding time and you have allowed us to become a stronger team. All the staff was very friendly and very helpful. The food was truly delicious so Big Ups to the Kitchen Staff. However as we said everyone was involved in ensuring our stay was a pleasant one and it surely was. Once again THANK YOU so much from all of us at Liberty Life Consultancy Services.You will be recommended to other staff and even for personal visitations.Dimalachite Personeel,Ons het die Desember vakansie by julle op Dimalachite deurgebring en dit baie geniet.Almal waarmee ons by julle te doen gekry het was baie vriendillik en behulpsaaam.Dankie ook aan die personeel wat die ablusie blokke so mooi skoon hou oor die vakansie, selfs op Kersdag, en dit is nie `n dag waarop enige iemand wil werk nie.Ons het ook Kers- ete saam daar geniet, en was baie lekker. Dankie aan almal wat die ete voorberei het.Ons sal beslis weer op Damalichite kom kuier.Mnr Ysel

review by Hannes Pretorius

"We will definitely come back"

It was a very relaxing weekend. We had so much fun. Very nice place. The rondawel was clean and nicely furnished. We also enjoyed our fishing spot. Will definitely come back

review by Guiliana Potgieter, South Africa

"My stay at Dimalachite"

It's very clean and value for money.

Spacious and a good place to gofor rest due to its tranquility.

review by Liliane Lusambya, South Africa

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