Hantam Karoo & Upper Karoo Accommodation

Between Norvalspont & Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa
Jackie / Bibi

River Destiny Lodge Hotel & Resort Accommodation In Norvalspont

River Destiny Lodge accommodation in South Africa, Colesberg is situated along the banks of the exquisite Orange River on the borders of the Northern Cape, Eastern Cape and Free State. 34km from Colesberg and 15km from Gariepdam on the R58, River Destiny Lodge is in close proximity to the N1. Ideal half way stop to travel in South Africa from Johannesburg to the Cape or Eastern Cape. Book a bed and you will be greeted by friendly staff and experience the comforts of true karoo hospitality which will reinforce the good vibes that abound.

River Destiny Lodge is the ideal conference or team-building venue.

The lodge has its own private restaurant that serves breakfast, light meals during the day and has an a-la-carte menu in the evenings. Our kiosk will take care of basic necessities.

By all accounts, River Destiny Lodge will make a great venue for a family getaway and a single traveler in need of a good nights rest. 

For the adventurous guests,canoeing, fly fishing for guests with patience and there is the spectacular Gariep Dam wall which is an absolute must see. 

Norvalspont Concentration Camp is an interesting part of history, located seven kilometers from the lodge and there are many Anglo Boer War sites in Colesberg.

  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching

Recreation and leisure:
Some of the main attractions at River Destiny Lodge are the refreshing swimming pool, fishing along the Orange River, game viewing, while the jungle gym add up much fun and pleasure. The children will love the pool table, table tennis, dart board or challenge their friends or parents at volley ball in the swimming pool.

The popular 20 luxury en-suite bedrooms or self-catering chalets all have a spectacular view of the Orange River.

Self Catering Room
Includes 1 x double bed + 2 single beds.
Equipped with:

  • En-suite Bathroom (bath/shower only).
  • Kettle
  • Fridge
  • Cutlery
  • Microwave
  • 2-plate stove with small oven
  • Own braai facilities
  • Linen
  • Bath towels supplied
  • (Please bring own swimming towels)

Standard Room
Includes 1 x double bed + 2 single beds (ground floor or 1st floor).
Equipped with:

  • An en-suite bathroom (shower only)
  • Kettle
  • Small bar fridge
  • Linen
  • Bath towels supplied
  • (Please bring own swimming towels)

PLEASE NOTE: No cutlery for self-catering - No braai facilities - meaning you cannot prepare any meals in this unit.

Semi Self-Catering Rooms
Includes 2 seperate rooms, interlinked with a door (1 or both rooms too be booked).
Equipped with:

  • An ensuite bathroom (shower only)
  • Kettle
  • Cutlery
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Own braai facilities
  • Linen
  • Bath towels provided
  • (Please bring own swimming towels)
  • Pets must have their own blankets (Please do not use extra blankets in the units as pet beds).

PLEASE NOTE: None of the units are equipped with TVs. Unit overlooks the Camping Site, therefore NO river view.

Family Unit (7-Sleeper)  - Ground and upper floor.
Ground floor - 2 x single beds
Equipped with:

  • An en-suite bathroom (Shower or bath only)
  • Kettle
  • Cutlery
  • Microwave
  • 2-plate stove with small oven
  • Fridge
  • Own braai facilities
  • Linen
  • Bath towels supplied
  • (Please bring own swimming towels)

Upper floor - Open room with 1 x double bed + 3 single beds (View of river from here).

Camping sites:
Bring your tent or caravan and discover the serenity of the Orange River while camping.

  • 16 camping sites all with electrical points (Standard 3-pin plugs)
  • Clean ablution blocks equipped with showers and baths
  • We are a game farm - 5kms dirt road
  • We regret that no pre-allocation of site numbers can be done. All stands are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. (No river views).
  • Rates for the caravan park are calculated per site and per person per day
  • Max 6 persons per site. (rates are per night)
    1 caravan or 1-3 tents allowed per site

Conference and team building:
River Destiny Lodge is the ideal conference- or team building venue. Groups of up to 70 delegates can be accommodated.

Payment Options:

DSTV in communal area
fishing onsite
hunting (less than 30km)
hunting onsite
nature trail onsite
outdoor pool
parking all onsite
restaurant onsite
tea / coffee making facilities
River Destiny Lodge
Between Norvalspont & Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa
Jackie / Bibi
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Self-Catering Room
 Senior 60+ year discount
1 guest (single) - R550.001 guest (single) - R500.00
2 guests - R820.00 (Sharing 1 room)2 guests - R750.00 (Sharing 1 room)
3 guests - R960.00 (Sharing 1 room)3 guests - R890.00 (Sharing 1 room)
4 guests - R1100.00 (Sharing 1 room)4 guests - R1030.00 (Sharing 1 room)
Standard Room
 Senior 60+ year discount
1 guest (single) - R450.001 guest (single) - R400.00
2 guests - R720.00 (Sharing 1 room)2 guests - R650.00 (Sharing 1 room)
3 guests - R860.00 (Sharing 1 room)3 guests - R790.00 (Sharing 1 room)
4 guests - R1000.00 (Sharing 1 room)4 guests - R930.00 (Sharing 1 room)
Semi Self-Catering Rooms 
 Senior 60+ year discount
1 guest (single) - R450.001 guest (single) - R400.00
2 guests - R720.00 (Sharing 1 room)2 guests - R650.00 (Sharing 1 room)
Family Unit (7-Sleeper)
Clakhaas - R1500.00
Springhaas - R1500.00
Meerkat - R1700.00
Children younger than 2 years (0-23 months) stay free - own camping cot
If a mattress is required (only 1 extra per unit) - R140.00
Camping Site
R200.00 per site + R80.00 per person per night
Maximum 6 persons per site
1 Caravan or 1-3 tents allowed per site
Pets - R60 per pet
Pets must be declared before booking as not all our rooms are pet-friendly
None of the units are equipped with television
We are close to the N1 - if car sounds keep you awake!

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