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View Lodge

View Lodge is the place to be if you want to experience a 180 degree view of the biggest dam in South Africa. Positioned in such a way View Lodge accommodation offers you a view with the sunrise directly over the water.

Halfway between Johannesburg and Cape Town in Gariep Dam area you will find View Lodge on the mountain overlooking Gariep Dam water mass. Fresh air and bright stars with a lot of nature reserves in the area. Gariep Dam is also near Colesberg / Bethulie and 180km south on the N1 from Bloemfontein.

Come and unwind.

We offer Self catering units with the option to order meals. You can sit at the bar, enjoy our swimming pool, relax by gazing over the water or sit on your balcony. It is time to spoil yourself.


There is a communal braai area on deck with 180⁰ view of the largest dam in South Africa (Gariep Dam), a swimming pool and a licensed bar.

Self catering units 01 and 02 sleep 6 people

Unit 03 sleeps 2 people

Unit 04 sleeps 2 people

Unit 05 sleeps 4 people

Unit 06 sleeps 2 people.

Directions to View Lodge

GPS :  30° 36' 2.88" S / 25° 29' 48.88" E

From the N1

  • Take the Gariep Dam off ramp and go past the Bethulie turnoff on the left
  • Continue till you reach the Gariep Dam sign on the left
  • Turn left and pass the Shell Garage on the right and then Forever Resort on the left. Keep on straight till you reach the De Stijl Hotel turnoff board then turn right onto Loerie street
  • Go up the hill passing the Hotel on the right hand side
  • Turn left at the View Lodge bord (Tarentaalstraat)
  • View Lodge will be the fourth building on the left.

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