DIMALACHITE RIVER LODGE
Dimalachite close to Parys offer a verity of accommodation options from luxury lodges, regular chalets, sleeping
rooms, youth hostel and camping sites.
We also offer accommodation in secluded lodges bordering the Kruger Park.
Please click on the link below to visit the different pages for more info.
The resort’s camping sites are on the river bank, with a lovely view over the river.
There are 60 camp-sites on the riverbank to choose from. with Eskom electricity (three point plugs), and
The 28 fishing sites are directly on the water, and a bit more expensive.
The 32 non fishing sites are in the second row, or directly on the river (not suitable for fishing) and they are
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 24lb.
Book a guided fishing trip on rafts with us and rest assure that you catch some nice fish in the rapids.
Bass fishing will be available from July 14 in a small dam on our game farm at a minimal cost.
Our motto is “catch and release”. So please take a nice photo, and release the fish as soon as possible.
You can rent a raft and paddles from us 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 & 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
Visit Dimalachite and enjoy our unforgettable team-building activities like survivor challenge, tribal council,
white water rafting, sunset cruise on rafts, target shooting, flying lanterns etc.
Make use of our fully equip t conference facility with data projector, big screen, sound system, white board
and flip charts.
You will enjoy the evenings at the bar and enjoy our Scrumptious meals.
Malachite Ventures are situated 9 km. from Parys on the banks of the Vaal river in the Vredefort Dome, about
one hour drive from Gauteng.
We facilitate a number of team-building activities, provide very good meals, conference facilities as well as
accommodation for up to 120 learners / students.
We are situated in a very safe environment. You are welcome to run your own program, or make use of our
facilitators, for the activities we provide
You will find this lovely 2 and 6 sleeper lodges (8 pax in totoal) fully air-conditioned and self-catering, situated in
a `game corridor` - deep in the heart of the African bush, bordering the world famous Kruger National Park.
Enjoy the magnificent game, nature and well visited drinking hole right in front of you!
Our four legged friends like kudu, zebra, warthog, impala, blue widebeest, mongoose and monkey are visiting on
a regular basis, and some will feed out of your hand - so keep the food ready!
The lovely male bush-buck with mom and lad as well as the small duiker family also visits during early morning
and afternoon. Our bushbabies visit just after dark, when you relax around the camp fire, to fetch their banana
The patrys, flogs of guinea fowl and lots of other other bird species will pick up their food during the day.
Tel: 056 818 1860Mobile: 071 715 3474
Fax: 086 621 8333
SCHOOL & STUDENT CAMPS
BUSHBABY LODGE in Marloth Park
We already have oryx, red Hartebeest, zebra, duker, impala, springbuck, steenbok and “takbokkies”on the
The kids love to interact with Bambi - the tamed Springbok - and Bella - the tamed red hartebeest.
Short game drives is only available at special request for small groups (max 5) people.
Dimalachite River Lodge
Situated on the banks of the Vaal-river,
close to Parys, in the Vredefort-Dome
World Heritage Site, created by the
impact of the biggest and oldest
meteorite that ever struck the earth.
Dimalachite is named after the MALACHITE
KING FISHER (Aloeda Cristata) that nests
along the banks of the Vaal-river, surrounded
by water, wild life and nature and where the
call of the Fish Eagle can be heard from time
Come and relax at the swimming pool or jacuzzi, do 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 camp-site.
The kids can bring their bicycles, play at the jungle Jim or do paint-ball target shooting. Join us for sunset cruise on rafts
(self paddling) just before sunset (minimum 4 people) with snacks or a bonfire braai at a bonfire. Enjoy your evenings with
friends and family on the riverbank around a camp-fire. Game drives and on request.
Game on the farm
WELCOME AT DIMALACHITE: Click on photos to enlarge