About Hippoview Guest House
Any shopping for food can be done in Bela Bela; you will find all major food chains (Spar, Woolworths, Checkers, Pick 'n Pay) and bottle stores. From there its only a 20 to 30 minute drive to the main gate at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve.
Self Catering Accommodation
The property consists of four bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms and for a real bush experience there are two outdoor showers available. There is also a guest toilet between the lounge and dining room.
The kitchen is fully stocked with fridge, freezer, stove, dishwasher, washing up facilities, crockery, cutlery, pots and pans.The dining room can seat eight people and has its own fireplace. There is a study and work area above the dining room.
In our exquisitely decorated open-plan lounge and bar area you will find a big TV screen with a DStv connection. We also offer free Wi-Fi.
Then there is our covered patio with built-in braai. The outside table can seat 10 people. We have three loungers to relax on next to the Jacuzzi.
James lives on the property; he will assist with making fires and switching on the Jacuzzi if needed. There is parking for four to six cars.
Nearby Activities and Attractions
The rock pool is a few meters away and is situated next to a large rock for tanning. From here you can enjoy an amazing view into the valley and hippo pool in the distance, not to mention the star gazing at night.
There is a range of outdoor activities available, day and night game drives, bird drives, lion feeding, lion cub interaction, horse riding, hiking trails, tennis, mini golf, squash, archery, abseiling and a golf course at Elements Golf Estate which is an estate opposite Mabalingwe. Enquiries and costs for any of these activities can be made at the main reception. You will also find a small Farm Shop at the main reception.