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A Beyond Ordinary Big 5 Experience

About Us

Nestled within the bushveld of the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve you will find the 4 Star graded Abendruhe Lodge with 4 superb air conditioned self-catering Log Cabins!

Whether on business or for leisure in the Reserve, Abendruhe will offer you the comfort of home within the bush. Enjoy a full bush experience with spectacular views, passing game and the perfect place to sip on a sun downer.

Experience the all of the wildlife Dinokeng Game reserve has to offer including lion, rhino, elephants, and cheetah. Join one of our professionally guided game drive or test your spotting skills by exploring the self drive route at your own pace.

Situated just 46km (34 minute drive) from Pretoria and 87 km(60 minute drive) from the OR Tambo International Airport, Abendruhe Lodge  in Dinokeng Game Reserve is a place where one can gather your thoughts and forget the hustle and bustle of city life.

WE WANT TO ASSURE OUR GUESTS THAT ONCE WE ARE OPEN AGAIN YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY WILL BE OUR FIRST PRIORITY HERE AT THE LODGE!

  • All the necessary regulations will be followed, to ensure the safety of our guests and staff.

What We Offer

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Self Catering

All of our cozy cabins are fully equipped for self catering. Enjoy a bushveld braai right on your stoep!

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Game Drivers

Join our guide in an open safari vehicle exploring the magnificent African bushveld. Big 5 games drives make the most of latest sightings to provide animal spotting at its best.

Book Your Big 5 Experience!

If there’s one thing Africa does better than anywhere else in the world, it’s wildlife and there are few wildlife experiences that can beat the undiluted thrill of a face-to-face encounter with a member of Africa’s Big 5.

What Our Guests Have To Say

  •   Gunther and Anita are the perfect hosts. They are friendly and did everything to make our stay unforgettable.
    When we arrived our room was perfectly clean and we immediately felt… read more

    pva1
    8/01/2020
  •   Dear valued guest

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. It is not often that I am at a loss for words, but… read more

    Hoensietravels
    1/14/2020
  •   I return to Abendruhe time and time again for a calm, yet fun get-away. Anita and Gunter are wonderful and caring hosts and the accommodations are very comfortable –… read more

    msmoreausc
    1/30/2020
  •   Anita and Gunther are amazing hosts… we arrived late and they were waiting at our unit.
    They constantly checking up on guests making sure we are most comfortable. We will… read more

    neevashp
    8/04/2019
  •   Would like to thank Anita and Gunter for such hospitality, allowing us to escape from reality during our varsity break. Would highly recommend this lodge to my friends and family.… read more

    avatar thumb Idansharon
    3/27/2019
  •   Me and my extended family love staying at Abendruhe Lodge. its so tranquil, it has all the you require in fully equipped cabins. Anita and Gustav the owners… read more

    Robyn P
    1/02/2020
  •   It was such a blessing just to be in the bush again. The host is wonderful and the cabins outstanding. You will definately see us again. You have everything one… read more

    MariskaG64
    7/19/2020
  •   Thank you Anita and Gunther for a wonderful week of relaxing in the peaceful and beauty of nature. Thank you for caring while I was not feeling well. We will… read more

    heleenev2020
    1/05/2020
  •   These self-catering cottages are about 1 hour and 15 minutes away from the Northern Suburbs of Johberg. They are very well kitted out, and all you need to bring is… read more

    kleet2020
    7/16/2020
  •   2nd Time visiting this Gem in the Dinokeng Game Reserve. Thank you Gunter and Anita for once again making our stay unforgettable. It is one of those places where you… read more

    Paul B
    7/19/2019

Latest News & Awards

Abendruhe Lodge has received a Travellers' Choice Award on Afristay.com