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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

  •   We stayed at Abendruhe Lodge as a family group of 7 adults spanning 3 generations for 2 nights. We agreed that we all had a great experience. Anita &… read more

    KevinWP
    10/22/2019
  •   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
  •   For a place that is close to JHB this has to be one of the most relaxing places to go to for a quick get away the place has everything… read more

    Curious27905272950
    12/31/2019
  •   Very warm welcome on arrival & we loved how the owners would come around at night to check up on us & say goodnight. Excellent lodge and the cabins are… read more

    nickylakay
    9/15/2019
  •   My boyfriend and I wanted a weekend away to relax and really feel like we away from the busy city. Abendruhe Lodge is exactly what you need to relax and… read more

    claudiabS9016IV
    9/29/2019
  •   Very good and comfortable. Sadly the season wasn’t that great for seeing a lot of diversity in large animals, but through no fault of the lodge! A good place for… read more

    BennetD5
    1/14/2020
  •   Great value for money and an absolute gem.
    It is very clean and the lodge goes above and beyond to make it a memorable and enjoyable experience.

    The… read more

    Michelle C
    1/07/2020
  •   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
  •   It’s clear that Anita and günter have put their heart and soul into creating this 5 star bush oasis.
    You are able to get the best of both worlds,the total… read more

    Garyruc
    7/09/2019
  •   From arrival to departure, you are welcomed. The hosts Anita and Gunter are the most wonderful, kind and caring people. The cabins are the best self catering units we have… read more

    Relax02955550637
    6/27/2019

Latest News & Awards

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