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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

  •   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

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    3/27/2019
  •   Thank you Anita and Gunter for making this Alida and my weekend memorable. They have a 5 star lodge. Treated us beyond measure. What an excellent place to get away… read more

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    3/14/2019
  •   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
  •   The property was absolutely lovely and clean. It had all amenities in the room as required. Great place to stay! We would definitely stay here again. It is clean and… read more

    arose340404
    7/28/2019
  •   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
  •   We just love to stay at Abendruhe lodge. Everytime a awesome experience. You sit on your stoep, relax, breath and during the day you will see a variety… read more

    3Kinders
    8/08/2019
  •   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
  •   I cannot express in words how amazing Gunther and Anita were. They went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. I asked Anita to print out a… read more

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    3/14/2019
  •   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
  •   This establishment is well situated, you get rest for your soul with the quietness. Overlooking the dam and animals you do not need to travel. The hosts were very friendly… read more

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    12/23/2019

Latest News & Awards

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