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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.

What We Offer


Self Catering

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


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 had a magnificent time! The chalet is equipped with everything you can think of and more. And the view , oh the view!! Feeds your soul. Anita and Gunter… read more

  •   Excellent place to stay. The lodges are so clean and fully equipped with everything. The hosts Anita and Gunter are so welcoming and go out of their way to make… read more

  •   Our second time visiting Abendruhe Lodge. Another amazing experience. The owners are very friendly, the location great and the cabin is a real treat. Thank you so much, what a… read more

  •   Wonderful lodge with great owners! Beautiful view of the great African sunrise and a nice view of a waterhole where some animals might just come for a late afternoon drink.… read more

  •   Excellent Accommodation and the personal touches from the owners makes for an excellent experience. Short drive from Pretoria.

    The rooms are cozy and have all the basics you need… read more

    Francois V
  •   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
  •   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

  •   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

  •   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

  •   The chalet was spotlessly clean and very well equipped. The settling is amazing. You don’t need to leave your deck, the game comes to you. Gunter and Anita are wonderful… read more


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