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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.

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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

  • star rating  We had a very good stay at Abendruhe. Lovely clean cabins and the aircon was a bonus! The game drive was also very nice. Would definitely recommend Abendruhe if you… read more

    November 17, 2020
  • star rating  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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    March 27, 2019
  • star rating  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

    January 30, 2020
  • star rating  What a lovely place for a rest in the bush. Chalets are beautiful and well equipped. The chalets are well spaced from each other. The splash pool and honesty bar… read more

    March 8, 2021
  • star rating  We really enjoyed our stay here, it was lovely. The units are modern and have everything you need for self catering. Very spacious and private. Loved the fact that we… read more

    September 1, 2020
  • star rating  We stayed at Abendruhe from 13 to 16 Nov 2020 with our daughter, her husband and two small children. We enjoyed our stay very much. Everything was perfect and the… read more

    November 23, 2020
  • star rating  The stat was fantastic, the service was superb, the view is just out of this world. We had a great stay at Abendruhe lodge, the only bummer was that it… read more

    November 2, 2021
  • star rating  It has been a difficult time for the leisure industry in South Africa. However our recent visit to Abendruhe was as lovely as ever. Such a welcome break.… read more

    August 27, 2020
  • star rating  The moment we arrived we knew we made an excellent choice!! With a warm and friendly welcome we felt right at home and ready to relax. Our weekend away was… read more

    July 28, 2019
  • star rating  Our stay at Abendruhe was absolutely awesome. We had such a relaxing time -the place is so clean, neat and tidy and the hosts are amazing people who are so… read more

    November 22, 2021

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