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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

  •   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
  •   Every moment was absolutely wonderful. It was a last minute trip that i booked that turned into a real gem.

    We received the warmest of welcomes from the staff… read more

    dhardi102004
    7/22/2019
  •   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
  •   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
  •   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
  •   Thank you Gunter and Anita for a awesome stay at Abendruhe lodge. Always a pleasure to stay at your beautiful lodge. Thank you for your warm hospitality, friendly caring… read more

    3Kinders
    2/05/2020
  •   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
  •   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

    mannycorreia
    10/02/2019
  •   We had a wonderful break, a very short distance from Pretoria, but made us feel like we were many miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city. We… read more

    Enel1971
    2/06/2020
  •   We had a fantastic stay (our 3rd time ) at Abendruhe Lodge. Anita and Gunther have a wonderful team and they themselves are the best hosts ever. It feels like… read more

    muretvr
    1/06/2020

Latest News & Awards

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