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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

  •   hi Anita and Gunther,
    thank you so much for making this an awesome weekend. We had a wonderful time at Abendruhe, very relaxing and just what the family needed.… read more

    207jrose
    9/02/2019
  •   It was such a blessing just to be in the bush again. The host is wonderful and the cabins outstanding. You will definately see us again. You have everything one… read more

    MariskaG64
    7/19/2020
  •   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

    Zaan2015
    7/28/2019
  •   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
  •   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
  •   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
  •   We spent 4 nights at Abendruhe Lodge. We received a lovely welcome from Anita and Gunter. The cabin we stayed in was lovely and we wanted for nothing in terms… read more

    John A
    10/02/2019
  •   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

    avatar thumb Idansharon
    3/27/2019
  •   My son (18months) and I visited Abendruhe and we had such a wonderful time. The Cabins are well kept and modern with everything you need to… read more

    Nicolle M
    11/28/2019
  •   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
    6/22/2020

Latest News & Awards

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