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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

  •   Great experience, lovely place, Anita and Gunter lovely hosts! Absolutely spotless room, spacious, well equipped… Beautiful boma area, loved every moment , felt absolutely at home being there! Thank you!

  •   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

  •   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

  •   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
  •   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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  •   It is a very nice place, the hosts very friendly and welcoming. The beds are top quality and heating very efficient on cold nights. The boma area very nice and… read more

  •   From arrival to departure, you are welcomed. The hosts Anita and Gunter are the most wonderful, kind and caring people. The cabins are the best self catering units we have… read more

  •   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

  •   2nd Time visiting this Gem in the Dinokeng Game Reserve. Thank you Gunter and Anita for once again making our stay unforgettable. It is one of those places where you… read more

    Paul B
  •   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


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