SCHRIKKLOOF PRIVATE NATURE RESERVE – A TRUE FEEL-GOOD HOLIDAY
First and foremost, Schrikkloof Reserve is the home of The Lions Foundation, a sanctuary founded by Stichting Leeuw in The Netherlands, for rescued lions that have been exploited for various ways of human entertainment. Furthermore, it is the home of many species of game and free-roaming wildlife. It is a strictly no-hunting conservation reserve. Schrikkloof also boasts a magnificent Mountain Lodge with two suites and eight comfortable, private chalets, all game-themed and with a stunning view.
Guests can enjoy an amazing safari drive, morning, sunset or night, with our extremely knowledgeable ranger on the 700-ha estate and past the homes of our rescued lions.
By staying at Schrikkloof, you contribute in a big way towards the care and well-being of these traumatized lions and towards rescuing more lions in need.
Schrikkloof Private Nature Reserve is a 700ha area of unspoilt, malaria-free South African bushveld in the magnificent Waterberg, with a luxury, Out of Africa style lodge. Just a 2 hours’ drive from Johannesburg airport.
Schrikkloof can accommodate 20 guests in eight exclusive, private chalets and two suites. Enjoy our grand lodge with good food and relax with a drink on the deck while enjoying the breathtaking views.
Schrikkloof is home to many species of wildlife. Spot the various ungulates, smaller mammals like the aardvark or maybe even carnivores like the elusive leopard. Avid birdwatchers will have a field day!
Let one of our extremely knowledgeable park rangers introduce you to the Schrikkloof many species of mammals, birds, trees and plants – you’ll be astounded!
Our cook prepares scrumptious breakfasts, fine light lunches and delicious home-style dinners in the dining room, under the stars or around the campfire in the boma.
Take your game to the next level on one of the two renowned golf courses nearby, visit a big-5 reserve or spend a relaxing day at the warmbaths of Bela Bela.