Discover Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve, one of the most popular tourist attractions and holiday destinations in South Africa

The Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve "The Nearest Faraway Place" is a privately owned game reserve covering some 1200 hectares which has opened to the public in 1990. After humble beginnings visitors may now view in excess of 650 heads of game, including some very rare and endangered species. The reserve falls within the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site (COHWHS).

The management and staff welcome you and trust that you will enjoy your stay.

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Visitors

Below please find general information to assist you in planning your day visit to Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve!

Times

We've compiled a list of all the open and closing times for our visitors.

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Activities

Rhino & Lion visitors have so many choices on how to spend their time!

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Animals

There are many beautiful animals, including endangered species.

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Map

The reserve is quite large, but this map shows you everything at a glance.

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Itineraries

Plan your day, or use our sample itineraries to get the most out of your visit.

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Rules

Please always be mindful of Reserve Rules and respect the movement of our fellow patrons!

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Restaurants

Rhino & Lion has several restaurants each presenting its own atmosphere within the Reserve.

Boma Restaurant

The Boma is one of the oldest established restaurants located at the Kiosk / Day Visitors Centre overlooking the pygmy hippo pools!

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Playpark Restaurant

Conveniently situated in our Children's Playpark, the Playpark Restaurant caters for adults and children of all ages

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Neck & Deck Café

The Neck & Deck Café is situated next to the Kromdraai road and a popular stop for cyclists. Feed a giraffe from the deck!

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Wondercave Restaurant

A conveniently situated restaurant awaits visitors to the breathtaking Wondercave with food and refreshments.

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The Thatch Café

The Thatch Café offers light meals, drinks and a professional barista overlooking the exciting X-Stream Bike Park.

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Venue
Hire

Rhino & Lion is fully equipped to handle and cater for events with up to 200 delegates and offers a variety of catering options.

Accommodation

Rest body and soul in the serenity of Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve's Chalets and Log Cabins.

Chalets

Enjoy a rustic bush experience.

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Log Cabins

Fully equipped cabins overlooking the lion camp

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Enquire

All accommodation must be booked in advance. Be sure to confirm in time!

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FAQ

All the most frequently asked questions answered right here.

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Wondercave

Discover one of the most beautifully decorated caves in South Africa.

The Cave

The Wondercave is situated in Kromdraai and listed as a Cradle Of Humankind World Heritage site!

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History

Find out more about this discovery made by Italian miners back in 1898. 

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Location

The Wondercave uses the same entrance as the Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve.

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Restaurant

The Wondercave features its own conveniently situated restaurant

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Times & Fees

The Wondercave Is A Separate Entity And DOES NOT FORM Part Of The Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve

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Venue Hire

Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve offers a variety of venues catering from small corporate briefings to children's parties.

Venues

Browse the list of available venues.

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Kids Parties

For a kids party that they'll remember forever.

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Enquire

Enquire about booking a venue.

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Location

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Location

Below please find our location details with maps and directions!

Map

See where exactly the Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve is situated.

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Directions

View directions from the 8 most common approaches.

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Roads

Find out more about our well-kept roads and what you can expect.

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Times

View all the relevant open and closing times across the Reserve.

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