The J.A.K Strydom Private Nature Reserve is situated ten kilometers downstream from Aliwal North on the banks of the Orange River. Our self-catering lodge can accommodate up to twenty people. This exclusive malaria-free private Game Reserve offers 1200 hectares of indigenous beauty, just minutes away from the Riverside Lodge. Enjoy picnicking at one of the tranquil riverside picnic spots with a lapa and braai facilities. View any of our 21 species, including rare wildlife such as buffalo, bontebok, tsessebe, njalas, gemsbuck, waterbuck, eland, zebra, kudu etc. from your veranda. The reserve also has an abundance of bird life to view or enjoy fishing for the elusive Yellow fish.
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Enjoy our Self Drive route through the game, socialise around a bon fire, view sunset with a G&T, have a braai at our Riverside Lapa, cool down in our splash pool or just sit back and enjoy the tranquility of nature with a book.Book Now
“Perfect getaway for some peace and quiet away from the city”
“Hunting, a pool table, a dart board, a fire pit, a braai and excellent accommodation – what more do you need for a boys weekend!”
Johan van der Merwe
Really enjoyed my weekend at the nature reserve, the friendly game ranger took us on a game drive and we also fed the Buffalo with him, amazing experience, the bridge made of ropes by the river is a good spot to take pictures. It was amazing.