Inverdoorn Game Reserve

A mere 2.5-hour drive from Cape Town, Inverdoorn Game Reserve provides a close and convenient safari experience for visitors to Cape Town.  The 10 000-hectare private game reserve in the Klein Karoo is home to an array of wildlife species.  Although the reserves close to Cape Town are not as populated as those in the Kruger Park and Eastern Cape, it still provides an incredible wildlife experience. The 2-hour safari drives at Inverdoorn Game Reserve are taken by highly experienced and passionate rangers who will guide, educate, and entertain you. Game drives take place in open 4×4 vehicles twice a day.  This safari at Inverdoorn Game Reserve affords you the opportunity to see the Big 5 as well as an abundance of wildlife including zebra, giraffe, hippo, and a variety of antelope. Known for its cheetah rehabilitation centre, Inverdoorn has rescued and returned these magnificent big cats to the region.

Seven individually furnished white chalets are set amidst contrasts of cactus, green grass, thorny bushes, green grass, and shady trees.  The lodge at Inverdoorn Game Reserve also offers exclusive luxury suites as well as family accommodation.  Relax and unwind at the lodge enjoying the sweeping views over the game reserve, cool down in a glorious pool or, in winter, cozy up next to a crackling fire. With passion and respect for nature, Inverdoorn Game Reserve grows its own vegetables complimenting delicious French cuisine with a South African flair.  Peaceful nights in the Karoo are a spectacle of glistening skies perfect for endless stargazing.


  • Game Drives
  • Swimming pool
  • Cheetah conservation centre


  • Big 5 safari
  • Luxury Tented Suites
  • Gift Shop
  • Views

Closest airport

Cape Town International 174km

Children policy

Children of all ages are welcome at the game reserve. There may be More Details age restrictions on specific activities at the lodge for safety reasons.

  • Children 0-3 years are free and children 4-11 years are half price.
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2 x Game drives per day and all meals.


Drinks, additional activities, and transfers..


Low: 01 May – 31 October

High: 01 November  – 19 December & 16 January – 30 April

Peak: 20 December 20 – 15 January

T's & C's

  • All rates are per person sharing rates.
  • Single supplement of 50% applicable.
  • R1 945 pp return transfer from Cape Town
  • Rates displayed are valid to 30 April 2023

Accommodation Options

Lodge Rooms

Sleeps 2 Adults

Lodge Rooms are a comfortable yet affordable option including features such as a television, modern bathroom, fireplace, and veranda.

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season R 3,830 per person, per night
High Season R 3,480 per person, per night
Low Season R 2,660 per person, per night

Tankwa Chalet

Sleeps 2 Adults

The seven Tankwa Chalets each feature their own private veranda overlooking a cactus garden. Equipped with bathrobes, towels, a walk-in shower, air-conditioning, and a cozyfireplace, you’ll be all set for a great getaway in the bush.

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season R 4,750 per person, per night
High Season R 4,310 per person, per night
Low Season R 3,300 per person, per night

Ambassador Chalet

Sleeps 2 Adults

The four luxury Ambassador Chalets are all about elegance, style, and comfort. Each unit features a private patio, air-conditioning, television, en-suite bathroom with corner-bath, shower, and bathrobes. A communal rooftop terrace is a perfect place to watch Read more magnificent sunsets and sip on cocktails. Less

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season R 6,560 per person, per night
High Season R 5,970 per person, per night
Low Season R 4,560 per person, per night

Ambassador Suite

Sleeps 2 Adults

The Ambassador Suite boasts opulent luxury with a king-size bed, air-conditioning, flat-screen television, lounge area, bathroom with soaking tub, double-vanity, and rain shower. Perfect for sundowners and sunbathing the suite features a private rooftop terrace and secluded patio.

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season R 8,200 per per, per night
High Season R 7,460 per person, per night
Low Season R 5,700 per person, per night

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Getting there

By Road

The reserve is a 2.5-hour drive from Cape Town on scenic highways. Drive from Cape Town to Ceres on the N1 highway, turning onto the R43. Then take the R46 past Ceres. Inverdoorn is 60km outside of Ceres on the R356.



Scheduled charter flights and helicopter transfers from Cape Town on request. Air transfers are weather dependent.

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