Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Donkerkloof Lodge and Wilderness

Donkerkloof Private Game Farm is a nature-lovers' paradise. Our wilderness is certified to provide adequate enclosure, and is home to over ten species of antelope, many birds, reptiles and smaller mammals. Donkerkloof provides the ideal nature retreat for birders, hikers, mountain bikers and those simply seeking solitude.

Donkerkloof Lodge

Tastefully decorated in the style of an old Cape Dutch homestead, with antiques and the finest percale linens, our four bedroom lodge and separate cottage provide the perfect accomodation for families or small groups.

Private Wilderness

Donkerkloof private wilderness features 2000 hectares of pristine veld, situated in the heart of the Addo ValleyBushveld ecosystem. A haven for nature lovers, our exclusive reserve is accessed only by guests of the lodge, allowing our guests the privacy to experience the solitude of the wild.

Our Location

Located an easy two hours drive from Port Elizabeth or one hour from Graaf Reinet, in the heart of South Africa's valley bushveld ecosystem. Donkerkloof is ideal for a weekend escape or a longer stay.

Our Visitors
Donkerkloof is very special and much rarer than you think. We loved that our kuier felt as if we were visiting family. The tranquillity and the remoteness made it a true getaway from our daily stresses.
– DawidCape Town
The lodge was really relaxing and comfortable, Neil was a superb host.
– SimonMississippi