At The Lions Foundation we think it is important to offer everyone the possibility to visit our sanctuary. It gives us the opportunity to educate people on nature conservation and provides the necessary funds to continue our work.

We are able to offer visitors accommodation, so that they can combine a visit to The Lions Foundation with a couple of days relaxing at Schrikkloof Private Nature Reserve, where we are based.

Schrikkloof Private Nature Reserve
The Lions Foundation is located in the magnificent Schrikkloof Private Nature Reserve, a 700ha reserve in the Waterberg. Guests are welcome to stay in our beautiful, African-style resort. Combine your stay with a visit to The Lions Foundation!

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Schrikkloof’s accommodation consists of ten fully serviced thatched suites with bathrooms en-suite. Six of these suites have outdoor showers in addition to the bathrooms. All suites have private decks overlooking a ravine of unspoilt nature.

A full bar, lounge and dining area opening up onto a viewing deck are the focal point of social activities. At night, you can enjoy pre-dinner drinks and snacks around an open fire in a boma with a view.

Please note: Due to the slopes on which chalets were built, stairs between different floor levels may not make the accommodation suitable for physically handicapped persons.


Schrikkloof is a privately owned wildlife reserve in the southern range of the Waterberg. The estate covers 1200 hectares of natural landscape and lies in the centre of over 10,000 hectares of bushveld ranches.

Right now there are over 22 species of game roaming the farm including Buffalo, Zebra and Giraffe. Schrikkloof is also home to a host of bird species, which is bound to intrigue the avid bird watcher. Free-roaming wildlife is abundant; sightings of porcupines, aardwolf, aardvark, bush babies and mongoose are common and even the elusive leopards have their territory in the area.


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Schrikkloof is ideally suited for eco-tourism, offering clear views of game and an endless variety of natural habitat.

Schrikkloof offers the following leisure activities:
– A visit to The Lions Foundation during feeding time
– Nature drives
– Bird watching
– Mountain biking
– Spa and gym
– Swimming pool
– Pool table
– Board games

Optional excursions, subject to prior booking and availability include:
– A trip to the Bela-Bela warmbaths (hot springs);
– Extended nature drives with sundowners;
– Golf at any one of the two top class 18-hole golf courses, Elements and Zebula (both in close proximity);
– Other ethically sound excursions

Please see the Schrikkloof website for more information.



The Lions Foundation provides a home for lions in need from
all over the world in their
natural habitat.


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