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  • button-capcheetahVoluntering at Inverdoorn

    Do you want to make a difference and contribute in saving the cheetahs, become a volunteer and be part of the vibrant Inverdoorn team apply now!

  • button-capcheetahA Big 5 Safari Adventure

    Search for the Big 5 close to Cape Town while enjoying the tranquillity of the Karoo and the luxury of the finest safari accommodation

  • button-capcheetahA conservation stronghold

    Many of the wild animals been rescued and rehabilitated and now roam free in the Ceres Karoo.

  • button-elephantFree-Roaming Elephants at Inverdoorn!

    In 2012 Inverdoorn Game Reserve was proud to announce the introduction of free-roaming elephants in the Ceres Karoo for the first time in 150 years

  • button-capcheetahThe Western Cape Cheetah Conservation Program

    Inverdoorn strives to rehabilitate Cheetahs in their natural environment. From our Successful Rehabilitation program to the latest release of the cheetahs in the main reserve.


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  • Inverdoorn is doing a fabulous job of making sure that my grandchildren will be able to come to Africa with their grandchildren to see the wild animals of Africa.
    ozricko75 - Trip Advisor
  • The drive from Cape Town was an added bonus winding our way through spectacular mountainous scenery and colourful vineyards.
    PandanBear, Australia - Trip Advisor

  • What an amazing place...we were bowled over by our experience.
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  • You leave Inverdoorn with a sense of accomplishment and wonder.
    Sweetiemine, Singapore - Trip Advisor
  • As an introduction to African safari, the Big Five, and the very real work needed to protect and conserve these amazing animals and their habitat, Inverdoorn is perfect.
    Brittus, England - Trip Advisor
  • The tour guides are exceptionally passionate and knowledgable which made the safari drives even more enjoyable.
    Kate R, England - Trip Advisor
  • Totally enjoyed the stars we saw every night at our balcony!
    Yagiza, Singapore - Trip Advisor
  • From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, Inverdoorn filled our days with fantastic safari, expert knowledge, new friends and laughter.
    Brittus, England - Trip Advisor
  • Inverdoorn is a must for time-limited travellers in the Cape Region who would like an introduction to Safari.
    HenryXKnight, England - Trip Advisor 
  • The guide was excellent – he really knew his stuff and provided an interesting an informative commentary.
    Andrew C, England - Trip Advisor 

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  • Cheetah Report 28th of June

    Cheetah Report 28th of June

    Monday, 29 June 2015

    Im lucky today! I, Baptiste the marketing assistant at Inverdoorn, got the opportunity to write the Cheetah report. Usually I work at the Office in Sea Point, Cape Town but I have been given the chance to spent some time at the reserve with the Capecheetah team.   I had to take new pictures and videos for our website. It's...
  • Cheetah Report 14th of June

    Cheetah Report 14th of June

    Monday, 22 June 2015

    I kept kidding myself that this day would never come but, unfortunately, here it is. This will be my final cheetah report on behalf of the Cheetah team at Inverdoorn. Sadly, I have come to the end of my time working here, and whilst I am excited to continue on the next chapter of my life, I know that a part of my heart will always ache...
  • Meet the Team: Shaakirah

    Meet the Team: Shaakirah

    Thursday, 18 June 2015

    There are many unsung heroes in the Inverdoorn family and our reservations team must without a doubt, be some of them. These ladies work tirelessly to ensure that all guests visiting Inverdoorn Game Reserve are carefully booked into the lodge of their choice and given the unique safari experience that guest deserve... Let's meet...
  • Cheetah Report 11th of June

    Cheetah Report 11th of June

    Monday, 15 June 2015

    I was very excited to be invited back to Inverdoorn for the second time as a cheetah handler after being here for three months last year as a volunteer. Some major things have changed since the last time I was here and it's very nice to be back. My first sunset back on the reserve was bright red, yellow, and pink, just like I...
  • Cheetah Report 8th of June

    Cheetah Report 8th of June

    Monday, 08 June 2015

    This week was a big week for me and especially for the cubs. Lula, Clyde and Benji turned 1 year old, which was a very emotional event. I can't believe it has been a year and I still remember the very first moment I laid eyes on my babies. I was so incredibly happy and couldn't believe that Lotta and Banzi had created these little...
  • Meet the Team: Carmia

    Meet the Team: Carmia

    Thursday, 04 June 2015

    Meet the unsung heroes of the Inverdoorn family, our members of the reservations team. Without a doubt, these ladies work tirelessly to ensure that all guests visiting Inverdoorn Game Reserve are carefully booked into the lodge of their choice and given the best and unique safari experience that they deserve. Let's meet Carmia Leao,...
  • Cheetah Report 1st of June

    Cheetah Report 1st of June

    Tuesday, 02 June 2015

    Winter is here. I can feel it. Every morning is colder and colder. Its already dark by 18:00 in die evenings and dark when you stand up for work. It's getting very difficult to stand up in the mornings.   A few months have passed and luckily I'm still alive. To be a student and also work hard is very difficult. You have to make...
  • (late) Cheetah Report 24 April

    (late) Cheetah Report 24 April

    Sunday, 24 May 2015

    This week's cheetah report matches perfectly the end of my first week as a volunteer at Inverdoorn. My name is Alexandra, I'm 25 and when I left Switzerland I didn't know exactly what to expect, I knew I would be "working with cheetahs" but that just soundstooincredible right!? When I met Velvet and Iziba, the 2 adult cheetahs of the...
  • Meet the Team: Meshack

    Meet the Team: Meshack

    Friday, 22 May 2015

    Let's meet Meshack, the elephant handler, specialist and friend at Inverdoorn. He took some time to answer a few of our questions. Let's see what his job entails and talk about the elephant's stories.   Can you introduce yourself? My name is Meshack Baoura, I'm originally from Zimbabwe and I'm 36. I'm an elephant handler. The...
  • Cheetah Report 19th of May

    Cheetah Report 19th of May

    Friday, 22 May 2015

    If you have ever taken part in a game drive safari, you may have heard you guide answering a question from a guest by "no that never happens".Well, never say never when it comes to the wild life! You'll be surprised how wrong you could be!   Wildlife is more than as described in manuals. There is no rule, nothing is graved in...

Why choose Inverdoorn?

Amongst the wonders of Nature exists a splendid place situated in the magnificence of the vast open Karoo landscape, Inverdoorn Game Reserve & Iziba Safari Lodge. The 10 000 hectare property is a resourceful and stylish 'oasis' destination, only a 2.5-hour drive from Cape Town city centre.

Exclusive Cheetah interactions

Inverdoorn offers guests the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to really get to grips with a cheetah through its Exclusive Encounters package that allow guests to spend time interacting with the cheetahs through stroking, petting and giving the cheetahs water. Guests who opt for the five-star luxury accommodation packages automatically enjoy the one-on-one encounters while an optional extra package is available to other overnight guests and even day visitors. Learn More...

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