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  • button-capcheetahA rhino was born at Inverdoorn Game Reserve

    A new and cute hope for our daily fight against rhino poaching. Read the story here.

  • 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-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.

  • 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-capcheetahA conservation stronghold

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

  • 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!


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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.
    Disco_Al - Trip Advisor

  • 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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  • Dancing Giraffes

    Dancing Giraffes

    Friday, 31 July 2015

    At Inverdoorn, when you do decide on an overnight getaway, guests have the opportunity to go on a second game drive to check off any animals they haven’t found yet. One of the favorite animals on the reserve to watch and take magnificent photographs of is the giraffe. Guest and the staff members at inverdoorn have sent us beautiful...
  • Cheetah Report 29th July

    Cheetah Report 29th July

    Friday, 31 July 2015

    This last week has been a busy one with the cats. The male in the reserve has made a few springbok kills and seems to be hunting extremely well as usual! We have moved and begun integrating one of the cheetahs from the breeding facility to the lodge.   Nuska use to be at the lodge but was moved back to the breeding facility to...
  • Cheetah Report 17th of July

    Cheetah Report 17th of July

    Friday, 17 July 2015

    This is my first cheetah report. My name is Chantal. I’m 19 years old and from Germany. I will stay in Inverdoorn for 4 months. After only a few days on inverdoorn I’m completly amazed by so many incredible experiences.   My first cheetah experience was with the 3 cubs. We drove with them to the dam. Just sitting around...
  • Cheetah Report 07th July

    Cheetah Report 07th July

    Monday, 13 July 2015

    As the end of my « cheetah adventure » is coming very soon, I realize how lucky I was to work in that environment. Everyday I'm blown away by the wonderful landscape of the Karoo desert and I work with amazing people who share the same passion about animals and cheetahs. Luckily we have a new arrival: Nushka! She's a female cheetah...
  • 2 weeks among the marketing team

    2 weeks among the marketing team

    Friday, 03 July 2015

    The last 2 weeks I had the opportunity to go to Cape Town and work in the Head office in the marketing department. I was so excited to go and see the other side of Inverdoorn. It was a new adventure for me because I went in there not knowing what to expect especially when I know nothing about marketing. I started the day of by meeting...
  • 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...

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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