Bothongo Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve

520 Kromdraai Road Krugersdorp West Rand
Tues to Fri: 8am-4pm
Weekends & public holidays 8am-5pm
Public holidays
9 Aug (National Women's Day)
24 Sep (Heritage Day)
16 Dec (Day of Reconciliation)
25 Dec (Christmas Day)
26 Dec (Day of Goodwill)
1 Jan (New Year's Day)

Entrance Fee: Adults- R190
Kids under 18- R120
Pensioners- R120

Guided WonderCave tour and self-drive:
Adults - R320.
Kids (5-12) - R230.
Pensioners - R260
All ages
Welcome to Bothongo Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve, where you and your family can go on a game drive, watch predators feed, explore a cave, have a braai, speed around a bike track, climb a jungle gym, go for a swim, share a pizza, enjoy sundowners, stay the night and so much more.

Guided game drives

Game Drives are provided for in our open Game Drive vehicles which can take 10 or 20 people, depending on the group size. Game drives depart at 09h00, 12h00 and 15h00 with an occasional 17h00 drive.The game drive take between 1.5 and 2 hours long – at a maximum. Payment for a minimum of 2 people are required to commence with a game drive. Terms & Conditions Apply.

Wildlife centre

We have a wide variety of animals in our Wildlife Centre who are ambassadors of their species to the public, many of which either were rescued, rejected, hand-reared and/or are being rehabilitated.


The Reserve boasts a number of restaurants, each offering a different experience. The Boma Restaurant is situated at the Day Visitors area and offers an a-la-carte me. The Thatch Café offers a range of family-friendly meals for diners on the deck overlooking the Cradle Bike Park. The Neck & Deck has an extensive menu including breakfast, light meals, mains and sundowners and features a cellar stocked with fine wines and champagnes.

The Boma Restaurant, Thatch Café and Neck & Deck Restaurant are fully licenced.

Bothongo wonderCave

The WonderCave is a pristine World Heritage Site in the midst of the Cradle of Humankind and boasts formations enough to take your breath away. The WonderCave has its own refreshments kiosk to be enjoyed with breath-taking views of the Cradle of Humankind. The WonderCave is open from 09h00 until 15h00 with a new tour every two hours. Tour start times are 09h00, 11h00, 13h00, and 15h00! Bookings are essential. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before each tour time.

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