Welcome to Weenen

Established in 1975, Weenen Game Reserve is 5 000 ha in extent. This area of attractive, undulating thornveld is a valuable addition to the nature conservation areas of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

Weenen Accommodation

  • 4 Bed Cottage (self-catering)

    The fully self-contained cottage offers open plan living area, two bedrooms and a bathroom, with a braai facility and an exclusive picnic site at a waterhole.

    Book Direct - Tel: +27 (0) 36 354 7013

  • Campsite

    There are 12 camping/caravan sites (5 with plug points and 7 without plug points) served by an ablution block with hot and cold water and braai facilities purposes.

    Book Direct - Tel: +27 (0) 36 354 7013

  • 5 Campsite without plug points

    There is a campsite comprising 14 shaded campsites, each equipped with electric power points and barbeque stands. The campsite caters for both caravans and tents and is situated in a beautiful setting under the trees near the resort. Campers can make use of communal ablutions used by guests in hutted accommodation.

    Book Direct - Tel: +27 (0) 36 354 7013


  • Kitchenette
  • Ironing board
  • Catering services
  • DSTV (limited)
  • Hotspots
  • Exhibition/convention floor
  • Restaurant
  • Room service - full menu
  • Courtyard
  • Lounges/bars
  • firewood
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Valet cleaning
  • Car hire


Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 28.80 per day.

Activities in Weenen

  • There are 30 km of tourist roads available to view a wide variety of game

  • Species include black and white rhino, giraffe, kudu, hartebeest, eland, zebra, ostrich and common reedbuck; whilst such species as grey duiker, bushbuck, steenbuck, black-backed jackal, hyeana and mountain reedbuck have recolonised the area naturally.

  • Over 250 species of birds have been recorded in the reserve. Three picnic sites with toilets, running cold water, and barbeque facilities are available; one is at a view site overlooking the Bushman’s River valley.

  • Two game viewing hides (Ufudu and Mpofu) are situated at watering holes where several species of mammals and a variety of water fowl can be viewed.

  • The reserve also offers a self-guided auto trail for which a brochure may be obtained at the gate.
  • Weenen Useful Information

  • The village of Weenen, 8 km away, has a general dealer store, garage and tearoom.

  • No pets are allowed into the reserve.

  • Night drives are strictly prohibited within the reserve.

  • Cold drinks, ice, firelighters, matches and firewood are sold at the entrance gate.

  • Motorcycles are not permitted in the reserve.

  • Day visitors must vacate the reserve, (for overnighting visitors, be back in the accommodation area) by sundown.

  • Caravanners and campers may not leave the reserve before the official reception office opening time.

  • Campers arriving after closing time cannot be accommodated.

  • No fishing is permitted in the reserve.

  • Entrance gates to the reserve open and close at the following times:

  • Summer (1 October - 31 March) 05:00 - 19:00
    Winter (1 April - 30 September) 06:00 - 18:00

    Weenen Contacts

    Weenen: +27 (0) 36 354 7013 / 073 980 5301 / 087 150 2356

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