Northern Lodge is located in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. This region known as the Karoo is host to some of the most diverse wildlife in the country.

Northern Lodge is characterised by vast Serengeti-like plains interspersed with rocky outcrops and majestic mountains. The Seacow River flows through the south of the ranch and the Vanderkloof Dam is situated in the north. Due to the diversity in habitat types, Northern Lodge is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Vegetation range from open grasslands to broken bush and riverine thickets along the Seacow River. At night the sky transform into a picturesque display of colours as the stars light up. Due to the remoteness of Northern Lodge there is no light interference or pollution from close-by cities making this one of the most unspoilt locations in the country.

Dining at Northern Lodge is an authentic culinary experience. Dining options include an outdoor boma with fully stocked bar, African inspired lapa, deck over the Seacow River or main lounge with cozy dining room and prominent fireplaces.

Meals include free range steak, some of the best Karoo Lamb, fresh locally produced vegetables, game hunted on safari and a wide range of hearty South Africa meals. All meals are complemented by hand selected vintage Cape wines.

The Main Lodge at Northen Lodge offers 16 en-suite bedrooms set alongside a summer creek. Set on one of South Africa’s largest single unit hunting areas in South Africa. From your private patio take in the vastness of the landscape as the sun rises in the morning. 

Desert Star is a smaller intimate lodge with 4 beautifully designed en-suite bedrooms, lounge & dining area and lapa. This lodge is strategically placed with spectacular views onto the Vanderkloof dam.


  • Game drives
  • Sundowners
  • Bush meals
  • Gym facilities available
  • Star Gazing


  • Underfloor heating
  • Shower and Bathtub
  • Private Patios
  • Pool
  • Fully Equipped Gym
  • Lounge and Dining areas
  • Spa Treatments

Traveling time between camps is no more than 2.5 hours which allows for scenic routes when driving from camp to camp.

  • Northern Area

    Northern Area is situated in the Karoo region of South Africa which hosts an astonishing variety of fauna and flora. From picturesque wild flowers, astounding birdlife and interesting insects to mammals, reptiles and big herds of antelope, Northern Area is teaming with life. Through the vision and a rare understanding of the land, every single species plays an integral part in the healthy ecosystem on the ranch. 

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  • Mountain Camp

    The Winterberg mountain range along the Swartkei River is home to this prime Mountain hunting safari. The beautiful terrain here varies from rugged deep gorges and cliffs to flat open plains offering some of the most breath-taking sunsets and sunrises. During winter, cold conditions can be expected with snow on the high mountains. Begin your day in the flats at 4000ft where herds of Blesbuck and Wildebeest found in the hundreds will be your quarry of choice.

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  • Coastal Camp

    Spectacular ocean views are one of the most noteworthy features of this prime coastal bushveld land between Port Elizabeth and East London. The habitat consists of thick coastal bush and dunes along the Indian Ocean. 

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