Ritsako Game Lodge management and staff welcome you to the exciting and customer-focused breakaway a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of the city.

This luxurious Lodge offers a bush safari for both the international tourist, business visitors and casual travellers. Experience life in the bush in a friendly and warm, yet adventurous environment.

Witness wild life from the comfort of your doorstep while enjoying a cup of coffee or a cold beer. You can almost feel and touch the animals.

Contributing to the experience of a lifetime is the Big Five that can be viewed  around the secured electrified fence.

Enjoy this luxurious, peaceful, relaxing Lodge where you can rest and forget about work. 



Ristako Game Lodge is a newly and luxuriously constructed Lodge offering piece of mind for the ultimate holiday experience. The Lodge is situated 45km north of Pretoria on the N1 highway – a drive of only about 1,5 hours from OR Tambo International Airport and the Johannesburg area.

The Lodge offers 19 luxury suites overlooking a private swimming pool, a well-designed viewing deck from where to witness the wild animals congregating on a small river in the early morning and during sunset. Self-catering apartments offer several options for couples, corporates, families or groups to suit individual needs. Self-catering rooms with two luxurious suites each are also available.

The private boma is the perfect setting for family or friends to gather around the fire to chat about the days happenings while enjoying a traditional South African braai. The boma is designed to accommodate the chillier winter season. In addition, a well-furnished kitchen offers all essentials that allow you to exercise your cooking skills. 

We also cater for activities in our conferencing facility which is well suited for team building and wedding functions. These facilities can be accessed separate while you enjoy your day stay in the Lodge facility.

The open garden allows guests the opportunity to do some mid-morning bird watching while keeping a watchful eye for any passing wildlife. The chapel can accommodate 150 people whereas the conference centre can accommodate up to 250 people.

A comfortable pool invites you to cool off on a hot day along with a lovely lapa with bar while you have a relaxing evening. The main bar offers a thrilling night with great music ensuring that you enjoy good times.

Google Reviews:

  • Matthew Snelling: "Great place to stay"
  • Lufuno Muhali: "It's a perfect weekend getaway. Rooms are spacious and stunning. Beautiful."
  • nndi madzena: "Great place to be, good service and humanity."
  • mokgere Masipa: "Good game outing on the outskirts of Pretoria. Relaxing environment."
  • Sam Moropa: "Nice and beautiful lodge"
  • moeletsi matete jonastice: "Best option ever to relax with family"
  • Eric Phiri: "Beautiful place. Will come back at any given time."
  • Tumi Raisa: "The venue is beyond amazing! One of the best services I have ever been offered. Delicious meals- and amazing drinks! Thanks to the Ritsako staff for making my weekend memorable!"
  • Ramaano David: "Dear fellow travellers. Firstly I want to thank the management of Ritsako game lodge. You guys really are awesome. I actually like everything. The safety in this place is top class. Your rooms are really good even the bath rooms. I must say that you really deserve the best. Your catering department gives the best meals. I really like the presentation of their food. Their breakfast is heavenly."

Travelground Review:

  • Christo L: "Die verblyf was baie lekker gewees, die kamers is baie ruim en skoon, ons wou nie by die restaurant eet nie so die lodge het vir ons 'n vuur aangesteek toe kon ons braai. Swembaddens is baie skoon. Sal definitief die lodge aanbeveel."