10km from the last traffic light in Potchefstroom, on the N12 Road towards Jhb
+27 (0) 71 604 7952

Welcome to
Lekwena Wildlife Estate & Venue

Living with the wild on your doorstep


Enjoy the best
view in the
North West 

Lekwena Wildlife Estate is a private game reserve on just over 3000 hectares situated on the outskirts of Potchefstroom.

The combination of bushveld, savannah, rocky outcrops and wetlands offer a diverse habitat for wildlife on one of the finest game ranching land available in the North West.

Lekwena offers you the opportunity to own a home with timeless bushveld views and a tranquil lifestyle with the wild on your doorstep.

Our Main Features

Our main features consist of a restaurant, venue with conference facilities.
The Wildlife Estate and the Plaaslewe Landgoed offers property or stands for sale.

Carefree Family Lifestyle 

Experience a carefree lifestyle with the African sunset from your patio. View our video and see for yourself the beauty of the landscape at Lekwena Wildlife Estate.


Nature and Wildlife in Abundance

The reserve is home to approximately 2000 head of game which includes 20 antelope species and more than 163 identified bird species.

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Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our guests have to say:

My first experience of Lekwena! Stunning place! Loved it!

Alison Thomas O’Brien

An extraordinary activity to be enjoyed by friends or family. Medicine for the soul.

Cecile Eloff 

What a beautiful place! Excellent restaurant and rooms! We had an amazing experience.

Inge Lubbe

Fauna & Flora at Lekwena

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News & Events

View our news and events at Lekwena Wildlife Estate

Lekwena’s Annual Full Moon Charity Walk Okt 2023

The Annual Full Moon Walk was again hosted at the Lekwena Wildlife Estate on 27[…]

Winter Wonderland at Lekwena!

On 15 July 2020 Liesl Viljoen a resident on the estate took this breath-taking picture[…]

Uit die perd se bek!

Soos vertel deur die Viljoen gesin… Ontspanning in die buitelug. Avonture vir die hele gesin. Nuuskierige[…]

Nature and Luxury at its Best

Take a tour through our property, wildlife estate, beautiful venue, luxury accommodation and activities.

Fine Dining

We create beautiful food for your special event. Name it, we create it.

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Your Dream Event

Lekwena offers breath-taking views for your function, inside the venue or should you prefer the nature we can accommodate you under the trees.

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Game Drives

The game viewing routes stretching over more than 37 km are planned around the 15 dams and lookout points, offering you spectacular opportunities to experience wildlife in their natural habitat.

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Horse Riding

For the active family, there are various cycle, hiking and horse riding trails. Lekwena also offers picnic spots where curious wild neighbours might join in the fun. 

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Contact us

Talk to us for more information regarding property development, accommodation bookings or hosting you next event.


    Tuesdays to Sundays

    We have a delicious breakfast menu at Lekwena Plaaskombuis. We are open for breakfast every Tuesday to Friday from 07:00-11:00. Saturdays we invite you to visit us for a great family outing and enjoy freshly baked goods and a Saturday surprise menu at our Plaaskombuis (open from 07:00-11:00).

    We also offer walking- and cycling trails, horse riding for children and game drives. On Sundays we serve lunch buffet, bookings are essential (open from 11:30 – 13:30). Contact Emilé at info@lekwena.co.za / 071 604 7952 for bookings or more information.