The JAK Strydom Nature Reserve is situated ten kilometers downstream from Aliwal North on the banks of the Orange River. Our self catering lodge can accommodate up to twenty people. This exclusive malaria-free private Game Reserve offers 1000 hectares of indigenous beauty, just minutes away from the Riverside Lodge. Enjoy picnicking at one of the tranquil riverside picnic spots with a lapa and braai facilities. Take a game drive and view our 21 species, including rare wildlife such as buffalo, rhino, giraffe, bontebok, tsessebe, njalas, gemsbuck, waterbuck, eland, zebra, kudu etc. The reserve also has an abundance of bird life. Take a scenic walk to the ancient rock art or enjoy fishing for the elusive Yellow fish. End your day with a relaxing soak in the nearby hot water sulphur spring (34 degrees).