About Us

Arends Rus is a family friendly Resort situated on top of a private koppie overlooking Loskop Dam.  Ideal for family vacations and sure to keep the family entertained with many activities and facilities close-by,

There are 3 well-equipped cozy Log Cabins providing a relaxed atmosphere to rest and unwind. Each cabin offers two bedrooms (sleep 4), kitchen, bathroom, deck, lounge, outside open air shower, own private braai area and own under cover parking – overlooking the dam.

Arends Rus boasts a private environment – expect a friendly farm atmosphere without the commercial “overcrowding.” There is also a swimming pool, sun deck and lawn for relaxation.

When not relaxing, guests can spend quality time together doing mountain walks, watch roaming game which frequent the farm, spot local birds or try your luck at fishing – to name a few.

Safari: Loskop Nature Reserve boasts three of the big five (white Rhino, Buffalo and Leopard), with almost 70 mammal species on 23,000 ha, and has day visitors braai facilities. Own transport required.

An alternative option is a game drive (own vehicle or game viewer) at the popular Kranspoort Estate where you are sure to spot very tame game. A 4 x 4 course with braai en-route is also available.

Golf: A 9-hole challenging golf course is 5 minutes drive from Arends Rus – special rates apply to Arends Rus’s guests.

Boating: Loskop dam offers excellent fishing with 27 species to target!  Bring your own boat or charter Arends Rus’s boat to land your personal best or to take in unforgettable sunsets on the water. Special discount on entrance fees at Forever Resorts to Arends Rus’s guests.

Bird Watching: Bird Watching for the enthusiast. Kranspoort hosts monthly Bird Watching expeditions with local experts as guides.

Spa:  Pamper and spoil your loved ones to a session at our nearby Spa. Special discounts apply for Arends Rus’s guests.

Game Lodges: Two game lodges where your children can be entertained watching various game and cat species behind safe fencing.

Restaurants & Bistro’s: Not feeling like packing your own bushveld braai, then relax and enjoy a sumptuous meal at one of many places to eat close-by.

Other:  For the adrenaline junkies who wish to up their game a notch – take Quads bike rides, Paint Ball war games, Zip Lines – all within close proximity from Arends Rus.

Romantic: Romantic atmosphere to add to the breathtaking dam views  – perfect place for Sundowners.


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Parking on Premises
  • Free WiFi at pool
  • Boat for fishing / sundowner trips

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Limited German

Only cash or EFT as no card facilities on site.