Winding down the oak-lined country lane where cows graze in green pastures, you will arrive at a...
Winding down the oak-lined country lane where cows graze in green pastures, you will arrive at a haven of peace and tranquility in the hub of South Africa's economic heartland.
Nestling in the historic village of Irene, the African Pride Irene Country Lodge is centrally located between Johannesburg and Pretoria, and is a mere 25-minute drive from OR Tambo International Airport. The area has a rich cultural heritage and many national leaders and historic figures have left their mark in Irene. Smuts House is the restored home of General Jan Smuts, a former Prime Minister of South Africa and world statesman. A set of binoculars, as well as a list of the bird species which are present at our lake, can be obtained from reception, or you could cuddle up at one of the three fireplaces, which are centrally located in our the main building. A wide variety of both indoor and outdoor games are also available from reception.
Restore body and mind by exploring the Hennops River Hiking Trail, or the variety of wildlife in the Zwartkops Nature Reserve. The Irene area offers excellent golfing opportunities with two adjacent 18-hole golf courses, and it is in close proximity to the Centurion Cricket Stadium where international cricket matches are regularly hosted. Other activities in the area include tennis, squash and a gymnasium. Shopping centres in the area include Southdowns, Irene Village Mall and Centurion Mall.