Visit De Rust for peace and tranquility – Our resort is well run and supervised by the owner and staff that provide a friendly, clean and well maintained environment. Experience the African Finfoot swimming past you on the river or to add 6 of the seven kingfisher species, including the half collard kingfisher to your personal birding list. A 600yr old Wild Olive and a 450 yr old Karee line the start to the nature trail. Early morning self drives will reward you with a variety of Fauna and Flora including the Big 5.
On the banks of the Pienaarsriver, and within a BIG 5 Game Reserve, De Rust is a peaceful, spacious caravan park, shaded by beautiful indigenous trees. Just 35km from Pretoria, this is the perfect place to come to for a peaceful appreciation of untouched bushveld. Part of the Finfoot Conservancy and home to The Big 5, De Rust also boasts impressive birdlife. To date 280 bird species have been identified, including the rare African Finfoot, the half-collared Kingfisher and the whitebacked night Heron.