Accommodation near Roodeplaat Nature Reserve

Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve is situated to the southeast of Pretoria, in a region called Dinokeng. Dinokeng has been jauntily described to tourists as the place to visit if you're wishing to experience 'Africa in one day'. Spanning over 20 000 hectares in size, Dinokeng is an area rich in public and private reserves, sanctuaries and wooded hideaways. It also includes the popular destination, Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve.

What started as a simple irrigation dam evolved into the fully-fledged nature reserve that it is today. The area is popular amongst fishermen due to its abundance of Bass and Carp. Roodeplaat, with its lush vegetation, attracts many varieties of bird to the area. Birders should keep their eyes peeled for the shy away Finfoot, or be amused by the Jacanas who are seen precariously balancing on lily pads in the dam.

Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve is ideal for day trips because of its close proximity to Pretoria. Take the family out for a picnic, game drive or a hike to escape the daily stresses of city living. Upon your visit to the reserve, you'll see herds upon herds of Zebras, Warthogs, and Impala. For rarer sightings, take an early morning or evening drive for the chance to spot the Black-Backed Jackal.

The reserve is also ideal for hiking. Hiking enthusiasts can walk some 7km's around the dam's perimeter. During the hike, you'll not only be enthralled by the tranquil setting, but you'll be able to spot birds at a close range at the two hides. For that relaxed Sunday afternoon at the dam, picnickers can nibble on treats under the shade of the trees by the designated picnic area.

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Avodah in Havilah
7.8 km

From R520* Unit

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Avodah in Havilah farm guest house has a majestic Tipuana tree, with cool shadows over the succulent green lawn, where you can enjoy an abundance of bird life and relax around a bushveld fire. Avo... More Info

Abendruhe Lodge
10 km

From R1330* Unit

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Abendruhe Lodge is situated in the Dinokeng Game Reserve and offers comfortable self-catering accommodation. The perfect tranquil getaway with loved ones. The elegantly decorated, air-conditioned c... More Info

10.1 km

From R400 PPS

Its Anners is 'a Guesthouse and Backpackers Lodge 35 km northeast of Pretoria on the KwaMhlanka/Moloto road. Its Anners forms part of the Leeuwgedacht conservancy and borders Welgedacht Private Game ... More Info

Mahala View
10.1 km

From R499 PPS

Nestled in Welgedacht, adjoining the Dinokeng Big 5 conservancy in Dinokeng, Mahala View Lion game lodge is all about lions. Meet Leon van Biljon, The Lion Man, a man with a passion for these creature... More Info

Mooiplasie Bush Camp/Lodge
10.2 km


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From R100 PPS

Mooiplasie Bushcamp, the ideal get away close to Pretoria. (65km) Ideal for family or couple getaways. We are a self catering establishment, fully equipped. ( bring only food and drinks).....We a... More Info

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iKhaya LamaDube Game Lodge
10.4 km

From R1500* Unit

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iKhaya LamaDube Game Lodge is situated in Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve in Gauteng. This self-catering lodge is approximately 70 minutes drive from Johannesburg, OR Tambo International Airport, and Pret... More Info

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Tranquillity Spa Lodge
11 km

From R495 PPS

Nestled in a Valley at the side of the Bobbejaansberg Mountains you will find the serenity and beauty of Tranquillity Spa & Lodge. We offer you the opportunity to revive your tired mind, body, and s... More Info

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Rus Tevrede
11.2 km

From R350 PPS

Rus Tevrede private Game Lodge is safely situated within Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve. Just 65 Km from Pretoria towards Polokwane (45 min. drive) Game drives available. Sleeps 20 (3 bedrooms ... More Info

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Mmakosha Lodge
11.3 km

From R325 PPS

Mmakosha Lodge is situated in Grootvlei approximately 10km out of Hammanskraal, 1km from the N1(Murrayhill Plaza) in the northern Gauteng Province and150m from the R101 (old Warmbaths road). It caters... More Info

Thorn Tree Bush Camp
11.5 km

From R205 PPS

Thorn Tree Bush Camp is located inside the borders of the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve in Gauteng, South Africa. It is the first of free roaming Big 5 Game Reserve in Gauteng. There is something for ... More Info

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