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

 
Izapa Game Lodge
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The iZapa Bush and Game Lodge is nestled in the Bobbejaansberg mountains just an hour`s drive from Johannesburg. The area is Malaria-free, but that doesn`t mean it`s not wild. Giraffe, antelope and ba... More Info

 
Rra Ditau Bush Camp
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Located just one hour from OR Tambo International Airport, this intimate glam camp, nestles quietly among beautiful acacia trees. Featuring 5 beautifully appointed tents that merge seamlessly into the... More Info

 
The Bush Camp at Welgedacht
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The Bush Camp is located on the Welgedacht Private Game Reserve, which is 90 kilometers from OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng. It farms the southern boundary of the Dinokeng Big 5 game reserv... More Info

 
Tamboti Bush Lodge
9.9 km

From R550 pps


Tamboti Bush Lodge is slap bang in the middle of the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve A warm welcome from the hosts Derrick and Pixie Cochran, fabulous bushveld cuisine and lots of wonderful activities aw... More Info

 
Its-Anners
10.1 km

From R180* unit


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

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Mahala View
10.1 km

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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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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

 
iKhaya LamaDube Game Lodge
10.4 km

From R650* unit


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

 
Tranquillity Spa Lodge
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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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