Dinokeng North Accommodation
The region of Dinokeng is located in the north eastern part of Gauteng and is one of the province's most attractive tourist areas. Gauteng is generally known as a hotspot for business deals, being South Africa's main commercial hub, but gets much less attention from leisure travellers. Tourists in South Africa prefer to visit the game reserves of neighbouring Limpopo and Mpumalanga or the beaches of KwaZulu Natal and the Western Cape. Dinokeng is an initiative by the Gauteng provincial government to increase tourism in the area and promote economic development as a result.
Dinokeng can be roughly divided in two, Dinokeng North and Dinokeng South. Dinokeng North is characterised by sandy bushveld and arguably one of the best climates in the world. Summer days (December to March) are warm and sunny with the occasional quick afternoon down pour, while winters are sunny, cool and dry.
The northern part of Dinokeng is home to two major attractions, namely the Rust de Winter Nature Reserve and the Dinokeng Game Reserve. The game reserve is roughly 80 kilometres from Pretoria and 130 kilometres from Johannesburg. It is a Gauteng's only big 5 reserve and animals roam freely in their natural habitat, much the same as they did years ago.
The Rust de Winter Nature Reserve is a 1650 hectare reserve which is renowned for bass fishing. The variety of woodland habitat and marshlands also mean that birding in the reserve is exceptional. Another thing to do in Dinokeng North is take a bicycle township tour of Mandela Village in Hammanskraal near Rust de Winter.
Dinokeng North is dotted with accommodation options to suit everyone, from lodges within the Dinokeng reserve to bed and breakfasts near the Rust de Winter dam. Perhaps the best part is that all this and more is right on Johannesburg and Pretoria's doorsteps!
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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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Gauteng - Dinokeng Big 5 - Isilwane Bush Camp and Lodge
Isilwane Bush Camp, in the Northern corner of Gauteng, is situated in Pride of Africa, which is part of the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve.The D... Read More
The 63-bed four star rated Mongena Game Lodge is situated in the malaria-free north-western section of the Big 5 Dinokeng Game Reserve - a convenient 40 minutes' drive, 50 km north of Pretoria. It is... Read More
Thekwane Lodge is situated within the Dinokeng Big5 Game Reserve, about 60Km north of Pretoria. The lodge has two complete family suite for catered and semi self-catering accommodation sleeping up to ... Read More
Foreva Wild is situated 30 minutes or roughly 50kms, north of Pretoria (Gauteng) or 75 minutes from OR Tambo International airport in the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve.
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Ngiri Safaris is owned and run by Andrew & Sue who are both keen conservationists and adventurers. They have combined their love for the bush and nature into one amazing destination.
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