About De Wagensdrift

De Wagensdrift is situated in Northern Gauteng, in Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

Gauteng DestinationsDe Wagensdrift, Northern Gauteng

Head slightly north east of Pretoria for roughly 40 kilometres and you will find De Wagensdrift, an area dominated by farmland and wide open spaces; an ideal spot from which to experience a 'bushland' escape, whilst remaining close to the city.

De Wagensdrift's closest neighbour is the historical town of Cullinan, and one can easily explore those farms and self-catering cottages in the area that have placed themselves on the Cullinan Meander, also known as the Dinokeng Route - primarily a list of venues peppered with adventure venues, cultural sites, spas, retreats and tea gardens.

De Wagensdrift's rural and 'big sky' feel allows an easy escape from the hubbub of Pretoria and Johannesburg, and the area is dominated by farming country and the chance to spot the type of birds you couldn't find in the city like secretary birds, longtailed widows and other grassland varieties.

And if a reflective break in De Wagensdrift is insufficient to entertain you, make sure that you place Cullinan, the little Victorian village on your list of things to do. It's famous for the discovery of the massive Cullinan diamond, which lays claim to being the world's largest rough gem-quality diamond find in 1905 after the opening of the Premier diamond mine in 1902. Much of the village retains its former character and corrugated iron roofed houses bask on sunny tree-lined streets - a living museum to the diamond rush.

Roodeplaat Dam and the Roodeplaat Nature Reserve too are worth a visit. The reserve is divided into a southern and northern area, the northern reserved largely for water sports and human activity, whilst the southern is for the avid bird watchers amongst you, although there are also a series of game that include zebra, waterbuck, warthog, wildebeest and the black backed jackal.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in De Wagensdrift

Rra Ditau Bush Camp

Game Lodge

Rra Ditau Bush Camp

Rra Ditau Bush Camp offers five luxury tents on a full board basis. Each luxury tent offers the comforts of a hotel ... more

Thorn Tree Bush Camp

Self Catering

Thorn Tree Bush Camp

Thorn Tree Bush Camp offers self catering accommodation in an ideal destination for those who love nature. We can be ... more

Foreva Wild


Foreva Wild

Foreva Wild is situated 30 minutes or roughly 50kms north of Pretoria (Gauteng) in the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve ... more

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