About Dinokeng Game Reserve

Why Dinokeng Game Reserve is such an attraction is because it provides Big 5 game viewing really close to Pretoria - half an hour, or an hour from OR Tambo International Airport. Which means you can simply fall out of the plane and be in the 'bush' pronto.

Did you know? Did you know? Dinokeng is a Big 5 Malaria free game reserve. Once you've booked your hotel or Dinokeng accommodation, explore the town and destination pages below for info on attractions, activities and things to do when you visit the greater Dinokeng Region.

Dinokeng translates into 'place of two rivers' - in this case the Elands and Pienaars - an area close to the town of Cullinan established as a tourist destination and part of a government initiative.

Free roaming lion and elephant, the first in over a hundred years in the Tshwane Metro, is an impressive draw card, as are white rhino, hyena, giraffe, leopard and buffalo.

The relatively young Dinokeng reserve, opened only in late 2011, is 18 500 hectares of former farming land restored for use as it originally must have been – as home to wild animals. The reserve has a number of accommodation options in separate game lodges, farm stays, bush camps and chalets.

Activities include day and night game drives, sunset boat cruises, guided bush walks, bush lunch picnics, bass fishing and game viewing.

Those who have visited the Dinokeng reserve rave about the experience, which is possibly why you should book a game drive ahead of arrival, as they fill up quickly and no self driving is permissible in the reserve.

The Dinokeng Game reserve is unique in the sense that it involves private landowners who have agreed to incorporate their land into the game reserve, supported by the government who has funded any infrastructure necessary in its creation. The former farmers benefit by developing tourism facilities on their respective holdings, which is why you can stay at anything from a farmstay to a lodge.

Conservation fees are applicable.

Although you can visit the reserve as a day visitor, to fully appreciate the Dinokeng Game Reserve we recommend an overnight stay. SA-Venues.com features a range of accommodation options within the reserve to suit all travel needs and budgets. Our Dinokeng Accommodation search facility is easy to use. Lodges within the reserve include self-catering, B&B style and fully catered game lodges. Special offers are highlighted, and reviews will help you make informed choices.

Need to Know

WhereDinokeng Game Reserve, N1 North, Hammanskraal, 0400, Gauteng, South Africa

WhenDaily from 06h00 to 18h00.

OvernightStay in Dinokeng Accommodation, Gauteng

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Stay at Dinokeng Game Reserve

Game Lodge

Mangwa Valley Game Lodge

Sleeps 60 people in 19 rooms

Mangwa Valley Game Lodge is home to 3 of the Big 5, and and offers accommodation in a romantic setting where nature has ...

25%off
  • from 2150
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  • 1613
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  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Game Lodge / Guest House

Horseback Africa Pinto's Lodge

Sleeps 14 people in 6 units

This beautifully appointed Lodge offers guests a feeling of being one with nature. Come and share bushveld stories ...

Very Good [2 verified reviews]

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  • 1560
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • No free parking
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • Family friendly, children of all ages are welcome

Game Lodge / Self Catering

iKhaya LamaDube Game Lodge

Sleeps 12 people in 6 rooms

iKhaya LamaDube Game Lodge offers self catering accommodation in six cottages or units. Set in an indigenous bush ...

Excellent [2 verified reviews]

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  • from 1350
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  • 1080
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is available
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Swimming pool on site
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Guest House / Self Catering

Abloom Bush Lodge and Spa Retreat

Sleeps 8 people in 4 rooms

In the beauty of an undiscovered bush valley you can find accommodation in the 5 star equivalent Abloom Bush Lodge & ...

Excellent [3 verified reviews]

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  • 5250
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
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instant booking possible

  • Rooms are not airconditioned
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • Airport transfers can be arranged
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Abloom Bush Lodge and Spa Retreat does not have a swimming pool
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

Game Lodge / Bed & Breakfast

Little Mongena Tented Camp

Sleeps 20 people in 10 rooms

Little Mongena Tented Camp offers accommodation in an intimate lodge situated on the banks of the Mongena Dam. The ...

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  • 5700
  • per room per night
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instant booking possible

  • Airconditioned rooms are offered
  • Free WiFi is not offered
  • No airport transfers
  • Free parking is available
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Little Mongena Tented Camp does not have a swimming pool
  • All ages are not allowed, some age groups may be allowed, please confirm

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