Welcome to DinokengPlace of rivers

Meaning "a place of rivers", Dinokeng is a region in northern Gauteng rich in natural, cultural and historical heritage sites. 

Dinokeng's three major tourist hubs are the historic town of Cullinan, where the world’s largest rough gem-quality diamond was discovered in 1905; the Roodeplaat Dam, a birders paradise; and the Dinokeng Game Reserve, Gauteng's only free-roaming Big Five reserve.

Travellers are invited to come stay and play in Dinokeng, which offers an experience of rolling African bushveld, adventure activities to get your pulse racing, fine dining to satisfy the most particular palate, and a rich and diverse history.

What can undoubtedly be included in Dinokeng's list of “best things” are the many passionate people and enterprising entrepreneurs who live here. Come meet Dinokeng, or host an event here, and experience the region while contributing to the development of the people who live and work here. 

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Dinokeng Game Reserve

The only Big Five game reserve in Gauteng, the Dinokeng Game Reserve is an amazing eco-destination located in the north-east of the province that offers visitors a veritable safari experience.

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Bundhu-Rus Guest Farm

Just a 45 minute drive north of Pretoria is the Bundhu-Rus Guest Farm, a wedding and function venue located in the Dinokeng game reserve.

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De Rust Caravan Park

De Rust Caravan Park provides the optimum experience of tranquillity for those looking to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Anyone looking to get away to some place new should consider visiting this conservancy.

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Diamantvallei Landgoed

Diamantvallei Landgoed (Diamond Valley Estate) is a thatched guest lodge which is situated in Rayton, approximately 100 km from Johannesburg and 40 km from Tshwane. The venue sits in a convenient locale, within driving distance of Pretoria East, OR Tambo International Airport and Cullinan.

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Goodland Fountain Estate

Goodland Fountain Estate can be found just 45kms from Pretoria and only 15 kms from the town of Cullinan, in the Dinokeng region.

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Do thingsin Dinokeng

Hayward’s Safari House

The Hayward’s Safari House is set on a 2’500 acre private game reserve and offers exclusive, luxury accommodation in Dinokeng, Gauteng’s eco-tourism destination.

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Butjani Lodge

A 410ha private nature reserve serves as the setting for Butjani Lodge, an intimate establishment located in Dinokeng. The establishment is situated 30km from Sandton, Johannesburg; and 75km from Tshwane.

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Blue Moonlight Lodge

Bobbejaansberg Mountains in northern Gauteng serve as the home of the Blue Moonlight Lodge, a bushveld-style lodge which is located 50km to the east of Tshwane and 110 km from Johannesburg CBD. The lodge, which is on the border of Dinokeng, is able to cater for up to 64 individuals in a total of 30 rooms and chalets.

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