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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The Blades

The Blades is an exclusive hotel situated on a 10ha expanse of untamed bushveld. Built on the banks of the Roodeplaat Dam, the venue offers a unique combination of indigenous vegetation, landscaping and waterfront luxury.

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Isiphiwo Boutique Hotel & Spa

This 4-star, luxury hotel is located 15 minutes from Pretoria and an hour from Johannesburg. Isiphiwo is a privately owned, boutique establishment that offers home-away-from-home accommodation with more than a dash of luxury.

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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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Tjailatyd Bush Camp

Tjailatyd Bush Camp is situated on 3000 hectares of pristine bushveld in the Dinokeng game reserve. 55km north of Pretoria in a malaria-free area, Tjailatyd is home to 1200 heads of game that roam freely in their natural habitat.

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Genius Locci Game Ranch

Genius Locci Game Ranch is located on the unspoilt plains of Dinokeng on the banks of the Elands River. It is 80 km from Pretoria and 100km from Johannesburg, Gauteng.

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MooiPlaasie Bush Camp

Mooi Plaasie Bush Camp is self-catering camp nestled in the heart of the Dinokeng Game Reserve just north of the city Pretoria. Dinokeng is home to the famous ‘Big 5’ as well as many different kinds of buck, birds and other wildlife.

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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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Mutango Lodge and Conference Centre

Mutango Lodge and Conference Centre is a nature lover’s paradise. Encapsulated by solid rock faces and set in lush, natural surrounds.  Located in the pristine Dinokeng game reserve approximately 25km north of Pretoria, Mutango is ideal for private getaways conferences, product launches, seminars, social functions, team building, gala dinners, weddings and yearend functions. Dinokeng is fast becoming the eco-tourist destination of choice and is home to the Big-5 and an abundance of wildlife.

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