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

Dinokeng’s four 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; Dinokeng Central, the Heart of Dinokeng with 190 000 ha of pristine bushveld and wildlife; the Dinokeng Game Reserve, Gauteng’s only free-roaming Big Five reserve.


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Situated in the north east corner of the Gauteng province, is the beautiful old Edwardian mining town of Cullinan- 50 minutes drive from O.R. Tambo International and 40 minutes from Pretoria (Tshwane).

Dinokeng Central is the Heart of Dinokeng which is by far the largest hub with 190 000ha of pristine bushveld and wildlife. This hub provides opportunities for cyclists, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, rehabilitation centres and so much more.

The Dinokeng Game Reserve is the first free-roaming Big 5 game reserve in Gauteng and probably in the world inside the Metro boundaries. It was officially opened on 22 September 2011, after the...

Located about 22km north-east of (Tshwane) Pretoria the Roodeplaat dam was originally called the ‘Pienaars Rivier Dam when it was constructed in 1956 to supply the surrounding land owners with water...


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