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Dinokeng Game Reserve

Address: Cullinan, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 6 things to do in Cullinan
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Lovely lodge, accommodating hosts, and relaxing area. Owl Spot Lodge is located 5.2 km off the "main road", so the drive to the lodge is a game drive in and of itself. The owners are friendly and easy-going. The lodge is very clean. We would definitely stay there again.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

1. Evenings are best: there is a 430pm "drive" as the locals call it. Better chances of seeing more anmals 2. No guarantees. We saw 3 of the big 5 (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, Water Buffalo). 2 is the norm. We were even lucky enough to see a lioness and her 4 cubs 3. There are many lodges that have... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We spent a very enjoyable 7 nights in a private lodge in the park over Christmas. Being in the middle of the bush but in a lovely house with a pool and large garden was a very relaxing experience. However if you come to Dinokeng to see the all of the Big 5 you will need a lot of luck... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We went to Tamboti Lodge for lunch and the afternoon was great. My beef stew was excellent (not too spicy) and served with 2 vegetables and rice. the portion was just enough and not too overwhelming. we went on our own walk near the restaurant between main meal and deserts and enjoyed seeing a jackal running in the distance. we've... More 

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Vereeniging, South Africa
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We are currently spending a couple of days here. There are a couple of concerns around this being a Big 5 reserve. The quantity of Big 5 animals lacks badly and chances to see any of these are very slim. Most of the reserve are not accessible to the public and private areas that are, are scarcely populated by most... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

We spent a few days in this big 5 reserve and it was absolutely incredible- if you go definitely do one of the game drives through Mongena Lodge- their game ranger and tracker where amazing and we saw 3 of the 3 big 5 with them.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I only had a short time to see game, and this place was great. The staff was amazingly generous and helpful, our guide was top notch, and I got some great photographs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We spent a weekend camping at Dinokeng Lodge! Hoping for some peace and quiet turned into 2 nights of hell! The Friday night a bunch of young people camping found it fit to party on till the early hours of the morning! Saturday we spent exploring the Game Reserve, expecting to see the wild animals, the only ones we saw... More 

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Ellon, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Fantastic experience:) Our Sunset Safari was a beautiful experience, Both tracker and driver were very enthusiastic and keen to share their knowledge and understanding of the flora and fauna. They did a great job and tailored the trip to our individual needs and interests. Compliments and thanks to Jesse and Dafrika. We had a delicious meal in the restaurant afterwards.... More 

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Edenvale, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

i spent the weekend at Intundla for a friends wedding. the venue was really amazing but there was a few things that were not up to standard. the paint in the rooms was chipped and peeling. the plaster on the walls was also flaking and crumbling. the staff were not very helpful at all and the food was not great.... More 

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