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Discover new places to see and unique things to do nearby. Dinokeng Game Reserve totalling 18, 500 hectares, 50 km north of Pretoria in the Hammanskraal/Rust de Winter district. Idigenous bushveld and savannah grassland 

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 Self Drive Experience

Conservation Fees and Permits for the Self-Drive Route can be purchased online. Please see below the following breakdown plus the link to get yours today.

Once off Conservation Fee:
R100 per adult
R50 per child (2-12 years)
R50 Vehicle Entrance Fee

Self-drive Permits (permits are per vehicle)
1 day Permit: R250
2 day Permit: R320
3 day Permit: R380
7 day Permit: R450

Pensioners Permits (Valid Monday to Thursday)
1 day Permit: R125
2 day Permit: R160
3 day Permit: R190
7 day Permit: R225

(The R50 Vehicle Entrance Fee is already included in the self-drive route permit price.)

Self-drive route map guide: R50
Your self-drive route map guide is not your permit. It is a book you can purchase with a detailed map of the self-drive route, with added interesting information on the reserve.

Game Drives

Guided Game drives times available :

5:30 am

16:30 pm

 2.5 - 3 hours 


We also offer night drives per request R400 per person 


Normal rates:

R350 per adult 

R150 per child (3-13 years)


Minimum 4 people per drive 


If only 2, 3 people interested will be R1000 (Private drive)

 Contact Carla Bakkes



One of the most popular casinos, 10km from De Rust Caravan Park, The Carousel Casino is conveniently located on the border of the North West Province near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Polokwane. Famous for its candyfloss pink exterior, The Carousel Casino is an all-in-one entertainment destination with a hot lineup of events. This is the perfect setting for a midweek break, casual weekend trip or spur of the moment getaway.

Safari Mall

Safari Mall is in the Dinokeng Game Reserve with a petrol station, restaurant, butcher, bottle store, gift and coffee shop.

  • Petrol Station

  • Butchery

  • Curio and Take away

  • Bottle store.


A craft brewery and restaurant in the stunning setting of the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve. For a great meal Arlington Brewery & Cidery is a good stop on your game drive. Sit outside under the cooling spray system and sip a Bushveld Bliksem Lager
082 414 7593

at Mongena Game Lodge

Indulge in a gourmet feast at the Kingfisher Restaurant (10km from De Rust Caravan Park) whilst enjoying spectacular views overlooking the small dam at the main lodge and the surrounding plains of the Dinokeng Game Reserve.

The gourmet chefs at Mongena go out of their way to serve exquisite cuisine for any special occasion; from laidback a la carte Sunday lunches to an intimate romantic dinner at Kingfisher Restaurant.

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