Looking for a proper safari experience in a Big (and small) game territory? Then join this Johannesburg day safari in Dinokeng Game Reserve, South Africa.
The malaria-free Dinokeng Game Reserve, is a free-roaming Big 5 reserve near Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa. It covers approximately 21 000 hectares for guests to view on an African safari.
Your Johannesburg day safari in Dinokeng Game Reserve, South Africa traverses a 8000 ha area of varying terrain and vegetation. Ranging from bushveld to grassy floodplains and thornveld including a 28 ha lake and its surrounding wetlands supports browsing and grazing species that are best enjoyed either by a guided safari drive with qualified game guides.
Safari goers have the opportunity to view and photograph lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard, cheetah, giraffe, zebra, brown hyena, wildebeest, red hartebeest, tsessebe, eland, kudu, impala, waterbuck, ostrich, jackal, hippo, crocodile and over 300 bird species, including fish eagles, the endangered blue crane and the martial eagle.
'The anticipation of spotting another heard of beautiful kudu or majestic giraffe, or even elephant or....lion, and then taking in the magical moment when it's standing right in front of you, is what makes us return to the bush'.
Once leaving the city behind and road tripping around 1 hour 45 min, settle in for a 2 – 2,5 hour Safari game drive in this expanse of wilderness, 8 000 of the 21 000 ha that comprises the Dinokeng Game reserve, offering a wealth of opportunity to spot and photograph Africa’s Big 5, a vast variety of plains game and plenty of smaller species of wild animal.
Snacks and a drink (extra drinks optional extra) are served during the Johannesburg day safari in Dinokeng Game Reserve, South Africa at a wild spot. Often in a bush opening or at the edge of an expanse of wilderness with a front seat view.
It is advisable to take warm clothing along even in summer. Blankets and hot water bottles are provided in winter. Do not forget hats, sun protection, binoculars and cameras. Light lunch will be served after the drive (morning departure) or after the drive (afternoon departure).
The safari takes place on open game vehicle. However, should booking volumes be high and no seats are available, we may go to Plan B and conduct the safari in a closed vehicle.