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Dinokeng: The only Big Five game reserve in Gauteng

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The game reserve is about an hour and a half from Joburg and its northern reaches touch the border with Limpopo.


23 Aug 2020
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Dinokeng: The only Big Five game reserve in Gauteng

Leopard. Picture: iStock

I still maintain that the best way to spot a lion in the Kruger National Park is to look for brake lights. And that you will always be guaranteed a sighting of the Big Five – the Toyota Hilux, the Toyota Fortuner, the Ford Ranger, the Land Rover Discovery and the Isuzu KB. Given that the Women’s Day weekend was the first real opportunity for Gautengers to escape lockdown pressures and visit places in their own backyard, I should not have been surprised that the only Big Five reserve in the province, Dinokeng, should have looked like a Sandton Saturday,...

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