Owl Spot  Verified Listing

Dinokeng Game Reserve > Gauteng > South Africa

Excellent Rating: 4.8 / 5
Based on 11 verified guest reviews

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Member since: 19 March 2019

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Full Kitchen
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Braai/BBQ Area
Parking on Premises
Airport Transfers
Child friendly
Tea and coffee facilities

Owl Spot ... A little piece of paradise in the heart of Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve only 45km north of Pretoria.

We want you to experience the night sounds of the bush, listening to the campfire crackle while a hyena call pierces the silence in the distance. We want you to experience the spike of adrenaline as you look a lion in the eye for the first time and feel the ground beneath your feet as you gaze up at the night sky.

Come and explore the mystery of Owl Spot ... We want to share our idea of paradise with you!

In Room Facilities:

At Owl Spot you will find two thatched cottages surrounded by beautiful bushveld. The two cottages provide luxurious accommodation for up to four people per cottage. Each cottage is fully equipped for self – catering.

Area Information:

There is a place in Africa where wild animals still roam freely. Where the great tuskers still tramp their ancient pathways through indigenous forest and tall yellow grass. This is Dinokeng Game Reserve, a 22 500 hectare unspoiled wilderness in northern Gauteng.

The rest of the Big Five also find their home here – lion, leopard, black and white rhino, buffalo, more than 360 bird species and myriad other animals and plants.

Property Facilities:

* Crisp bedding and toweling
* Coffee and tea
* Bathrooms with a beautiful bath tub and a double shower
* Leather couches in the main living area
* A huge patio area where outdoor furniture is provided to enjoy that all relaxing "bushveld braai".


Enjoy an African Safari like never before in an open game viewing vehicle. Our enthusiastic Field Guide will point out the footprint of a stalking leopard or rhino and calf and maybe the hideout of a baboon spider.

In-house Activities available:

3-Hour guided Safari Game Drive – Daylight Hours @ R 275.00 per person
3-Hour guided Safari Game Drive – Sundown / Night @ R 450.00 per person
Sunset/Bush Picnic – R 370.00 per couple
Junior Field Guide Adventures @ R150 per child.


Extra Info

Property Type Chalet, Self Catering
Conditions Show
Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Moderate
Can Be Used For Film Location, Still Shoots
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Sharon van Niekerk
19 April 2021

Beautiful and spotless unit overlooking a water hole with activity throughout the day. Gorgeous patio, double shower, and deep bath with windows overlooking the water hole.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Victoria Zedi
05 January 2021

We had a lovely relaxing stay at Owl Spot in the Grass Owl chalet. The unit was clean, spacious and well equipped. The unit also has a nice view of a small watering hole at which we saw quite a few animals. The host was very accommodating and friendly. We would definitely recommend Owl Spot for a relaxing getaway in nature!

Superb. 5 out of 5
05 December 2020

The cottages are so amazing and luxurious with everything you need for self catering. Its a real natural experience, peace and quiet, all you hear is nature and its beautiful. The bathroom is out of this world, really enjoyed my stay.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Theresa King
04 November 2020

What a little jewel in Dinokeng. The peace and quiet of the bush was amazing. Our boma was spotless and very comfortable. A huge thank you to Jacque and Marizanne for the excellent service and for making our stay unforgetable. The Game drive was amazing and Aaron were good at finding and getting us to sightings.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Craig Bunn
10 January 2020

Fantastic location and peaceful accommodation. Beautiful sounds of the bosveld with the lights of Pretoria in the distance feeling a million miles away. We stayed in middle of summer so loft room for Pearl Spotted Owl was a bit warm for the kids but nothing a fan wouldn’t fix. Young black backed jackal visited every night hoping for a free snack, very friendly and cool to see so close. Night game drive by Jacques was amazing, so knowledgeable with a sharp eye and saw hippos, lions, owls and plenty of boks and even a small genet which was awesome and very unique to see. Jacques and Marizanne were very friendly and helpful and even sent out wildlife spottings throughout the park via WhatsApp for those that wish to self game drive. Trip to remember
Bunn family, Newcastle, Australia

Superb. 5 out of 5
Thomas Louw
28 October 2019

The accommodation was phenomenal, spacious comfortable, serene and well located.
Thank you
T F Louw

Superb. 5 out of 5
Reece Comley
23 August 2019

Incredible anniversary weekend away! Would highly recommend!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Owl Spot Self Catering Cottages
05 August 2019

Lovely little piece of paradise!!!! Great place to stay and relax... The Game Drive is an amazing adventurer!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Gerald Albertyn
05 June 2019

Really great place for a break. Well equiped and well appointed - has everything one needs. Bush feel very strong but no direct view of the open grassland. Host and game drive ranger very helpful and knowledgeable. A 'will return' option!

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Myra Lourens
04 June 2019

Owl Spot verblyf was uitstekend! Marzanne en Jaques is lieflike, vriendelike en behulpsame mense. Baie dankie vir vriendelike ontvangs met aankoms. Jaques, baie dankie vir mees interessante wildrit, ons dit baie geniet ten spyte v d koue! Die chalet is baie goed toegerus en uiters netjies. Het heerlik geslaap en gerus. Lafenis vir die siel.

Superb. 5 out of 5

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Excellent Rating: 4.8 / 5
Based on 11 verified guest reviews

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Dinokeng Game Reserve Reviews

Matsidiso Hashatse
28 April 2021

Love the location as it helps one to easily getaway from the buzz of the city without the long drives. Seeing animals and the picnic spots thay have. Secure fencing arond the lodges and animals roaming around the lodge. We need to see the Elephants, Lions, leopard. The landmark to crimson and the google map was accurate. A day visit to the reserve and the Restaurants.

Okay. 3 out of 5
Ntombikayise Shibambo
02 April 2021


Superb. 5 out of 5
Amy Maphagela
29 March 2021

Game drive, the stay at the lodge and the Mystic Monkeys and Feathers Zoo.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Mary Kyd
27 March 2021

The range of animals and the map that was available.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Elandri Fouché
17 February 2021

Game Drives and self-drive routes were really cool. We enjoyed it and did not find it as bad as the previous reviews said.
The animals were a little scarce after the many rains, but we saw 9 Jackal in 2 days which is not something that happens often.
We will definitely be back.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Magesh Moonsamy
03 February 2021

The self drive - especially the 4x4 route.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Terry-Anne Grove
04 January 2021

I enjoyed it most because it was a quick break and not too far from JHB to travel and it does have the big 5.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Maria Sithole
02 January 2020

The Nyani Lodge natural relaxation situation and Mongena Game Lodge the nature itself of animals. Location and directions were convenient and easy to get.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Geraldine Connell
21 December 2020

The game viewing on the Mongena game drive was superb!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Jan Phofele
18 November 2020

Fresh air not far from the city and a nice getaway from the hussles of the city .

Superb. 5 out of 5