Nearby Attractions

nearby attractions

Nearby attractions include Dinokeng - rich in the diverse history, culture and fauna and flora of Africa. Best of all, it's just a stone's throw away to the north-east of Jo'burg and Tshwane, a gem of a tourist destination waiting for you. The Dinokeng destination, covering over 200 000 hectares offers you a variety of experiences, making a trip there interesting and worthwhile. It includes the Roodeplaat and Rust de Winter dam areas, as well as the towns of Cullinan, Rayton, Hammanskraal, Moloto and Refilwe. There are over 275 tourist attractions across Dinokeng, each with its own character and offerings.

Mystic Monkeys & Feathers Wildlife Park hosts one of South Africa's largest private primate collections featuring 38 species, in addition to a large number of beautiful, exotic birds. It is home to the first two Angolan black and white Colobus and Bearded Saki's babies born in captivity in the country as well as Chimpanzee and White-Handed Gibbons, two of the "Big 5" in the "ape" world, including Cheetahs, Lions and Tigers.

Inspired by the vastness of Africa, Zambezi Mall will offer middle to high end fashion, cinemas, an up market live entertainment theatre and entertainment hub.

Cullinan was named after Sir Thomas Cullinan who discovered a rich diamond pipe in 1902. In the second World War, the largest allied POW camp in Africa was established here and till today the graves of 264 Italian POW's are still preserved. On offer for the weary traveler are numerous restaurants, coffee shops and tea gardens with excellent facilities found in the various Guest houses and B&B's in and around town.