The Dinokeng Tourism Showcase will take place this Heritage Month at Roodeplaat Nature Reserve

Dinokeng Game Reserve Zebra at rest. Photo: DGR

The Dinokeng Tourism showcase will take place on 07 and 08 September at Roodeplaat Nature Reserve. Dinokeng has incredible establishments, attractions and experiences to the north-east of Tshwane.

Dinokeng is rich in the diverse history, culture and fauna and flora of Africa. Dinokeng is a short drive away from Gauteng’s major urban centres, a gem of a tourist destination waiting for you.

The hospitality of the land is matched by the warmth of its people. The residents are passionate about Dinokeng’s many treasures. Whether you are an outdoor adventurer, want to learn more about the culture and history of an area, or prefer a sedate getaway where you can enjoy the peace and quiet of nature, you will find what you are after in Dinokeng.

Product Event

Date: 7  SEPTEMBER 2018
Time: 16:00 for 16:30

This event will comprise of presentations from tourism specialists and product networking. The business to business programme is directed to tour operators, tour guides, professional conference organizer and other interested professionals in the tourism industry.  Speakers will include Mr. Chris Pieterse the Chairperson of the Dinokeng Tourism OrganiZAtion, Mr. Dumisani Ntshangase from the Dinokeng Project and Tiekie Barnard from Moja Nation.  The afternoon will be dedicated to business to business networking.

Public Event

Date: 8  SEPTEMBER 2018
Time: 07:00 onwards

There will be a family day which will include a bird walk, a family walk and a bush brunch including a presentation of “In the Withaak’s Shade” by Herman Charles Bosman.  Many exciting products from the Dinokeng Project area will be on display to educate and entice the general public and especially families to the Dinokeng area.

Dinokeng is a 200 000 Ha area which includes the 18 000 Ha Dinokeng Game Reserve- the only free-roaming Big 5 reserve in Gauteng, Cullinan- the mining village with a romantic atmosphere, Roodeplaat- the water sports hub of Gauteng and Dinokeng Central- a tranquil bushveld destination on your doorstep.

Dinokeng includes restaurants, The Big 5, zip-lining, hot air ballooning, mine tours, 4×4 tracks, mountain biking, hiking trails, fishing, water sports, birdwatching, bush retreats, wedding venues, team building and a whole lot more.

For more information phone Solani Mthethwa on 084 777 8563 or Thabo Mokhele on 082 440 3060.

Dinokeng Tourism Showcase 2018 Programme

At the Roodeplaat Nature Reserve to display the Dinokeng Tourism Region (Cullinan, Dinokeng Central, Dinokeng Game Reserve and Roodeplaat.)


DATE: 7 & 8 SEPTEMBER 2018



Friday, 7 September 2018

Business to Business

09:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome

Chris JJ. Pieterse, Chairperson Dinokeng Tourism Organization.

11:05 – 11:30 History of the Dinokeng Tourism Region.

Dumisani Ntshangase, Director Dinokeng Projects.

11:35 – 12:00 Dinokeng Marketing Strategy and Branding, Tiekie Barnard, MojaNation.

12:05 – 12:35 Keynote Speaker, Francois Stofberg Efficient Group, “It’s not the end of South Africa as we know it”.

12:40 – 12:45 Summary

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Business to Business networking.

16:30 – 21:30 Sundowners, Braai and networking.


Saturday, 8 September 2018

Family day

07:00 – 08:00 Registration

08:00 – 10:00 S A Cares for Life Family walk (7 km) in Roodeplaat Nature Reserve. Various prizes sponsor from product owners and service providers.

09:00 – 11:00 Bush brunch with various food stalls hosted by Oom Schalk Lourens from the Groot Marico.

08:00 – 14:30 Product displays showcasing the Dinokeng Tourism Region.

You can download the Dinokeng Tourism Showcase 2018 poster here.