Celebrate Easter Weekend Safely at Dinokeng Game Reserve

As Easter approaches, Dinokeng Game Reserve eagerly anticipates welcoming visitors for a rejuvenating long weekend in nature. However, with an expected surge in visitors during this holiday period, it’s imperative for all guests to observe the reserve’s rules and regulations, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Meet Jasmine, a potential supermom.

By John Power The capture and translocation of offending leopards is a common practice in South Africa and without satellite collaring them, one has no way of appraising the success of such actions.  In the middle of 2021, a young female leopard (2-3 years) was captured in a trap cage in the Dwarsberg area of […]

Goodbye, Rietvlei

Today, we bid farewell to a true legend of Dinokeng Game Reserve. With heavy hearts, we remember the remarkable life of Rietvlei, affectionately known as the Super Mom, who peacefully passed away on 6/02/2024. Although we are still awaiting lab results to determine the exact cause of death, we have noticed a decline in her condition […]

Aviation in Conservation

Aviation plays a crucial role in the conservation efforts of Dinokeng Game Reserve, where the management of a sprawling 20,000-hectare expanse of diverse wildlife demands constant vigilance. To effectively oversee the well-being of priority species within the reserve, the Dinokeng team employs a powerful tool: the Savannah S fixed-wing aircraft. Matt Temperley, wildlife monitor and […]

Observing Conservation in Action

In the vast, open ecosystems of nature, a delicate balance is maintained through self-regulation. However, as we delve into smaller reserves, such as Dinokeng Game Reserve, the story unfolds differently. Here, meticulous monitoring and management interventions are imperative. Conservation enthusiasts are invited to explore the intricate world of proactive conservation efforts at Dinokeng Game Reserve, […]

World Rhino Day 2023

Did you know? The Dinokeng Game Reserve is part of the Black Rhino Range Expansion Project (BRREP)