Rust de Winter Dam Resort


Lying within the boundaries of the proposed Dinokeng 'Big Five' Game Reserve, the 1.650-ha Rust de Winter Reserve is an initiative of the Gauteng Provincial Government to establish a major centre of wildlife-based industry. The reserve is close to the national N1 road, an hour's drive north from Gauteng's major centres, and en route to destinations such as the Kruger National Park, Waterberg Biosphere Reserve and the tourist attractions of Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It surrounds the 500-ha Rust de Winter Dam, incorporating a wide variety of landscapes and habitats, including broad-leaved woodland, rocky woodland slopes, mixed woodland, riverine forest and alluvial acacia veld. Rust de Winter is a well-known birding destination, with 400 species of birds including numerous varieties of water bird. Game found on the reserve includes kudu, waterbuck, zebra, reedbuck, steenbuck, duiker, impala, Nyala, warthog, aardvark, bushpig, crocodile and otter.
Highlights & Activities: Rust de Winter Dam - Angling, Boating, Game Viewing, Birding Facilities: one self-catering chalet, day visitors area, camping and caravan

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