Tshikwalo Game Lodge is situated in the heart of the Dinokeng Game Reserve near Pretoria, and is owned by reknowned Pretoria prosthodontist, Dr Anton Grotius.

Tshikwalo, offering self-catering accommodation and a function venue, has an experienced and capable team, to ensure that you have a memorable visit, returning again and again to enjoy the pleasant and tranquil African bush experience.


Dinokeng, meaning “place of rivers”, covers 281 000 hectares of ground in “a place of sacred water sources”. A variety of activities are offered by the many ‘partners’ or landowners in this beautiful reserve, including game viewing, restaurants, hiking, shebeens, bird watching, conference facilities, wedding venues, jewellery, museums, water sports, festivals, vibrant traditional culture and places of historical interest. True value-for-money options, conveniently close to the big cities – roughly an hours’ drive from Johannesburg, and 30 minutes from Pretoria.

Dinokeng Game Reserve

The Dinokeng Game Reserve is a partnership between landowners, the Gauteng Government, Blue IQ and all the local communities. A sizable 12 500 hectares of ‘bushveld’ in north-east Gauteng is fenced in, and the introduction of game has been completed – including the ‘Big-5’ We invite you to escape from the ‘busy-ness’ of the city – to come and spend a few days close to nature, relaxing, refreshing the soul, de-stressing, and appreciating the magnificence of the African bush at our Dinokeng accommodation.