Camping Spots Nearby Pretoria

December can be quite a pricey time to go on holiday. But a holiday doesn’t have to be all hotels and five-star restaurants. Have you thought about going camping, or maybe even glamping, this coming holiday? A quiet escape from the concrete jungle may just offer you the relaxation that you deserve. And camping often offers a wide range of activities for you to enjoy. Here are some great camping spots close to Pretoria for you to take a look at…



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Dinokeng Resort

Situated in the Dinokeng Game Reserve, this lovely spot is less than an hour’s drive away from good old Pretoors. Their campsite is stunning – it’s clean, green and quiet.

The folks who oversee the campsite and the bordering guest house are super-friendly. They’ll be sure to brighten your day. Each campsite offers a nifty braai for your own personal use. You even stand the chance of seeing some wildlife, nyala and the like, walking around the campsite.

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Bring some comfy shoes to enjoy the bush walk and hiking trails, or book a game drive for a fun day out. They also have mountain biking trails, so bring along your bike. If you’re feeling a little out of touch, you can hole up in the lapa for some TV time.

Children can enjoy the games room with a variety of activities on offer, a pool complete with a super tube, an indoor pool, trampolines and much more.

Details: www.dinokengresort.co.za063 771 6856/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Dube Private Game Reserve

Pack up your bags and head down to Dube Private Game Reserve. It’s about 45 minutes to an hour outside of Pretoria. This resort offers a peaceful and quiet break away from your everyday routine.

The reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including blue wildebeest, warthog, giraffe, jackal, and a plethora of birdlife. If you’re into mountain biking, bring your bicycle along and enjoy their mountain bike trail. If you feel like hoofing it, try their hiking trail on for size. But if you prefer to explore and relax at the same time, sit back and enjoy a game drive.

The resort offers a swimming pool, braai facilities, a television/games room and a children’s play area.

Details: www.dubegame.co.za / 082 375 6179

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Drie Berge Caravan Park

Another breakaway camping spot a stone’s throw away from Pretoria is the Drie Berge Caravan Park. Nestled between mountains, the Crocodile River and bushveld, you can truly feel free of the city.

This spot has some great fishing spots along the river, so whip out your poles and get the bait ready. If you enjoy fitness activities like hiking and mountain biking, this is the place for you. This peaceful holiday destination is also perfect for those of you who have a passion for birding.

You can enjoy the swimming pool to dampen the summer heat. They also offer tennis, table tennis, volleyball and rugby facilities for your entertainment. There are also many nearby attractions should you want to take a day trip.

Details: www.driebergekaravaanpark.co.za /083 608 3409

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