The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Dikhololo Game Reserve

Afrikaans name: Dikhololo-wildreservaat



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North West

Dikhololo Game Reserve is a popular resort. It is situated about 24 km north of Brits in the North West province of South Africa.

The resort has plenty of self-catering units and has many facilities including tennis, squash, putt-putt, a supertube, playground, swimming pool and much more. They also have a restaurant, bar and shop.

The resort is situated on a game farm which is well-stocked with a variety of antelope and other mammals. There are no dangerous species so one is able to drive, ride or walk through the game park. There are numerous benches scattered throughout the park allowing one to sit, rest and take in the wilderness. Game drives are also available including night drives.

Some of the mammals to be seen include Giraffe, Kudu, Blesbok, Blue Wildebeest, Waterbuck, Red Hartebeest and Eland. There are also numerous species of birds particularly in the bush around the camps.

Weather for nearby Brits


Dikhololo is within easy reach of Pretoria and Johannesburg and makes an ideal place for a family weekend getaway.

Dikhololo Resort contact number

Reservations: 086-126 9846 (between 08h00 and 17h00 Monday to Friday)

Web site: Dikhololo Game Reserve



Above - Eland and Cattle Egrets

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Lesser Masked Weaver

Above - Lesser Masked Weaver building its nest inside the main complex

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Above - Female Kudu

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References and further reading

Readers Digest Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks and Nature Reserves of Southe - Author: Editor - Alan Duggan - Published: 1991 - Page: 75


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