Ontdek Suid-Afrika
lug jou kop uit die sand

The Emnotweni Casino is situated in Mbombela (Nelspruit) in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.

The Emnotweni Casino was South Africa’s first legal casino and opened its doors in 1997. “Emnotweni”, a slang Zulu term which means “the place where the money is at” and this casino provides just this, a recreational gaming hot spot for high rollers in the Lowveld.

The casino is open 24 hours a day and has over 400 slot machines offering Reel slots and Video Poker. Table games include American Roulette, Blackjack and Raise ‘em Poker. The Salon Privé Room is open for players looking for somewhere a bit more private to play.

For relaxation the Lowveld National Botanical Gardens can be found alongside and are a welcome break from the glittering casino lights.

Things to do and see

  • Casino & Salon Privé
  • Hotel Accommodation (Sun International & Stay Easy Lodge)
  • Explorers Restaurant
  • Glassbar
  • Movies at Riverside Mall (adjacent to Casino)
  • Shopping at Riverside Mall (adjacent to Casino)
  • Lowveld National Botanical Gardens (adjacent to Casino)
  • Butterflies & Bunnies Creché
  • Conferencing & Event Facilities


No admission fee is charged.

Main Floor Tables Open at 11h00

Salon Privé Tables Open at 13h00

The Casino is closed between 06h00 and 12h00 on Good Friday and Christmas Day


Nelspruit experiences its rainfall in the summer months, with December and January seeing the highest levels.

Summer months, November to March will have average temperatures of between 17˚C and 29˚C.

Winter months, May to August will have average temperatures of between 7˚C and 23˚C.


There are Domestic flights into Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport on a daily basis. Car rental companies are available for easy access around the area and it will take approximately 27 minutes (27.5 km)from the Airport to Nespruit along the R40.

Road trips from Johannesburg to Nelspruit will take approximately three and a half hours (358 km) via the N12 and N4 Routes.

Geskep: ; Laas opgedateer: