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Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve

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Jacuzzi and Chill

We were 3 families - Grandfather and Grandmother, son and wife, daughter and husband, 5 kids... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Abe O
Ideal for MTB and Hiking

We did not overnight - only made use of the reserve for mtb. Routes are great but the mtb trails... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Neethling W
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Robertson Road, McGregor, McGregor 7608, South Africa
+27 23 625 1621
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were 3 families - Grandfather and Grandmother, son and wife, daughter and husband, 5 kids. Arrived Friday afternoon, was met by a very friendly Ronel at the office and unpacked in Rooikat, an old farmstead with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. We immediately felt...More

Thank Abe O
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We did not overnight - only made use of the reserve for mtb. Routes are great but the mtb trails can be marked better. Otherwise a great experience to ride the trails.

Thank Neethling W
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We booked 2 nights at Vrolijkheid with great expectation but what a disappointment. We had to leave the following morning due to overcrowded guests next door, who drank, roamed and played music all through the night, and were still going when we left at 9....More

1  Thank A19V88
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the Robertson area, and on the way to the donkey sanctuary, we saw the park's sign, and decided to visit. The park has a small fee and it is based on the honor system. The main attraction seems to be the two...More

Thank reginafug
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

The reserve has lovely paths and well established bird hides to watch the birds on the small dam. The hikes throughout the Reserve are well marked and discovering a new world of beauty. There is a hide with a bath which is wheelchair accessible. Really...More

Thank DesireeMaartens
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The reserve offers good walks both long and short. The main attraction as far as wild life is concerned is the bird life, which is very special particularly at the bird hides on the two dams.

1  Thank MargaretJ1222
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great place for hiking and cycling, nothing to strenuous. Worthwhile doing it at sunset, spectacular sunsets.

Thank TrezSouthAfrica
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The reserve road is impassable for ordinary cars so be prepared to walk. The walk into the reserve is easy and allows one to get the feel of the place in a short period. Much longer hiking trails are available. Access is by self issued...More

Thank Berty V
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This nature reserve is just off the road to Mcgregor...called the road to nowhere because it terminates at the village...one enters through a big gate and within a short drive one finds nothing but veld...get out your binoculars and you may well see cape zebra,...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

On our arrival there were no staff present (Saturday) but a honesty box / pipe with slot to insert monies for hiking permit was present. Once you've paid your hiking permit monies, you issued your own permit. The hiking trails / roads are well maintained...More

Thank Mari B
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