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Rietvlei Zoo Farm

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Great picnic area

Great outdoor place for families to enjoy. You can even host parties and small weddings or simply... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Amanda M
via mobile

This farm redefines the meaning of farm. There are multiple businesses here including a boys and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“pony rides”(9 reviews)
“zip line”(5 reviews)
“mini train”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
101 Swartkoppies Road | South Johannesburg, Alberton 1448, South Africa
+27 11 024 1512
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

very good place nice nature walks and mountain bike trails that is well maintained good place to visit for all ages

Thank neelsde
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great outdoor place for families to enjoy. You can even host parties and small weddings or simply braai.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This farm redefines the meaning of farm. There are multiple businesses here including a boys and girls school, soccer academy, trails for running and MTB, picnic spots etc. You wont fail to find something to do here with the whole family. Access is easy, parking...More

Thank BIllMoyanne
Reviewed 7 August 2018

There is a lot to do for small kids and the parent can braai or visit one of the restaurants Park runs on 'n Saturday morning, hire one of the lapas for a function or just be there strolling around and watch the animals.

Thank Zetvo
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Stunning place to walk in nature and unwind. My place of peace and quiet and solitude. Perfect to walk, run or cycle the stress away.

Thank Karen v
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It's a very nice place to unwind from the city rush. I participate in the Parkruns held there Saturdays. Lots of things to do, especially for the kids and mountain bike riders.

Thank niekc2016
Reviewed 22 January 2018

great park run, nice bike trails to ride, great bike shop, fun zoo for the kids with things for them to do nice fishing spot with green grass... all over just a very nice place something for everyone

1  Thank 39susannad
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Scenic picnic spot. There is a entrance fee pending on the event happening on the day. Family friendly horse riding for kids and adults; mini train riding in the park. There are thatch Lapa's for shelter which can be booked and braai stands. There also...More

1  Thank Themba M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Its very nice for kids and cycles. Its not that expensive and very very central in Alberton. ideal for families to take them to a safe place and secure and beautiful.

1  Thank 452tonye
Reviewed 3 October 2017

it is a very nice to relax and enjoy all the animals walking around. you don't need to travel very far to visit the zoo in Pretoria or Johannesburg.

Thank 119johanness
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6 May 2018|
Response from Vivienne H |
No, only at 8am on a Saturday morning. There are trails that you can run or walk any day of the week for a R30 entrance fee, but Parkrun only on a Saturday.
14 February 2018|
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Response from Chrmnvntndr |
The 5km park run/walk starts at 8:00am every Saturday at no cost..yes for free.