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Rietvlei Nature Reserve

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Address: Nelmapious Drive | Centurian, Pretoria, South Africa
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012 358 1810
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Day out with small children

This is always a good experience if you want to experience wild animals but do not want to travel too far. Great sightings of antelope and Rhinos. Did not see the cheetah with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TanyaBac
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is always a good experience if you want to experience wild animals but do not want to travel too far. Great sightings of antelope and Rhinos. Did not see the cheetah with cubs however or the 'ghost buffalos'. Restaurant buildings and especially public toilets needs attention as international tourist have to use these facilities and it is in a... More 

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Pretoria
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to all. In the City. A hidden gem. Feels like you in one of the big game reserves. There are plent of animals to see.

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Johannesburg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rietvlei Nature Reserve is centered around the Rietvlei dam between Pretoria and Johannesburg. The majority of visitors will self-drive, although there are small tour companies that will take visitors to the reserve. The main attraction is the animals there. The reserve is home to several rhinos, a small herd of African buffalo, fairly elusive cheetahs, zebras, wild bushpigs, black... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had international consultants on a quick stop over in SA. They had a afternoon free . It was decided as they had not seen much of SA we would do a short trip.To Rietvlei. Although not big five we did get to see enough to give a small taste of the African bush. This place is ideal for that... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rietvlei Nature Reserve has a tranquil feeling . It's a very clean and well organized place to visit. There is very comfortable accommodation for people wanting overnight or weekend accommodation. Lovely game park with an abundance of animals. Fishing and just to relax in a natural lovely surrounding.

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Thank Bern B
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our work teambuilding we went for a game viewing drive and we braaied and chilled at their lapa

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Thank portiarabatshidi
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rietvlei is a good area to see highveld and water birds, has lovely rolling hills open scenery on good roads, and some wildlife.

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Thank ELane61
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to take the family for a picnic outing/braai, also a coffee shop for convinience. With a bonus game drive service available for animal viewing...we were blessed to actually see the cheetahs, which was the highlight for the day!

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Thank mosibudishibu
Kempton Park, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tranquility out of town Enjoyable Safe Plenty of game and bird life Reserve well maintained Staff friendly Nature hikes are also worth doing

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little piece of heaven in the city. Lots of animal's and picnic areas. Guided trial and friendly tour guards. I wil recommend it to all people whom love the outdoor live.

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