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Rietvlei Nature Reserve

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Nelmapious Drive | Centurian, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 358 1810
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It is amazing to see these beautiful animals in action. It is a relaxing and great way to get out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pretoria, South Africa
Game Drive in the City

You can see a verity of animals in their habitat not far from city live. Roads are kept well and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pretoria, South Africa
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Nelmapious Drive | Centurian, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 358 1810
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is amazing to see these beautiful animals in action. It is a relaxing and great way to get out over a weekend. The animals are well kept and beautiful to see.

Thank 777karin2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can see a verity of animals in their habitat not far from city live. Roads are kept well and drive able with any vehicle. Pick nick area well laid out and protected. Visit this park for a experience that you will not forget.

Thank 210guestg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rietvlei Nature Reserve allows for a beautiful outing with lots to do and it is on our doorstep. Amazing birding opportunities, stunning landscapes, beautiful picnic areas, restaurant as well as hiking and mountain biking trails.

Thank monikar475
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and myself were at the Rietvlei reserve and i was suprised at what we got there. The animals like Rhinos walking freely around. We had a very nice lunch nearby the animals so you can just sit and watch them. The people are...More

Thank annemaried717
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice place totsiens visit - best of all its ons your doorstep. Pity about the collapsed lookout at the picnic spot. Would like to see that repaired.

Thank Christa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Rietvlei, it is good to start early. Be on the lookout for cheetah, rhino's, buffalo. Be sure to pack a hot water bottle and some snacks, and enjoy this at the picnic site at Marais dam. Rietvlei is about 4 000 hectares in...More

Thank Johann_Fouche
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had a foggy start to our visit here...but it just added to the character and mystic of the place. Neat to see animals loom out of the fog. Once the fog lifted we found many animals...lots of birds, but also zebra, eland, buffalo, red...More

Thank mokinator10
Reviewed 17 August 2017

If the hurried life in the city gets to you go the Rietvlei Nature Reserve. Here you can recharge your battery while watching the animals play.

Thank Christa V
Reviewed 17 August 2017

One could never imagine such a nice break away in the middle of developed areas. Instead of sleeping on a Sunday afternoon, go for a drive in the wild. Nice picnic areas. Very clean and upgraded ablutions. Variety of wild animals. The one gate on...More

Thank Maryanne_Strydom
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We have been many times to this place as it is a nice getaway, only 25 mins from Pretoria. However, it was the first time that we took the guided safari Lion drive to see the lions as, having a house at Kruger at the...More

Thank laraBrussels
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7 February 2017|
Response from Jorian13 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee at the entrance gate is payable per person and for the vehicle
Gemma Leah M
5 February 2017|
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Response from Trevor K | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, There is place for fishing, I have seen fisherman camping next to the waters. Entrance to the reserve and fishing area is on Nellmapius Drive, M31
Ronél S
29 September 2016|
Response from Sam0802 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am afraid that I cannot help you with this one. When we go there, we go for a drive and a picnic. Hope you came right!