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Welgevonden Nature Reserve

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Vaalwater, South Africa
+27 14 754 8914
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Dry but stunning reserve

The variety of biomes makes for a great park with a huge variety of animals. Looking forward to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ClemD2014
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
First Game drive

Life changing experience. Great guide, who tracked down the elephants for us, because he knew it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Exuk84
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New York City, New York
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  • Average4%
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Vaalwater, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The variety of biomes makes for a great park with a huge variety of animals. Looking forward to the rain and the return of the birds in numbers

Thank ClemD2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Life changing experience. Great guide, who tracked down the elephants for us, because he knew it was the animal more than any other we wanted to see. There's a reason they're called the ghost of the bush!

Thank Exuk84
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you want to see Black Rhinos, this is the place. Particularly baby Rhinos - about the most appealing creature I have ever seen!

Thank hargravesg
Reviewed 23 June 2017

If you don't have much time for game drives, this can be a good alternative! Good sightings, we really enjoyed the hyena denne with the little ones. Nice place.

1  Thank Frank_Ineke
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

During our visit at Kololo lodge, we took the opportunity to visit also Welgevonden twice. Overwhelming landscape with great views. Jurassic park kind of roads. We have seen Lions, giraffes, elephants, hippos and white rhinos. And lots of impalas and Wilde beasts. Absolutely a visit...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 10 May 2017

well worth the trip, but 3 hours not enough. We did have a fantastic driver who took the time to explain and stop whenever asked. Well mantained The views are "Out of Africa"

Thank Deflumine
Reviewed 29 April 2017

A really crap experience for the price we paid. Zero predators of note and would rather have travelled to the Kruger Park and enjoyed a proper game experience. Very overrated!

Thank trigger1234
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Love Welgevonden. Hope to get to go back. It's beautiful. Weather was perfect -- amazing animals and scenery. Felt like this was our own private game reserve.

Thank seeintheworldnow
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Welgevonden is a private reserve of 37000 hectares in the Waterberg region. There are many small lodges, many corporate or private, which do not cater to normal tourists. This makes it less exploited than many other reserves. There is a good variety of game, with...More

Thank PHR67
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Super fun in the reserve at Makweti which justifiably has the reputation for being the best of the lodges in the reserve

Thank Douglas M
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