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Spioenkop Nature Reserve

#5 of 18 things to do in Winterton Features Animals
Winterton, South Africa
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What an amazing find! When we entered we had absolutely no idea what we were going to see so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katie W
Durham, UK
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Amazing beautiful

Ideal to do when you stay at Ardmore. Nice reserve, only an hour drive from the Guesthouse. Also a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Antwerp Province, Belgium
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“game viewing” (4 reviews)
“self guided” (2 reviews)
“picnic” (11 reviews)
Winterton, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing find! When we entered we had absolutely no idea what we were going to see so stumbling upon giraffe drinking water at the picnic site was astounding. There were so many giraffe, other types of antelope and some elusive rhinos that the...More

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal to do when you stay at Ardmore. Nice reserve, only an hour drive from the Guesthouse. Also a visit you can do of the battle field Spioenkop.

Thank Nancyrooms
Reviewed 10 July 2017

What an experience! We saw the beautiful giraffe, and quite a few other animals! The ablutions were also top class. Well worth the drive around!

Thank Bev S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This nature reserve is quite dense with a few animals which we spotted like the springboks. This reserve is in a very remote area .It's along side the Spioenkop Dam.

Thank SHDD
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Must visit. Lovly relaxing n full of nature. Take snacks n picnic basket as well. Can spend d whole day.

Thank fathzm
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, especially overlooking the Spioenkop dam. Unfortunately many of the roads are in bad shape due to erosion. Did one hike, but the path was very overgrown with lots of weeds that sticks to clothes. Basically maintenance is urgently required. Saw quite a few...More

Thank Juanita B
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

It is a nice place, just a bit run down. I would suggest going in the morning or late afternoon. But we went in the middle of the day and still saw Wild beast, meerkats, verities of deer, and giraffes. So only not the Rhinos...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The self-guided game drive is inexpensive and well worth doing. On a cloudy day we saw zebra, various bok and beest, and with the help of binoculars,a couple of rhino and a family of giraffe. However it's probably best to at least have a high...More

Thank readyyselon
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A wonderful birthday party , fantastic sunset and moonrise over the Dam. Excellent animal sightings! The water is low but great fun was had by all.

Thank Lynette1949
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A must visit if you're in the area. Entrance to the park is R50 per person, and well worth considering that you see so many animals in such a short period. We spent two hours there and had seen a white rhino, a group of...More

Thank Saajidah27
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Lynette1949 | Reviewed this property |
There is a campsite available in the Spion Kop Nature Reserve opposite us.