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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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An absolute requirement when leading a stress-laden city lifestyle. Abundant wild- and bird-life... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Xander B
Pretoria, South Africa
Rietvlei on our doorstep

Over the past weekend I took a family member of mine here from the Cape to Rietvlei, only about 15... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pretoria, South Africa
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Nelmapious Drive | Centurian, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 358 1810
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Reviewed yesterday

An absolute requirement when leading a stress-laden city lifestyle. Abundant wild- and bird-life, fishing and water activities, beautiful sunsets and coffee shop provide for a relaxing environment, right in the middle of the city. Tarred roads allow for easy exploration.The bird hides and picnic spot...More

Thank Xander B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the past weekend I took a family member of mine here from the Cape to Rietvlei, only about 15 minutes drive from Pretoria. An awesome way to spend a day out in Nature and seeing beautiful birds and various animals. We saw Rhino, buck,...More

Thank 901JayGee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very nice reservation, there was a lot to see. The zebras came right up to the car but didn't bother us in the vehicle. A fair amount of animals eating and looking at the humans in vehicles

Thank 840tonih
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really is a nice day retreat for family to view game and see wildlife without having to drive to Kruger or Pilansberg. Close to Johannesburg and really simple to find in the heart of the cradle of human kind. Lots of nice restaurants all...More

Thank Max M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park is in top condition. We saw mostly rhino, zebra and buck. The lion tour is different from the regular so make sure to book. The resturant had a very oily but we had a beautiful view of the buffalo's while we ate. Overall...More

Thank Roxanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for a peaceful Sunday picnic, is was super peaceful and the picnic spots are very clean and tidy as well as the bathroom, there are alot of animals roaming around so plenty to see, wil definitely be going there again

Thank 138sharonj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took some Australian tourists who had limited time in Johannesburg. It was a good day with an excellent picnic spot offering very clean and well maintained facilities including toilets and numerous hides throughout the park. Unfortunately one of our guests paid cash for our...More

Thank beaus646
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did you know that you can have a picnic, next to a pool with hippos, in Pretoria? Well you can, and you can also see lion, rhino, cheetah, buffalo and other antelope. And you can do it all in 3/4 hours. What better way to...More

Thank andreblignaut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can go to the Rietvlei Nature Reserve every day and discover new and exciting things each time. It is very close to the city and very conveniently located and yet once inside the Reserve you are in the middle of the bush!

Thank LizMorel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I conduct regular visits. All the rhino's have been de-horned. Such a terrible but necessary action to save they majestic beasts. Wonderful bird life and much game. Easily spotted with good tar and dirt roads. Reliability to have the access gate open at the times...More

Thank AHidler
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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!