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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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first visit from uk

Seeing the larger animals is hit or miss. Family had been before and seen great sights of big... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RSweetnam
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Relaxing and enjoying nature

We really enjoyed the routes through the reserve seeing some animals such as zebras (a baby zebra... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
734liezelp
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Nelmapious Drive | Centurian, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Seeing the larger animals is hit or miss. Family had been before and seen great sights of big animals literally crossing the road in front of them. Unfortunately I want so lucky. Still a nice drive and the breakfast was ok. Guides were pleasant and...More

Thank RSweetnam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the routes through the reserve seeing some animals such as zebras (a baby zebra walked right up to our car window not allowing us to leave again), many ostriches, a few bucks and a lot of birds. We had lunch at the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there with friends and what a delightful visit. We really saw many animals and lots and lots of birds. A real haven for the wild so close to the city. The only problem that I had was the toilets. Not well kept and...More

Thank HermanK449
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need peace and quiet and want to enjoy nature and then rietvlei is the place to go. Close to Pretoria and Johannesburg easily accessible. You can just drive around and watch the animals and birds. You will see zebras, several kinds of bucks...More

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there at 6.30 am and it was a cool day so was very lucky. We saw a rhino, 2 cheetahs, buffalo and lots more. Great alternative drive in the city if you don’t want to pay big prices and long days in the...More

Thank Julie l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my wife went late afternoon to visit Riervlei. As we drive in we were surrounded by swallows . Along the road was a Wattled Plover . We also saw guinea-fowls , Blacksmith Plover , ostrich , "flappe " red and masked weaver ,crow,...More

Thank OttoOMU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful outdoor setting under big oak trees for lunch. Enjoyed toasted sandwiches but the worst cappachino ever. Unfortunately the coffeeshop is not well managed with many items out of stock, service slow etc.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt like getting out of town but did not want to go to far. Had grand children with us. Decided on drive through Rietvlei Nature Reserve.We saw many animals whilst leasurely doing the self-drive through the park. It is bigger than you think. We...More

Thank Willie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a pleasure to experience such a lovely nature reserve to close to Pretoria. A great day out and good for picnics.

Thank nikkinaude77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful piece of nature nested in the middle of suburbia, about 45 odd minutes drive out of JHB and well worth the visit, the birds are abundant and with the addition of the cheetahs, the park has become busy. The little restaurant on site...More

Thank jackiebutt
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Carmen V
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Response from OttoOMU | Reviewed this property |
Morning. The entrance fee like pensioners like me is R32.00. Normal persons is R64.00. Interesting is that there no vehicle fees Fees to see the lions is optional , I think it is R100 per person. The reserve is very safe to... More
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Nolisa1416
30 November 2017|
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Response from Izak v | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is self-catering accommodation available.
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