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Rustenburg Nature Reserve

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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Serene atmosphere

Loved the drive and views from various points. Fresh air and great scenery. Hiking trail was... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Solly s
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Rustenburg, South Africa
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Great day out

Enjoyed experience of seeing animals up close in their own environment. Adults and children alike... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Kathleen W
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This lush valley basin was declared a reserve in 1961 and protects numerous antelope species and over two hundred documented bird species. Hikers of all skill levels enjoy short hikes, day hikes and overnight camping treks.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“bird life” (2 reviews)
“picnic” (7 reviews)
“hikes” (4 reviews)
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Rustenburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Loved the drive and views from various points. Fresh air and great scenery. Hiking trail was awesome... Waterfalls beauty. Can have a supermarket or takeaway though for emergencies

Thank Solly s
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed experience of seeing animals up close in their own environment. Adults and children alike has a really terrific day

Thank Kathleen W
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent day out,driving the loop was fun , game spotting was fairly easy ,saw eland sable impala and giraffe ,

Thank zahiro1
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We went out with friends it was a super day the road is tared n the picnic spots were nice .. there are beautiful water falls but not for day visitors only if u hiking overnight so that for me was the schlap part not...More

Thank Khadija R
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Close encounters but not wilderness game viewing . Many species and fairly easy access via car to most lookout and roads .

Thank andreas n
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

We saw many Oryx and enjoyed the scenic drive, the road is nicely maintained, but a shop with refreshments is needed

Thank Mieke_love_life
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

we didn't have too much time as we could spend maybe 3 do 4h (that allow as to see maybe 40% of the park _ MAX) we also have a regular car, which didn't allow to go via of road locations.. but still: crocodile, hippos,...More

1  Thank Karolina C
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Park personnel visible throughout from entrance to entering into the park itself had a good view at the animals and the large bird life, ablution facility s are clean and well looked after this was a nice quiet drive on a Sunday

1  Thank 803johanv
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

just simply very enjoyable and relaxed. Lots of animals seen we had a picnic and just enjoyed nature as a whole

Thank Rina K
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We saw more and a greater variety of animals in the scope of two short drives in the Reserve, than we usually see during a whole week in the Kruger National Park.

1  Thank GertOpperman
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