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Rietvlei Nature Reserve

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Day out in nature

Nice day out in nature. Plenty animals and birds to see up close and watch them grazing peacefully... read more

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A gem in the heart of the concrete jungle

It has been a while since we last visited the Rietvlei Game Reserve. Although we only had a couple... 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

Nice day out in nature. Plenty animals and birds to see up close and watch them grazing peacefully and not afraid of cars.

Thank HesterBenson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has been a while since we last visited the Rietvlei Game Reserve. Although we only had a couple of hours to spend, we were fortunate to see a variety of wildlife, making the short trip worthwhile. The reserve is well kept and staff friendly...More

Thank DeonS1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In September we have a combined birthday party under the big oak trees next to the restaurant. They did all the arrangement and food with coffee and tea for the whole day. We were more than 25 people and the children played in the park...More

Thank OttoOMU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An awesome game reserve on the outskirts of Pretoria. Beautiful dam and braai areas. Spend the morning driving around the park game watching or take an organised game drive with experienced rangers. The coffee shop serves quick meals and worth a visit. Sit and eat...More

Thank Jane21
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Not too far from Pretoria central, this nature reserve is a great day out. You can spend most of the day driving around looking at the different parts of the park. There are a few places to stop for lunch. We were excited to see...More

2  Thank aexsb12
Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you want to get a break from the buzz of the city this is definitely a place to come, unfortunately the games not plentiful and it seems that a lot of the game you come across is despondent... The buffalo they have at the...More

1  Thank Trent W
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Been visiting the reserve over and over and over again and will do in future too. Such an awesome reserve, on my doorstep! The excitement when looking for all the animals and the joy in seeing them. My soul finding / feeding place.......

Thank nellievmol
Reviewed 29 August 2018

In the middle of a bustling city is this little peace of sanity. Although not very big it gives the city dweller the opportunity to see some wildlife. The roads were well maintained however the picnic spots could do with a bit of a facelift....More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I was recently here with a South African friend. We got here early in the morning and went birdwatching. As a birdwatcher I simply loved it. I saw plenty of new species as well as a good amount of wildlife. I even saw white rhinos...More

2  Thank africanman_840
Reviewed 20 August 2018

You can have your own picnic in quiet surroundings. You will see a lot of animals every time you visit the Nature Reserve.

1  Thank AnnalineG
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Response from Diana G | Reviewed this property |
Entrance Fees from 1st July 2018 Adults 18 years and older R59.00 Children 7-17 years R32.00 Children 2-6 years R11.00 Infants to 2 years Free Pensioners 60 years and older R34.00 Disabled persons R34.00
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Response from julielI2835SB | Reviewed this property |
You just turn up and enjoy :)