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Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve

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We decided to take a road trip to this nature reserve. Relatively inexpensive, ideal for cycling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Louise S
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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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Suikerbos a mere 50km South of Johannesburg but feels like you entering the Lowveld of South... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Jerome K
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Its not an easy place to get to if you don't have a car. The toilets dont work and the place has not had any money spent on it for years - and it shows. "Run" if you can call it, by provincial government -...More

3  Thank RoddyPayne
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 April 2014

The last time I visited the reserve was more than ten years ago. Walking the Cheetah Trail is worthwhile and it is great to get out into the open and have a walk without fear. The drive is also quite beautiful. Where things fall down...More

10  Thank gwen68
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take a road trip to this nature reserve. Relatively inexpensive, ideal for cycling and hiking. We did not use any of the facilities (bathrooms, picnic area, etc.) but the drive was peaceful and we spotted some wildebeest, baboons (with little ones), zebras...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Suikerbos a mere 50km South of Johannesburg but feels like you entering the Lowveld of South Africa. This place is ideal for real peace of mind. Out of the hustle and bustle of city life. We did a cycling ride in the reserve. What a...More

Thank Jerome K
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The Nature Reserve is really a one-way road which may take you hours to complete if you stop to admire the view and wildlife. They close at 4PM so start early in the day and take your time. There is lots of wildlife to be...More

1  Thank Doug K
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Its not an easy place to get to if you don't have a car. The toilets dont work and the place has not had any money spent on it for years - and it shows. "Run" if you can call it, by provincial government -...More

3  Thank RoddyPayne
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Visiting the Reserve is for the quiet and for just enjoying nature. It is a haven for hikers, short and long trails, even overnight trails. Also for cyclists as they can ride the 60 odd kilometres around the park on a tar road with beautiful...More

1  Thank HermanK449
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

It is a nice peaceful place to clear your head! You may walk the pathways to see diffrent buck and baboons. The place isn't perfect or very safari like but if you are short on time and money this is the place to visit. Think...More

1  Thank AlmaroD1
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went on a 10km hike in Suikerbosrand - beautiful vistas and landscape just outside of town. This is a challenging 10km hike with lots of climbing as you complete the circle route around the koppie. Well marked with green/yellow footprints and it's also well...More

Thank ryamarim
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Went with my team mate Vaandzile on instagram. We had an exercise and half and at the end it was worth it. As per previous reviews, the roads were clearly marked and it was easy to enjoy the scene, rest under the trees and the...More

Thank ntiyis0m
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

So we visited the reserve on n sunday, the drive was ok and the picnic spot average. We were just disappointed not to see a lot of animals. Where have they all gone. Previously there was an abundance of antelope in the reserve and now...More

Thank JWMare
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The sun was shy this morning and a chilly wind greeted us as we left our residence. After a 40 minute drive, the friendly staff at Suikerbosrand welcomed us. We were provided with clear maps and an explanation of where to find the 4 km...More

1  Thank Marie B
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Discover44921130231
17 November 2018|
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Response from RoddyPayne | Reviewed this property |
Hi - i have it as R25.00 per adult - children and pensioners get a discount - and R15.00 per car. it may be a bit more but it is in this sort of realm
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YolandiL22
26 May 2018|
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Response from RoddyPayne | Reviewed this property |
I did not see swings and slides - more of a walking area
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