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Groenkloof Nature Reserve

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A nature reserve in the city

This nature reserve is just outside of Pretoria city center. At first, I was a bit leary because I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
Hike in the City

The trip started on a rather rough note with me having to queue for a good 40 minutes in order to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Christina de Wit Avenue, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 440 8316
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This nature reserve is just outside of Pretoria city center. At first, I was a bit leary because I heard of muggings and other riff-raff on the hiking trails. However, when I arrived with my husband and friends, it was truly lovely. We took the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bseo-pero
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The trip started on a rather rough note with me having to queue for a good 40 minutes in order to gain entry at the gate. There was only one cashier!!!! Once done with the bureaucracy, I finally entered the reserve that I had ignored...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Manyame
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place for picnics,Hikes,bicycle trails,braai with family and friends,You can also host events at this place.Entrance fee require,Horse rides and Overnight stay in an old family style lapa.Bring your meat,driks ,picnic baskests and enjoy the day at these beautiful ,peaceful spot.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarina2016
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Groenkloof sits on the doorstep of the Pretoria CBD, yet when you are in the reserve you wouldn't think that you are actually in the city. Wildlife abounds. There are great hiking trails, cycling trails and very fun 4x4 trails.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jonmM3308SR
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A walk with the aninals. Do you like hiking take your family and friends to an awesome venue in the heart of Pretoria. On our last hike there we saw zebra, kudu, sable antelope and many more. Plan your hike for midweek when the animals...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Desire K
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Situated virtually two kilometers from the city centre it is well worth a visit to escape the rate race. We regularly hike the area and occasionally mountain bike a bit for some Sunday morning exercise. The animals such as giraffe, duikers, hartebeest etc add to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank geoff_jungle
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Great if you want to go and do a 4X4 trip on a sunday or saturday. Cycling is also very nice but woman alone i would not advice there was incidents were woman was assualted when they were cycling there alone.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Riaan V
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We did a great 16km trail run through the reserve. There were many hikers and a couple of other runners. The routes are well marked. We saw ostriches, kudu, impala and zebra. I can really recommend Groenkloof!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kempff77
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Great reserve to go have a picnic with the family or to go spend time with nature. The hiking routes are well marked and there is much to see as the reserve has wildlife. The view across to the Voortrekker museum is stunning.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sands196
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Never been on a horse in my life but it won't be the last. Truly a unique experience getting so close to wild animals. Thankfully none of the dangerous carnivours were here so it eased my nerves but breathtaking scenery and seeing herds of giraffe,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank J7448YQshanem
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5 December 2018|
Response from bseo-pero | Reviewed this property |
Do you need a name of a trusted driver? Once there, it will be all walking. There are trails for bikes, but you need to bring your own (none for rent). If you need a driver's name, just contact me again.
19 September 2018|
Response from Sarina2016 | Reviewed this property |
Bookings and contact numbers Bookings can be made for overnight facilities and if a guide is rwquired for hiking –two weeks in advance Tel 012 358 1757/1720 Fax 086 2102955 Email... More