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Rietvlei Nature Reserve

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Address: Nelmapious Drive | Centurian, Pretoria, South Africa
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A piece of nature in the city

Was lovely to get out a bit and drive around to see game, even in a city! Will definitely visit again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Centurion, South Africa
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Centurion, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was lovely to get out a bit and drive around to see game, even in a city! Will definitely visit again.

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Pretoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

What an enjoyable morning game drive! We saw plenty of game and birds. The reserve is well maintaned, including the lovely picnic area.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice nature reserve right close to the city. We enjoyed our short yet fulfilled morning here...

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

A little heaven on earth to visit. Plenty animals to see. Awesome bird viewing. Peacefull place. Picnic site a must to visit

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

A lovely place of wild-life in Pretoria. Love it there. The animals, the dam, the people and the open space.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Wow! Rietvlei is a 'must experience' for those of us who love nature. What a priviledge to have this park on our doorsteps.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

For such a small reserve we were pleasantly surprised by how much we saw- which makes it a lovely day outing (especially if you have kids who may not be ready for the Kruger) The picnic spots vary from flat and shaded to benches on a little embankment under tress overlooking the dam. I would make the trip out just... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Fun drive just to explore. Great facilities and very helpful staff. Highly recommended for a break in a natural setting. Up close with buffalo was awesome!

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Went with a friend and it was my first visit to this park. I was amazed by the different types of veld and vegetation all in one park right between two major cities. Light rain was falling and it created a special wet Africa feel to the trip. We saw a wide variety of game and even the hides at... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Nice to go for a Sunday drive. Small game, otherwise not much to see. Haven't tried their guided game drives, though.

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