We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rustenburg Nature Reserve

Features Animals
Rustenburg, South Africa
Save
Review Highlights
Love This

Seeing the wildlife is an exciting adventure never boring and keeps you looking for more prices are... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Shuttlejhb
,
Edenvale, South Africa
Our favourite place in all of Rtb

Take a lovely day out to drive around the tar roads and try and catch a glimse of the many animals... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
khadija a
via mobile
Read all 55 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hiking trail” (3 reviews)
“braai area” (2 reviews)
“bird life” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Rustenburg, South Africa
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (55)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"hiking trail"
in 3 reviews
"braai area"
in 2 reviews
"bird life"
in 2 reviews
"picnic"
in 7 reviews
"sable"
in 5 reviews
"grasslands"
in 3 reviews
"animals"
in 16 reviews
"lakes"
in 5 reviews
"park"
in 9 reviews
"hippos"
in 3 reviews
"habitat"
in 2 reviews
"visitors"
in 5 reviews
"scenery"
in 4 reviews
"waterfall"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Seeing the wildlife is an exciting adventure never boring and keeps you looking for more prices are reasonable wont break the banks Great day with friends or family

Thank Shuttlejhb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Take a lovely day out to drive around the tar roads and try and catch a glimse of the many animals in their habitat. The drive itself is quite enjoyable for little ones to try and see who spots the most animals. The picnic/braai area...More

Thank khadija a
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rustenburg Nature Reserve staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit