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Groenkloof Nature Reserve

Pretoria, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 43 Attractions in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails, Outdoors

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Lots of space to walk around and picnic and also a good (but pricey resturant). Nice break from town.

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Gießen, Hessen, Germany
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Seeing that the lion don´t sleep tonight, but today was a nice experience, those giraffes seemed to be happy with their live as a small family

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Pretoria, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Have a perfect family day , picnic or braai with the family. Place for the children to go biking in a true nature type atmosphere. A lot of animals to see and what is even more amazing is it is in the city and you would not even know it. Entrance amount is fair. The Giraffe's is amazing very tame... More 

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Cape Town
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I have mountain biked here many times and enjoyed. You can go for gentle hikes or good trail runs - just watch out for the giraffes, kudu, zebra, rhone antelope, wildebeest and and and! Great spot considering you are in the middle of a city

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lovely track for cyclist and joggers alike. Even taking a steady stroll proves to be an excellent way to get your heart pumping. Not advised to do the walks alone, many people around but we found the trail more challanging than expected and were glad for the extra help and water between the 3 of us. Go prepared.

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Centurion, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Take the bikes and see the giraffe's amongst other animals (no predators lol). Remember the cooler box, camping chairs and have a braai underneath the old timer trees.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

You can satisfy a couple of requirements at Groenkloof: 1. Picnic / braai outside; 2. Game viewing - the game is really tame and you can experience them up close and personal; 3. 4x4-ing through the reserve; 4. Hiking / mountain biking through the reserve Good place to chill out that is not going to take a day to reach

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Pretoria
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Groenkloof is a small nature reserve in Pretoria. You can hike on well marked routes, bike or go in with your car or 4x4 on designated routes, or just have a braai or pick nick. A reserve so close to the city is ideal for Sunday morning or afternoon activty. Most of the time you encounter a lot of wildlife... More 

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Overijse, Belgium
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119 reviews 119 reviews
53 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

On days off the place is crowded. Most of the people bike or have a picknick, so it is easy to walk away from the madding crowd, but one must be lucky to see game.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What an amazing experience, bushveld walk in the middle of Pretoria. The trails are well marked, clean and for all levels of fitness. The entrance to the reserve is clean and the personnel somewhat helpful but you need to figure it out on your own but not difficult at all. The parking areas is again clean and safe under tall... More 

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