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Address: Jacaranda Drive, Mafikeng, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (0)18 397 1675
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A real gem of a place!

We stayed for 2 nights in a self-catering chalet in the game reserve - what a beautiful setting of the chalet - right in front of which would have been a water hole except for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in a self-catering chalet in the game reserve - what a beautiful setting of the chalet - right in front of which would have been a water hole except for the drought! Animals still came to visit it though which was a bonus! Game aplenty - every drive we went on we saw stacks of... More 

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Thank vanjays
Cape Town, South Africa
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

9 Rhinos, lots of birds, warthogs, giraffe, blesbok, black wildebeest, impala, springbok, red hartebeest and more all in just over 2 hours!

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Thank kschSA
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Once again I start by saying this is not expensive, only R40 a person. I feel like you get what you pay for here. You see lots of small deer, the old wilder beast and Ostrich and that's about it. There is a nice picnic area to catch some sleep and sit and chill. Overall very disappointed, but the animals... More 

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Thank Trottie69
Harrismith, South Africa
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

The entrance fee for two people was below R 100. Managed to spot different animals. The game reserve roads were not bad.

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Thank MsimangaMR
Logan, Utah
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Although this reserve is smaller, there is still plenty of wildlife to see. Many of the typical animals- kudu, impala, wharthog; but they also have plenty of giraffe, zebra, and rhino! Each time I've gone it has not failed me!

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Thank Kaitlyn C
Lafayette, Louisiana
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Drove in for an afternoon visit, and immediately came upon a number of kudu, blesbok, and hartebeest, with warthogs and Meer cats dashing across the road in front of me. The real encounters were with the rhino, buffalo, wildebeest and giraffe. It was as though I had the whole 5,00 hectares to myself. Conditions were perfect for game viewing, and... More 

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Thank deanwhi
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We enjoyed a very economical and self guided game drive here. We saw many zebra, and giraffe, kudu and springbok, warthog and two rhinos! Wildebeest too. We even went in our Mazda 5 that is low to the ground and had no problems. If you are in Mafikeng, its is a small park but a great place to take visitors... More 

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Thank Emitdvm
Midvale, Utah, United States
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33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Mafikeng Game Reserve was a fun experience to see animals like giraffe and rhinos. You drive your own vehicle through the park so make sure you have someone who is good at spotting the animals, not that they are hiding, but it can be easy to miss them in plain sight.

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Thank Jill G
Bedford, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

After an afternoon appointment had just an hour in Mafikeng to explore the game reserve before sundown. Well worth it - good map with an accurate indication of what to expect to see - and not disappointed. Within a matter of minutes had logged rhino (mother and baby) up close and personal. Wow! Although for me thy were the stars... More 

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Thank Railwaynomad
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This reserve is a must do for us whenever we are in Mafikeng, a town not otherwise hugely renowned for its vibrant and burgeoning tourist industry. The park is relatively small but is pretty well laid out with good dirt roads, friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. The Reserve is also inexpensive, a nice change in a country where the... More 

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