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“Dangerous in my opinion Avoid” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Melville Koppies

Melville Koppies
Judith Rd. and DF Malan Dr., Johannesburg, South Africa
27 011 788-7571
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Ranked #27 of 57 Attractions in Johannesburg
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Owner description: This beautiful and educational nature reserve contains an archaeological site, gardens and bird watching.
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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238 reviews 238 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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“Dangerous in my opinion Avoid”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Caution AVOID why take the risk of being robbed Charm changed in to RISK

Just not worth it Sorry I am very sad to say.

Visited December 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Fun on the Koppies”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were looking for something to do outdoors and came across Melville Koppies.

We joined a Sunday afternoon guided tour, through Melville Koppies Central.
Our group was led by Don who gave a great tour.
The walk was easy, stopping times for an explanation on the fauna, flora and history.

We can highly recommend this park if you feel a like leisurely outdoor activity in Jozi.
The walk is relaxing and has great views of Johannesburg.

Visited August 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Gruelling 3 hour hike but well worth it. Great hike guides. Take the slowish group if your not sure about your fitness.
We would recommend it and return.

Visited June 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Informative Guided tours”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We completed the guided tour of the central Koppies, it is a wonderful walk with amazing views of johannesburg. The guides have a detailed knowledge of the area and it is wonderful to see the indigenous flowers of the area. The walk was extremely enjoyable and highly recommend as an outing for children as the walk to not strenuous and there is a great deal to learn about the history of Johannesburg.

Visited March 2014
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Poole, United Kingdom
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“East Koppies with nice views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I walked to East Koppies from 1st Avenue turning left into 9th Street then left again into Rustenberg Road. 50m on the left at the start of the railings is the entrance. Follow the path to the top where there are good views of central Johannesburg. The actual area is grassy and also rocky and there was hardly any litter. I saw nobody at all and felt quite safe.

Visited November 2013
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