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Address: Pretoria, South Africa
Phone Number: +27124408316
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Another peaceful place surrounded by civilisation

Groenkloof Nature Reserve has a lot of activities to keep you busy! From having a picnic or braai next to the river to horseriding, mountain biking and hiking, this is a very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
janetpouwels
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Groenkloof Nature Reserve has a lot of activities to keep you busy! From having a picnic or braai next to the river to horseriding, mountain biking and hiking, this is a very good place to spend a Saturday or public holiday with the family or with friends.

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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Our office decided to visit the reserve for team building activities, thank God for City of Tshwane free WiFi. We enjoyed the spaces and plenty of shade around the picnic area. The hiking trail got boring after we only spotted a single wildlife rodent but was worth the walk because we found different faeces of other large wildlife in the... More 

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Thank Victor K
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Beautiful, quiet and not far from the city. Great hiking and biking trails with views of animals, as well as picnic spots. We did the 4km hiking option and for someone who is very unfit, it was much easier than expected. Don't need a lot of hiking experience. Just remember lots of water:)

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Thank madmaree
Pretoria, South Africa
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This Reserve is a wonderful place for Mountain Bikers and trail runners. The paths are well marked and the trails provide a nice variation. The downside for the bikers is the trail around the reserve is approximately 11 kilometers so requires two or three circuits for a reasonable workout.

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Thank Bruce J
Pretoria
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121 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A half day visit is all you will need. Do not expect the big five but there are Zebra, Antelope, Giraffe on show as well as a mountain bike cycling track

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Thank Hilton J
Copenhagen, Denmark
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

A good place for an afternoon hike but not a big chance of seeing animals. There are different routes of different lengths and it is easy to follow the tracks. We however went to the wrong entrance (do not know why we could not enter there) and had to be redirected but it was close by and easy to find.

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Thank Camilla D
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130 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great for cycling, jogging, hiking or just relaxing and picnics. The animals walk around free (inside the park) so you cycle between them

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1 Thank Zel15
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Actually a very nice place, but, yet another woman and her daughter got attacked there this morning on one of the trails. Unbelievable that after all the problems that there was there are still no security in sight. There were 100 's of people there today and yet that didn't stop the attack. Thanks Tshwane municipality.

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5 Thank JCCrafford
South Africa
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98 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a break away from the city, although you are still in it..you pay an entrance fee, Seniors get a discount price.. You park your car and walk through the reserve..you can climb the mountains and take your own time..you will see many animals and make sure you have drinking water., and your camera..you can make a fire and... More 

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Thank Assie48
Pretoria, South Africa
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105 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Had a 6-year old birthday here. Wide open spaces for the kids to run around, kick a ball & ride their bikes without disturbing anyone else. Big trees provide shade. Braai (BBQ) amenities available. So we made fresh hotdogs outdoors. Tractor ride available, but the 40 minute ride turned out to be 2 hours. All the kids went, so we... More 

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