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Rietvlei Nature Reserve

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Address: Nelmapious Drive | Centurian, Pretoria, South Africa

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We went for a picnic. The picnic site is against the Rietvlei Dam with many trees. Facility's are good and enough for a lot of people We went on a game drive and saw a lot of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Hantie D

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for a picnic. The picnic site is against the Rietvlei Dam with many trees. Facility's are good and enough for a lot of people We went on a game drive and saw a lot of game as well as the buffalos. I can recommend Rietvlei Nature Reserve

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice to pop out to Pretoria area to enjoy the open space of the Rietvlei Nature reserve. We enjoyed an awesome picnic under the beautiful green trees next to the Hippo dam. Really nice family spot.

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Thank 584kurtg
Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Rietvlei Nature Reserve for my birthday last month. It was my first time there and I should say, THE VIEWS ARE AMAZING!! The plan was to get there in the morning 08h00, take a drive and start with the birthday braai around lunch. As my friends and I are Africans, obviously everyone was late (African time). I... More 

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Thank Myst-Ink
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A really nice and relaxing outing close to Pretoria East looking to see rhinos and eland in the wild. A stop for tea and cake at the tea room always a must. Marais dam a must be stop if you want to do a picnic.

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Thank igjacobson
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy access, close to Pretoria, well kept. Cheap entrance. Nice opportunities for Photography and water sports (in summer). Braai areas and bird hides. As a family outing over the weekend: Perfect.

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Thank 506michael
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Drive among a good selection of game and a bird watching bonus as well. When done you can have a very nice picnic at the side of the Rietvlei dam

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Thank Wynand M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful break away from the everyday hustle and bustle of the city. Very close to all major airports. Staff at main entrance are not the friendliest of folk but get the job done. Entrance fee is very reasonable and facilities are kept clean and safe.

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Thank Esspreso
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nature, close to the city....An activity for the family! take your own picnic/braai and make it a relaxing day. .

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access, great picnic area by the lower dam, bird hides, grasslands, easy animmal viewing, tea garden

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for an in-expensive, relaxing day out, pack a picnic basket and head to Rietvlei for a few hours!

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