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Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

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Cool spot for a chilled hiking experience Very reserved Choice of short easy to long difficult... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Palesa M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Perfect for a weekend hike with the dogs

Very beautiful nature with a few animals to make to experience more memorable. Take the doggies and... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool spot for a chilled hiking experience Very reserved Choice of short easy to long difficult hiking trails

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Palesa M
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Very beautiful nature with a few animals to make to experience more memorable. Take the doggies and go for a hike. you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank angeliqav
Reviewed November 12, 2018

An amazing place to visit and spend time in nature. In the city, however, it feels like you are in the bushveld. A place to find yourself again while spending time in nature.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

A lot more can be done about this lovely nature reserve . There use to be a tea garden, lovely garden area . It is still nice , but sad to see the decline in the general upkeep . Best to go in groups ,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lutia2015
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Take the whole family and walk up the hill for some exercise and a nice view at the top. If you are lucky you will see the zebras. Permits are available to bring your dogs for a walk.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Gundid5
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Wow, really steep but all paved so no rock climbing - just elevation. The views are terrific and worth the work. No place to grab snacks or drinks so bring your own. Nice bench at the top, where you can sit in wonder. Pretoria gets...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 67RoslynM
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This place is spectacular in the middle of Faerie Glen. You will not believe that this place exists you can see wildlife and get in some fresh air. You can hike to the top and see most of Pretoria.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EduanN16
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Last week I came across Impala as we look eye to eye to each other. I stand still until they disappear in the bush but what a feeling. Lots of bird sounds and the water in the river has a calm effect on me.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank otto u
Reviewed December 7, 2017

If you are in Pretoria and looking to experience nature (without a long drive), visiting Faerie Glen can be a great idea. It has a few short hiking trails, but we combined 2 trails for a longer hike. Not only we got some Zebras and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Fareen_Traveller
Reviewed September 16, 2017

We hiked through Faerie Glen as part of an organised hike from Moraleta Kloof nature reserve; meandering next to the spruit in this nature reserve. Varied vegetation and, at times, the trail is steep; a lovely place to plan and hike in. Remember water, sunscreen...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ryamarim
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July 15, 2018|
Response from EduanN16 | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Sunday’s and the last time I was there it was R10 p.p
July 13, 2017|
Response from Mehmoui | Reviewed this property |
No cafeteria or restaurant. We brought in our own water and snacks and didn't have a problem. There is a picnic table right after you enter the reserve.