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Address: Jacaranda Drive, Mafikeng, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (0)18 397 1675
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Very cheap and fun

This is a nice little game park to self-drive if you happen to be in the area. It is about 40R (approx. $2.50) per person for a self-drive. The self drive is mostly well marked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2016
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a nice little game park to self-drive if you happen to be in the area. It is about 40R (approx. $2.50) per person for a self-drive. The self drive is mostly well marked and takes about 2 hours. We saw 3 rhino, a dozen giraffes, wildebeest, impala, springbok, zebra, ostrich, and some other antelope species. There aren't any... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

I meet a White Rhino, Uncle Girraffe, wild pigs and zebras with there stripes colours at the Game Reserve.

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Thank Mpho C
Durban, South Africa
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

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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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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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Harrismith, South Africa
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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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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Lafayette, Louisiana
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20 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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Midvale, Utah, United States
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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