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Wolwekraal Nature Reserve

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Highly recommended!

Our group spent a couple of early morning hours with Sue Dean walking around this nature reserve... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
Karoo secrets

Mention Sue Dean to anyone in the country who is interested in plants and nature and they know who... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Nov 4, 2018
“Highly recommended!”
Sep 28, 2017
“Karoo secrets”
Sue Milton-Dean guides walkers on a 2 km trail with spectacular Karoo desert scenery and fascinating endemic succulent plants. As you walk across rocks of various ages and origins, you will discover patterns in vegetation, find out how plants and...more
R353 Kruidfontein Road, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
+27 82 770 0206
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Our group spent a couple of early morning hours with Sue Dean walking around this nature reserve and it was so interesting - we could easily have spent another hour or two. What looks like featureless desert vegetation contains so many interesting stories and we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sue D, Owner at Wolwekraal Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for your positive review Michelle. Sue Milton-Dean

Reviewed September 28, 2017

Mention Sue Dean to anyone in the country who is interested in plants and nature and they know who she is. Impressive and well-deserved. Sue led my botanist clients and I on a wonderful guided walk around her private reserve and we were thrilled. Without...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

It was a real privilege to take a walk through the Wolwekraal Nature Reserve together with Sue Milton. Learned a lot from her about the plants and animals in the Prince Albert area.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Platteland
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

This walk was fascinating and it made me really see the Karoo and all its beauty through different eyes. Sue's love for all things natural is inspiring and I learned so much from her. I will definitely go again when next in Prince Albert as...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Dr Dean knows her subject and takes you on an interesting walk. It was informative, but I would say, imho, somewhat dry, humorless, too academic. `if you are staying in Prince Albert for more than 2 days, thid tour should be on your list "to...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank roger_eva_d
Reviewed September 25, 2013

We were a large group from the Plettenberg Bay Bird Club and were taken out on an inspiring informative wander through the reserve with Dr Sue Milton Dean sharing her vast kknowledge of Karoo plants & animals small & large. This is a outing not...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank Beryl H
Reviewed July 1, 2013

If you are looking to really understand both Prince Albert and the Karoo itself, this walk is not to be missed. Get some relaxed exercise in some of the best air you will ever breathe, accompanied by an extremely knowledgeable guide.

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank RobynM480
Reviewed June 28, 2013

Wonderful to go walking with Sue Dean on the reserve, which encompasses many typical Karoo plants and some endemic to Prince Albert, as well as an old settlement site replete with original artefacts. A fine informative walk to recommend to one's guests, preferably on a...More

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank Sally A
Reviewed June 25, 2013

Hugely informative, fascinating walk with Sue Dean. Take in the splendour of the Karoo veld as Sue shares her vast knowledge and makes the journey come alive explaining both flora & fauna, great, small & tiny - just takes one's breath away.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Chantal S
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Thanks to Sue and her wealth of knowledge to show us the finer points of Karoo plant life. We had a wonderful 2 1/2 hours with her. On the surface (if you'll excuse the pun) it was just walking around what seemed a dry, lifeless...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Ron W
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