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Welgevonden Nature Reserve

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See big 5 in two days

This game reserve sits on 40 000 hectares. The best time to view animals is now in the dry... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sudesh N
Durban, South Africa
via mobile
Loved it

Rhino Heaven. Fantastic Wildlife. Leopard and Lion. Hippo and Elephant. Loved it. Great. Mhondoro... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen R
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Vaalwater, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This game reserve sits on 40 000 hectares. The best time to view animals is now in the dry September and October. There is no shrubbery or many leaves on trees at this time of the year, so the animals are easy to spot. It's...More

Thank Sudesh N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rhino Heaven. Fantastic Wildlife. Leopard and Lion. Hippo and Elephant. Loved it. Great. Mhondoro is awesome.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Were here in April 2018. Beautiful reserve with lots of game. Scenery is great and well maintained reserve.It is green due to presence of enough water and roads in the reserve are also good. Were there for three days and there was still plenty more...More

Thank Berend d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really great well managed reserve with loads of Fauna and Flora to see and the animals all look in good shape even at the end of winter. A truly great getaway that's malaria free and close to Johannesburg.

Thank Spiro Z
Reviewed September 7, 2018

What a wonderful venue. You have to leave your cars at the entrance and all travel after that is done in game viewing vehicles with you own game ranger. The game viewing is well organised with only 4 vehicles allowed at a particular spotting at...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Amazing sightings, very nice area with the big five. And a very quit area, with the most beautiful animals.

Thank ElsL25
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Our guide April got us to a watering hole and 2 lions came to drink.. beautiful. Rhinos and calves lots of Elephants. the game was amazing and all looked so healthy

1  Thank _dottyms
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We are Americans who can to South Africa for the first time and count ourselves blessed that we were told by friends to come here. This is were you want to be. And this is the type of reserve you want to support!

2  Thank Jim K
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This is one of the best managed game reserves I've seen in South Africa. The big five, beautiful trees and open plains are noteworthy scenery. Public vehicles are not allowed and this ensures no overcrowding at sightings. The peace and tranquility I've experienced in this...More

Thank Leon N
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

I honestly didn't know what to expect.Jaco our guide was amazing and his knowledge of the area and his role as conservationist made the trip memorable.The staff was just amazing and the cheff made amazing food.We are going back there in November 2018 to see...More

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