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Spioenkop Nature Reserve

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What a beautiful surprise

The Nature Reserve was very dry given it is winter season. The dam levels were low but it is truly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kisty N
A piece of paradise

What a pleasure to be able to camp, game view from your boat or game view by driving - all in one... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2019
Durban, South Africa
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Winterton, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This entire reserve is an absolutely shocking condition and it is indeed disgraceful that KZN Wildlife has allowed this reserve to disintegrate to this dilapidated level. We intended camping at the reserve in December and wanted to check out which sites would be suitable -...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank AnthonyB4921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Nature Reserve was very dry given it is winter season. The dam levels were low but it is truly an amazing sight. The animals were few, only got to see wildebeest, zebras drinking at the dam (awesome sight), warthog, waterbuck, birds, springbok, kudu and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kisty N
Reviewed June 5, 2019

What a pleasure to be able to camp, game view from your boat or game view by driving - all in one place! You will always see animals and its a treat to live amongst them! Work is needed and if done would make the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank vanjays
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Went for a game walk here whilst staying at Three Tree Hill. Saw White Rhinos, albeit at a considerable distance, plus relatively close up giraffes and zebras. Some good views of Spioen Kop Dam.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MartinC209
Reviewed January 13, 2019

i toughly enjoyed my stay at Spioenkop Nature Reserve. At R90 per person per night camping year 2019, i did not find the price bad at all. Although you can take a normal car into the reserve. i'd suggest something with a little more ground...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 251duncanw
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Having been a number of times over the last 20 years, we were really shocked how dilapidated the park has become. Clearly spending restraints from Parks Board and lack of basic care has seen the lovely park deteriorate into a very poor state. The position...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Gautenger65
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Unexpected visit to the lovey nature reserve. Great close encounters with antelope and giraffe. Did not see the rhino will have to come back.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, self drive. Not many animals spotted though. Lovely picnic sites near the waters edge.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Merissa D
Reviewed July 17, 2018

One of the lesser known nature reserves in KZN where one can enjoy the beautiful Spioenkop Dam and a wide variety of wildlife. There is a tranquil picnic site next to the water and several routes one can drive (with an ordinary sedan) to view...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MariannedJ2013
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Was able to use wildcard to get in. In half an hour saw zebra giraffe wildebeest impala red hartebeest and rhino! Road very rough if you don't have high clearance

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Anita M
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August 22, 2019|
Response from MartinC209 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry cannot help directly as we did not camp but stayed at Three Tree Hill Lodge. Only suggestion I can make is to try emailing Three Tree and see if they know how you can contact the camp site. Tripadvisor will not let... More
August 6, 2018|
Response from MariannedJ2013 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I have a Golden Rhino Card which gives free access to all Ezemvelo Wildlife resorts. Probably R50 or R60.