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“Good for 30min or hour walk”
Review of Melville Koppies

Melville Koppies
Ranked #50 of 173 things to do in Johannesburg
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Owner description: This beautiful and educational nature reserve contains an archaeological site, gardens and bird watching.
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good for 30min or hour walk”
Reviewed July 24, 2012

Good scenery, with views of central Johannesburg and Melville and relaxing. Chance of encounter with masked weaver or guinea fowl. Some of the entrances are annoyingly closed at certain times of day for security reasons. I felt fine going alone, but there are recommendations against it. A bit rocky for running, but doable.

Visited February 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Walking”
Reviewed July 15, 2012

Beautiful view over the northern suburbs of Joburg but the area around the stream was strewn with litter. What a pity that we have so little control over this

Visited September 2011
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Thank Joan F
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
1 review
“Melville Koppies”
Reviewed June 5, 2012

Ancient remains of iron ore mining.Pleasant hike and scenic view of Johannesburg

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Roodepoort
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11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“See what jhb has to over”
Reviewed May 21, 2012

Wow i just love the walk on our doorstep. wonderful guides and veriety of walks. can really see friends of the copies take alot of pride

Visited January 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Bronze age in the city of Gold”
Reviewed April 28, 2012

Phenomenal ability to see ancient bronze smelters in this natural haven, preserved in the centre of our largest city. Beautiful views. Recommend you go with an organized walking group for the guided expertise, and safety in numbers.

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