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Groenkloof Nature Reserve

#15 of 115 things to do in Pretoria Features Animals
Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 440 8316
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Great...if you don't get mugged!

My husband and son were mugged on one of the trails in Groenkloof. It saddens me that we can't... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Tania H
Pretoria, South Africa
Close up with animals

We live only 3 minutes drive from here and frequently visit the reserve. It's always lovely to see... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

My husband and son were mugged on one of the trails in Groenkloof. It saddens me that we can't enjoy this beautiful reserve and it angers me that the people at the entrance said it was very safe when my husband asked about safety (before...More

3  Thank Tania H
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We live only 3 minutes drive from here and frequently visit the reserve. It's always lovely to see the animals up close in this peaceful environment

1  Thank StephanieJakkalsie
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Some nice hikes with quiet areas and good views of the city. We didn't see much wildlife but still enjoyed it. Parking was plentiful and there weren't too many people

Thank EricL97332
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We went for a walk with FIVE kids all between the ages of 3 and 7. At first when we started walking i thought the kids would never make it, but they did it! we were proud, something about the freedom of the bush I...More

Thank sirensash
Reviewed 15 March 2016

For those who love being in the bush that's not too far to travel to ride your bike then this is the perfect place. A place where you in amongst the game, just make sure you have enough liquid because it can get warm.

Thank Eddie2392
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Always a great place for a leisurely hike as there are various well marked trails. One of my favorite hangouts as its within easy access from the city. Spotting game is a must and very rewarding. Awesome photo opportunities too. Zebra, giraffe, buck, ostrich... and...More

Thank Nishi_NJ
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I have done 4x4 trail a few years ago and again now. The route has been damaged a lot by amount of traffic. The route needs some work. 4 years ago I did it in a 4x2 now in a 4x4 I skipped various areas...More

Thank Leonpotgieter
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Omg. The hiking trails is amazing. My dad and myself do the 10,5km (yellow) trail ons a month. The first 2km and the last 2,5km is pretty tough. But it is beautiful and great. Unfortunately there is about 5-6km that is quite flat but it...More

Thank Lenique L
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Absolutely lovely tranquil place. Ideal for a Sunday family braai. They also have horse rides available and a playground for the kids. Lovely picnic tables and very clean.

1  Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We used to be regular visitors to this reserve ( once or twice a month) until a few months ago when prices increased and the facilities degraded. Recently with the lack of security and danger to hikers and bikers in the reserve we have completely...More

3  Thank Jacques S
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v Oberholzer
Good morning , just wondering what the cost are to hire a bike from the reserve ? Thanks
19 March 2016|
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Is it safe if I want to do the 10km trail alone?
26 February 2015|
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Response from RogerP | Reviewed this property |
Attention! Two days after our visit, walkers were held up at gunpoint on this trail. The same source, the Afrikaans newspaper Beeld (5 May 2015 issue), reported that a second attack occurred at the end of March. Disturbing... More
Good Day I would like to go hiking at Groenkloof Nature Reserve on the morning of the 14th February with x9 of my friends. Do I need to book in advance and how much is it going to cost us each?
5 February 2015|
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