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Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve

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Majestic mountains, River and nature

Oribi Gorge is a place very close to pure heaven. Nature is beautiful in natural mountain surroundings and cliffs, with the Umzimkulu river running down the gorge. Birdlife and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lyn691
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Nkhotakota, Malawi
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Nkhotakota, Malawi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oribi Gorge is a place very close to pure heaven. Nature is beautiful in natural mountain surroundings and cliffs, with the Umzimkulu river running down the gorge. Birdlife and butterflies are one of the smaller attractions, not to mention the many antelope and plantlife. I have no words, but the pictures really describes the details.

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular views, nice family outing and quite nice food to eat as well at the local restaurant. This attraction has great activities and certainly a must see for international tourists. Great weekend breakaway just off the coast.

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a splendour. The Gorge is situated up mountains, hidden in the majestic scenery. Theres so much todo there. a lot of animals, theres a lake you have to drive as a destination once you are inside and passed the entrance. There are a couple of awesome ziplinings too, 80meter down suspension bridge

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have done Storms river bungee, shark dives and soweto towers. This is the best. Beautiful view huge swing! Loads of time waiting for your go means that your adrenalin and fear is right up there. The free fall seems to take ages as well. Do not miss this!

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cape Town
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Do the trip for the joy of seeing nature, forest and bird life at its best. Drive through to Leopard Rock for the view and enjoy some homemade food and good coffee. If you dare, sit on the rock. Thanks

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

If you are a nature lover and a adrenaline junky, Oribiy gorge is a must. The gorge is a lush green forest and if feels like Tarzan is going to swing over the road any moment. Near the hotel is Wild5 adventures where you can choose 5 different wild experiences. My wife and I chose the 165m swing down the... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Spectacular nature reserve with amazing views of the gorge. Wonderful cliffs and amazing views . Great drive and do stop at the Oribi Gorge hotel for at least a cup of coffee and home made cake.

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Thank Jasjhol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful part of Gods country. Take a moment to enjoy it see the views. Walk the walks. Enjoy the animals. Don't forget to use the toilet ;)

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Sandton, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Coming from Port Shepstone it's a lovely drive to the Gorge. First stop is the Oribi Gorge Hotel ... stop for excellent service and good food. Just behind the hotel drive down to the area for adrenaline junkies ... Zip line, Gorge swing, suspension bridge and more. From the hotel heading direction Lake Eland then through winding curves through the... More 

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This Gorge is over 20km long and is a very scenic drive. There are hiking trails and picnic spots. The views are spectacular and can be viewed from the car. Although you are going to want to get out at some spots. There are walkways with an overhang that has been built if you don't find that type of thing... More 

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