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Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve

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Good nature reserve ,hikers,bikers and game drive

We opted to do game drive here as was in area for a parkrun and it was on the way back,we opted to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
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We decided to take a road trip to this nature reserve. Relatively inexpensive, ideal for cycling... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louise S
Krugersdorp, South Africa
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“nature reserve”(11 reviews)
“hiking trails”(4 reviews)
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Heidelberg, South Africa
+27 11 439 6300
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We opted to do game drive here as was in area for a parkrun and it was on the way back,we opted to do tourist game drive and saw zebra, wildebeest in the distance and baboons ,good picnic area with a bathroom

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to take a road trip to this nature reserve. Relatively inexpensive, ideal for cycling and hiking. We did not use any of the facilities (bathrooms, picnic area, etc.) but the drive was peaceful and we spotted some wildebeest, baboons (with little ones), zebras...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Louise S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Suikerbos a mere 50km South of Johannesburg but feels like you entering the Lowveld of South Africa. This place is ideal for real peace of mind. Out of the hustle and bustle of city life. We did a cycling ride in the reserve. What a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jerome K
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The Nature Reserve is really a one-way road which may take you hours to complete if you stop to admire the view and wildlife. They close at 4PM so start early in the day and take your time. There is lots of wildlife to be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Doug K
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Its not an easy place to get to if you don't have a car. The toilets dont work and the place has not had any money spent on it for years - and it shows. "Run" if you can call it, by provincial government -...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank RoddyPayne
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Visiting the Reserve is for the quiet and for just enjoying nature. It is a haven for hikers, short and long trails, even overnight trails. Also for cyclists as they can ride the 60 odd kilometres around the park on a tar road with beautiful...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank HermanK449
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

It is a nice peaceful place to clear your head! You may walk the pathways to see diffrent buck and baboons. The place isn't perfect or very safari like but if you are short on time and money this is the place to visit. Think...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank AlmaroD1
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went on a 10km hike in Suikerbosrand - beautiful vistas and landscape just outside of town. This is a challenging 10km hike with lots of climbing as you complete the circle route around the koppie. Well marked with green/yellow footprints and it's also well...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ryamarim
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Went with my team mate Vaandzile on instagram. We had an exercise and half and at the end it was worth it. As per previous reviews, the roads were clearly marked and it was easy to enjoy the scene, rest under the trees and the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ntiyis0m
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

So we visited the reserve on n sunday, the drive was ok and the picnic spot average. We were just disappointed not to see a lot of animals. Where have they all gone. Previously there was an abundance of antelope in the reserve and now...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JWMare
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17 November 2018|
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Response from RoddyPayne | Reviewed this property |
Hi - i have it as R25.00 per adult - children and pensioners get a discount - and R15.00 per car. it may be a bit more but it is in this sort of realm
26 May 2018|
Response from RoddyPayne | Reviewed this property |
I did not see swings and slides - more of a walking area