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Address: Pretoria, South Africa
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Groenkloof Hiking Trail

A conveniently situated and nice hiking trail when you only have a morning to spare. There are various paths so you can hike 3 different times and cover little of the same ground... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A conveniently situated and nice hiking trail when you only have a morning to spare. There are various paths so you can hike 3 different times and cover little of the same ground. I always see plenty of game despite or perhaps because it is such a small reserve and it also has nice picnic places under huge trees for... More 

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Thank Eric_Salberg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hiking trail is well managed, very clean. Get to see zebra and other wild animals just a few meters from you. Remember to carry some water with you. Its a long walk back to the nearest tuck shop

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Thank Tommy L
Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

New 4x4 enthusiasts can safely test their vehicles capabilities in this reserve. This can be a lovely day out for the whole family. Pack a picnic and enjoy the wildlife. The 4x4 route is fun and you have a choice of difficult or not so difficult...

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Thank taniawilliev
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairly close and easily accessible by bike from many neighbourhoods (or many people bring their bicycles by car). Botha Avenue has a nice and wide shoulder for cyclists, as does R21 towards Fountains Circle. George Storrar Drive towards Brooklyn is also safe, in my view. I enjoy the different skill level routes, but came with someone who already knows the... More 

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Thank Johan J
Pretoria
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went there for family pictures and picnic. Although there are clear rules when you enter it seems like this applies only to certain guests. There where groups of people drinking, shouting and playing loud music. They shouted at us when we parked nearby. This was brought under the security's attention and they advised that they will not do anything about... More 

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Thank Pieter l
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The reserve is beautiful, especially after the rains. With the safety concerns having been addressed, more and more mountain bikers are returning to the magnificent trails!

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Thank Christiaan J
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went back here to see how it is doing. Send line it is only going backwards! Very very sad. There is even a sewerage leak running into the nearby stream. Still not fixed in over a year. This is a disgrace for a place that is supposed to support a good environment.

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Thank Jacques S
Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We love going to Groenkloof for the 4x4 trial. The mountain bike trial also nice and fairly well maintained. Staff friendly.

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Thank LiezlvanRooyen
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I read a number of reviews on this place before going and none mentioned that you need a 4x4 to drive through the reserve! We were so disappointed. We were allowed to walk through the reserve with our baby (seemed strange!), but not to drive our little rental car. Didn't see anything since we didn't make it too far into... More 

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Thank Frodesen
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had guests from overseas and they only had one day in Pretoria and an urge to do a w a l k in nature. What I really liked was the fact that we could choose the longer walks and we indeed did. Saw lovely giraffe, impala and zebra. The walk was a pleasure and so was the picnic at... More 

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