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Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

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Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

Take the whole family and walk up the hill for some exercise and a nice view at the top. If you are... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
My peace and pray place just there for me

Last week I came across Impala as we look eye to eye to each other. I stand still until they... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place to visit and spend time in nature. In the city, however, it feels like you are in the bushveld. A place to find yourself again while spending time in nature.

Thank 777karin2015
Reviewed 8 September 2018

A lot more can be done about this lovely nature reserve . There use to be a tea garden, lovely garden area . It is still nice , but sad to see the decline in the general upkeep . Best to go in groups ,...More

Thank Lutia2015
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Take the whole family and walk up the hill for some exercise and a nice view at the top. If you are lucky you will see the zebras. Permits are available to bring your dogs for a walk.

1  Thank Gundid5
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Wow, really steep but all paved so no rock climbing - just elevation. The views are terrific and worth the work. No place to grab snacks or drinks so bring your own. Nice bench at the top, where you can sit in wonder. Pretoria gets...More

1  Thank 67RoslynM
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This place is spectacular in the middle of Faerie Glen. You will not believe that this place exists you can see wildlife and get in some fresh air. You can hike to the top and see most of Pretoria.

Thank EduanN16
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Last week I came across Impala as we look eye to eye to each other. I stand still until they disappear in the bush but what a feeling. Lots of bird sounds and the water in the river has a calm effect on me.

Thank OttoOMU
Reviewed 7 December 2017

If you are in Pretoria and looking to experience nature (without a long drive), visiting Faerie Glen can be a great idea. It has a few short hiking trails, but we combined 2 trails for a longer hike. Not only we got some Zebras and...More

Thank Fareen_Traveller
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We hiked through Faerie Glen as part of an organised hike from Moraleta Kloof nature reserve; meandering next to the spruit in this nature reserve. Varied vegetation and, at times, the trail is steep; a lovely place to plan and hike in. Remember water, sunscreen...More

Thank ryamarim
Reviewed 23 June 2017

One of the cheapest and best cared for nature reserve in the centre of Pretoria's suburbs. There are about 3 routes that you can walk and all are extremely well kept and maintained.

Thank Elmarie J
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This was great, a nature reserve with views to die for in Pretoria east, this was really amazing, my 11 year old boy and I hiked the longest possible route and we were ok with it all. A great day out.

Thank BenSymington
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15 July 2018|
Response from EduanN16 | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Sunday’s and the last time I was there it was R10 p.p
13 July 2017|
Response from Mehmoui | Reviewed this property |
No cafeteria or restaurant. We brought in our own water and snacks and didn't have a problem. There is a picnic table right after you enter the reserve.
25 December 2016|
Response from riaan_cloete | Reviewed this property |
sorry only opened this mail today
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12 February 2016|
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Response from KashmiriG | Reviewed this property |
It is safe. We visited on a weekend midday and there were quite a few people on hikes.