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Welgevonden Nature Reserve

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Welgevonden is one of my favourite game parks in South Africa. It is big enough to accommodate the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durban, South Africa
Second time here in 2018. The two most favorite trips of my life!

Stayed at the Nungubane Lodge in April 2018 and the TaaibosRiver Lodge in December 2018. Both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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R517, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
+27 14 754 8914
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Welgevonden is one of my favourite game parks in South Africa. It is big enough to accommodate the Big 5 and yet, not to big to be impersonal and too vast for a few days visit. The drives are stunning. The landscape is fantastic. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PixmanSA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Nungubane Lodge in April 2018 and the TaaibosRiver Lodge in December 2018. Both amazing trips. Both safari's were amazing and full of all of the animals! Love this reserve!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Skuhlman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the 57 Waterberg Hotel, which was an excellent hotel. Very friendly staff, five star service an delicious breakfast, lunch and diner We went on a game-drive on Christmas day and were very lucky to spot the Big Five.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Reggy1008
Reviewed 24 November 2018

We stayed at Mhondoro Lodge in October 2018. Welgevonden is a wonderful game reserve, really well managed and offering so much to see. The rangers co-operate over radios to ensure that every game drive offers some amazing sights and views.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon T
Reviewed 10 November 2018

A reserve approximately 3 hours north of Johannesburg. Not huge, but with few visitors (you have to stay overnight in a lodge to visit) it gives you a feeling of being on your own with the animals. We spotted all big five and many others...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JonasP
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We have just spent 3 days at Welgewonden, we stayed extremely comfortably at Wooded Peaks what a privilege to traverse your park on several game drives, we saw a huge variety of game and each game drive were thrilled with the natural beauty of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fearless57594089599
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This game reserve sits on 40 000 hectares. The best time to view animals is now in the dry September and October. There is no shrubbery or many leaves on trees at this time of the year, so the animals are easy to spot. It's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sudesh N
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Rhino Heaven. Fantastic Wildlife. Leopard and Lion. Hippo and Elephant. Loved it. Great. Mhondoro is awesome.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen R
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Were here in April 2018. Beautiful reserve with lots of game. Scenery is great and well maintained reserve.It is green due to presence of enough water and roads in the reserve are also good. Were there for three days and there was still plenty more...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Berend d
Reviewed 25 September 2018

A really great well managed reserve with loads of Fauna and Flora to see and the animals all look in good shape even at the end of winter. A truly great getaway that's malaria free and close to Johannesburg.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Spiro Z
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