Rietvlei Nature Reserve covers over 3 800 hectares of endangered Bankenveld grassland, with open plains and undulating hills. The extensive vlei areas and tributary streams support the scenic splendour of the azure blue Rietvlei Dam. This is the perfect place to go game viewing or bird watching. Facilities include Marais Dam picnic, bird hide, guided day and night drives and daily bus tours. Angling areas, mountain bike trails and overnight facilities are also available.  To find out more about Rietvlei nature Reserve click here.

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The Rietvlei Nature Reserve is situated just outside of Pretoria and is owned by the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. Pay them a visit to encounter cheetah, leopard, buffalo and white rhino on guided hiking or horse trails.


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Ryleen B Says:

Really nice braai area overlooking the water. Kids can go on horse rides. Clean and safe. Not much animals to be seen besides buck, rhino etc. A good place for an afternoon visit.

panda30 Says:

This is a pleasant reserve close to the city. We took family from London and picnicked on the lawn after driving through the reserve.

otter49 Says:

Well worth visiting when in the surrounds of Pretoria. Take the children along. Facilities are: - Pick-nick spots with Barbecue facilities (near a small dam - NO swimming) - Take away kiosk where one...

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