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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Lourens W Says:

This reserve is great for a day outing, good braai facilities at the picnic spots. There is a basic shop an restaurant in the reserve. The reserve is well maintained and the roads are good to travel...

Anton N Says:

I have been going to Rietvlei for some years now. It is a well managed and well kept Nature Reserve in the heart of Gauteng. Beautiful planes with an abundance of game to view. There are numerous...

Noorsie Says:

Different way of seeing the reserve! Wild animals don't get scared easily with us being on horseback.

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