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Johannesburg Game & Nature Reserves

Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve

Located in or near Eikenhof / Kibler Park / Mulbarton
Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve boasts free entry and is only 15 kilometres from the shopping and commercial hub of Sandton. Not only is this reserve home to thousands of plants and animals, but also has a rich and fascinating ...

Lion Park

Located in or near Elandsdrift / Fourways / Hennops River / Lanseria / North Riding
Lion Park, Johannesburg
Situated between Lanseria Airport and Fourways is the Lion Park, a fabulous place to witness some of the world’s most impressive hunters without having to leave the convenience of the city. In addition to the more than 80 lions, ...

Lonehill Nature Reserve

Located in or near Chartwell / Fourways / Hyde Park / Lonehill / Paulshof
Lonehill Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The Lonehill Nature Reserve is perched on the hill of the same name, and has a historical value that is prized amongst researchers and travellers alike. It is home to many fascinating bird species, and promises gorgeous views of ...

Melville Koppies

Located in or near Auckland Park / Emmarentia / Greenside / Melville / Milpark / Westdene
Melville Koppies, Johannesburg
Melville Koppies Nature Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with areas estimated to be almost 3 billion years old. There are numerous small animals (like mongooses, civets and chameleons), as well as about 200 different bird ...

Grootvaly Wetland Reserve

Located in or near Nigel
Grootvaly Wetland Reserve, Johannesburg
Part of the only Ramsar site in Gauteng, Grootvaly Wetland Reserve lies off Welgedacht Road, just 4 km outside the Highveld town of Nigel. It is 350 hectares of high altitude wetland that extends along the Blesbokspruit, a small ...

Abe Bailey Nature Reserve

Located in or near Carletonville / Krugersdorp / Randfontein
Abe Bailey Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
This reserve is located near Carletonville, which is a small gold mining town in the province of Gauteng, South Africa. Carletonville is significant for local economy, but also for being home to one of the world’s deepest mines, ...

Heia Safari Game Reserve

Located in or near
Heia Safari Game Reserve, Johannesburg
The 650 ha Game Reserve is nestled at the foot of the Swartkop Mountains, where game found their home in African bushveld. On our 1.5 hours guided game drive find peace and tranquillity by watching 22 varieties of South African ...

Kloofendal Nature Reserve

Located in or near Krugersdorp / Randburg / Roodepoort / Ruimsig
Kloofendal Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
On the West Rand of Gauteng, within the leafy residential suburb of Roodepoort, lies the Kloofendal Nature Reserve. This reserve covers 150 hectares of the South African landscape and lies only 25 kilometres from the bustling ...

Krugersdorp Game Reserve

Located in or near Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magaliesberg / Muldersdrift / Randfontein / Renosterspruit
Krugersdorp Game Reserve, Johannesburg
Just 40 minutes’ drive from the heart of Johannesburg is the Krugersdorp Game Reserve, characterised by wide open savannahs that are home to a relatively small, but satisfying, population of wildlife and birds ...

Lion Park

Located in or near Elandsdrift / Fourways / Hennops River / Lanseria / North Riding
Lion Park, Johannesburg
Situated between Lanseria Airport and Fourways is the Lion Park, a fabulous place to witness some of the world’s most impressive hunters without having to leave the convenience of the city. In addition to the more than 80 lions, ...

Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy

Located in or near Hennops River / Lanseria / Renosterspruit
Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy, Johannesburg
The Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy is more than just a visually spectacular retreat. It is focussed on the conservation and protection of the exquisite South African landscape with sustainability and biodiversity as core ...

Cradle Nature Reserve

Located in or near Doornhoek / Hekpoort / Kromdraai / Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magaliesburg / Muldersdrift / Renosterspruit
Cradle Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The Cradle Nature Reserve covers an area of 3 000 hectares, which includes a delightful array of plant and animal species representing the diversity of South Africa. The wildlife within this private reserve includes white rhino, ...

Heia Safari Game Reserve

Located in or near
Heia Safari Game Reserve, Johannesburg
The 650 ha Game Reserve is nestled at the foot of the Swartkop Mountains, where game found their home in African bushveld. On our 1.5 hours guided game drive find peace and tranquillity by watching 22 varieties of South African ...

Magalies Wild Game Farm

Located in or near Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magaliesburg / Muldersdrift / Randfontein / Renosterspruit
Magalies Wild Game Farm, Johannesburg
Magalies Wild Game Farm has two major selling points: the first is that the farm lies so close to Johannesburg and Pretoria that weekends easily expand into a holiday's worth of downtime, without the endless drive to get there ...

Mountain Sanctuary Park

Located in or near Doornhoek / Hartbeespoort Dam / Hekpoort / Kromdraai / Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magaliesburg / Magaliesburg / Marikana / Rustenburg
Mountain Sanctuary Park, Johannesburg
Mountain Sanctuary Park is aptly named, for it is every bit the restful and refreshing space in which to reconnect with nature it professes to be. One heads to Mountain Sanctuary Park to refresh the soul and re-invigorate one's ...

Northern Farm Nature Reserve

Located in or near Lanseria
Northern Farm Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
Northern Farm Nature Reserve (known by locals simply as Northern Farms) is known to MTB cyclists as a network of criss-crossing paths on the edge of the Cradle of Humankind. It is one of Johannesburg's 'insider' secrets. But it's ...

Plumari Game Reserve

Located in or near Doornhoek / Hekpoort / Kromdraai / Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magaliesburg / Renosterspruit
Plumari Game Reserve, Johannesburg
Gauteng’s Plumari Ranch Game Reserve is a pretty ranch that is set within the beauty of the varied South African landscape. This is a malaria-free zone that is home to many land animals and exciting bird species. These are a ...

Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve

Located in or near Doornhoek / Hekpoort / Kromdraai / Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magaliesburg / Renosterspruit
Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
Being only 40 kilometres from Johannesburg and within the Cradle of Humankind, the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is the ideal place to spot exciting predators and other African wildlife without having to venture too far into the ...

Cradle Nature Reserve

Located in or near Doornhoek / Hekpoort / Kromdraai / Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magaliesburg / Muldersdrift / Renosterspruit
Cradle Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The Cradle Nature Reserve covers an area of 3 000 hectares, which includes a delightful array of plant and animal species representing the diversity of South Africa. The wildlife within this private reserve includes white rhino, ...

Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve

Located in or near Broederstroom / Cradle of Humankind / Doornhoek / Hartbeespoort / Hekpoort / Ifafi / Kosmos / Kromdraai / Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magalies Park / Magaliesberg / Magaliesburg / Meerhof / Muldersdrift / Pelindaba / Phokeng / Pilanesberg / Renosterspruit / Rustenburg / Schoemansville / Skeerpoort
Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve, Johannesburg
The Magaliesberg is the second oldest mountain range in the world, almost 100 times older than Mount Everest, and half the age of the earth. It is described as being 'at the interface of two great African biomes – the Central ...

Northern Farm Nature Reserve

Located in or near Lanseria
Northern Farm Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
Northern Farm Nature Reserve (known by locals simply as Northern Farms) is known to MTB cyclists as a network of criss-crossing paths on the edge of the Cradle of Humankind. It is one of Johannesburg's 'insider' secrets. But it's ...

Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy

Located in or near Hennops River / Lanseria / Renosterspruit
Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy, Johannesburg
The Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy is more than just a visually spectacular retreat. It is focussed on the conservation and protection of the exquisite South African landscape with sustainability and biodiversity as core ...

Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve

Located in or near Doornhoek / Hekpoort / Kromdraai / Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magaliesburg / Renosterspruit
Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
Being only 40 kilometres from Johannesburg and within the Cradle of Humankind, the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is the ideal place to spot exciting predators and other African wildlife without having to venture too far into the ...

Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve

Located in or near Broederstroom / Cradle of Humankind / Doornhoek / Hartbeespoort / Hekpoort / Ifafi / Kosmos / Kromdraai / Krugersdorp / Lanseria / Magalies Park / Magaliesberg / Magaliesburg / Meerhof / Muldersdrift / Pelindaba / Phokeng / Pilanesberg / Renosterspruit / Rustenburg / Schoemansville / Skeerpoort
Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve, Johannesburg
The Magaliesberg is the second oldest mountain range in the world, almost 100 times older than Mount Everest, and half the age of the earth. It is described as being 'at the interface of two great African biomes – the Central ...

Alice Glockner Nature Reserve

Located in or near Eikenhof / Heidelberg / Meyerton / Nigel
Alice Glockner Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
This is a small reserve by comparison to surrounding ones, at a mere 168 hectares. However, these borders are home to an impressive variety of plant and animal species, not least of which is the Heidelberg Copper Butterfly, which ...

Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve

Located in or near Balfour / Eikenhof / Heidelberg / Henley-on-Klip / Meyerton / Nigel / Sasolburg / Vaal Marina / Vanderbijlpark / Vereeniging / Walkerville
Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
At well over 13 000 hectares in area, the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve boasts a stunning variety of topographical features, and the array of plants and animals that opt for these as their natural habitats. This promises visitors ...

Bronkhorstspruit Dam Nature Reserve

Located in or near Bronkhorstspruit
Bronkhorstspruit Dam Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
Set on the Bronkhorstspruit Dam, this nature reserve is popular amongst locals that enjoy watersports like boasting and fishing. It is also the favoured spot for keen birdwatchers, who attempt to spot as many of the 200 recorded ...

Buffelsdrift Conservancy

Located in or near Cullinan / Rayton / Roodeplaat
Buffelsdrift Conservancy, Johannesburg
The Buffelsdrift Conservancy is centrally situated and boasts fascinating geological and topographical variety. It is within a volcanic crater, and between bushveld and highveld areas. The sheer variety of its fauna and flora as ...

Dinokeng Game Reserve

Located in or near Boekenhoutskloof / Cullinan / Hammanskraal / Rayton / Roodeplaat / Rust De Winter
Dinokeng Game Reserve, Johannesburg
Although the Dinokeng Game Reserve was only established in 2011, it has proven to be very popular. Part of the reason for this is because it is the proud home of the Big 5, and is only a short drive from Pretoria and the OR Tambo ...

Ezemvelo Nature Reserve

Located in or near Bronkhorstspruit
Ezemvelo Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
Close to Pretoria the reserve offers quiet, an experience of nature, a river in which to swim, great hikes, spectacular cliffs and rock formations, ancient San rock paintings, wonderful views out over the Wilge River, wild game, ...

Leeuwkloof Valley Conservancy

Located in or near Boekenhoutskloof / Cullinan / Leeuwkloof Valley / Rayton
Leeuwkloof Valley Conservancy, Johannesburg
Sitting deep within the Leeuwkloof Valley is the beautiful Leeuwkloof Valley Conservancy. It is only an hour from Johannesburg and its international airport, and 30 minutes’ drive from Pretoria, but is home to a huge variety of ...

Rietvlei Nature Reserve

Located in or near Boekenhoutskloof / Bronkhorstspruit / Centurion / Cullinan / Doornkloof / Eldoraigne / Erasmusrand / Garsfontein / Hennops River / Irene / Menlyn / Olifantsfontein / Pretoria / Rayton / Rietfontein / Waterkloof Glen
Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
At 3 800 hectares, the Rietvlei Nature Reserve is recognised as being one of the largest urban nature reserves in the world. It is popular amongst those who love nature and the outdoors, and its game viewing opportunities are ...

Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve

Located in or near Boekenhoutskloof / Centurion / Cullinan / De Wagensdrift / Derdepoort / Hammanskraal / Kameeldrift / Montana / Pretoria / Rayton / Rietfontein
Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
On the banks of the Roodeplaat Dam, this nature reserve is a gorgeous attraction, and boasts impressive arrays of fauna and flora. It is particularly popular amongst avian enthusiasts who want to get away from the city and spend ...

Rust De Winter Nature Reserve

Located in or near Hammanskraal / Rust De Winter
Rust De Winter Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The pretty Rust de Winter Nature Reserve lies north east of Hammanskraal and close enough to the N1 and Pretoria to make a weekend of it. Places like Rust de Winter, which is part of the larger still in its development phase ...

Tswaing Nature Reserve

Located in or near Annlin / Montana / Pretoria / Rietfontein / Waverley
Tswaing Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The Tswaing Nature Reserve is best known as the home of a crater that is dated at 220 000 years old. Incredibly, this makes it one of the youngest meteor impact sites in the world. This is a scenic reserve with plenty of ...

Dinokeng Game Reserve

Located in or near Boekenhoutskloof / Cullinan / Hammanskraal / Rayton / Roodeplaat / Rust De Winter
Dinokeng Game Reserve, Johannesburg
Although the Dinokeng Game Reserve was only established in 2011, it has proven to be very popular. Part of the reason for this is because it is the proud home of the Big 5, and is only a short drive from Pretoria and the OR Tambo ...

Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

Located in or near De Wilgers / Erasmuskloof / Faerie Glen / Garsfontein / Hazelwood / La Montagne / Lynnwood / Lynnwood Ridge / Menlo Park / Newlands / Wapadrand / Willow Acres / Willow Glen / Willow Park Manor
Faerie Glen Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
With a fabulous combination of grasslands and acacia bushveld, the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve is an in-demand destination for those that want to explore South African on foot, since it offers a number of great hiking and walking ...

Groenkloof Nature Reserve

Located in or near Clydesdale / Constantia Park / Donkerhoek / Erasmusrand / Groenkloof / Menlo Park / Menlyn / Monumentpark / Muckleneuk / Newlands / Pretoria / Waterkloof / Waterkloof Glen / Waterkloof Ridge / Wierda Park
Groenkloof Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
Groenkloof Nature Reserve is one of South Africa’s oldest, being established in the latter part of the 19th century. It is fabulous for those wanting to be outdoors as it offers plenty of hiking, walking, 4x4 trailing, horse ...

Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve

Located in or near Constantia Park / Erasmusrand / Moreleta Park / Woodhill Estate
Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve has a total area of about 100 hectares, and was originally a dairy farm in the 1800’s. The homestead that was built during that time now functions as a quaint chapel, while another home has been ...

Tswaing Nature Reserve

Located in or near Annlin / Montana / Pretoria / Rietfontein / Waverley
Tswaing Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The Tswaing Nature Reserve is best known as the home of a crater that is dated at 220 000 years old. Incredibly, this makes it one of the youngest meteor impact sites in the world. This is a scenic reserve with plenty of ...

Voortrekker Monument Nature Reserve

Located in or near Eldoraigne / Erasmia / Groenkloof / Meyerspark / Monumentpark / Muckleneuk / Newlands / Pretoria / Sunnyside / Wierda Park
Voortrekker Monument Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The reserve, in which you can see zebra, wildebeest, buck and other small mammals like mongoose, genets, hedgehogs and porcupines, was declared in 1992. Because of its position upon a hill, the reserve has some pretty spectacular ...

Wonderboom Nature Reserve

Located in or near Amandasig / Annlin / Arcadia / Brooklyn / Brummeria / Clydesdale / Colbyn / Constantia Park / Eloffsdal / Equestria / Erasmia / Garsfontein / Hatfield / Kameeldrift / Lynnwood / Magalieskruin / Meyerspark / Montana / Moreleta Park / Mountain View / Muckleneuk / Pretoria / Pretoria North / Rietfontein / Riviera / Silver Lakes / Sinoville / Villieria / Wapadrand / Waterkloof / Waterkloof Glen / Waterkloof Ridge / Waverley / Wonderboom
Wonderboom Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
At the foot of the majestic Magaliesberg Mountain Range lies the Wonderboom Nature Reserve. In addition to being home to a number of antelope, this is also a historically and archaeologically valuable reserve and a beautiful ...

Buffelsdrift Conservancy

Located in or near Cullinan / Rayton / Roodeplaat
Buffelsdrift Conservancy, Johannesburg
The Buffelsdrift Conservancy is centrally situated and boasts fascinating geological and topographical variety. It is within a volcanic crater, and between bushveld and highveld areas. The sheer variety of its fauna and flora as ...

Dinokeng Game Reserve

Located in or near Boekenhoutskloof / Cullinan / Hammanskraal / Rayton / Roodeplaat / Rust De Winter
Dinokeng Game Reserve, Johannesburg
Although the Dinokeng Game Reserve was only established in 2011, it has proven to be very popular. Part of the reason for this is because it is the proud home of the Big 5, and is only a short drive from Pretoria and the OR Tambo ...

Rietvlei Nature Reserve

Located in or near Boekenhoutskloof / Bronkhorstspruit / Centurion / Cullinan / Doornkloof / Eldoraigne / Erasmusrand / Garsfontein / Hennops River / Irene / Menlyn / Olifantsfontein / Pretoria / Rayton / Rietfontein / Waterkloof Glen
Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
At 3 800 hectares, the Rietvlei Nature Reserve is recognised as being one of the largest urban nature reserves in the world. It is popular amongst those who love nature and the outdoors, and its game viewing opportunities are ...

Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve

Located in or near Boekenhoutskloof / Centurion / Cullinan / De Wagensdrift / Derdepoort / Hammanskraal / Kameeldrift / Montana / Pretoria / Rayton / Rietfontein
Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
On the banks of the Roodeplaat Dam, this nature reserve is a gorgeous attraction, and boasts impressive arrays of fauna and flora. It is particularly popular amongst avian enthusiasts who want to get away from the city and spend ...

Rust De Winter Nature Reserve

Located in or near Hammanskraal / Rust De Winter
Rust De Winter Nature Reserve, Johannesburg
The pretty Rust de Winter Nature Reserve lies north east of Hammanskraal and close enough to the N1 and Pretoria to make a weekend of it. Places like Rust de Winter, which is part of the larger still in its development phase ...
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