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Mountain Sanctuary Park

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Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
+27 14 534 0114
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US$43,47*
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Magaliesberg Canopy Tour
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Private Magaliesberg Day Tour from Johannesburg including Hartbeespoort Dam
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
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“rock pools” (15 reviews)
“hiking trails” (7 reviews)
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Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
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+27 14 534 0114
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived only 20 minutes late at the gate: found the gate locked, and no emergency number to call on the gate or on the website. So we had to leave the car and walk it (3,3km walk back to camp). Not nice at night, with...More

1  Thank juliennaar
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mountain Sanctuary Park is a sanctuary, one of the quietest, most peaceful places in SA, we allow no noise, no disturbances to our guests and are indeed very strict on these rules, as well as the gate times which are on a timer for security...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I love escaping the city whenever I can and Mountain Sanctuary park is just the place for me to escape the city and unwind. Sometimes I camp there and other times im a day visitor. Either way it feel like the city doesn't exist when...More

Thank Diana S
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful note to read! thank you so much. we feel inspired to continue doing what we are doing when we read such awesome reviews. we are happy that MSP means so much to you and we look forward to sharing our Sanctuary with...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

The nature here is just incredible, wow! It is the perfect place for relaxing and hiking. The scenery is wonderful and will amaze you time and time again. One of the few places where it is actually very quiet!

Thank DiloCom
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. True nature lovers like you are always welcome. regards Owen

Reviewed 29 May 2017

The hike was very exciting, 4.5 km of amazing scenery, the Grotto was just amazing. The staff. The pool area clean.

Thank Agathathandananimoyo
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

We are very glad you enjoyed your visit, its for true nature lovers like yourselves and the conservation of a very special area that we do what we do. regards Owen

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous campsite set in the Magalies berg, good facilities, lovely pool, great views. Hikes and mountainbike rides in the area.

Thank Fiona C
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

We very glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to your next. regards Owen

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Just one and a half hours from the hustle and bustle of JHB you will find the wonderful park with camping and chalet facilities. A stunning and unusual landscape greets you on the numerous routes you can hike on. Rock pools with sparkling clean water...More

Thank chriskS3887SJ
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

thank you so much for your review, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your quiet, peaceful stay. this is something we take very seriously, as in this day and age, one needs to be able to escape from the hustle and bustle...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

The area has a lot of attraction places for tourists. Lot of places to sit and eat also lunch of the boat. A lunch boat must pre-booked. My kids were happy to be on peak of Magaliesberg mountain. Having the opportunity to read history on...More

Thank cmC1236LB
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

To avoid confusion for future readers, this review is not about Mountain Sanctuary Park

Reviewed 19 March 2017

this is a very nice hiking place, be sure to take your swimming trunks as at the end of you destination awaits beautiful freshwater pools. this place is very.

2  Thank Mark L
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Dear Mark. Glad you enjoyed your visit the pools are amazing as you say. We look forward to your next visit. regards Owen

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Loved this place we discovered through our purchase of a book 'Moer and gone'. We found a perfect spot close to some rock pools and only on taking a walk did we realize we were not even at the West Pools. Further to that we...More

Thank tripreviewTC
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hi There, thanks for the wonderful comments. I understand the frustration with regards to signage on the hikes. The reason we don't have painted footprints and signs every where is because of the sensitivity of the area, the Magaliesberg is very prone to erosion with...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Went to mountain sanctuary for a day hike with my partner. The place is very beautiful but has little signage. We spent more time getting lost than having a fun hike. Management need to do something about the signage as everyone we met that day...More

Thank vellocia
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hi There, thanks for the feedback. I understand the frustration with regards to signage on the hikes. The reason we don't have painted footprints and signs every where is because of the sensitivity of the area, the Magaliesberg is very prone to erosion with marked...More

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