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Mountain Sanctuary Park

#3 of 9 things to do in Magaliesburg Features Animals
Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
+27 14 534 0114
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US$266,16*
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Private Magaliesberg Day Tour from Johannesburg including Hartbeespoort Dam
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Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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 review

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
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
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 review

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 review

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

Reviewed 17 January 2017

This reserve is a 2hr drive from Sandton, and be sure to take the N4 toll road route as the country road has not been maintained at all through the informal settlement - it is positively dangerous with waterfilled potholes, crumbling tar, and unmarked speed...More

Thank talia301
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. It makes us so happy to know that MSP is a haven to people like you and family and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Our Sanctuary is precious to us and people like you...More

Reviewed 13 January 2017

We went there with a school trip when I was about 11yrs ....I cant remember that it was open to the public, I think it was privately owned because we met the owner the next day and I mentioned that if you can't relax here,...More

Thank dieldamienie
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, its for conservation and people like yourselves that we do what we do. We look forward to your next visit. kind regards owen

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Entrance fee for day visitors was R275 for a cpl and a car (??). The view is beautiful but the paths are unmarked and the pools were almost empty. Would not visit there again.More

1  Thank AstroZD
MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this review

Good Day thank you for your review. I would like to address your issues, firstly as I am sure you know the country has been in the grip of one of the worst droughts ever so yes naturally the natural mountain pools have been low....More

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This was a day visit, during the mid week, although I have camped here many years ago. It is tucked away on a long dust road, which can be fairly bumpy - corrugations caused by rain water and traffic - but well worth a visit....More

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MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much we are really glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. kind regards Owen

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