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Mountain Sanctuary Park

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Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
+27 14 534 0114
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  • Excellent39%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
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“rock pools” (15 reviews)
“hiking trails” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
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+27 14 534 0114
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from US$53,60
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"rock pools"
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"hiking trails"
in 7 reviews
"ablution facilities"
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"natural rock"
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"dirt road"
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"clean ablutions"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"tuck shop"
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"day hike"
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"nice hiking"
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"log cabin"
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"a great place to spend"
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"braai wood"
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"the reserve"
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"couple of hours"
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"two hours"
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"south africa"
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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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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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
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MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

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

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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
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MSPowner, Owner at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

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

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