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Mountain Sanctuary Park

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Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
+27 14 534 0114
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Private Magaliesberg Day Tour from Johannesburg including Hartbeespoort Dam
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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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"rock pools"
in 15 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 7 reviews
"ablution facilities"
in 6 reviews
"dirt road"
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"clean ablutions"
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"beautiful scenery"
in 3 reviews
"tuck shop"
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"natural rock"
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"log cabin"
in 5 reviews
"braai wood"
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"great camping"
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"the reserve"
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"couple of hours"
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"south africa"
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"hike"
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"sites"
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"nature"
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

If you're looking for a rustic log cabin (or even just a place to pitch your tent) in a very special mountain range like the 2300 million year old Magaliesberg Mountain range, this is a special place. The rock pools at this park, which is...More

8  Thank st3veB
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Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

So today the 28th of Nov me and some friend when to hike at MSP (mountain sanctuary park) and got a permit to go in to Tonquany it was a bit over cast but it was good weather for hiking and the guy at the...More

1  Thank mikewolfman
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

We've camped twice at MSP and absolutely love it. The camp sites are clean and efficiently maintained, the ablution blocks are tidy and nicer than many I've seen, and the pool is an absolute dream. An oasis in the heat and dust. The pool bar...More

2  Thank TiffanyMarkman
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

We didn't stay at the Mountain Sanctuary but would next time. Had a great few hours with a walk/hike and a dip in the pool which is cold, but in such a beautiful setting you don't notice. Really loved the rapids; we knew there was...More

1  Thank Geraldine L
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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Make time to research the options for accomodation. We took the camping option and it will be easy for some to give a bad review if not prepaired. The camp site was neat and very well maintained. The hiking trails were excellent with the most...More

2  Thank Gert V
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Firstly. The map we were given was so badly printed that it was basically useless. We were told when we booked that there would be rock pools we could swim in but when we entered the park there were signs stating that they were experiencing...More

1  Thank 868catalinar
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MSPowner, Front Office Manager at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

It is a real pity that these two guests did not take some more time to explore our wonderful sanctuary only an hour and a half away from Johannesburg. We are experiencing a drought but did explain to the guests that lots of water can...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Tucked away, deep in the mountains of migelisburg, is this gem of a place. This site offers log cabins, rv camping areas, hiking trails to Pools and Rapids, picnic and bbq areas as well as a swimming pool with a breathtaking view. All well maintained...More

1  Thank Chai S
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

As a group of friends, we were looking for an affordable getaway for a weekend and wanted to cater for all. We did not have to look too far as the Mountain Sanctuary was just ideal. It has it all - For those looking at...More

4  Thank Jonathan D
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

Hiking in the Mountain Sanctuary Park Nature Reserve was an outstanding experience and absolutely worth the roughly 1 1/2 hour drive from Pretoria. Park management is friendly and knowledgeable and took the time to explain the many hiking opportunities in the reserve. The park is...More

1  Thank Poppieandficho
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Not far from Johannesburg, lies Magaliesburg. Most people get stuck at Hartebeespoort dam, but if you venture a little further (say 60kms) you reach an oasis that's ready to welcome you to nature at its best! We came here for a birthday hike - two...More

2  Thank Amanda B
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