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Mountain Sanctuary Park

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Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
+27 14 534 0114
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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“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"
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"hiking trails"
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"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 2 June 2015

Had the opportunity to visit MSP, a great place for a quite weekend away. The individual Ablution facilities gives you privacy which is great. Accomodation is well looked after and very clean. More than enough camping areas, awesome hiking trials and a well looked after...More

2  Thank Sylvie173
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MSPowner, Front Office Manager at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2015

Hi, It was a real pleasure to have you and we hope we see you in the near future again. Kind regards, MSP

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Reviewed 27 May 2015

We booked campsites as we were planning to attend a sports event at the nearby ATKV resort. Needless to say, the group arrived with full gear for mountain biking, me for trail running as well as food, drinks and camping equipment. The best stands were...More

4  Thank bankenveld
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MSPowner, Front Office Manager at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2015

After conducting thorough market research and after numerous consultations with our happy guests we had the following conclusions: 1. Many people want to camp but do not have the equipment. 2. Many people who like to camp have to work Fridays and don’t want to...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2015

This get-away spot in the Magaliesburg Mountains is a great place to get away from city life for a few days. Set in the Magaliesburg mountains, , with Buffelspoort Dam in the distance, its a hiking/relaxing destination for those who want to explore the Eastern...More

6  Thank john_mehliss
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MSPowner, Front Office Manager at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2015

Hi John, Thanks for your positive review and we are glad you enjoyed your weekend with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, MSP

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Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Camping sites fairly primitive and not far enough apart. Ablution facilities not too bad. Management took a long time too respond to a complaint about drunk and rowdy group. Nice walks for those so inclined

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Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Security needs attention. One of our bicycles was stolen during the night (at least two other stands had the same experience). Roads not suitable for caravans. Avoid!More

2  Thank MurraySteenkamp
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MSPowner, Front Office Manager at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2015

This guests child's bicycle was found so the comment is untrue. Our name is Mountain Sanctuary Park hence we are a sanctuary in the Mountain. The road to our rest camp is accessible by all vehicles but make sure your car can tow the NETT...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Basic,simple accommodation. Spotless and well maintained.Great daily cleaning service available. Pack smart - kitchen basically stocked & small open plan communal area. Priceless views,tranquil & unspoiled natural bushveld beauty, crystal mountain rockpools & streams. Magnificently weathered rocks.Plenty of gentle hiking trails. Fields of swaying indigenous...More

9  Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

We took a day trip to MSP out of Joburg on Easter Monday. Not sure what we were paying for: the map was a poor photocopy of a badly drawn map, and none of the trails were well marked. The area is as beautiful as...More

2  Thank Johnny S
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

I absolutely love mountain sanctuary park. It would be a dream come true to own it :) Having said that, I often times "fly solo" I recently spoke to a friend of mine who told they'd been robbed while on their way back from the...More

8  Thank EarthG78
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MSPowner, Front Office Manager at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2015

The response about the mugging was grossly exaggerated: The mugging did happen at the eastern side of our reserve. The people were armed with one small pocket knife. One of the suspects was apprehended and we now have extra security in place over weekends. The...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2015

Amazing for day trip or weekend. Not 2 busy and one has to book. Beautiful pool with lawn for kids to play on. Lovely trails to cycle or hike.

7  Thank JenBauer
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

Good camping site to escape from the city. Mild hiking trails, streams, etc. Camping sites are spacious and the ablutions facilities are clean.

3  Thank Kardoesie
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