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Mountain Sanctuary Park

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Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
+27 14 534 0114
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“rock pools” (15 reviews)
“hiking trails” (7 reviews)
Magaliesburg 0300, South Africa
+27 14 534 0114
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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
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
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We went camping there the weekend of the 13th March. Was myself, my brother and my 9 year old nephew. Was very relaxing. Izak the manager is very strict and enforces the rules with a no nonsense attitude. The rules are the rules and they...More

12  Thank Greg G
Reviewed 2 March 2015

There are serious problems at this place regarding the attitude of the staff towards their guests. From the outset one is met by a surly warden and a swathe of "do nots", "dont's" and "you have been warned". Just to give an example, one evening...More

11  Thank John H
MSPowner, Front Office Manager at Mountain Sanctuary Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2015

The meaning of the word sanctuary implies a sacred place or a safe haven. Most of our guests come here to enjoy a beautiful environment and quiet evenings - they come here for our no noise policy. This group was asked 3 times by our...More

Reviewed 16 February 2015

Pretty much couldn't have had a better Valentine's weekend! The hiking was great, the pools were utterly gorgeous and the swimming pool was also divine. Really huge and there was a little bar / tuck shop by the pool during the day (have cash). Accommodation...More

8  Thank SianLaura01
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Came camping and walking here. There are rules, but these are important to ensure the park and the campsite have the peaceful atmosphere which makes them so special. The wardens are extremely friendly and go a long way out of their way to be helpful....More

11  Thank Lawrence_Newcombe
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We loved Mountain Sanctuary Park over December, we stayed for a couple of days and it just wasn't long enough.. the walks to the pools are excellent and easy for families or light exercise, but you can go a little deeper into the gorge and...More

8  Thank bailliehosking
Reviewed 12 January 2015

On returning from the slide pools ( a mere 2 km away from the reception area) we were ambushed by three men, armed with knives. We were a vulnerable group consisting of four toddlers, three women and my husband, thus we opted for the shortest...More

28  Thank Fatima0311
Reviewed 9 January 2015

My niece and 3 friends with 5 kids between aged between 2 and 7 were walking from the pools on the weekend and were robbed by 3 men wielding knives. Even worse, staff laughed at them when asked for help. On calling the manager/owner, his...More

14  Thank Yusuf K
Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

We had a log cabin for two nights over December. Everything you need for a comfortable stay is provided and there really is nothing wrong with the cabin. (If you can, get cabin 1 which is much much nicer than cabin 4) The water was...More

4  Thank Katielovestotravel
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