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Welgevonden Nature Reserve

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Address: Vaalwater, South Africa
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Amazing!!

I went here with zero expectations and was blown away by the amount of animals that were naturally roaming around. It's not busy or too commercial here either, so fully recommend.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with zero expectations and was blown away by the amount of animals that were naturally roaming around. It's not busy or too commercial here either, so fully recommend.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to various lodges both priave and commercial at Welgevonden numerous times. Always a good bush experience. It's proximity to Joburg make it an easy weekend break.

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Ludlow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please see my revise of Makweti, the lodge we stayed. I do get feed up with being driven by Trip Adviser to repeat myself and stop answering the questions "what else did you do".

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Vaalwater
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

some rain but beautiful views and a lot of game, unfortunately to less time to visit the north part.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Great game viewing. I would highly recommend this nature reserve to any bush lover that needs to get out the city for the weekend

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We visited the nature reserve on 5 occasions over a few days - both early morning and early evening safari drives. The landscape (December) was beautifully green and lush - giving the animal population plenty to graze on. We saw many varieties of antelope, wart hog, giraffe, baboon, zebra, hippo, elephant, many many rhino and a fantastic variety of bird... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A must stop in Limpopo. Guaranteed game viewing especially at night. Perfect scenery and ideal wildlife experience.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had the game drive included in our room rate of the Kololo Resort. The guides are very respectfull towards the parc and animals. It's not crowded and you'll see a lot of animals. They will tell you a lot about the parc, It's huge and beautiful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

In the Welgevonden nature reservation you find the best nature can give you. Beautiful sights, mountains and above all animals all over the place including the big 5. It is truly worth the name it has been given and I will be traveling next January again to this wonderful place.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is truly a great malaria free game reserve which has the big 5. The great thing is that all the lodges are restricted in size so there are not that many game viewing vehicles driving around. This is also very close to Johannesburg and you can go for a week or a weekend.

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