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Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

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Awesome experience

We really enjoyed ourselves, the tour guide really know's his animals and made us feel welcome and... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
kwenalekay
Day Hike

For a short but very beautiful hike Silkaatsnek is the place to go. Breathtaking views from the top... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve offers you the opportunity to experience the bushveld at only 45 minutes from Johannesburg and Pretoria in the Hartbeespoort Dam area. It is the perfect location for both day and overnight visitors and a popular stopover...more
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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R511 | Near by Zilkaats Estate, Madibeng, South Africa
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+27 72 321 2418
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed ourselves, the tour guide really know's his animals and made us feel welcome and comfortable

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your positive review, we are looking forward to your next visit! Kind regards, Dilo - Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a short but very beautiful hike Silkaatsnek is the place to go. Breathtaking views from the top and you can sit and relax at the restaurants at the cable car before hiking back down.

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you again. Did you know we are busy creating a longer hiking trail as well? Kind regards, Dilo - Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Go here for a great wildlfie experience near Joburg (thereby simultaneously supporting local conservation efforts)! My family (including a girl of 11yrs old) and me had a great time in this Nature reserve, not too far from OR Tambo airport in Joburg. Great shuttle service...More

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you very much for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review, especially one like this! We really appreciate your kind words and are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. It was a great pleasure meeting you all and...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Beautiful experience with my boyfriend for two hour horse ride and champagne picnic. The best birthday present ever!!!

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you very much for this positive review and your kind words! It was a pleasure meeting you and we are looking forward to your next visit! Kind regards, Dilo - Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

Reviewed 21 July 2018

We were supposed to have the Peaguses private tour but upon arrival there were other people. Couldn't hear the guide speaking and educating about the animals due to other people in front of us so it was not as special as I wanted it for...More

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Hi Kina673, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We value your opinion and we are sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience with us. We think it is very important to offer a personal experience and therefor we only work with...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Dilo & Hessel are very friendly guys who will take you with passion into the Silikaatsnek Nature reserve for hikings and their horse trail safari's are very good. You can enjoy nature and the wildlife sitting relaxed on your horse even if you never ride...More

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you very much for your positive review, we are looking forward to your next visit! Kind regards, Dilo - Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

Reviewed 10 June 2018

We booked the self-guided hike that takes you up to the cable-way and down the mountain, back to Silkaatsnek. The route is well marked (and maintained) along the way. It's a challenging climb to the cable-way but the scenery is more than worth it. It's...More

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you very much for this great review, we really appreciate your feedback and are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to welcome you again! Kind regards, Dilo - Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

What an amazing game drive with such a knowledgeable guide Dilo. I learnt so much about not only nature and the game we saw but about the history of an area I've grown up in. This was an incredible day spent with wonderful friends. Next...More

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you very much Chavron for taking the time to write a review and for your very kind words. We really appreciate it and hope to see you here again. The horses are looking forward to meeting you! Kind regards, Dilo - Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Before this, I had never been horse riding nor had I been on a game drive. This was a wonderful way to merge the two. I'm a city girl so being in the bush was an uncomfortable thought, the experience however, was the complete opposite....More

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Dear Keabetswe, Thank you so much for this great review! We really appreciate your kind words and are glad you had such a great experience, although you might not have expected it... We are looking forward to those ''million times over''! Kind regards, Dilo -...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

We enjoyed our stay. Would have just liked to have a tv for the evenings though. Would definitely go back again.More

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DiloCom, Manager at Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi Maryke, Thank you for your time to write a review, we really appreciate it and are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay. The reason we don't have any tv's is because we would like our guests to spend some real quality...More

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