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Awe and wonder at its best! A beautiful, almost untouched, natural environment. The gate security were professional and helpful when we arrived. On entering the picnic/ tourists area, the staff were joining a local crowd at a BBQ and were not at all helpful. As...More
My wife and I just had the pleasure of spending a night at the Modjadji Nature Reserve. Modjadji Mountain is famous for its cycads (Encephalartos transvenosus), which naturally occur only on this mountain. The area is steeped in fascinating folk lore, magic and mystery, and...More
Modjadji camp was our last stop for the long weekend and is located in the Modjadji Cycad Reserve. This was the only night that we met fellow adventurers. The previous two nights we had the camp to ourselves. That’s what makes the African Ivory Route...More
I felt myself in the presence of one of the WORLD'S WONDERS! This ancient cycad forest speak volumes if one ere to care to listen. Examining these ancient giants with their glossy evergreen foliage and bright orange cones makes one wonder about the digestive structure...More
We visited the reserve on a Sunday morning. There was a security guard at the gate who was helpful, but didn't know much about the reserve. On arriving at the top, there was nobody to be seen. Only when we walked towards the path down...More
We visited the reserve on Saturday morning, 25 July 2015.
The only staff visible (apart from the person at the entrance gate) were two females who were lying on the grass sunning themselves. They did not bother to get up or offer any assistance or...More
I'm not a botany fan but the cycad forest is an interesting sight if you are looking for something to combine with the Sunland Boabab trip. Place was completely deserted though, which made it slightly creepy to visit - would recommend going in a small...More
Such beautiful majestic cycads but so far out of the way. Would have loved to walk through the whole reserve but it did not feel safe to do so and no other people around. Terrible road to get there. Go as a group and enjoy...More