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Welgevonden Nature Reserve

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Perfect safari destination. The reserve is large and the variety of animals is very impressive... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael P
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Brussels, Belgium
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Welgevonden is one of my favourite game parks in South Africa. It is big enough to accommodate the... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
PixmanSA
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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect safari destination. The reserve is large and the variety of animals is very impressive. Will certainly be back.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice reserve, lovely landscape many animals but due to the density of lodges in the reserve game drivers compete for sightings & often have to cue. Had a number of odd experiences here (5 cars trying to view a Lion in 300m distance (since cars...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marylin22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The condition of the animals we saw tells you everything you need to know - this is a well maintained game park. It hosts the big 5 - we saw 4 but the drive just before us saw the 5th - but an interesting selection...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NickyEl
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Welgevonden is one of my favourite game parks in South Africa. It is big enough to accommodate the Big 5 and yet, not to big to be impersonal and too vast for a few days visit. The drives are stunning. The landscape is fantastic. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PixmanSA
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Stayed at the Nungubane Lodge in April 2018 and the TaaibosRiver Lodge in December 2018. Both amazing trips. Both safari's were amazing and full of all of the animals! Love this reserve!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Skuhlman
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the 57 Waterberg Hotel, which was an excellent hotel. Very friendly staff, five star service an delicious breakfast, lunch and diner We went on a game-drive on Christmas day and were very lucky to spot the Big Five.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Reggy1008
Reviewed November 24, 2018

We stayed at Mhondoro Lodge in October 2018. Welgevonden is a wonderful game reserve, really well managed and offering so much to see. The rangers co-operate over radios to ensure that every game drive offers some amazing sights and views.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon T
Reviewed November 10, 2018

A reserve approximately 3 hours north of Johannesburg. Not huge, but with few visitors (you have to stay overnight in a lodge to visit) it gives you a feeling of being on your own with the animals. We spotted all big five and many others...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JonasP
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We have just spent 3 days at Welgewonden, we stayed extremely comfortably at Wooded Peaks what a privilege to traverse your park on several game drives, we saw a huge variety of game and each game drive were thrilled with the natural beauty of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jhb12345
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This game reserve sits on 40 000 hectares. The best time to view animals is now in the dry September and October. There is no shrubbery or many leaves on trees at this time of the year, so the animals are easy to spot. It's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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