Welgevonden Nature Reserve, Vaalwater

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Explore South Africa's diverse landscapes across 37,000 hectares (91,428 ac) of Welgevonden Nature Reserve, home to 50 mammal species, including one of the world's largest populations of white rhinos. Onsite accommodations include luxurious lodges that have been designed with the surrounding environment in mind. Local animals sheltered here have never been hunted and aren't fazed by human presence, allowing for closer-than-usual encounters. Arrange your visit to Welgevonden Nature Reserve and discover more family-friendly attractions in Vaalwater using our Vaalwater visit planner.
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  • Saw elephants, warthog, rhino, impala, kudu - excellent. Take jacket it's cold early morning. Guides very helpful in all ways.  more »
  • Absolutely amazing vacation. Fantastic staff, safe environment and lots of opportunity to see the big five in their own environment. Not overly commercial, as I suppose Kruger would be. So happy to....  more »

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