About Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

The privately owned Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve lies in the foothills of the Magaliesberg in the North West province.

Did you know? Please note that the reserve is not open to the general public without prior arrangement.

Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve lies between Brits and Hartbeespoort Dam, making it an easy break away venue for weekends for those living in both Johannesburg and Pretoria.

The big draw card for visitors is the easy access to game, so close to the city.

Game safaris, horseback rides, or professionally guided walks through the reserve, get one up close and personal with impalas, zebras, kudus, giraffe, blue wildebeest, monkeys, nyalas, iguanas, warthogs, porcupines, turtles and ostriches. Get there really early and you can join the mountain bike breakfast game ride.

The name, Silkaatsnek, was a battle fought on 11 July 1900 during the Anglo Boer (South African) War, but the ground also bears testimony to battles fought between the Boers and Zulu general, Mzilikatsi, quite a bit earlier than this. War, though, is no longer on the agenda and instead Silkaatsnek offers time out in amongst unspoilt nature.

The reserve has picnic and braai facilities as well as swimming pools and hiking trails. Shade trees and green lawns are great for meeting family and friends.

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WhereSilkaatsnek Nature Reserve, Ifafi, Hartbeespoort Dam, Bojanala, North West Province, South Africa

WhenOpen to overnight guests only.

OvernightStay in Ifafi Accommodation, North West Province


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