Rietvlei Zoo Farm is a beautiful farm that is located in the South of Johannesburg and offers a wide range of recreation, education, sport and family outdoor activities. The Picnic Park lapas/braai areas and Rietvlei Trails are set in the most tranquil settings on the farm, surrounded by natural wetlands, large willow and oak trees and beautiful gardens and lawns, where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine and outdoors. We invite you to bring your family, company, church or school to enjoy a day outdoors at Rietvlei Zoo Farm!
Rietvlei Trails are located on the Farm and offer the following outdoor activities: Mountain Biking, Walking, Running, Hiking and Cross Country. Rietvlei Trails are open from sunrise to sunset. There are FOUR MTB Trails available (Yellow, Orange, Green and Blue). All trails are single track. All riders to sign indemnity at Rietvlei Trails Lapa/Entrance Gate. Chicken Run means around an obstacle and Bull Run means over an obstacle.
Yellow Trail – This is a 5km Novice Trail.
Orange Trail – This is a 14km Novice to Intermediate Trail.
Green Trail – This is a 20km Intermediate to Advanced Trail.
Blue Trail – This is a 22km Advanced Trail.
MTB Rider Trail Entrance Fees: R30 per Adult & R20 per Child
Run/Walk/Hike Trail Entrance Fees: R20 per person (or R100 for 10 entries with Access Card).
Purchase your Rietvlei Trail Access Cards from the farm office during the week or from the Rietvlei Trails Lapa on weekends and public holidays. Access Cards will be clipped at the gate by the monitor. You can park for free in the main parking or you can pay R50 to park inside the Picnic Park.
Mountain Biking Coaching Lessons: Beginners are welcome to join our MTB Lessons on Saturdays from 2pm to 4pm. Book your coaching session with the Trails Manager. Cost is R50 per lesson. Shawn Mackrell – Trails Manager 082 490 0819