The main activity on Rietvlei Nature Reserve is game viewing. It is the largest peri-urban Game Reserve within City borders with wild animals in the world. Just a few of the animals include: Rhino, Buffalo, Lion (only on booked tours), Black Wildebeest, Zebra, Various antelope such as Eland, Blesbuck, Red hartebeest, Springbuck and Duiker.
Bird watching can be done either from your own vehicle or from various birdhides.
Horse riding: Short rides on Saturdays and Sundays. Longer rides (including overnight) with pre booking
Angling and camping in the Rietvlei dam
Picnics at a fantastic area next to the Marais dam
Lion tours from the Coffee shop
Official booked game drives
Lapa can be booked for company or large functions