Nature Reserves near Irene
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Lanseria(35.7 km from Irene)
Get up close and personal with rare white lions The Lion Park offers terrific close encounters with lions, other predators and large herbivores indigenous to Africa. You can also expect some superb filming and photographic opportunities.The Lion Park is home to over 80 lions including the rare white lions and many other carnivores such as cheetah, wild dog, brown hyena, striped hyena, spotted hyena, black-backed jackal, side-striped jackal, and a wide variety of antelope which roam freely in the antelope area.Visitors have an opportunity to interact with some of the animals in the Cub World area. A giraffe feeding platform puts you at eye level with the tame resident giraffe creating a fun experience for all ages. The hugely popular cub interaction allows guests to touch the cubs and take photographs.Need to know? The Lion Park is open every day of the year. Opening hours: weekdays 8:30am to 5pm;Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays 1 September to 30 April 8:30am to 6pm; 1 May to 31 August 8:30am to 5pm
Kibler Park(52.3 km from Irene)
Do more with your Sundays. Everyone is welcome to come along every Sunday and paint at the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve. Bring your friends and family, unwind, have a picnic and paint your masterpiece.
No previous art experience is needed. A professional art instructor will be there to guide painters through the creative process, ensuring everyone leaves with a work of art. Cost is R100 per person.
Magaliesburg(93.6 km from Irene)
With a beautiful view of the Magaliesburg Mountains, Magalies Wild Game Farm features some fun and exciting things to do for young and old. Activities include bird and game watching, game drives (self driving is possible with a 4x4), walking trails and sunset viewing at a picnic site.