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Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

The Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary is situated in the Walkerspruit Open Space System. The sanctuary was named after one of the greatest South African ornithologists, J Austin Roberts. He was born in Pretoria and grew up in the Potchefstroom area. Austin Roberts received an honorary doctorate for his achievements which included standard South African reference books on mammals and birds. In 1985 the Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary was proclaimed a nature reserve.
The Walker and the Argo streams feed water into wetland basins of which nine are perennial dams. These dams attract many water animals and birds. The sanctuary was fenced later on and has become a valuable amenity with recreational and educational value. There is so much to see and enjoy as well as learn about. There is a bird hide where you can watch a wide variety of bird life from the crowned crane to many unique species. The sanctuary also offers guided walks where you will get to learn so much about the area and the animals.

Hours:
Summer (September to April) : 7am to 6pm
Winter (May to August) : 7am to 5pm

Guided walks:
Adults : R37
Children : R25 (under 18years old)
Guide : R125 (min 6 people and max 15 people)

Be sure to mark this exciting family outing on your calendar. For more details contact 012 440 8316.

Directions:
From the Fountains Circle (on the R21), take the George Storrar turn-off. Travel east passing Koningin Wilhelmina Avenue, where George Storrar Drive changes into Middel Street. Turn left at the first traffic lights, Dey Street, and then left again at Boshoff Street. The entrance to the sanctuary is on the left.

Nearby Listings

Sleeps: 10 in 4 units/rooms
From R 495,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Waterkloof Self Catering

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Waterkloof

1.0km South East of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

We are nestled in the heart of Waterkloof, and cater for the solitary traveler as well as for a family of four. Peaceful and private, the Self Catering flatlets offer a luxurious and relaxing atmosphere aimed at making your stay a memorable one.

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Legodimong Bed and Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Pretoria

1.7km West of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Situated at the top of Muckleneuk Hill in Pretoria, at the end of a cul-de-sac and adjacent to a nature area, Legodimong Bed & Breakfast offers luxurious accommodation in a central location with spectacular views

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Oorkant Loftus Self-Catering

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Pretoria and Surrounds

1.8km North West of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Oorkant Loftus Self-catering flatlets in Pretoria East: Situated opposite Loftus Versfeld sport stadium, in Clydesdale the "village in the city",

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B'Guest house

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Arcadia

2.2km North West of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Come and feel right at home in the rich ambience of this charming Guesthouse, situated in Arcadia at 751 Park Street, on the T-Junction with Beckett Street.

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Duncan Court

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Hatfield

2.6km North of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Choice of fully furnished bachelor, one bedroom and two bedroom (2 en suite bathrooms) self-catering units in Hatfield, Pretoria

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Sleeps: 36 in 14 units/rooms
From R 400,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Bed & Breakfast in Hatfield

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hatfield

2.7km North of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Bed & Breakfast in Hatfield is serenely tucked away in the secluded part of Hatfield, Pretoria. Luxury and warm hospitality, provided by Des & Errol will make your South African stay memorable and create a home away from home.

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Hotel 224

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Arcadia

2.9km North West of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

The Hotel 224 was established in 1987 and through the years it has become the leader in budget accommodation in Arcadia, offering the visitor exceptional service and quality at a fractional rate of other similar hotels

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Sleeps: 220 in 10 units/rooms

Farmers Folly Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Lynnwood

2.9km North East of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Farmers folly B & B a home from home experience set in a secure garden suburb located in the East off Pretoria, Lynwood, Gauteng - offering guests a relaxed and stylish environment for short and long term accommodation.

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Sleeps: 19 in 9 units/rooms
From R 447,50
Per person, per night sharing.

Goodey's Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Pretoria

3.3km North of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Goodey's Guesthouse is situated in the beautiful Jacaranda-lined Amos Street in the tranquil suburb of Colbyn - one of Pretoria's oldest suburbs.Goodey's Guesthouse offers you six well equipped, stylish en-suite bedrooms...

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Sleeps: 120 in 6 units/rooms

Queensrest

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Queenswood

4.4km North of center of Austin Roberts Memorial Bird Sanctuary

Queensrest self catering units is centrally situated in the suburb called Queenswood, in Pretoria close to Brooklyn Mall and Hatfield.

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