Rietfontein Wetland/ Grassland area

Eastern Bypass

Rietfontein Wetland/ Grassland area

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The Wetland system is part of a much greater one that includes Huddle and Royal golf courses. The Grasslands are called Bankenveld and there are 15 pristine Ha of them. In this area you will also find a number of small mammals.These include Spotted Genet, South African Hedgehogs and sometimes even a Honey Badger. Birdlife and Insect life is prolific, on the last visit there over 40 birds were counted in three hours. A large termite mound was also discovered where the termites had been growing mushrooms.

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