The Groenkloof Nature Reserve, located adjacent to the Fountains Valley at the southern entrance to Pretoria, was the first game sanctuary in Africa. The reserve of 600 ha is managed by the Department of Nature Conservation. The wildlife on the reserve includes zebra, jackal, blue wildebeest, blesbuck, ostrich, giraffe and sable. The rich bird life will keep bird lovers busy for hours on end. Groenkloof Nature Reserve offers a large variety of activities for nature lovers just 5 km from the city centre.