Recreation

in alphabetical order…

 

Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort

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012 258 9904/5/6/7/8  |  079 023 3012

 
Panoramic views of the beautiful Magaliesberg, Hartbeespoort Dam and surrounding areas. An ideal family day trip you’ll want to repeat! Kids can wander along the Dassie Loop walkway, where educational placards describe points of interest, or play in the KidZone. Restaurants, express food stalls and a bar are all on site, as are picturesque seating areas and bomas.

GPS coordinates: S 25°43’11.6″ EO 27°53’04.8″

 

 

Bushbabies Monkey Sanctuary

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Tel: 012 258 9904/5/6/7/8  |  Cell: 071 172 6965

 
Situated west of Hartbeesport Dam alongside the Elephant Sanctuary it provides an environment where monkeys (primates) can be given their freedom in a natural environment.

The Sanctuary positioned in one of the many Kloofs (Gorges) of the Magaliesberg mountain range provides the perfect environment for monkeys from around the world.

 

 

Elephant Sanctuary

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(012) 258 9904 / 5 / 6 / 7

 
The Elephant Sanctuary offers an exciting, fully comprehensive elephant experience. We offer an exclusive, ‘hands-on’, educationally oriented experience with 5 African Elephants. Walk, touch, brush down and feed. Overnight Lodge Experience; Join us for an intimate overnight stay in one of our two lodges and experience true African hospitality.

3 Programs daily, – 08h00; 10h00; 14h00

 

 

Maropeng Visitors Centre

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(014) 577 9000

 
The visitors centre at Maropeng showcases the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site and the unprecedented quantity of hominid fossils discovered in this area. Hominin House Learner Facility- green facility, dormitories; dining hall and outdoor activities. A boat ride takes visitors through the life-giving elements of water, ice, earth and fire and thereafter interactive displays provide an understudying of the unique characteristics of modern humankind and impart a multitude of intriguing facts about the human population. The visitors centre is open 7 days a week, daily from 9am to 5pm, and the last boat ride departs at 4pm.

 

 

Sterkfontein Caves

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(014) 577 9000

 
The Sterkfontein Caves in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site is one of the richest and most productive paleao-anthropological hominid fossil sites in the world, having yielded some of the most valuable and oldest evidence of the origins of humankind ever found. The caves are open daily from 9am to 5pm. Guided tours are available and the last tour departs at 4pm. Booking is advisable as visitors numbers are limited.