Picnics (2)

Whether its a Sunday picnic with the whole family or a romantic picnic for two, We have amazing picnic venues for you.

Aerial Cableway (1)

a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers

Maropeng (1)

Maropeng means “returning to the place of origin” in Setswana, the main indigenous language in this area of South Africa. The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site is an easy drive of about an hour from Johannesburg or Pretoria. Our ancestors have lived in this area for more than 3-million years. By coming here, you are coming to the birthplace of humanity. Welcome home!

Zip Lines (3)

A zip-line consists of a pulley suspended on a cable, usually made of stainless steel, mounted on an incline. It is designed to enable a user propelled by gravity to travel from the top to the bottom of the inclined cable by holding onto, or attaching to, the freely moving pulley.

Rhino park (1)

A safe environment where rhino's are bred and cared for.

Quadbiking / Off Road (3)

Venues that offer off road tracks for biking.

Nature Reserve (3)

a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.

Mountain Biking (4)

Venues offering mountain biking trails and possibly equipment.

Hiking / Hiking Trails (6)

Venues that offer scenic hiking trails

Dam (3)

Establishments which have a dam in or around the venue.

Cultural Establishment (1)

venues where travelers can go and embrace different cultures and learn about their history.

Crocodile Farm (1)

Venues where various breeds of crocodiles and alligators are bred and cared for.

Breweries (2)

A brewery is a dedicated building for the making of beer, A company that makes beer is called either a brewery or a brewing company.

Bird Watching (5)

Birdwatching or birding is the observation of birds as a recreational activity. It can be done with the naked eye, through a visual enhancement device like binoculars and telescopes, or by listening for bird sounds.

Shopping (3)

For all your everyday shopping needs.

Tea Garden (2)

For those looking for light meals and refreshments.

Resorts (2)

For families or corporate businesses looking for relaxation and recreational activities.

Pet Friendly (1)

All venues listed are pet friendly

Honeymoon (1)

Private rooms for love birds who have just tied the knot or renewed their vows.

Children Friendly (10)

These venues that are listed all welcome children and are child friendly.
Maropeng A'Afrika (PTY) Ltd

Maropeng A'Afrika (PTY) Ltd

Cradle of Humankind - Accommdation - Conference Venue - Restaurant

Welcome to Maropeng (the official visitor centre of the Cradle of Humankind) and the Sterkfontein Caves. Maropeng means “returning to the place of origin” in Setswana, the main indigenous language in this area of South Africa.
Meerhof Lodge

Meerhof Lodge

Hartbeespoort Dam - Bed and Breakfast - Self Catering

Facing the Magaliesberg Mountains enjoy the beautiful sunsets over the waters of Hartbeespoort Dam lies Meerhof Lodge that offers Bed and Breakfast and Self catering accommodation.
Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa

Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa

Accommdation, Conference Venue, Restaurant, Cradle of Humankind

In rustic serenity, only 15min from Lanseria airport, Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa lies nestled at the foothills of the Swartkop Mountains, on the threshold of the beautiful Kromdraai valley - a World Heritage site known as The Cradle of Humankind.

Mokoya Lodge & Sweet Thyme Restaurant

Mokoya Lodge & Sweet Thyme Restaurant

Magaliesburg - Mokoya Lodge - Accommodation - Conference - Weddings - Restaurant

Mokoya Lodge is an Accommodation, Conference and function venue, situated in Magaliesburg on the banks of the Magalies River between Hartebeestpoort Dam and Magaliesberg lies our bush-veld lodge.
Monkey Sanctuary

Monkey Sanctuary

Hartbeespoort Dam - Wildlife - Accommodation

The bush babies sanctuary is one of several sanctuaries in a group of sanctuaries, including the elephant sanctuary that provides for orphaned and abused animals. 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 situated in one of the many Kloofs (Gorges) of the Magaliesburg mountain range provides the perfect environment for Monkeys from around the world.
Moon and Sixpence

Moon and Sixpence

Cradle Of Humankind - Wedding Venue, Accommodation and Restaurant

The Moon and Sixpence Country Venue
A wedding and conference venue near the Cradle of Mankind, Muldersdrift.
Mount Savannah Game Reserve

Mount Savannah Game Reserve

Accommodation, Wildlife, Nature Reserve, Cradle of Humankind

Mount Savannah is situated within the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. This area is a 47000 ha tourism destination which is located between Lanseria, Broederstoom, Hekpoort and Oaktree.

Ngwenya Glass Village

Ngwenya Glass Village

Muldersdrift - Arts & Crafts - Restuarant - Brewery

Shades of Ngwenya glass blowing factory is the hub of the Ngwenya Glass Village, only 20 minutes from JHB, a glass wonderland where you can watch the ancient art of glassblowing at work and buy fabulous handmade recycled glassware.
Nullarbor Cottages

Nullarbor Cottages

Magaliesburg Self Catering Accommodation

Nullarbor Cottages offers Self-catering accommodation in beautifully appointed cottages close to the small town of Magaliesburg, a perfect match if you need privacy, romance and luxurious but affordable accommodation
Oasis Gameskin Tannery

Oasis Gameskin Tannery

Cradle Of Humankind - Leather Tanning Company

Currently one of the world's foremost exotic tanners in South Africa.  Specializeing in exotic game skins and all things leather.

Orion Safari Lodge

Orion Safari Lodge

Accommodation, Conference Venue, Restaurant, Rustenburg

Located in the foothills of picturesque Rustenburg Kloof the Orion Safari Lodge is less than two hours away from Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Palm Valley Inn

Palm Valley Inn

Hartbeespoort Dam Accommodation

Palm Valley Inn is self-catering accommodation in Hartbeespoort Dam. Self Catering accommodation in Harties. 

Parnassus Farm

Parnassus Farm

Self Catering Accommodation, Magaliesburg

Parnassus Farm is part of the Cradle of Mankind and is located less than 100 kilometres west of Johannesburg.

Ponciana Superior Guesthouse

Ponciana Superior Guesthouse

Hartbeespoort Dam - Accommodation - Guesthouse - Fishing

Do you like to have a nice, learning and active vacation? Do you like walking? Do you love nature? Doing sports? Do you love the quietness while reading your book? Enjoying plant, animals, culture, history or fancy restaurants? You all find this all at 'Ponciana Guesthouse'
Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy

Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy

Conservancy, Cradle of Humankind

Bordering the Cradle of Humankind, north of the Lanseria Airport and with the Magaliesberg Mountain range dominating the northern horizon, find the Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy.

Saddle Creek Adventures

Saddle Creek Adventures

Magaliesburg, Adventure and Team Building and Horse Trails

Saddle Creek Adventures nestles in the Hekpoort Valley in the foothills of the magnificent Magaliesburg Mountains.
Silverstar Casino

Silverstar Casino

Muldersdrift and Cradle of Humankind - Casino - Spa - Accommodation - Restaurants - Entertainment

Silverstar Casino  is the entertainment destination on Jozi’s West Rand.
Skipskop Guest Farm

Skipskop Guest Farm

Self Catering, Guest Farm, Quad Biking, Magaliesberg

A fully-equipped self-catering chalet sleeping maximum of 6 people.
Sparkling Waters Hotel and Spa

Sparkling Waters Hotel and Spa

Accommodation, Hotel, Spa, Horse Riding, Magaliesburg

From thrills to indulgent pampering, we'll keep you entertained...

Squires on the Dam & Lake Motel

Squires on the Dam & Lake Motel

Hartbeespoort Dam - Restaurant - Pub - Accommodation

Relax, enjoy yourself on our open air deck, surrounded by beautiful trees, overlooking the dam our restaurant boasts an extensive à la carte menu, including steaks and seafood.
Sterkfontein Caves

Sterkfontein Caves

Caves, Cradle of Humankind

An hour’s drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria, are the Sterkfontein Caves, world famous for their fossil finds and a well-known visitor destination.

Stone Hill

Stone Hill

Self Catering, Pet Friendly, Magaliesburg

Within an hour from Johannesburg or Pretoria, nestled in the hills of the Magaliesberg, on a private mountain bushveld farm, with stunning views, is STONE HILL.

Stornoway Lodge

Stornoway Lodge

Accommodation, Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering, Cradle of Humankind

Sandwiched between the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site and the prestigious Blair Atholl residential and golf estate, Stornoway Lodge is conveniently located a mere five minutes from Lanseria airport on the R512.

The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre - De Wildt

The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre - De Wildt

Hartbeespoort Dam Cheetah Centre

Known in the past as the De Wildt Cheetah Centre the name has recently been changed to the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre as a tribute to the woman who has devoted her life to the survival of the cheetahs as well as other rare and endangered species.
The Big Cat Experience

The Big Cat Experience

Lion Park - Lion Experience

Welcome on a journey to experience the largest feline predators ! You will be introduced to Clouded Leopards, Lions, White Lions, White Tigers, Leopard, Black Leopard, Black Jaguars, Servals, Caracal and more...
The Elephant Sanctuary

The Elephant Sanctuary

Hartbeespoort Dam - Elephant Experience - Wild Life - Accommodation - Conference

The Elephant Sanctuary has African elephants and offers an interactive elephant experience, elephant back riding and overnight accommodation in Magaliesburg / Hartbeespoort Dam.
The Ostrich Manor - Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

The Ostrich Manor - Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

Hartbeespoort Dam Accommodation

This Eco Lodge is a unique combination of an exclusive manor, perfect gathering facilities, special arrangements and African art-unica's, all surrounded by amazing gardens and private Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve.
The Venue Country Hotel

The Venue Country Hotel

Hartbeespoort Dam - Accommodation, Conference, Wedding and Restaurant

Nestled deep within the scenic Magaliesberg region one can find The Venue Country Hotel which is a stunning retreat from the concrete jungle. Surrounded by majestic rolling hills and lush greenery found only in the Magalies’ area, the hotel is truly a unique experience for stay over guests, day-time visitors and conference delegates alike.
Thirsty Falls Guest Farm

Thirsty Falls Guest Farm

Magaliesburg - Self Catering Accommodation

Deep in the heart of the Magaliesberg mountains lies a true gem. Cradled amidst the rugged splendour of the African bush and cliffs as backdrop, Thirsty Falls offers spectacular views and absolute privacy in a tranquil environment.
Toro Ya Me

Toro Ya Me

Hartbeespoort Dam - Boating - Cruises - Boat Trips

Toro Ya Me is a leisure cruise boat which operates on the Hartbeespoort Dam seven days each week. It offers year-round trips for up to 35 passengers per trip.
Tourism Hartbeespoort

Tourism Hartbeespoort

Tourism Association - Harties Tourism

Harties is and will continue to become a more important tourist destination. As such there is a need for an active association of all who supply services to visitors. It is through this need that the HTA (Hartbeespoort Tourism Association) was formed in 2010. In 2013 the name changed to Harties Tourism.
Valley Lodge and Spa

Valley Lodge and Spa

Accommodation, Conference, Restaurant, Spa, Pub, Magaliesburg

Less than an hour away from the heart of Gauteng, set on the banks of the Magalies River, lies Valley Lodge, a glorious blend of time-honoured tradition and modern hospitality.

Valverde Eco Hotel

Valverde Eco Hotel

Muldersdrift - Accommodation - Conferences - Weddings - Eco Hotel & Spa

Valverde Eco Hotel is a unique, country-style hotel in the Muldersdrift area in The Cradle Of Humakind specialising in conferences, weddings and accommodation.
Willinga Lodge

Willinga Lodge

Hartbeespoort Dam Exclusive Lodge

"Willinga Lodge" has  8 suites, a guest lounge including a Day Spa plus an
office / reception area, and it has  been operating already for over 18 Years.
Woodlands Healing Spa

Woodlands Healing Spa

Muldersdrift - Spa

Welcome to our Spa at Woodlands Centre for Conscious Living, where our mantra is Let go. Relax. Heal.