The Hartbeespoort Dam beckons many city dwellers who are looking for an escape as it provides hours of entertainment for those with a variety of likings. From water sports and adrenaline activities to shopping and spa days - there is no shortage of things to keep you smiling. The dam is perched on the slopes of the Magaliesberg Mountains which they themselves are a wonder. The people start to dissipate and the buildings become sparser as you head into nature. You’d never believe that you are only an hour from Johannesburg.
The tranquillity continues as you head into the multitude of exceptional game parks in this region. The huge draw card for most visitors is the Pilanesberg National Park where Gautengers head for their Big Five fix. Madikwe as well as the Kgaswane Mountain Reserve have world class facilities and stunning game viewing opportunities. In all of the above, travellers from all walks of life and budgets can be accommodated for and no one will leave disappointed, only refreshed and de-stressed.
This region has been named as the ‘birthplace of mankind’ as ancient fossils, relics, settlements and art has been uncovered to prove where our origins as humans lie. The Cradle of Humankind is a worth a visit, whether it’s the museums or the caves you’re after or just a boozy lunch in the bushveld without really getting your feet dirty, is a worthwhile visit. Let’s call it a family duty!
The world famous Sun City complex stands majestically amongst the wilderness and provides a myriad of activities for everybody. Golf courses, the Valley of the Waves, movies, shopping, a dam, adventure opportunities, casinos and plenty of kids clubs are on offer. You will really feel as if you’ve entered the scene of a movie based in an African wonderland.
This is the place to visit for a diverse, all-encompassing getaway. Cultural and history buffs will be more than satisfied while adventurists and the outdoorsy types do their thing. Regardless of what you love it’s impossible to leave here without taking the sense of wonderment along with you.
The Bonjanala Region hides within its mountains a number of tourist attractions that really pack a punch. Depending on what you crave, the Bojanala region is bound to satisfy it. It is a diverse region that has plenty to offer. It is a place to go to escape the madness of mass urbanisation. It exudes peace and tranquillity as well as action and electricity, the choice is yours.