Derdepoort Places of Interest

Derdepoort is situated in Pretoria, in Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN/AROUND Derdepoort

Pretoria National Botanical Gardens

The gardens contain indigenous plants from all over South Africa, including cycads and aloes, grouped according to their climatic region, all clearly marked. They are especially attractive in winter when many ...

Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve

The Roodeplaat dam was constructed in 1956 and was initially called the 'Pienaars Rivier Dam'. The Dam supplied the surrounding landowners with irrigation and was later developed into a tourism destination. ...

Voortrekker Monument

The huge monolith that is the Voortrekker monument stands as a major landmark on a low hill, just outside Tshwane (as Pretoria is now called). Depending on who you are, the monument that has some of the finest ...

... and little further afield

Dinokeng Game Reserve

Why Dinokeng Game Reserve is such an attraction is because it provides Big 5 game viewing really close to Pretoria - half an hour, or an hour from OR Tambo International Airport. Which means you can simply ...

Freedom Park

The Freedom Park opened its doors in December 2007. It is a space where South Africans and visitors to the country can reflect on the past, and is an inspiration for the future. It is regarded as one of the ...

Groenkloof Nature Reserve

Groenkloof Nature Reserve, on the southern side of Pretoria, is the first nature reserve in the continent dating back to the time when President Kruger proclaimed the entire valley a game sanctuary, in 1895. ...

Mandela's Statue at the Union Buildings

A nine-metre high bronze statue of Nelson Mandela has stood at the foot of the Union Buildings since it was unveiled by Jacob Zuma a day after Mandela's funeral in Qunu, in December 2013. It is the tallest ...

Melrose House

Melrose House in Pretoria was built in 1886 by George J Heys, who was a prominent and successful business mogul in Pretoria at the time. Amongst other things, it is an important record of how architecture and ...

Pioneer Museum

The Pioneer open air Museum in Silverton is set in a graciously restored Victorian settler farmstead complete with horse mill and threshing floor, farming implements intact. A visit to the three hectare area ...

Silver Lakes Golf Course

Silver Lakes Country Club is part of an upmarket residential estate which is situated in genuine Bushveld country, 20 kilometres to the east of Pretoria. As the name of the club implies, there is an abundance ...

Tswaing Meteorite Crater Museum

One of only four meteorite crater museums in the world (the others are in the US, Germany and France) the Tswaing Crater and its museum lie roughly 40 kilometres north of Pretoria. Not only is the Tswaing ...

Wingate Park Country Club

Lush and luxuriant in the wet summer months and well groomed throughout the year, the championship Wingate Park course has been rated among the top 20 in South Africa. Wingate Park was considered good enough ...

Wonderboom Nature Reserve

Named after the wild fig (Ficus salicifolia) Wonderboom, for which the reserve is famous, and which grows at the foot of the northern slopes of the Magalies Mountain range, the Wonderboom Nature Reserve lies ...

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