Attractions IN Hammanskraal

Game Reserves

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 fall out of the plane and be in the 'bush' pronto ...

Attractions AROUND Hammanskraal

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Dinokeng

Just north-east of urban Joburg and Tshwane lies the vibrant and warm, big-sky region of Dinokeng, where the world's largest diamond was discovered. Today the area is sparkling with natural, cultural and historical attractions, a place where South Africans ...

Lakes / Dams / Nature Reserves

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. Rich with abundant fish, bird and wildlife, the ...

Nature Reserves

Rust De Winter Nature Reserve

The pretty Rust de Winter Nature Reserve lies north east of Hammanskraal and close enough to the N1 and Pretoria to make a weekend of it. Places like Rust de Winter, which is part of the larger still in its development phase (although word has it that rhino ...

Museums / Natural Wonders

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 crater probably one of the best preserved meteorite ...

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Golf Courses

Blue Valley Golf Estate

Named for the blue skies and open country of its surroundings, the Gary Player designed Blue Valley is a perfect blend of hospitality, sport and nature. Situated conveniently between northern Johannesburg and Pretoria, the residential estate offers a location ...

Lakes / Dams / Nature Reserves

Bronkhorstspruit Dam Nature Reserve

Lying about 90 kilometres from the centre of Johannesburg, Bronkhorstspruit Nature Reserve is situated on the southern edge of a large dam named after the town immediately north east of here, and known for its waterbirds. Infact birders head out this way ...

Nature Reserves

Buffelsdrift Conservancy

Lying on the western boundaries of the Dinokeng area, between the Roodeplaat Dam and the N1 highway, Buffelsdrift Conservancy has become a fairly popular place to visit not only because it is so easy to reach, so close to both Pretoria and Johannesburg, but ...

Golf Courses

Centurion Country Club

Centurion Golf Course is an excellent Golfing Estate with a very challenging golf course designed by Peter Matkovich. Two different nines, where water comes into play on the one and desert on the other. This exciting and challenging golf course offers one the ...

Landmarks / Museums

Cullinan Diamond Mine

Just twenty minutesí drive from Pretoria brings one to the quaint little town of Cullinan that time appears to have little affected. The Cullinan Diamond Mine, also known as the Premier Diamond Mine, has uncovered some of the largest diamonds in the world ...

Golf Courses

Cullinan Golf Club

Having originally been established in 1905, the Cullinan golf course has a long and fascinating history. In 1954, it was rated the best 9-hole course in South Africa. However, a redesign was sorely needed to keep up with the growing demand for a top-notch ...

Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries / Nature Reserves

Ezemvelo Reserve

Close to Pretoria the reserve offers quiet, an experience of nature, a river in which to swim, great hikes, spectacular cliffs and rock formations, ancient San rock paintings, wonderful views out over the Wilge River, wild game, over 300 different birds, and ...

Landmarks / Memorials / National Monuments

Groenkloof National Heritage Monument

In the middle of Groenkloof Nature Reserve stand a series of life-sized bronze statues. They are the anti-apartheid struggle heroes. Over 50 of them are collectively known as the Long Walk to Freedom, reflecting the long history of ...

Game Reserves

Leeuwkloof Valley Conservancy

The Leeuwkloof Valley Conservancy, a 400 hectare game reserve, is situated 1 hour from Johannesburg and 30 minutes from Pretoria. In the heart of Gauteng, Dinokeng Ďa place of riversí, is Leeukloof Valley with wildlife roaming in a 400 hectare game reserve ...

Lakes / Dams / Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Moreleta Spruit

The Moreleta Spruit (spruit is a South African word for a small stream) is a tributary of the Hartbees Spruit that runs through the eastern Pretoria suburbs. The stream that flows all year round starts in the dolomite hills to the south of Pretoria and has ...

Hammanskraal as a destination

Also in the neighbourhood

Boekenhoutskloof, Bronkhorstspruit, Buffelsdrift, Centurion, Cullinan, De Wagensdrift, Eldoraigne, Hennops River, Irene, Leeuwkloof Valley, Olifantsfontein, Pretoria, Rayton, Roodeplaat

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