20 Places of Interest in Northern Gauteng

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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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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' ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nature Reserves

Rietvlei Nature Reserve

The Rietvlei Nature Reserve is one of the world's largest urban nature reserves, 3 800 hectares in extent, situated south of the city but still within the city limits. The Rietvlei Nature Reserve lies very close to the highway between Pretoria and OR ...

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 ...

Museums

Smuts House Museum

If you havenít already visited the house in which Jan Smuts lived, then take advantage of staying in the vicinity and go and see the Big House, as Jan Smuts and his family used to call their home in Irene, half way (more or less) between Johannesburg and ...

Golf Courses

The Els Club at Copperleaf

Designed by golfing legend, Ernie Els, the Els Club at Copperleaf Golf & Country Estate is all about top-notch golfing in a gorgeous setting. Situated just 40 minutes from the shopping Mecca of Sandton in Johannesburg, this golf course offers pro golfers ...

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 ...

Natural Wonders / Nature Reserves

Tswaing Nature Reserve

Just off the R35 north of Pretoria, the Tswaing Nature Reserve is incredibly beautiful. It houses not only a number of wild animals and a large variety of birds, trees and plants, but it is also the place of a 220 000 year old crater, the impact of a ...

Museums

Willem Prinsloo Agricultural Museum

If you want to really step back in time and experience farming as it once was, then the Willem Prinsloo Agricultural Museum, just 40 kilometres east of Pretoria, with the largest collection of farming implements in the country and a pretty unique ...

Golf Courses

Zwartkop Country Club

The Zwartkop Country Club is situated on what was originally the farm Zwartkop named after the bird found nesting on the farm. It has long been a tournament venue for both professional and amateur events, and is also the permanent site for the annual ICL ...

Northern Gauteng as a destination

In the neighbourhood

Boekenhoutskloof, Bronkhorstspruit, Centurion, Cullinan, Eldoraigne, Hammanskraal, Irene, Leeuwkloof Valley, Pretoria, Rayton

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