19 Places of Interest in the West Rand

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Nature Reserves

Abe Bailey Nature Reserve

This reserve is located near Carletonville, which is a small gold mining town in the province of Gauteng, South Africa. Carletonville is significant for local economy, but also for being home to one of the world’s deepest mines, Western Deep Levels. The ...

Golf Courses

Blair Atholl Golf Course

In Lanseria, Johannesburg, the Blair Atholl Golf Course is a private course that is available for members only. But, it is well worth it when one considers the undeniable beauty of the course and its surrounds, which create an idyllic backdrop to your ...

Golf Courses

CMR Golf Club

The fairways are characterised by spacious landing areas, and the undulating terrain makes for a fabulous challenge while never negotiating on the aesthetic appeal of the course. The driving range is ideal for those on a strict schedule, or for those ...

World Heritage Sites / Landmarks / Archaeological

Cradle of Humankind

The Cradle of Humankind Site comprises a strip of a dozen dolomitic limestone caves containing the fossillised remains of ancient forms of animals, plants and most importantly, hominids. The dolomite in which the ...

Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries

Croc City Crocodile Farm

Croc City Crocodile Farm provides the opportunity for the public to observe one of the world's most spectacular predators at close range. Croc City is home to more than 800 crocodiles, ranging from hatchlings, to large adults of over four metres in ...

Golf Courses

Durban Deep Golf Club

The Durban Deep Golf Club in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, was originally designed for sole use by the miners of the gold mine that bears the same name. However, since its initial design in the 1950’s, it has undergone a number of renovations and ...

Golf Courses

Goldfields West Golf Club

The Goldfields West Golf course meanders through a nature reserve, which is naturally a most relaxing and a completely unspoiled environment where buck are free to roam and the birdlife is prolific. The well-watered Gold Fields West (par-72) is a ...

Nature Reserves

Kloofendal Nature Reserve

On the West Rand of Gauteng, within the leafy residential suburb of Roodepoort, lies the Kloofendal Nature Reserve. This reserve covers 150 hectares of the South African landscape and lies only 25 kilometres from the bustling city centre of Johannesburg ...

Game Reserves

Krugersdorp Game Reserve

The habitat is mainly grassveld with small dams and reedbeds at the northern-most end. The vast areas of open grassland in the reserve provide the visitor the opportunity to observe many of the grassland species of Gauteng. West of Johannesburg, on the ...

Golf Courses

Krugersdorp Golf Club

Hundreds of pine trees, the well-manicured fairways and greens, and the sweeping winds of the distant Magaliesberg range, especially when one is on the elevated fifth tee, make Krugersdorp Golf Course a place of beauty. The Krugersdorp Golf Course is ...

Airports

Lanseria Airport

When kulula began operating daily flights to and from Cape Town and Durban from Lanseria Airport in 2005, Lanseria Airport, formerly regarded by all and sundry as merely a grass airstrip somewhere in the northern reaches of Johannesburg, began to play a ...

Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries / Game Reserves

Lion & Safari Park

If you are pressed for time, or your trip does not include a journey to one of the major game reserves in South Africa, then it follows that you might still want to view lions 'up close and personal' in a wildlife conservation enclosure. Infact, if ...

Memorials / Mandela Route / Landmarks / Uniquely South African

Long March to Freedom Monument

South Africa’s "march to freedom" has been a long and complex one, and visitors will find themselves completely awe-struck by this country’s journey when they visit the Long March to Freedom Monument. This fascinating monument, which is growing all the ...

Nature Reserves

Modderfontein Nature Reserve

The Modderfontein Nature Reserve is a stunning spot, and acclaimed for its variety of animal and plant species. At 275 hectares, it is the second-largest private nature reserve in the country, and it makes use of its area to undertake a number of ...

Golf Courses

Randfontein Golf Club

The small town of Randfontein lies on the greatest gold reef in South Africa and was established in 1929 although its history dates back much further. At the heart of the town lies the Randfontein Golf and Country Club with its Top 100 golf course - a ...

Nature Reserves

Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy

A real breathing space of green open grassland, the Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy borders the Cradle of Humankind in a green lung between Johannesburg, Krugersdorp and Pretoria. This beautiful green space spans roughly 10 000 hectares and a wealth ...

Golf Courses

Roodepoort Country Club

Nestling in the tranquil countryside of Ruimsig, west of Johannesburg, lies one of South Africa's most challenging championship golf courses, Roodepoort Country Club. It is well known and recognised that condition-wise the Roodepoort Golf course is ...

Museums

Roodepoort Museum

Set in the Roodepoort Civic Centre on Christiaan de Wet Road, the Roodepoort Museum capably covers Roodepoort’s long and diverse history, which dates back to 1884, despite having had to shut its doors briefly in 2006 due to budgetary constraints ...

Natural Wonders / World Heritage Sites

Sterkfontein Caves

The Sterkfontein Caves are a series of limestone caves 50 kilometres north west of Johannesburg that are not only the richest, but most productive palaeo-anthropological sites in the world. They form part of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, ...

West Rand as a destination

In the neighbourhood

Carletonville, Constantia Kloof, Elandsdrift, Fochville, Hartbeespoort Dam, Krugersdorp, Lanseria, Magaliesberg, Muldersdrift, Renosterspruit, Roodepoort, Ruimsig

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