In the 'hood, Kosmos as a destination

Set on the banks of the popular Hartbeespoort Dam, the gorgeous little village of Kosmos that is indeed reminiscent of the Greek island of the same name when you consider its proximity to the water and the incredible weather in this part of the world, is a peaceful and quaint neighbourhood just 40 minutes drive from Johannesburg and 30 minutes from Pretoria. Kosmos manages to dissociate ... cont.

103 Jocelyn Street, Kosmos, Hartbeespoort Dam, North West Province, South Africa

Directions to Galagos Lodge

From Johannesburg
From the concrete highway (NI) and take the Malibongwe (Former Hans Strydom) turn off going West at the traffic lights on to the R512. Pass Lanseria Airport. Continue on straight past the home of the chicken pie and Lesedi Cultural Zulu Village lodge on your left. At the T – Junction (Broederstroom) turn Left towards Magaliesburg (Sasol garage on your left), carry on straight past Pecan wood Estate. Turn right at the Brits/Sun city R512 going over the Dam bridge. At the next T – Junction, turn right. On the right a little further see the sign for Kosmos. Turn right into Kosmos.

Follow the road past Caribbean Beach Estate and Falcon View, straight past the traffic circle and through the security gates. After the gate take the left fork into Coleman Street, then turn left into Becklake. Follow the road as it goes up over a speed hump and turns naturally to your right. We are the white thatch house on your right. 103 Jocelyn Street.

From Pretoria
Take the Platinum Highway (N4) towards Rustenburg. Take the ‘Brits/ Sandton’ turn off and turn left towards the mountains. Follow the road until you see a Sasol garage on your right hand side, turn right there. There is also a sign that says Rustenburg turn right. Follow this road passed Mount Amanzi and Castle Inn. When you reach the big four-way stop, go straight over it. Over Kommando Neck. Just on the other side you will see a turn off to your left marked ‘Kosmos’ Turn left there.

Follow that road past Caribbean Beach Estate, and past Falcon View, straight over the traffic circle and through the security gates. Just through the gates the road splits – take the left split. Over two speed bumps and left onto Becklake street. Follow Becklake as it turns up and towards your right.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (3 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (3 km)
  • Filling Station (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Pharmacy (5 km)
  • Post Office (5 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (6 km)
  • Business Services (10 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (10 km)
  • Laundromat (10 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (15 km)
  • Shopping Mall (15 km)
  • Airport (40 km)
  • Car Hire (40 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Bird watching
  • Canopy tours
  • Caving
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Kite surfing
  • Microlight flights
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Waterskiing
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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