In the 'hood, Magaliesburg as a destination

The sleepy little village of Magaliesburg lies in the Witwatersberg - the actual Magaliesberg Mountains are a further 8 kilometres or so north of here - its nearest neighbours the unassuming towns of Doornhoek and Hekpoort, an easy hour’s drive from Johannesburg. There’s a steam train, the Magaliesburg Express, that delivers day-trippers on a regular basis from Park Station in Johannesburg ... cont.

Jennings Street, Magaliesburg, 1791, Magaliesberg, Gauteng, South Africa

Directions to Valley Lodge & Spa

From the Airport / East Rand:
1) Upon exiting the airport, keep to the right, following the signs for the R24 / Johannesburg. This road joins the highway
2) Continue straight along the R24 (N3) / Johannesburg
3) Approximately 9 kilometres after leaving the airport, move to the centre lane
4) You will merge with the N3 highway
5) Follow the signs for the N3 / N1 / Pretoria. Take the fork to the right
6) Immediately after this fork, turn left onto the interchange and continue following the N3 / N1 / Pretoria signs
7) Proceed past all the Sandton and Randburg off-ramps
8) From here follow points 2 to 11: From Johannesburg and Gauteng

From Johannesburg and Gauteng:
1) Head west along N1 (concrete ring highway) just north of Johannesburg
2) Exit from N1 at 14th Avenue off-ramp.
3) Turn right under highway, then right again at second set of traffic lights. You are now on the M47 to Krugersdorp / Tarlton (you will pass Hillfox Power Centre on your right).
4) Proceed along the M47 through ten sets of traffic lights. After approx. 15km you will reach a four way intersection distinguished by a Sasol Petrol Station on the opposite left hand side of the intersection. (Muldersdrift Laerskool is just before this intersection on the left-hand side)
5) Proceed straight across
6) Continue along the M47, which now becomes the N14 (to Ventersdorp) for approx 10.5km, when you will reach a T-junction. Opposite and to the right is a Zenex Petrol Station
7) Turn right onto the R563 and continue straight, signposted to Hekpoort
8) Continue on this road for approx 8.5km after which you will meet the R24 to Magaliesburg on the Left. (This road also identified by the Maropeng sign, turning to the same direction)
9) Turn left onto the R24 to Magaliesburg, continuing for 12km before reaching an intersection, the R24, indicating Magaliesburg to the right. Turn right and continue straight down the hill for 5.4km into the village of Magaliesburg
10) Cross over the railway line and turn right in the centre of the Village at the BP Garage
11) After approximately 500m turn right onto the Valley Lodge Road and continue to the Hotel

From Pretoria:
1) Get onto the R28, which is the highway from Pretoria to Krugersdorp
2) Proceed for approx. 60km where you will reach a 4-way intersection distinguished by a Sasol Petrol Station opposite on the right hand side
3) Turn right onto N14 to Tarlton / Ventersdorp
4) From here follow directions 6 to 11 as above

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0 km)
  • Post Office (1.5 km)
  • Train Station (2 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (3 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (3 km)
  • Airport (25 km)
  • Shopping Mall (25 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)

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