Magaliesberg Mountains

Magaliesburg Tourism and Information

 

Magaliesburg activities and attractions in Magaliesburg

 

Some attractions and what to do in and around Magaliesburg including quiet activities to adventure outdoor experiences, all of the Magaliesberg tourist activities and
attractions. Abseiling in Magaliesburg to zip lining on a canopy tour! Fishing and hiking in the Magaliesberg and many other exciting activities as well as mountain biking
and horse riding magaliesburg adventure activities.

Fishing | Shopping |Magaliesberg Abseiling & Rock climbing | Hiking | Arts & Crafts || Places of Interest | Adventure activities | Golf
| Restaurants | Mountain Biking | Horse Riding | Health and Wellness   
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Fishing

Magaliesburg Barbus Haven - Fly Fishing Adventures - Magaliesburg The eco friendly fly fishing venue. Experience fly fishing in a peaceful and
private environment. Introductory clinic for individuals and families. Corporate activities include the Ultimate Magalies fly-fishing, spa and picnic combo and
NEW The Amazing fly-fishing Race that can be run at venues that don't have water river/dam. 011 315 4503 - sundown@iafrica.com


Shopping

Hekpoort Heksie - Magaliesburg The shop offers a wide variety of home made chillis and sauces as well as other deli delights to make your mouth water and
your stomach ask for more! Chicken pies and home made frozen foods are also available at this classic country shop. Orange marmalades, pickles and other preserves are
guaranteed to make you come back for more on your next visit to Magaliesburg! Tours and visits to the chilli farm are also available. Contact Katy on 083 738 6282

Blaaubank Original Store - Magaliesburg A fun country shopping experience with candle dipping! Collectables, arts and crafts,antiques and quality kitchen baskets.
083 627 3343 - theodstore@telkomsa.net

Van Gaalen Kaasmakerji / Cheese Farm - Hartbeespoort Dam Open 6 days a week, Closed Tuesdays. Guided tours and a variety of cheeses for sale.
Lunches available. 012 207 1289 - vgaalen@hixnet.co.za

Hekpoort Estates - Hekpoort Estate agent, established since early 70's! 014 576 1109 - hekpoort@absamail.co.za


Abseiling

Shelter Rock - Abseil in Magaliesberg Climb “the stepladder to the stars”* (Via Ferrata or Iron Way in Italian) and then abseil down the Magaliesberg cliff face on our 100 meter double pitch abseil.
Ascending the stepladder is the most awesome and interesting adrenalin packed experience available in Africa and the fastest growing outdoor sport in Europe . Included is tea,coffee and muffins on arival,
refreshments, gear and qualified instructors. Allow 4-5 hours for the experience. We also offer a hiking trail to the Magaliesberg summit, knobkierie golf, accommodation and horse
trails. Booking is essential. For more information visit our website at: www.shelterrock.co.za or contact Corry at 071 473 6298 * Getaway Magazine April 2010

Hiking

Shelter Rock – Hiking Experience the real Magaliesberg by walking the unique Mountain Trail at Shelter Rock. On the way to the top stand under a 1000+ year old tree, pass the ruins of an Iron Age
Village, learn about the formation of the Magaliesberg and observe the rich variety of birds, animals and trees. At the summit you will enjoy spectacular panoramic views and discover 2 500 million year old wind
sculpted mushroom rocks next to a growing spiritual sanctuary of hundreds of spires built by visitors from the remains of a demolished Boer War Fort.
All interesting features are clearly marked and fully explained in our 27 page pocket guide. The trail to the top of the Magaliesberg is 8km long and usually takes approximately 4 hours to
complete For more information visit: www.shelterrock.co.za or contact Corry at 071 473 6298 Booking is essential..

Mountain Sanctuary Park - Rustenburg A natural and unspoilt nature reserve with mountain streams and pools. 014 535 0114 - owen@mountain-sanctuary.co.za

Kumbagana - Rustenburg Excellent hiking trails in the kloofs. Hikers hut available. 014 535 0098

Rustenburg Nature Reserve - Rustenburg Good walking trails amongst game, 2 day hike available. 014 533 2050

 

Horse Riding

Shelter Rock - Horse trails Discover the real Magaliesberg on the back of one of our agile Boer horses (Boer Perde). Our horses
are descendants of the all terrain horses used by the Boers in the Anglo Boer War of 1898-1903 and are competent and experienced to traverse mountainous terrain.
Our trails follow ancient and cattle footpaths on the southern slopes of the Magaliesberg and are available for sunset, sunrise and mid morning and afternoon rides.
Booking is essential. For more information visit: www.shelterrock.co.za or Tel: Corry at 071 473 6298


Arts & Crafts

Blaaubank Original Store - Magaliesburg A fun country shopping experience with candle dipping!
Collectables, arts and crafts,antiques and quality kitchen baskets. 083 627 3343 - theodstore@telkomsa.net


Places of Interest

Shelter Rock – Places of Interest Discover the real Magaliesberg. Walk on the summit of the mountain with its panoramic views, touch 2 500 million year old wind sculpted
mushroom rocks and spend some time meditating in the spiritual sanctuary of hundreds of spires built by visitors from the remains of a demolished Boer War Fort.
On the way to the top you can inspect a Boer War Fort, stand under a 1000+ year old tree, see the ruins of an Iron Age Village, learn about the formation of the Magaliesberg and
observe the rich variety of birds, animals and trees. We also offer the only Via Ferrata (Stepladder) in Africa against the cliff face of the Magaliesberg, the
only 100 meter double pitch abseil from the top of the Magaliesberg. The only Knobkierie golf course in the world where you can play golf the way it started in ancient times and the only horse trails on
ancient footpaths on the slopes of the Magaliesberg. Booking is essential. For more information visit: www.shelterrock.co.za or Tel: Corry at 071 473 6298

Maropeng Centre - Cradle of Humankind Offical visitor centre for the Cradle of Humankind, a world class underground attraction, taking you on a
journey of discovery! Restaurant and bar. 014 5779000

Sterkfontein Caves - Cradle of Humankind Famous for fossil discoveries. Boasts restaurant, hominoid exhibition and a wooden
walkway to the area where Mrs Ples was discovered! 011 688 3200

Monate Sitruskelder - Hartbeespoort Dam One of the four citrus citrus cellars in the country, and the only
one to make orange,minneola and naartjie wine. 012 258 0712

Van Gaalen Kaasmakerji / Cheese Farm - Hartbeespoort Dam Open 6 days a week, Closed Tuesdays. Guided tours and a variety of cheeses for sale.
Lunches available. 012 207 1289 - vgaalen@hixnet.co.za


Adventure activities in Magaliesburg

Hot Air Ballooning - Magaliesburg and Hartbeespoort Dam Take to the skies early in the morning and enjoy a different view of the Magaliesberg moutains and surrounds.
Booking essential. Contact 078 378 4885

Magalies Gliding Club - Magaliesburg Offers introductory flights to casual visitors and potential members. 082 551 5920 / 082 923 7147

 

Golf Courses

Brits - 012 250 2522

Shelter Rock -  071 473 6298 (Knobkierie golf)

Krugersdorp - 011 660 4365

Mooi Nooi - 014 574 4111

Rustenburg - 014 597 1814

Hunters Rest Hotel - 014 537 8300

Magalies Park - 012 207 9000

PecanWood - 012 244 8080

Sun City Golf - 014 557 1245/6


Restaurants & Places to eat and drink

Colonial Restaurant - Magaliesburg Our renowned Dutch Chef and Owner Katy van Wijk, a.k.a. “Hekpoort Heksie” has lived and travelled to many European countries and
cities to create the speciality dishes that we serve to today. From our flavourful dishes to our unique Selection of Tapas, we use only the finest & freshest ingredients! 083 738 6282

Goblins Cove Restaurant and Coffee Shoppe - Magaliesburg
Closed Mon&Tue. A magical experience awaits, discover a creative goblin and fairy world.
Wonderful cuisine and selected wines. 014 576 2143 - goblins@worldonline.co.za

Blackhorse Brewery and Restaurant - Magaliesburg We are open from a Wednesday to Sunday from 8 am for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. For reservations please contact 082 4535295

Brauhaus Om Dam - Restaurant and Brewery The Restaurant has a relaxing atmosphere with a view of the magnificent Magaliesberg, as well as the Olifantsnek dam.
It is an outing for the entire family to enjoy! Excellent beer brewing . Closed on Mondays. 087 802 5519


Mountain Biking


Van Gaalen Kaasmakerji / Cheese Farm - Hartbeespoort Dam
Open 6 days a week, Closed Tuesdays. Guided tours and a variety of cheeses for sale.
Lunches available. 012 207 1289 - vgaalen@hixnet.co.za

 

Health spas and Wellness facilities

Sparkling Health Spa (Sparkling Waters) - Rustenburg Renew your mind, body and spirit. More than 45 salon treatments available as well as a
gym and sun bed, heated indoor pool and jacuzzi's. 014 535 0019 - sparklingspa@mweb.co.za

Whispering Pines Country Estate - Magaliesburg Our sanctuary has 2 treatment rooms and offer arange of massages, beauty and health treatments
to choose from. 014 5775901 - info@whisperingpines.co.za

Valley Lodge & Spa- Magaliesburg - Upmarket health spa with various treatments available. 014 5771301 www.valleylodge.co.za