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.

Archery |Fishing | Shopping |Magaliesberg Abseiling & Rock climbing | Hiking | Arts & Crafts || Places of Interest | Adventure activities | Golf
| Restaurants | Mountain Biking | Horse Riding |  Quad Biking | Off-road Go Karting | Health and Wellness   
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Archery

Saddle Creek Archery is the practice of using a bow to propel an arrow through the air with the intention of hitting a target. Imagine yourself taking aim at an apple perched on a head?
Or do you fancy yourself roaming through Nottingham Forest and supporting the poor Robin Hood? Or perhaps you see yourself as the Hero in Hunger Games…whichever thought appeals, remember that a
bow and arrow are involved. Archery is one of the few remaining ancient arts practiced today, and you too can try your hand at it. Shoot a star and win a prize ! Perfect for family fun and team builds.
For more information, visit our website on www.saddlecreekadventures.co.za or to book
please contact 079 467 9906 or send an email to info@saddlecreekadventures.co.za
 and one of our friendly staff will respond within 24 hours

 

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

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

 

Off road Go Karting

Saddle Creek Go Karting Go for something different -  loads of fun for every occasion !
Whether you are a go karting pro that thrives on adrenalin and the thrill of being first across the finish line, or if you have never been behind the wheel of a Go Kart, our EXTRA long 1 km outdoor dirt track is
sure to please everyone ! Join us in the pits for a safety briefing before climbing aboard your own Go Kart. Lots of corners and straight sections to challenge your driving skills.
  Arrive and Drive or book for an exciting Grand Prix package. Comfortable shady seating areas for spectators and cheerleaders. Booking for a bring and braai is also an option.
For more information, visit our website on www.saddlecreekadventures.co.za or to book
please contact 079 467 9906 or send an email to info@saddlecreekadventures.co.za
 and one of our friendly staff will respond within 24 hours

 

Horse Riding

Saddle Creek - Horse Riding We take pride in our well-conditioned, happy horses !  Join us for an unforgettable horse riding experience in the peaceful country side,
with beautiful mountain scenery and lovely bush trails. Rides go out every day on calm, obedient and well trained trail horses that will not run away with you. Beginners, children, families and experienced
riders are all welcome. All rides are accompanied by trained and enthusiastic staff, and the emphasis is on safe and enjoyable rides.
Careful consideration is taken into when pairing you to your perfect horse and ensuring that you ride a trail to meet your level of experience.
For more information, visit our website on www.saddlecreekadventures.co.za or to book
please contact 079 467 9906 or send an email to info@saddlecreekadventures.co.za
 and one of our friendly staff will respond within 24 hours


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

 

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

 

Quad Biking

Saddle Creek Adventures is based at the foot of the Magaliesburg Mountains in the Hekpoort Valley. Whether you are looking for a family outing, a team build, a fun day with friends , or you are just a couple
that are looking for some adventure, our quad bike trails offer a great experience and adventure for all. We have quad bikes suitable for kiddies, tweens, teens and adults.
We have mini quads, fully automatic 100cc quads, as well as 250cc Semi-Automatics. Our experienced, friendly and safety conscious guides will assist you with familiarizing yourself with the quads,
or you can be lifted and still enjoy the adventure. Our unique packages include a 30 minute eco trail, a 1 hour bushveld ride, a 45 minute sunset adventure, and of course,
our exhilarating night ride. Our aim is for you to have an unforgettable adventure, leaving eager to return!
For more information, visit our website on www.saddlecreekadventures.co.za or to book
please contact 079 467 9906 or send an email to info@saddlecreekadventures.co.za
 and one of our friendly staff will respond within 24 hours

 

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

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
Mountain Biking at Saddle Creek Register at reception and get ready for a scenic adventure. The track has been designed to cater for the novice rider, with easy and fun riding and “loop back home”
signs along the way. The track also offers routes for the more experienced and super fit riders as well. There is 20km of GREEN trails, which also includes two “dual single track” descent sections,
which makes for epic racing for those with a competitive spirit. The BLUE and RED trails are more challenging and adrenalin pumping, with lung and leg testing ascents.
The reward is  exhilarating descents and unmatched scenery. Whilst riders enjoy their ride, family and friends can enjoy the comfort of the Saddle Creek Adventures venue
or book for some of the activities, including pony rides and kiddies quads for the little ones. Facilities include secure parking,  food and refreshments.
For more information, visit our website on www.saddlecreekadventures.co.za or to book
please contact 079 467 9906 or send an email to info@saddlecreekadventures.co.za
 and one of our friendly staff will respond within 24 hours

 

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