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Saamrus Guest Farm

Cottages, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Self-catering, Pet-friendly Accommodation in Magaliesburg, Gauteng.

Do you dream of wide open views, walking along a...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
Full Kitchen
Braai Area
Fireplace
DSTV

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R853.0

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Magalies Manor

Boutique Hotels, Cottages, Hotels, Resorts, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Magalies Manor Hotel and Spa is an elegant and exclusive country establishment for leisure or business functions, and...

Swimming Pool
Fireplace
Bar
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
DSTV
Conference Facility
Aircon
TV

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R1335.0

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Woodland Gardens

Chalets, Cottages, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Woodland Gardens has private, secluded, romantic chalets for couples, as well as small group or family accommodation,...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
TV
Braai Area
Fireplace
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen

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R1018.0

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La Bastide Guesthouse

Cottages, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

The accommodation was designed to cater to the varied needs of the visitors to our area. Many of our guests attend we...

Swimming Pool
Fireplace
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Full Kitchen

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R850.0

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Whispering Pines Country Estate

Bed and Breakfast, Cottages, Guest Houses, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Whispering Pines Country Estate is a quaint, yet spacious lifestyle venue on the outskirts of Magaliesburg.

We of...

Swimming Pool
Conference Facility
DSTV
Parking on Premises
Fireplace
WiFi
Aircon

FROM

R2364

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Jameson Country Cottages

Cottages, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

We have six beautifully appointed Victorian styled self-catering units, which can comfortably accommodate up to 18 p...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
Internet access
Braai Area
Conference Facility
TV
Parking on Premises
Fireplace
Wheelchair Friendly
Full Kitchen

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R700.0

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Stone Hill

Cottages, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Stone Hill
9 fully equipped, private self-catering timber cottages accommodating from 2 to 6 guests each. All have op...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
DSTV
Braai Area
Conference Facility
Internet access
Parking on Premises
Fireplace
Laundry facilities
Wheelchair Friendly
Full Kitchen
TV

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R1450.0

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Thirsty Falls Guest Farm

Cottages, Guest Farms, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Each cottage is individually decorated, is comfortably furnished and fully equipped with all the mod cons which allow...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Fireplace
Braai Area
Jacuzzi
TV

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R617.0

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Maropeng Boutique Hotel

Bed and Breakfast, Hotels, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

About the hotel
The Maropeng Hotel, with breathtaking views of the Witwatersberg and Magaliesberg ranges, is the epi...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
Bar
Parking on Premises
Conference Facility
DSTV
Wheelchair Friendly
Aircon
Internet access

FROM

R935

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Impressions Retreat

Cottages, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

With its spectacular views of the Magalies mountain range, and with privacy guaranteed, Impressions offers the ideal ...

Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Parking on Premises

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R1245

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Arbour Gardens Self-catering

Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Welcome to our Lodge,

Arbour Gardens is set within 6 acres of both natural woodland vegetation and beautiful garden...

Braai Area
Fireplace
DSTV
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
TV

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R900.0

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Mahikeng Lodge

Game Lodges, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

A truly unforgettable experience Awaits you at the Luxurious 4-star Mahikeng Lodge. Situated only 55 minutes from Fou...

Swimming Pool
Full Kitchen
Braai Area
TV

FROM

R1800

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Barton's Folly

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Bartons Folly Trout and Nature Retreat is situated between two mountains in the beautiful Hekpoort area near Magalies...

Swimming Pool
Full Kitchen
TV
Braai Area
DSTV

FROM

R1000

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Sanctuary Life Guest Farm

Cottages, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Making things safe with FULLY ELECTRIFIED FENCE & CAMERA SYSTEM

“Sanctuary Life” Guest Farm 15minutes from Magaliesb...

Parking on Premises

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R750.0

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Blue Roan Country Lodge

Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Home from home comforts, including jacuzzi baths, fireplaces for cozy winter nights, rock swimming pool and lapa, pri...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
TV
Braai Area
Pet Friendly

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R1250.0

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Magalies Sleepy River Camping

Camps, Caravan Parks, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Magalies Sleepy River is located along the banks of the Magalies River which flows through natural vegetation with in...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Braai Area
Camps

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R120

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New Horizons Farm

Guest Farms, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

New Horizons is a private farm located 7 km outside Magaliesburg offering a self-catering house ideal for families or...

Braai Area
Fireplace
TV
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R950

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Riverbend Self Catering Cottages

Cottages, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Nestled in the outskirts of the Magalies Mountains and surrounded by indigenous Bushveld , Riverbend Self Catering Co...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Fireplace

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R900.0

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Steynshoop Mountain Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Steynshoop Mountain Lodge is a luxury Lodge on a private estate, beautifully situated on an elevated site in the scen...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
DSTV
Braai Area
Aircon
TV

FROM

R1100

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Ekukhuleni Game Farm and Cottages

Cottages, Self Catering in Hekpoort, Magaliesburg

Ekukhuleni is the perfect nature getaway…

Ekukhuleni game farm is situated in the foothills of the Magaliesburg, o...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Braai Area
Fireplace
TV

FROM

R680

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Ntidi Resort

Chalets, Cottages, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Hekpoort, Magaliesburg

Ntidi Resort is a privately owned farm which offers self-catering units, and is situated in Hekpoort, Gauteng. It is ...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Braai Area
Full Kitchen

FROM

R250

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Mile End Farm Cottage

Cottages, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Mile End Farm Cottage is a self-catering cottage is located on a small farm, 5 km outside of the town of Magaliesburg...

Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Friendly
Fireplace
Braai Area
Pet Friendly
Full Kitchen
Parking on Premises
WiFi
Internet access

FROM

R995

per night

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Bernally's Fishing Lodge

Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Braai Area
Pet Friendly
Full Kitchen
Parking on Premises
Fireplace

FROM

R50

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Stone Meadows Country Estate

Cottages, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Stone Meadows Country Estate is situated between the beautiful Magaliesburg and Witwatersrand mountain ranges in the ...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
TV
Braai Area
Fireplace

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R1150

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Matlapa Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Matlapa Lodge has nine standalone chalets which are well spaced in a garden with 70 species of indigenous trees, that...

Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Friendly
Full Kitchen
Braai Area
Pet Friendly
DSTV
Parking on Premises
Fireplace
Gym

FROM

R900

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Am Hang Self-catering

Cottages, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

AmHang is quietly tucked along the slopes of the Magalies Mountain range, only 90km west of Johannesburg, 110km from...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen

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R550

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Rustig

Backpacker, Camps, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

This beautiful farm was established in the year 1930, it was a tobacco and cattle farm and has now been renovated int...

Swimming Pool
Full Kitchen
Camps

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R220

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Melody Hill Retreat

Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Melody Hill is a self-catering venue set in a secluded and peaceful pecan-nut orchard, on the banks of the Magalies R...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
Dishwasher
Braai Area
Fireplace
Internet access
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Laundry facilities

FROM

R7105

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Hekpoort Private Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Hekpoort, Magaliesburg

Hekpoort Private Lodge is situated on a private farm, in Hekpoort. The lodge offers guests a relaxing and tranquil br...

Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Parking on Premises

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R500

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Koesterfontein Family Farm

Camps, Cottages, Guest Farms, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Magaliesburg

Koesterfontein Farm Glamping is a farm off the beaten track; set in the tranquil countryside offering comfortable sel...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Camps
Braai Area
Fireplace

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R300

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More info about Magaliesburg

The small river hamlet of Magaliesburg is a retreat to where Gauteng’s high-flying capitalists escape. Less than an hour’s drive west of Johannesburg, Magaliesburg lies in a green valley situated in the north-western region of the Gauteng Province.

The town has retained much of its character and old school charm, attracting vacationers, adventure seekers and nature lovers.

Magaliesburg’s climate ranges between 17° and 27° year round with summer rainfalls.

Nearby is the ancient and dramatic Magaliesberg mountain range, unbroken for roughly 125km in a dog-leg-shaped area known as the Transvaal Basin.

Said to be the birthplace of mankind, the Magaliesberg region was proclaimed a World Heritage Site in 1999 and the nearby Cradle of Humankind recently announced the startling discovery of a new human relative, Homo Naledi.

The unspoilt wilderness along with an abundance of outdoor activities, historic marvels and majestic scenery is what makes a visit to this town so appealing. Staying in the town, even for a brief period, will leave you with a sense of inner peace.

 

Things to do

The historic Blaauwbank Gold Mine and Museum is a treat to visit. It’s the oldest gold mine in Gauteng and here you get to crush ore and pan for gold. You may even get to take the gold home…

The rugged gorges cut into the Magaliesberg Mountains are utopia for serious rock climbers.

For panoramic views of the Magaliesburg valley and the surrounding Magaliesberg Mountains, try a hot air ballooning experience operated by Flying Pictures. Choose the early morning champagne flight to watch a glorious African sunrise.

A visit to the Cradle of Humankind cannot be missed. It is South Africa’s best known world heritage site where hominid fossils, significant in the path of evolution, have been discovered. Two of the best known sites here are Maropeng and Sterkfontein Caves.

Travel to the City of Gold, Johannesburg, and a leisurely 1 hour drive to visit the major attractions of this bustling city: Sandton City is Africa’s largest shopping mall, Monte Casino is a stylish casino and entertainment centre and Gold Reef City offers various rides, museums, gumboot dancing displays and a trip down a mine shaft.

The Cog & Sprocket Mountain Bike Club has three testing mountain bike trails snaking through the area’s green valleys, bushveld, lush forests and mountainside.

Saddle Creek Ranch offers stimulating horse rides into the bush. The ranch has horses to suit both learner and advanced riders.

The Magaliesburg Station Market is held most Saturdays, enquire with your host. The market sells fresh goods, artwork, gifts, books, crystals, etc. Fun activities for the kids. Unusual purchases include goat’s milk soap!

Expect to find fascinating rock formations on the Mountain Sanctuary Park hiking trail.

The creators of the Magaliesberg Canopy Tours zip lining course have put together 10 adrenalin-pumping slides ranging from 30m-140m above the canopy, all blending in perfectly with the mountainous surroundings.  

A day trip to Hartbeespoort Dam is highly recommended. Only 50km from Magaliesburg, the area offers watersports, boat cruises, a snake & animal park, African crafts at the Chameleon Village, an aerial cableway and the Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary. Several restaurants and beer gardens positioned around the dam.

The impressive Hartbeespoort Aquarium has a vast amount of freshwater and tropical fish. Live crocodile, pelican and penguin shows are conducted on the weekends.

A number of other eco-friendly activities are available in the Magaliesburg area such as fly- and trout-fishing, abseiling, river rafting and archery. Ask your host for more information.

 

Where to Eat

The family-oriented Trading Post Coffee Shop & Deli in the town has a relaxing outdoor area and the owners pride themselves in producing food from their gardens or sourced locally. Tasty light meals and good kiddies menu. Try the homemade ginger beer.

Located in an attractive garden setting under shady trees, Melon Rouge Eatery is decorated with interesting art and antique pieces to hold your attention while waiting for the freshly prepared, scrumptious light meals available on the menu.

Bright, friendly atmosphere with a small outdoor area, Le Classique Restaurant has a menu consisting of toasted sandwiches, pizzas and grilled meat dishes. Order a side dish of mielie pap (a South African version of polenta).

Enjoy a sunset cruise or 3-course buffet lunch aboard the Prime Time operated by the Harties Boat Company on the Hartbeespoort Dam.

The easy going Route 24 Pub & Grill restaurant offers excellent value meals served indoors to watch sporting events on the big screen or outside on the verandah. A few vegetarian dishes on the menu.

The fantasy-themed Goblins Cove restaurant is designed to look like a fairy’s cottage deep in an enchanted forest. Whimsical, however, the restaurant has a surprisingly sophisticated menu. Fun venue for the kids.

 

Night Life

Bundu Coyote Bar in Hartbeespoort gets really lively when the beers and Jägermeisters flow.

Sit around a boma at Mango’s Sports Bar & Restaurant outside Hartbeespoort and be thoroughly entertained by the resident rock bands.

The Saloon Route 66 pub has a pleasant outdoor area with live entertainment.

Sports Barcode is a late night venue with live music acts and big screen TVs broadcasting major sports events.

 

Where to Stay

Magaliesburg has a wealth of accommodation ranging from luxury country lodges and spas to well-appointed guest houses and comfortable self-catering cottages. Most conveniences are included and Magaliesburg is an easy drive from the two main cities, Johannesburg and Pretoria.

 

Transport

Air The nearest international airport to Magaliesburg is OR Tambo Airport, 98km away. Lanseria Airport is 57km from Magaliesburg region but this airport serves only domestic and privately chartered flights.

Car Rental Johannesburg and Pretoria have many car rental agencies to hire a vehicle, however, you could book a rental online.

Taxis Shuttle Service Magaliesburg offers shuttle services from Magaliesburg to the major cities and airports.

 

Did you know?

The winding and picturesque road via Magaliesburg, Hartbeespoort Dam and Hekpoort is extremely popular with motor bikers who travel this road every Sunday. Known as the Breakfast Run, most restaurants along the route specifically cater to the event.

The town of Magaliesburg, the Magalies River and the Magaliesberg Mountains were all named after Mohale Mohale, a chief of the Po tribe who occupied this area in the mid-1800s.

The rare and endangered Cape Vulture is found in the Magaliesberg Mountains, their breeding sites easily identified by the white droppings covering the sheer cliff faces.

About Self Catering

Self Catering places can be found from rural to urban areas and can vary in what they offer. They allow plenty freedom and is a great inexpensive way to spend your holiday. They have been widely classified as a “Home away from home”. This is a good option for guests who don’t mind cooking their own food, and are looking for a more independent and flexible form of accommodation. For budget and large families, we would recommend self-catering for a more personalised experience.