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One of the first suburbs established after the formation of Pretoria city, Waterkloof is a plush, affluent area with grand homes set on large landscaped properties, the wide sidewalks lined with established jacaranda trees. The exclusive hilltop estates, several of which are owned by foreign embassies, have magnificent views of the city and surrounding areas.
Waterkloof is a purely residential area with a single school, a few small strip malls for last minute shopping, corner coffee shops to catch up with the neighbours, and the Pretoria Country Club on the eastern end of the suburb.
The suburb is within a short driving distance of the University of Pretoria, the city centre and nature reserves. For a luxurious stay in South Africa’s administrative capital, Waterkloof is undoubtedly the suburb of choice.
Top 6 reasons to visit Waterkloof
1. The Pretoria Country Club has managed to straddle the eras with a ballroom from days gone by and bridge club to contemporary dining and a wine tasting fraternity. The club has state-of-the-art tennis and squash courts and the scenic golf course is a Gary Player design.
2. Freedom Park tells the story of the South African people and what has been achieved through inspired leadership and a nation willing to mend old wounds. The park has 3 memorial centres and a garden of remembrance.
3. For those interested in architecture, Pretoria has a number of impressive buildings, from the Union Buildings to the Voortrekker Monument. Spend some time in Church Square admiring the Palace of Justice, the Reserve Bank building and the highly unusual Café Riche building.
4. Spend the day at the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre to learn about this remarkable creature and the efforts undertaken by this facility to bring the cheetah back from the brink of extinction. In 1986, thanks in part to Ann van Dyk, her husband Godfrey... Show more