Self-Catering Accommodation in the heart of the Magaliesberg Mountain Range. A short, scenic drive from Magaliesburg, and within easy traveling distance from Pretoria and Johannesburg. Olive Tree Farm is the ideal location for a romantic break, or a relaxing time in the countryside, why not take a walk or trail run in our very own game farm or enjoy a leisurely sundowner on your private deck. A great escape from the city. Activities in the area range from extreme sports to gentle pursuits such as walking, bird watching or game viewing. Enjoy a great meal at any of the wonderful restaurants located within easy driving distance, visit the Cradle of Humankind, or take a peaceful hot air balloon ride - there is so much to do in the Magaliesberg Region.
A splash pool is available for warmer days. The lapa has comfortable patio furniture and sun-loungers.
For more energetic activities we offer playground equipment for children and a trampoline. Every suite has a courtesy umbrella and a pair of walking sticks. We do encourage you to bring sturdy walking shoes to make full use of the game farm, walking & running trails. Bring your mountain bike and ride through our game farm, there are additional trails available in the area.
Olive Tree Farm can also accommodate small conferences, workshops or meetings.
Magaliesburg is a small town situated below the Witwatersrand mountain range in Gauteng, South Africa. The Magaliesberg mountain range is north and visible from town, hence the name "Magaliesburg". Burg is the Afrikaans name for Town whereas Berg is for mountain.
The town and surrounds are popular holiday and weekend destinations for the residents of Johannesburg & surrounds. Magaliesburg is the home of the oldest mine in Gauteng. The Blaauwbank mine gold was discovered there more than 100 years ago. Besides tourism, the main income generating activity of Magaliesburg and the surrounding area is agriculture. Beef, Maize, and large scale vegetable farming are most prevalent. The village has become a very attractive option for city dwellers who wish to live closer to nature. Homesteading is popular with many individuals and families going out of their way to be as self-sufficient as they are able. As this is a very difficult goal for most, there are a lot of Magaliesburgers who live in the area but commute to JHB or Pretoria for income generating employment.
In Room Facilities:
Olive Tree Farm offers Self-Catering rates. Compact but well-equipped kitchenettes have all you need for a short spell away from home.
Every suite has an extra length king size bed. Linen is luxurious and extra blankets and pillows ensure your comfort, summer or winter. A fireplace in the suite adds warmth in winter, as well as a little romantic touch. In each suite is a TV, DVD player & the OpenView Bouquet of channels are available for your enjoyment.
Every bathroom is spacious and offers both a shower and bath. You will find a soft gown - his and hers - in the bedroom cupboard. Also provided are complimentary toiletries.
Magaliesburg has many tourist attractions such as Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij, Mountain Sanctuary Park, Reef Steamers. Pop into BlackHorse Brewery to sample their ale and Gin, visit Vintage Amber for a spot of shopping and a great coffee or take a break at Melon Rouge. Children will love the Magalies area. Enquire at reception for further information.