If you’re in Gauteng and in need of options for day trips that will make everyone in the family happy, the resort town of Hartbeespoort – which is a place where fun adventure and epic outdoor exploration awaits – could be just the answer. Here are 3 things you have to do in Hartbeespoort.
Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway
One of the most popular attractions in Hartbeespoort, besides the dam, is the Aerial Cableway which offers visitors panoramic views over the Magaliesberg, Hartbeespoort Dam and surrounding areas. With beautiful facilities – such as restaurants, express food stalls and stunning seating areas and bomas – this is the ultimate family excursion. Kids can wander along the Dassie Loop walkway, where educational placards describe points of interest seen from the top, or play in the KidZone, while parents enjoy some much-needed rest.
Snake and Animal Park
Snuggled against the foot of the Magaliesburg on the eastern shore of the Hartbeespoort Dam, lies this most remarkable private Park. Offering live reptile shows, reptile viewing and photographic tours, the Snake and Animal Park also houses chimpanzees and a variety of cats. Guests can interact with certain animals. Visitors can also experience the essence of what makes Hartbeespoort Dam unique, the presence of animals, water lapping on stone walls and jetties, giant trees, exotic foliage and towering cliffs.
Lesedi Culture Village
En route to Hartbeespoort Dam and Sun City, Lesedi Culture Village offers you the opportunity to learn a bit more about the different tribes in South Africa. It offers two unique day experiences where guests can share the excitement and warmth of true rural African culture. To get in touch with South African heritage, be sure to pay Lesedi Culture Village a visit as you make your way to Hartbeespoort. You will see traditional dance and song, traditional attire, housing and even traditional foods.
Explore Hartbeespoort tourist attractions, activities and the many things to do in in and around the area – from extreme adventure activities to milder family orientated activities, there’s something fun for everyone. Make sure you do these 3 activities to make your visit much more memorable.
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