The small town of Magaliesburg is situated below the Witwatersrand mountain range and is just an hour out of Johannesburg and Pretoria, where visitors find themselves unexpectedly transported from the hustle and bustle of city life into a quaint little town in the middle of nature.
There is plenty for tourists to do in Magaliesburg, from game drives in the surrounding game lodges, to Quad biking, canopy tours, horseback riding trails as well as a variety of hiking and mountain biking trails and a wealth of fishing spots. For the do-it-yourself type there is a range of camping spots but the town also plays host to a number of guest houses, bed and breakfasts and self-catering accommodation.
There are a number of tourist attractions in Magaliesburg:
Abseiling in Magaliesburg
Askari Lodge Museum
Bill Harrop's Hot Air Balloon Safaris
Bush Walk in Plumari Game Reserve
Do a Basic Rock Climbing Course
Those looking for a bit of extra relaxation can visit any one of the many spas and resorts located in the area, or visit a nearby game lodge or reserve for a game drive to experience the natural beauty of the area and maybe spot one or two of the big five. Close to Magaliesburg is Hartebeespoort dam which is also a popular location for anyone in the area to visit with a range of water sports available as well as restaurants and even a zoo.
A range of accommodation options are available in Magaliesburg including bed and breakfasts, guest houses, road lodges, self catering units and hotels. See our accommodation directory for a comprehensive list of accommodation.
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