Magaliesberg Mountains Via ferrata and rock climbing

Via Ferrata on the Magaliesberg

Rock climbing and Via Ferrata


Climb “the stepladder to the stars”* (Via Ferrata or Iron Way in Italian) and then abseil down the Magaliesberg cliff face on our 100 meter double pitch abseil. Ascending the stepladder is the most awesome and interesting adrenalin packed experience available in Africa and the fastest growing outdoor sport in Europe . Included is a light breakfast on arrival, refreshments, gear and qualified instructors. Breakfast strictly at 8h30. Allow 5-6 hours for the experience. We also offer hiking to the Magaliesberg summit, knobkierie golf, accommodation and refreshments in our licensed restaurant. Booking is essential.

For more information visit our website at: http://www.shelterrock.co.za or Tel: Corry at 082 340 7378

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Whispering Pines Country Estated

Magaliesburg lodges

Whispering Pines Country Estate in Magaliesburg


Located just outside of Magaliesburg village in the Gauteng Province is Whispering Pines Country Estate. The Estate is ideal for that romantic and relaxing getaway offering stunning accommodation and delicious fresh country cooking. With only fourteen beautifully appointed cottages, the Estate is never crowded and you are assured of a quiet and peaceful stay

The Estate is a fine birding venue, with over 135 species identified. Our walk routes traverse the 45 hectare property through open grassland on the higher ground, to the “Secret Forest” in the lower lying section. Hot Air Balloon rides are launched on site, for which advanced prior reservations are required. Being in the heart of the Magalies Meander the venue lends itself perfectly as a base to explore the Magaliesburg area.

The venue is also perfect for your next business meeting or conference as it is just over an hour away from Rustenburg, Johannesburg and Pretoria.

http://www.unwind.co.za/accommodation/magaliesburg-accommodation/bed-and-breakfast/whisperingpines.html

Magaliesberg hot air ballooning

Hot air ballooning

Hot air balloon Hartbeespoort Dam


It’s early in the morning, the skies are clear and you are being served tea and coffee as you watch the flight
crew prepare the balloons for flight. The sound of the burners punctuate the air as your balloon slowly grows,
the atmosphere is indescribable. Your flight will take you through the Magalies River Valley and you will have
beautiful views of the ancient Magaliesberg mountain range. The flight is approximately 1 hour so please be
sure that you are fit enough to stand for the duration of the flight.

After touching down, the support crew will collect you and transport you back to the airfield near
Hartbeespoort Dam where you will enjoy a full breakfast, served with champagne and receive your citation
for bravery!

The flight is ideal for romantics, adventure addicts and nature lovers.

Contact Magaliesburg Tourism on 014 5770060 for your reservation on this flight of a lifetime!

Bridgestone Route 69 Mountain Bike Experience

Route 69 MTB Experience


Mountain biking in the Magaliesberg area and Cradle of Humankind

Previously known as The Bridgestone Route 69, we have decided that our event is up there with some of the top names and definitely one of the top routes in SA. Hence the name change to The Bridgestone Route 66.

Starting in the heart of The Cradle of Humankind and finishing at Kloofzicht Lodge also in The Cradle, some three days later, this is the ride to do if you’ve committed to doing one or more of the big mountain biking events in 2012 – Epic, Joburg2C or Sani2C.

Day 1: An 80km “warm up” starting at Monaghan Farm and taking you through to Hartebeespoort to the Van Gaalen’s Cheese Farm – home of The Magalies Adventure.

Day 2: Ok, so now you’re warmed up, get ready for a tough and challenging 70km route kicking off from Van Gaalen’s. You’ll need to negotiate more than a couple “men from the boys” climbs before reaching Maropeng in the Cradle of Humankind.

Day 3: Then get ready for the home strip with a final 60km burst from Maropeng to the luxurious 5 Star Kloofzicht Lodge in Muldersdrift.

200 km later – you’re now ready for that 5 star spoil. Kick back and enjoy a leisurely lunch, compliments of us, while you relax at the pool and soak up the views in the relaxing company of family and friends.

http://www.route66mtb.co.za

Magaliesburg horse riding at Saddle Creek Ranch

Magaliesburg horse riding

Horse riding, quad biking and go carting at Saddle Creek Ranch in Magaliesburg


Saddle Creek Ranch
Provides you with all the Magaliesburg adventure you can handle!

Horseback Trail Rides. Fun rides every day for the total beginner or the more experienced rider. Join us on a 1 hour, 1,5 hour, or the popular 2,5 hour ‘Champagne Riverside Picnic’ trail ride .Our experienced guides accompany all of the rides.
Quad Trail Rides. Action packed quad trail rides through pristine farmland and wooded areas. Our trails have lots of ups and downs, water crossings and challenging narrow sections. The pace of this adventure is set to the the riders experience by our guides, ensuring a safe enjoyable ride. Suitable for complete beginners and children over 12 years.
Off road Go Karting. Loads of fun for the family on our purpose built 800 meter go kart track. Join us in the pits for a safety briefing before climbing aboard your own go kart for an exhilarating drive . Lots of corners and straight sections to challenge your driving skills. Comfortable shady seating areas for spectators.

Saddle Creek Ranch, Hekpoort, Magaliesburg.
GPS S25’51.502 E27’37.028
Contact Mike 079 467 9906/7
http://www.horseridingsa.co.za

Self catering accommodation in Magaliesburg at Lokuthula Lodge

Lokuthula Lodge

Lokuthula Lodge views


Lokuthula Lodge is located close to Magaliesburg in the Hekpoort area and is easily accessible from the R24 and R560 road routes. The venue is able to accommodate up to 18 guests and is the ideal venue for a relaxing self catering weekend in the Magaliesberg area. It is also perfect for bachelors, family get togethers and birthday parties.
The venue is well looked after and gives the guest a feeling of relaxtion and country style living. All units are equipped with kitchens and fridges.
There is a pool on site and the venue is close to all the attractions of the Magalies Meander including Goblins Cove restaurant which is 5 minutes away.

To book please visit the link below and relax and Unwind!
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