Heavy rains fall in the Magaliesburg area

Hartbeespoort Dam
After several days of heavy rains the sluices at Hartbeespoort Dam were opened. The dam supplies water through a network of canals that stretch over 540km!

The dam is 149m long and 59m high and is built across a gorge cutting through the Magaliesberg. The reservoir is fed by the waters of the Crocodile River and Magalies River and covers approximately 18.83 square kilometres with a mean depth of 9.6 metres and maximum depth of 45.1 metres It has a surface area of 20 square kilometres and its normal range of annual water level fluctuation is 0.8 metres

The dam was completed in 1923.

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Picnics in the Cradle of Humankind

Picnics in the Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng, South Africa

Picnics in the Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng, South Africa


Surprise your loved one with a mesmerising picnic experience in the Majestic Magalies Mountains. a Basket filled with decadent treats and mouthwatering delicacies will be waiting for you on a blanket showered with rose petals to set the perfect milieu. We will add the extra touch by adding red stemmed roses and strawberries dipped in chocolate sauce.Enjoy an unforgettable day out with no mess and no fuss! With more than eight years of experience in the event management industry, you can be certain that everything will be taken care of professionally. Including set up. You just need to book, arrive and enjoy! Cell:082 780 4971 Fax:086 762 2741 Email:cradlepicnics@gmail.com Web:www.cradlepicnics.co.za