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Pretoria Sightseeing and History Tour from Johannesburg
"You will be collected from OR Tambo International airport. You will then drive to the first point of visit: Union Buildings: At the beginning it housed the whole Public Service Expansion and growth forced other Departments to go out. At present it serves as administrative offices for the President the Deputy President and part of foreign affairs. President Mandela was inaugurated at the Union Building as the first Black President.Mandela's statue at the Union Buildings: The largest statue in the world of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at unio on Reconciliation Day the 16 December 2013; 24 hours after the revered former President was buried in his home village of Qunu. The 9m (30ft) 4.5 tonne statue of Mr Mandela was unveiled by president Jacob Zuma. It stands in Pretoria
From ZAR1,625.00
 
Half-Day Pretoria City Tour from Johannesburg
"Known as the Jacaranda City for all the purple blossom-bedecked trees which line its thoroughfares during certain times of year Pretoria or Tshwane as it is also now known is a charming quiet colonial-style city with a long often involved and always fascinating history which has molded it into its present elegant form. The City of Tshwane is home to the Union Buildings – residence of the Presidency and his government and home to Parliament during the winter months. Pretoria
From ZAR860.00
 
Pretoria Sightseeing Day Trip from Johannesburg
"Start your experience with a pickup from your hotel in the Sandton or Rosebank area of Johannesburg. Board your air-conditioned minivan or coach and hear interesting facts about Pretoria as you drive to South Africa's administrative capital.After rou arrive in Pretoria and tour its historical highlights. Stroll the wide avenues and hear how the purple jacaranda that blooms here annually gave the city its nickname of ‘Jacaranda City’. Learn how Pretoria started life as a Boer farming community before where Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 and view the statue of Paul Kruger or ‘Old Lion’ the Boer leader and first president of the Republic. Admire the City Hall and then stop outside the Union Buildings as your guide recounts how these sandstone-built government offices were the site of Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's preside the 19th-century home of Kruger. Explore its rooms
From ZAR1,005.00

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Full day adventure

Only 45 min's from Jhb and you arrive in tranquillity. The Harties cableway was my first stop and all I can say is WOW... totally refurbished and World Class is all I will say. From the top of the...
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Hartbeespoort Cable Way

The Harties Cableway offers visitors panoramic views of the beautiful Magaliesberg, Hartbeespoort Dam and surrounding areas, as well as excellent recreational and educational facilities.There's lots...
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Learn more about vultures than you though possible

In an area that has too many animal-focused tourist attractions that give little or nothing back to conservation, the Vulture Rehabilitation centre at Hartbeespoort is a notable (and welcome)...
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Walking with elephants

The Elephant Sanctuary at Hartbeespoort is one of three elephant centres across the country (the other two are in Plettenburg Bay and Hazyview) that offer tourists the opportunity for an 'up close'...
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Run the 'Om die Dam' ultramarathon

The 'Om Die Dam' ('Around the Dam') ultramarathon is one of the most popular events on the South African running calender, and unlikely though it might seem, 7,000 willing participants line up to run...
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Indulge in retail therapy at the Crazy Chameleon!

I have to say that Hartbeespoort isn't my favourite place, especially in peak season and/or over weekends when it gets very busy. Frankly I don't understand the allure of flocking to a manmade...
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Beware of traffic jams crossing the dam(n) wall!

It stands to reason that for every dam, there must be a dam wall.In the case of Hartbeespoort, this is a very narrow structure that stretches between two imposing rock buttresses, which was completed...
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The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Breeding Station

Of all the wildlife-related activities in the Hartbeespoort area (and there are several), I believe that the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Breeding station - also known as De Wildt - is by far the most...
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dewildt , a race against extinction

cheetah park lies in hartsbeesport, cheetah, wild dog, brown hyena, antelope, suni, nyalas, blue duikers, various species of vultures and indigenous owls. if you are intetested to see these wild...
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The Snake Show

Well the snake show was very informative and interesting. They had a couple of snakes on show like some of the most venomous ones like the Egyptian Cobra , Puff Adder and Larger Snakes like the...
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The Seal Show at the Snake Park

Well this is a very entertaining show. They had a semi blind Cape Fur Seal , they brought him here when there was the oil spill in Cape Town and he was one of the seals that were saved. Unfortunately...
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Ferry Boat at the Snake Park

Well when you at the Snake and Animal Park the Ferry Boat is a nice experience. I thought it would go further than what it went on the dam but never the less the view was excellent.It cost R22 for...
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Hartbeespoort Cableway

A magnificent view awaits those who take this cable car to the top of the Magaliesberg , just check my cover page , it was taken ontop of the mountain.The view from up there is absolutely Beautiful ,...
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Hartbeespoort Snake & Animal Park

Its a little zoo , its small but very nice. Snake and Animal Park is exactly what it says.The Park features one of the finest reptile collections in Southern AfricaEntertaining seal shows & snake...
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"A Day to Enjoy ;-)"
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"Just 30 minutes out of the big city"
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"Om die Dam!"
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"South Africa in a nutshell"
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"Harites is just enough"
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