We recently went on a weekend trip to Hartbeespoort Dam in the North-West Province of South Africa. We flew from East London to O.R.Tambo International Airport where we hired a car. The journey from the airport to our accommodation at Magalies Park on the R560 took us approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. This close proximity to Johannesburg has made Hartbeespoort Dam a popular short break holiday destination for many residents of Gauteng Province.
Hartbeespoort Dam is located right next to the Magaliesberg Mountains and is convenient for a number of attractions such as the Maropeng Visitor Centre at the Cradle of Humankind, the Sterkfontein Caves, Lesedi Cultural Village, De Wildt Cheetah Centre and the Wonder Caves. (more…)