The North West province is an ideal weekend getaway or romantic escape. Because of the close proximity of Johannesburg's Global Airport, the Magaliesberg is furthermore the perfect first evening stopover en route to Sun City or Madikwe Game Reserve.
The fantastic Sun City entertainment Mecca offers unmatched entertainment. With a huge selection of gaming and enjoyment options, two Gary Player - designed golf courses, horse and hippo back safaris, the water - park and Valley of the Waves - there's something for all.
In the contiguous Pilanesberg there is a number of luxury lodges and cozy Parks Board accommodation. Clients can drive themselves across the playground or select a guided generate, stroll or hot air balloon firefox. The Pilanesberg gives the chance to observe the 'Big Five' and prolific birdlife.
Yet another drawing card of the North West province is the Madikwe Game Reserve. Furthermore offering the 'Big Five', this game book is a joint venture between nearby communities, private lodge proprietors and their state, and is best known for its sizeable population of the beautiful and vulnerable African Wild Dog.
Close to Gauteng, the North West province provides guests some of the best wildlife locations in South Africa. Both the Pilanesberg National Park and the Madikwe Game Reserve provide excellent safari encounters with wildlife and ample bird. Other attractions are trekking in the scenic Magaliesberg Mountains, sportfishing in the rivers and dams or simply relaxing in the selection of fine guest estates.
NOT TO BE OVERLOOKED The heritage route from Sterkfontein Caves to the Pilanesberg, investigate different historical sites.
The Magaliesberg, a wonderful range of hills, hills, cliffs, rapids and forests, well stored with Wildlife and flowers.
Hartebeespoort Dam is popular for outdoor lovers and water sports.
Mountain Sanctuary Park, with 1200 hectares for picnicking, hiking or climbing.
Battlefields, covering the 1900 to 1902 guerrilla phase of the Boer War in the Magaliesberg.
Magalies Meander is an arts and projects course with excellent restaurants, markets, a cable automobile and zoo.
Ideal stopover to appreciate a drive through Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve which has an assortment of tiny and huge antelope species and 256 bird species, with the option of staying up to consume some angling for carp and barbel on possibly the Bloemhof Dam or the Vaal Lake.
The earliest city in South Africa, Potchefstroom was also the republic's first capital. Attractions include the Potchefstroom Museum (in the house of the very first leader), The Old Fort and Museum, Totius House Museum, Andrew Carnegie Collection and Town Hall, Goetz Fleischack Museum, north west province Command and Walnut Avenue Going Here.