The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa


Afrikaans name: Magaliesburg

Magaliesburg CBD

Magaliesburg CBD

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The village of Magaliesburg is located within easy reach of both Johannesburg and Pretoria. The village lies at the foot of the Magaliesberg Mountain Range.

Visitors to the area will find a wealth of things to do. Spend a day visiting craft markets, a cheese factory and maybe a beauty spa. Be sure to dine at one of the many restaurants in the area.

Lovers of the outdoors will find plenty of birdlife, adventure trails and can enjoy a horse ride.

There is no shortage of places to stay at in the Magaliesburg area. These range from caravan and camp sites through to hotels, lodges, self-catering and game lodges.

How was your visit to Magaliesburg?


Part of the CBD

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Mt Cross Christian Fellowship

Mt Cross Christian Fellowship

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Catholic Church Boys Town

Catholic Church Boys Town (1942)

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Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Africa

Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Africa (1954)

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References and further reading

Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Published: 1991 - Page: 166

Readers Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Published: 1986 - Page: 216

On Route - Explore South Africa region by region - 3rd edition - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 2014 - Page: 327

On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 1995 - Page: 222

Farm Stall to Farm Stall - Author: Jennifer Stern - Published: 2014 - Page: 157

Farm Stall to Farm Stall - Author: Jennifer Stern - Published: 2014 - Page: 156

Conollys Guide to Southern Africa - 2nd edition - Author: Denis Conolly - Published: 1982 - Page: 263


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