10 things to do at Hartbeespoortdam when you stay at a popular function venue

Hartbeespoortdam is just a 40min drive from Johannesburg and full of great tourist attractions as well as stylish, comfortable accommodation from a top function venue. From arts and crafts to unique restaurants by the dam, Harties is the ideal getaway for people looking to for a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. Make sure you get a chance to see the following:

  • The dam – this beautiful dam is surrounded by the Magaliesburg Mountains and is deal for water sports and relaxed fishing trips.
  • The Elephant Sanctuary – see African elephants at the elephant sanctuary and go on one of the walks where you can touch and feed the elephants.
  • Van Gaalen Cheese-Making tour – see how cheese is made and have a country style lunch on the Van Gaalen Cheese making tour.
  • Welwitschia country market – arts, crafts, jewellery, clothes and more! This market will keep you busy so be sure to wear comfortable shoes!
  • The cableway– the Magaliesburg cableway experience is a must for anyone visiting Hartbeespoort dam.
  • Houseboats – There are many houseboat cruises that you and your family can book and spend a couple of days out on the water.
  • Hot air ballooning – Glide over the beautiful Hartbeespoort dam and Magaliesburg mountains and see one of the most popular tourist towns in South Africa from up above!
  • The Snake Park – Take the kids to spend a day at the snake park and see all of South Africa’s reptiles.
  • Hartbeespoortdam Aquarium – Everything from fish and seals to crocodiles can be seen at the aquarium, situated on the eastern side of the dam.
  • Play golf – The Peacanwood Estate is one of the best golf courses in South Africa, so be sure to book your round of golf.

Where to stay when you come to Hartbeespoort

At Idle Winds, we have over 50 double rooms with en-suite showers or bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities, fans for summer and heaters for winter. Contact us today and book luxury accommodation at our tranquil function venue near Hartbeespoortdam.