The perfect day out in Harties – What to do and where to stay

Hartebeespoort Dam and the surrounding area is a favourite destination for Pretoria and Johannesburg locals looking for some relaxation and fun out in the country. Here are some great activities which should be on your visit for your next visit:

  • The cableway: Enjoy panoramic views of the Magaliesberg Mountains from the aerial cableway. You can book your tickets online for convenience and don’t forget to take your camera.
  • Horse safari trails: A fun experience for the whole family, these safaris will help you enjoy the scenery of this beautiful area. Ideal for beginners, the horses are gentle, well cared for and well trained.
  • The elephant sanctuary: A highlight for most people – especially if you’re from overseas – a trip to the elephant sanctuary lets you get up close and personal with the biggest animals on earth. Enjoy taking photos, walking with the elephants and getting great insights from the knowledgeable guides.
  • The Cradle Health Spa: If pampering is what you need, then this is the place to go. With great spa facilities and everything from pamper packages to Botox and fillers, there’s no way you won’t leave this spa feeling refreshed.
  • Paddle Power Adventures: Ideal for adrenaline junkies, these white water river-rafting tours will leave you soaked and smiling. A great adventure for beginners and more experienced paddlers alike.

Escape the city and stay at Idle Winds

Idle Winds is an established wedding and function venue in the Harties area, just 14kms from Fourways. With plenty of accommodation in the form of 58 well-appointed double and twin bedrooms, as well as an internationally acclaimed restaurant, we’re the perfect place to spend your weekend out in the country.

For more information on our accommodation and venue, please contact us today and speak to a friendly staff member.

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