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Magaliesburg vacation rentals

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Magaliesburg

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Farm stay in Hekpoort
Magaliesberg Mountain Lodge
Our Lodge on the mountain has the best views in the Magaliesberg. With sweeping vistas over the valley, you'll be immediately at peace gazing from the patio. A traditional thatch bush home, The Lodge has been lovingly updated with modern, artistic character. Despite a short 1hr 10 min drive from the city, you'll be transported to the heart of nature in this 2,000 hectare game conservancy. Zebras, giraffes, baboons and buck roam freely with occasional visits to our drinking hole.
$116 per night
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Private room in Magaliesburg
Sable Hiking Trail & Accommodation
Sable Ranch Hike & Accommodation is situated 20min from Krugersdorp and it is just enough to give you the get away from the city feeling. With your stay you get the change to interact with beautiful animals, there is a hiking trail and Braai facilities
$45 per night
Chalet in Mooinooi
Private and Romantic Game Farm Cottage
Enjoy a relaxing getaway on a private game farm in a 1 bedroom cottage with a spar bath, splash pool and amazing scenery. Great hiking trails, tranquil natural rock pools and variety of fauna and flora.
$61 per night
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Stay near Magaliesburg's top sights

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Mount Grace Hotel & Spa7 locals recommend
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Magaliesburg SuperSpar7 locals recommend
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Elephant Sportsbar3 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Magaliesburg

Farm stay in Magaliesburg
Veldflora Country Cottages-Hoopoe Cottage
$47 per night
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Cottage in Magaliesburg
Ziggysriver cottage (Rc) is heaven on earth.
$68 per night
Home in Magaliesburg
Stone coppers Estate semi self catering unit 1
$58 per night
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Farm stay in West Rand
Porcupine house
$57 per night
Place to stay in Hekpoort
Idwala Le Ingwe - Luxury Tent 2 (4-6 Sleeper)
$84 per night
Farm stay in Magaliesburg
The Donkey Dairy Cottage - Farm Stay
$55 per night
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Guest suite in ZA
Getaway sunsets & BBQs on scenic Mountain of Faith
$39 per night
Treehouse in Mooinooi
Bush Lodge - Romantic and private. Stunning views.
$59 per night
Rental unit in Hekpoort
Den’sView Garden Unit with a view
$50 per night
Home in Magaliesburg
Acacia Cottage
$55 per night
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Private room in Krugersdorp
Weston Guest House Honeymoon Suite private Jacuzzi
$106 per night
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Guest suite in Krugersdorp
Corner in the garden
$25 per night
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Your guide to Magaliesburg

All About Magaliesburg

With rolling hills, secret swimming holes, and the Magaliesberg mountain range standing vigil to the north, this small town in the northeast of South Africa is known for being the home of the oldest mine in Gauteng. The large cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria are only about an hour away, making it a popular weekend getaway.

Just outside of town, the Plumari Preserve is big with adventurers who come to boost their adrenaline with rock climbing, ziplining, and hot air ballooning. The Hartbeespoort Dam at the foot of the Magaliesberg mountains is also a big draw for birders who flood the walking paths in search of owls, falcons, and black-headed heron. The town of Magaliesburg has enough to hold your interest in between hikes, with shops, arts and crafts studios, and working farms.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Magaliesburg?

Magaliesburg’s location in the southern hemisphere means that its seasons are opposite to North America’s. Generally, the best months to book your Magaliesburg accommodation are during summer, from December to February, when the days are long and warm. You will see more rain during this time of year, so be sure you are prepared with an umbrella and proper shoes.

Fall and spring are both warm but not too hot; this is the perfect time to take advantage of the area’s outdoor activities. Winter is from June to August and brings mild, dry days with abundant sunshine and cooler nights. You will rarely see rain during this time of year. The annual Rock the Cradle event in August features handmade products, artisan treats, and craft brews.


What are the top things to do in Magaliesburg?

Sterkfontein Caves

Just 25 minutes east of Magaliesburg, you’ll find a series of limestone caves considered the most productive paleo-anthropological site in the world, and one of the most important discoveries about human evolution — some fossils discovered here are over four million years old. The site offers access into the caves and walkways for viewing the excavation site where these fossils were discovered.

Askari Lodge Museum

This museum showcases one of the largest collections of 19th- and 20th-century animal-drawn vehicles, such as ox-wagons and carts. The Main Lodge building was built in the mid-1800s and has recently been restored. The museum also tells the history of the area with talks about how it evolved, and there are exhibits featuring Stone Age tools and carvings.

Schoemansville

One of the oldest suburbs of Magaliesburg, the charming village of Schoemansville is located next to the Hartbeespoort Dam. Meander around this lovely town, eat lunch at one of the lakefront restaurants, or take advantage of the excellent kayaking on the lake.