Attractions and Places of Interest
The Victorian Shopping Centre
Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve
Situated 145 km from Johannesburg and 25 km southeast of Potchefstroom in the geological and historical world famous VREDEFORT DOME which was declared a world heritage site. The area is mountainous, interesting and picturesque and the resort is situated in peaceful surroundings away from public roads and residential areas. You can hike, swim in a small pool, mountain bike or just relax in this unspoilt hilly landscape.
Heidelberg Heritage Museum
Laid out and proclaimed a town in 1866 Heidelberg is one of Transvaal’s older towns. The towns’ Victorian architecture and rich history promise a memorable visit to all. Heidelberg Heritage Museum and its staff aim to keep the history alive through our historic buildings, heritage tours, and the all-round experience that is offered. Paired with an unforgettable dining experience and our famous Heidelberg beer this is certainly a trip that won’t be easily forgotten.
Diamante en Goud
Opened in 1980 they opened this business, and since then they have been involved here full time. Christo did all the building work with the help of some laborers and made the furniture in the “cottage style” which they both loved.
The business has grown and at the moment there are two full time master gold smiths.
Sweetpea and Maple
visit Sweetpea & Maple. The cooks here prepare tasty pies, quiche and chicken. Nothing can be better than trying nicely cooked cheesecakes. It’s a must while visiting Sweetpea & Maple to order delicious coffee or great tea.
This place is famous for its great service and friendly staff, that is always ready to help you. You will certainly appreciate the calm atmosphere and fine decor.
The walk with a view of 4seasons Nursery Garden Center is what you can expect after dining at this restaurant. You can always degust nicely cooked seafood and tasty kos – a special offer of Heidelberg club. Come here and try delicious beer.
This place is famous for its great service and friendly staff, that is always ready to help you. Average prices are something that should be noted about this spot.
OR Tambo International Airport
Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport is the busiest airport on the continent of Africa and is situated in the Kempton Park district of Johannesburg, 23 km north-west of the city centre and 46 km south of Pretoria city centre.
Formerly, Jan Smuts Airport, it has been renamed in honour of the late and former ANC President, Oliver Reginald Tambo, who was more commonly referred to by the name of OR Tambo.
Bass Lake Adventures
Bass Lake consists of a 10-hectare body of spring-fed water. Considered by the top certifying agencies (PADI, NAUI, SSI, CMAS, IANTD) to be the best Scuba Training venue in South Africa. Depths vary from a walk in slope to 23m at the deepest point.
The Vaal River is the largest tributary of the Orange River in South Africa. The river has its source near Breyten in Mpumalanga province, east of Johannesburg and about 30 kilometres north of Ermelo and only about 240 kilometres from the Indian Ocean.