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West Rand

West Rand, Gauteng The West Rand of Gauteng borders on the North-West Province and stretches north-north-west from Johannesburg’s Northern Suburbs (Sandton and Randburg) to the ancient Magaliesberg foothills, and west from Soweto and Roodepoort to the mining town of Carletonville. The main town in this area is Krugersdorp, and much of the region between JHB and Krugersdorp consists of farms, grazing land, small nature reserves and country developments. The beautiful and popular Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens ...

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Northern Exposure - Ride here Northern Exposure - Ride here

Northern Farm Nature Reserve, bordering Lanseria and Diepsloot, has long been a mainstay of Gauteng mountain biking - at least...

The Wonder Cave, Kromdraai, Cradle of Humankind The Wonder Cave, Kromdraai, Cradle of Humankind

Abseil or simply wonder at beautiful and well lit stalactites, stalagmites, cave pearls and underground pools at the Wonder Caves

Early bird deadline for Berge & Dale Early bird deadline for Berge & Dale

Cyclists wishing to take advantage of a golden opportunity to enter the Takealot Berge & Dale road race at a discounted price have

Gilroy Beers, Ngwenya Village, Muldersdrift, West Rand Gilroy Beers, Ngwenya Village, Muldersdrift, West Rand

Whether you are a beer fanatic or just enjoy quaffing the good stuff, Gilroy Beers is abuzz with live music, good food, tours ...

Ngwenya Glass Village, Muldersdrift, Gauteng Ngwenya Glass Village, Muldersdrift, Gauteng

Head for the country and enjoy a village filled with creative outlets, a micro brewery and a glass factory. Live music, kids ...

The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, Krugersdorp, Gauteng The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, Krugersdorp, Gauteng

The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens are a perfect getaway on a hot Gauteng day for a dip in a pool under a waterfall and picnic

The Maropeng Museum, Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng The Maropeng Museum, Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng

Take a boat ride through the four Elements and a tour back through our past and into our future at the Maropeng Museum. Brilliant!

Hoffman to defend Satellite title Hoffman to defend Satellite title

Nolan Hoffman says he is always motivated to prove others wrong and that will be his goal when he defends his title in the Bestmed

Honeydew Mazes,Honeydew, Randburg Honeydew Mazes,Honeydew, Randburg

Participate in a fun activity with the family, by taking up the challenge of finding your way through the tricky Honeydew Mazes ..

Play with Lion Cubs at The Lion Park, Johannesburg Play with Lion Cubs at The Lion Park, Johannesburg

Play with lion cubs, feed the giraffe and take a cheetah for a walk... all at the Lion Park north of the city of Johannesburg

Food, art, music and adrenaline:  it’s all systems go for the Magalies Rocks the Cradle Festival! Food, art, music and adrenaline: it’s all systems go for the Magalies Rocks the Cradle Festival!

With just days to go until the annual Magalies Rocks the Cradle Festival (MRtC) kicks off on Friday, the little town of...

Oosthuizen set to tackle Berge en Dale Oosthuizen set to tackle Berge en Dale

Fresh from an impressive performance in the South African Road Championships, teenager Jason Oosthuizen has a chance to confirm hi

UJ hockey star relishes Game break UJ hockey star relishes Game break

Surprised at her selection, University of Johannesburg hockey star Kristen Paton is looking forward to the challenges she will fac

Champ prepares for Berge en Dale test Champ prepares for Berge en Dale test

Defending champion Kim le Court is preparing for a serious challenge as she lines up a hat-trick of victories in the Bestmed Berge

Entries for Berge en Dale set to soar Entries for Berge en Dale set to soar

For several reasons, a bumper entry is expected for the Bestmed Berge en Dale Championship to be held near Krugersdorp in Gauteng

Hoffman lands Satellite title Hoffman lands Satellite title

The new finish of the Bestmed Satellite Championship road cycling classic supposedly favoured climbers, but Nolan Hoffman was fast

Seyffert seeks best form at Waterberg Seyffert seeks best form at Waterberg

After his strong start to the season was derailed by illness, professional mountain biker Pieter Seyffert will be searching for hi

Former national star ready for Waterberg Former national star ready for Waterberg

Three years after his official retirement, the competitive juices will once again flow for Neil MacDonald when he takes to the sta

New pro outfit seal victory at TransCape New pro outfit seal victory at TransCape

The Ellsworth-ASG outfit of Pieter Seyffert and Travis Walker finished off the TransCape mountain bike race in style by claiming v

TransCape pays tribute to Laws TransCape pays tribute to Laws

The new professional team of Pieter Seyffert and Travis Walker claimed their fifth stage victory as the TransCape mountain bike ra

Belgian celebrates birthday with win Belgian celebrates birthday with win

Belgian Eddy Feliers celebrated his 49th birthday in style as he and teammate Kristof de Neys took the stage win on the fifth day

Bestmed-ASG Bestmed-ASG's new signings ready to roll

Having signed up a new-look outfit of elite riders, Team Bestmed-ASG will be focused on making a major impact on the South African

Stelling trudges into lead at TransCape Stelling trudges into lead at TransCape

Capetonian Billy Stelling forged ahead on a muddy day in the TransCape mountain bike race to win his third stage on the trot and d

Stelling recovers to win at TransCape Stelling recovers to win at TransCape

Despite riding with a broken rib, defending men's solo champion Billy Stelling won his second stage in a row on the third day of

Maree edges Main in Berge en Dale Maree edges Main in Berge en Dale

Team Telkom's David Maree edged RoadCover's Kent Main in a sprint finish to snatch the men's honours in the Bestmed Berge en Da

Seyffert, Walker to tackle TransCape Seyffert, Walker to tackle TransCape

After a lengthy association with Hanco Kachelhoffer, mountain biking professional Pieter Seyffert will reveal a new partnership wh

RoadCover fired up for Berge en Dale RoadCover fired up for Berge en Dale

Team RoadCover have made a strong start to the year by winning the Mpumalanga Cycle Tour and will be looking to continue their suc

Oberholzer prepared for Berge en Dale Oberholzer prepared for Berge en Dale

As someone who relishes a challenge, Carla Oberholzer is in the right frame of mind to make a charge for the title at the first ma

Berge en Dale a key test for SA champs Berge en Dale a key test for SA champs

Many of the country's leading cyclists will be heading to the 102km Bestmed Berge en Dale national classic on the West Rand in wh

Hirsch’s puts smiles on the faces of the children Hirsch’s puts smiles on the faces of the children

A team from Hirsch’s Strubens Valley, armed with Mc Donalds® Happy Meals and a bag full of Toys all beautifully gift wrapped,

Withaar wins Silverstar MTB Challenge Withaar wins Silverstar MTB Challenge

Jan Withaar used his cross country background to power to victory in his first attempt at the Land Rover West Rand Silverstar MTB

Hiking the Magaliesburg Hiking the Magaliesburg

The Magaliesberg, which is right here on our doorstep is the ideal hiking destination - obviously one's main concern when...

Uys chasing another Silverstar MTB race Uys chasing another Silverstar MTB race

Former South African sub-veteran marathon mountain biking champion Henry Uys will be looking to ramp up his game when he defends h

Land Rover West Rand back rugged MTB rac Land Rover West Rand back rugged MTB rac

Mountain bikers, who are often exposed to rugged conditions, will find a certain synergy with the new title sponsors when the Land

Unsung Hero - hobby park for cyclists, Krugersdorp Unsung Hero - hobby park for cyclists, Krugersdorp

The good folk from Hero Adventure have taken their experience to another venue - at the Hobby Park just off Robert Broom drive...

Amazing Grace - mountain bike facility in Gauteng Amazing Grace - mountain bike facility in Gauteng

Mount Grace Country House's spiffy new mountain-biking facility is a great offering for its guests, as well as riders from all...

Safer Berge en Dale Classic route approv Safer Berge en Dale Classic route approv

Organisers of next weekend's Rudy Project Berge en Dale Classic confirmed a change to the official race route after receiving the

Spectacular criterium racing comes to na Spectacular criterium racing comes to na

Cycling enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing top-class, European-style racing on South African soil following the announceme

10 unusual things to do in Joburg that won’t cost a fortune 10 unusual things to do in Joburg that won’t cost a fortune

Stuck on something to do in Joburg this weekend, but don’t want to break the bank? Then you’re exactly like me and I’m taking a ..

a Bientot, Avianto! Ride Free CyclePark, Muldersdrift, Jhb a Bientot, Avianto! Ride Free CyclePark, Muldersdrift, Jhb

Avianto, in Muldersdrift in the Cradle of Humankind, is probably best known to the greater public as a world-class wedding and...

Take the Plunge Take the Plunge

If you have a sense of adventure, bum-sliding, rock-hopping and swimming through a kloof will give you an adrenalin kick.

The Carnivore Restaurant, Muldersdrift, Gauteng The Carnivore Restaurant, Muldersdrift, Gauteng

The Carnivore Restaurant in Muldersdrift is an experience for the meat lover. So many cuts from game to domestic, the best African

Casalinga Italian Country Restaurant, Muldersdrift, Gauteng Casalinga Italian Country Restaurant, Muldersdrift, Gauteng

Casalinga Restaurant in Muldersdrift has won many accolades in over 20 years, Best Alfresco, Best Romantic and Best Sunday Lunch.

Skydive with Skyhigh Tandems in Carletonville, West Rand Skydive with Skyhigh Tandems in Carletonville, West Rand

Skyhigh Tandems in Carltonville offers skydiving with a difference – the fast speed at which you rush towards the ground due to ..

The Cradle Nature Reserve, West Rand, Gauteng The Cradle Nature Reserve, West Rand, Gauteng

Take the weekend away from the city and enjoy the beautiful environment with its wildlife and scenery at The Cradle Nature Reserve

Tarlton International Raceway, West Rand, Gauteng Tarlton International Raceway, West Rand, Gauteng

From the South African National Drag Racing Championship to who is best on the street, you can watch the action or drive yourself.

Krugersdorp Game Reserve, West Rand, Gauteng Krugersdorp Game Reserve, West Rand, Gauteng

The Krugersdorp Game Reserve, close to Joburg and Tshwane offers enough wildlife species to attract visitors short of time but ..

Krugersdorp Golf Course, West Rand, Gauteng Krugersdorp Golf Course, West Rand, Gauteng

Krugersdorp Golf Club is one of the oldest clubs on the West Rand and according to Ian Macintosh, one of the best kept secrets.

Magaliesberg Canopy Tour, Magaliesburg, Gauteng Magaliesberg Canopy Tour, Magaliesburg, Gauteng

The Magaliesberg Mountains have a beautiful spot, high above the canopy, just ideal for zipping - 10 slides, 11 platforms, scenery

Magaliesburg Express, Magaliesberg, Gauteng Magaliesburg Express, Magaliesberg, Gauteng

Experience the nostalgia of the stream train on a trip to Magaliesburg, a quaint town where you enjoy lunch - train buffs and kids

Silverstar Casino, Muldersdrift/Mogale City, West Rand Silverstar Casino, Muldersdrift/Mogale City, West Rand

Feel like chancing your luck at a casino? Silverstar Casino, near Krugersdorp has the best of gaming, a fountain spectacle ...

Bill Harrop’s Balloon Safaris, Magaliesberg Bill Harrop’s Balloon Safaris, Magaliesberg

Experience the splendour of magnificent landscape from the sky whilst sipping champaign and finishing off with a gourmet breakfast

The Cradle of Humankind The Cradle of Humankind

The 47000ha Cradle of Humankind is one of South Africa's 8 World Heritage sites thanks to revolutionary hominid fossil discoveries

Lesedi Cultural Village, Accommodation and Arts and Crafts Lesedi Cultural Village, Accommodation and Arts and Crafts

A unique cultural experience and African guest house experience awaits you north of Johannesburg at the Lesedi Cultural Village.

The Rhino and Lion Reserve, Gauteng The Rhino and Lion Reserve, Gauteng

40 kms north of JHB, the Rhino & Lion Reserve offers many facilities and activities for young & old and great wildlife encounters

Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg

The Mountain Sanctuary Park is a privately owned Nature Reserve 120km north-west of Johannesburg in the magnificent Magaliesberg

Horse Riding in Hartbeespoort Horse Riding in Hartbeespoort

The Saddle Creek Ranch in the Magaliesberg foothills near Hartbeespoort offers "Western-style" horse trails and moonlight rides

The Sterkfontein Caves, Cradle of Humankind The Sterkfontein Caves, Cradle of Humankind

Explore the deep Sterkfontein Caves where two of the world's oldest hominid fossils, "Mrs Ples" and "Little Foot", were discovered

Randfontein Golf Course, Gauteng, South Africa Randfontein Golf Course, Gauteng, South Africa

Randfontein Golf Course is part of the Randfontein Golf and Country Club situated in the mining town of Randfontein ...

De Wildt 4x4 Trail, Magaliesberg, Gauteng De Wildt 4x4 Trail, Magaliesberg, Gauteng

De Wildt 4x4 in the Magaliesberg is a place where both beginners and experts can take their 4x4s and enjoy game. Fantastic sunsets

Goldfields West Golf Course, Carletonville, Goldfields West Golf Course, Carletonville,

Goldfields West Golf Course owes its existence to the development of one of the richest gold mines in the world ...