Pretoria, Eastern Gauteng - Things to do
OVERVIEW:The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Council is the second largest municipality in Gauteng and is among the six biggest metropolitan municipalities in South Africa. The following towns and townships form part of the Municipality's area: Pretoria, Centurion, Akasia, Soshanguve, Mabopane, Atteridgeville, Ga-Rankuwa, Winterveld, Hammanskraal, Temba, Pienaarsrivier, Crocodile River and Mamelodi.
Tshwane's inner city is about a 50 km drive from Johannesburg's city centre and the same distance from the OR Tambo International Airport.
Pretoria, as one component of Tshwane, is the administrative capital of South Africa and houses the Union Buildings.
Government plays an important role in Tshwane's economy, but there are many other sectors that are doing extremely well. In fact, the city has adapted to globalisation remarkably well and has all the elements of a smart city. Tshwane is in the process of positioning itself as Africa's leading capital city of excellence.
The city ...
• is the centre of government with all the national government departments being located here;
• forms part of the Gauteng global region, the wealthiest and fasted growing economic region on the African continent;
• houses the embassies of all the countries of the world;
• has a population of two million people and the highest level of education in the country; and
• is a national centre of research and learning with four universities and seven of the eight national science councils, ie the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research), the HSRC (Human Sciences Research Council), the ARC (Agricultural Research Council), the NRF (National Research Foundation), the MRI (Medical Research Institute), the VRI (Veterinary Research Institute) and the SABS (South African Bureau of Standards).
Accommodation near Pretoria, Eastern Gauteng
The Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre is located in the heart of the East Rand, a mere 7km from OR Tambo International Airport. All our rooms offer the facilities you would expect from a 4 star Hotel such as en-suite bathroom, TV with satellite channels, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, safe and mini bar fridge. The prestige rooms are larger in size with a dedicated ...
Villa Stella is a new establishment which has been graded as a four star Bed & Breakfast by the TGCSA. Situated in the peaceful and secure suburb of Elma Park, Edenvale its location is ideal for the business person who needs to be central to Edenvale or the East Rand, near the airport and Johannesburg city centre. The O.R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) in Johannesburg is approximately 7 minuits ...
President Lodge is an up market guest house only 8 km from OR Tambo International Airport. This modern lodge welcomes corporate clients, overseas guests and visitors seeking affordable luxury accommodation in a tranquil setting close to Johannesburg. We offer eight elegant en-suite rooms, each individually decorated with attention to detail and a personal touch. All rooms have private entrances, ...
Sunrock Guesthouse is a highly recommended guest house in Kempton park situated in a quiet, peaceful area north-east of Johannesburg, which offers superior comfort and service. Sunrock Guesthouse is centrally situated and is a superb base for enjoying Gauteng and exploring the rest of South Africa. The Lodge with all its charm and hospitality is run by owners Arthur and Ina Johnson ...
This accommodation in Kempton Park, Johannesburg prides themselves in spoiling you with luxury accommodation and making your stay special. They offer a choice of four spacious rooms, which ensure their guests have a comfortable and relaxing stay. Each room is uniquely decorated to create a warm and inviting environment where you can feel at home. Kotie's Guest House is situated in a quiet ...
This Kempton Park accommodation is situated only 10 km north of OR Tambo international airport, perfect for those needing a place to stay for the night before a flight the next day, as the secluded Airport Game Lodge combines the solitude of the African bush with the convenience of being close to the airport. This accommodation in Kempton Park offers the luxury of modern day living. There are twenty-three ...
This luxurious accommodation in Kempton Park is a four star guest lodge that offers guests the perfect vacation destination while still being close to the airport. Which makes Mannah Executive Guest Lodge the perfect accommodation and meeting place for high-flyers and international businessmen and women. Accommodation at The Mannah Executive Guest Lodge This Kempton Park accommodation has 52 ...
Big Tree Guest House is an elegant establishment situated in a lush green pocket in Midrand, Johannesburg. Guests can relax to the sounds of the abundant birdlife in the aesthetic gardens while enjoying dinner at sunset. For the more active, there is a sparkling pool and a well-kept tennis court to keep the joints flexible and the blood pumping. Each bedroom is beautifully and intricately ...
Oorkant Loftus B&B is ideally situated for visitors to Pretoria and Tshwane Metro. Homeliness, cosiness, comfort and affordability is our emphasis. Each of the units have a private entrance with direct access to the garden and braai facilities. Our self-contained units with en suite bathrooms are timeless in character. We cater for singles, doubles, families, academics, businessmen and sport ...
Aloe Guesthouse is a 4 star graded luxury guesthouse in the north of Pretoria. We are close to highways (N4 Rustenburg and N1 Polokwane), the industrial areas of Rosslyn, Waltloo, Babelegi, Wonderboom Airport, Onderstepoort Vetinary center, Roodeplaat ARC & Police dog unit, Kolonade shopping center, Montana Hospital and 15 km from Pretoria City center. We can sleep 20 people in an executive suite, ...
Things to do near Pretoria, Eastern Gauteng
Benoni is a city with 654,509 inhabitants on the East Rand in the South African province of Gauteng. Since 2000, it has been part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. Benoni is very diverse, with people of every colour and denomination. There are over ten schools in Benoni and in some areas there is a concentration of up to 6000 students within a 5 km radius. Over time gold mining has decreased ...
Boksburg is a vibrant, cosmopolitan and culturally diverse region. The evolution of Ekurhuleni' geography, landscape and picturesque emanates from mining activities of the eighteenth century which left a variety of quaint historical sites, majestic wetlands, nature reserves, streams, pans, marshlands, lakes and dams to amuse any discerning traveller! ...
Edenvale has the atmosphere of a peaceful town and one often forgets just how close it is to the city and all the bustling routes. Edenvale has many places of interest. Some are interesting because they are either unusual, beautiful or because they have an wonderful story to tell the visitor. Horwood Farm, Cheese for Africa, De Molen/The Windmill are all part of this beautiful town, of which ...
Germiston`s unique geographic position, situated at the center of the Pretoria-Witwater- srand-Vereeniging axis, Germiston became the the focus of the country`s most extensive railway network. Today some 200 000 rail passengers and 170 000 metric tons of goods pass through the City`s station each month. Germiston has the most important markets on its doorsteps, raw materials are readily obtained ...
Kempton Park is a city on the East Rand in the Gauteng province, South Africa. Formerly an independent municipality in the Transvaal, Kempton Park no longer has its own municipal government, and has been part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality since 2000. Kempton Park is located north-east of Johannesburg, South Africa's largest city, and south of Pretoria, South Africa's de facto capital ...
Midrand is an area in central Gauteng Province, South Africa, between Centurion and Sandton. It was established as a municipality in 1981, but was incorporated the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality during the late 1990s. It was made part of Region 2 and, as of 2006, when the number of regions where reduced to seven, it forms part of Region A. Though no longer an independent town, the ...
Coachman is an exclusive coach hire company with a superb range of semi-luxury to super-luxury coaches with many different features for your corporate, educational and leisure transport needs. Coachman started out as a coach maintenance company, so you can be assured that all the coaches are well taken care of with the highest regard for passenger well-being and adherence to safety ...
The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Council is the second largest municipality in Gauteng and is among the six biggest metropolitan municipalities in South Africa. The following towns and townships form part of the Municipality's area: Pretoria, Centurion, Akasia, Soshanguve, Mabopane, Atteridgeville, Ga-Rankuwa, Winterveld, Hammanskraal, Temba, Pienaarsrivier, Crocodile River and Mamelodi. Tshwane's ...
The Voortrekker Monument, inaugurated on 16 December 1949, commemorates the Voortrekkers and their experiences. It is a noteworthy tourist destination and heritage institution. The Monument is the main attraction on site The historic marble frieze, the famous tapestries and the cenotaph remain major attractions. Other outstanding facilities are available such as hiking and biking trails. A ...
Nkwe Pleasure Resort, our lovely shaded picnic spots for day visitors is open every day of the year from 8:00 until 18:00. There are five shaded rondawels and convenient braai facilities. Clean and neat ablution facilities are also close. Our tuck shop is open on weekends and sells sweets, coldrinks, chips, charcoal, wood and ice cold soft-serve for those hot summer days! Parents can keep ...
Mmilo Tours cc is a South African based tour operator catering for individuals and groups visiting Southern Africa. In our fifth year of existence, we possess all the skills, resources and knowledge to make your visit to this exquisite and diverse part of the African continent a memorable experience. Whether its day trips just to explore the Johannesburg/Soweto and Pretoria region, further afield ...
Springs is a quiet 'suburb' in Johannesburg, it gets its name from the many natural underground springs. It used to be a farming community until coal was found and it became a coal mining town which transported coal to the gold mines via railway. In 1904, gold was founded and by the 1930's, Springs was one of the lrgest gold mine communities in the world, with a total of 8 mines. ...
Map of Tshwane Tourism in Pretoria, Eastern Gauteng+ OPEN FULL MAP
GPS Co-Ordinates: 28° 13' 6.1" E / 25° 43' 52.8" S
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Directions to Tshwane Tourism in Pretoria, Eastern Gauteng
|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O R Thambo Airport Road, OR Tambo International Airport (JNB), Kempton Park 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.1 km / Duration: 39 mins|
|1.||Head northwest||0.5 km|
|2.||Slight left onto the R21 N ramp to City Center/Kempton Park/Pretoria||0.4 km|
|3.||Merge onto R21||36.3 km|
|4.||Take exit 134 for N1 N toward Polokwane||1.6 km|
|5.||Merge onto N1||9.4 km|
|6.||Take exit 145 toward M2/Pretoria||1.5 km|
|7.||Merge onto N4||1.8 km|
|8.||Turn right onto Jan Shoba||0.6 km|
|9.||Slight left to stay on Jan Shoba||0.1 km|
|10.||Continue onto Gordon Rd||0.9 km|
|11.||Turn left onto Soutpansberg Rd/M22||2.6 km|
|12.||Turn right onto Nuffield St||0.3 km|
|13.||Take the 1st left onto North St|
Destination will be on the left
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OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.
OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.
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Things to do near Pretoria, Eastern Gauteng
|Pretoria, Eastern Gauteng »||Current||Current|
|Midrand, Eastern Gauteng »||26 mins||30.4 km|
|Kempton Park, Eastern Gauteng »||41 mins||47.5 km|
|Edenvale, Eastern Gauteng »||39 mins||52.3 km|
|Benoni, Eastern Gauteng »||50 mins||55.7 km|
|Germiston, Eastern Gauteng »||45 mins||60.7 km|
|Boksburg, Eastern Gauteng »||49 mins||60.7 km|
|Springs, Eastern Gauteng »||1 hour 4 mins||85.1 km|