Volksrust Tourism - Volksrust, Grass Wetlands

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Volksrust, Grass Wetlands - Things to do

OVERVIEW:

The land near where the Battle of Majuba was fought - where the Transvaal won independence from the British - was decided suitable for a new town to be founded on the Mpumalanga / KwaZulu Natal border.

Volksrust, became a municipality in 1904, is the commercial center of a district of which the main products are maize, wool, sorghum, sunflower seed, beef and dairy. Majuba, one of Eskom's new -generation power stations, was commissioned near Volksrust.

The town is the junction for the railway line that links the main Johannesburg-Durban line with other towns nearby. Slang River Falls are a mere 13 kilometers from the town.

Volksrust is siuated close to some of the Kwazulu Natal battle field sites. It was a retreat where the injured soldiers were treated.

Things to do near Volksrust, Grass Wetlands

Carolina Tourism - Carolina, Tourism Information

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Carolina lies in the Grass and Wetlands region of Mpumalanga, South Africa. This entire region boasts exceptional natural beauty and dotted with an abundance of shimmering lakes and rivers. ...

Highveld Visitor Centre - Ermelo, Tourism Information

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Ermelo is one of the larger towns in Mpumalanga, center for a district where comprehensive mixed farming is practiced and a stop-over en-route to KwaZulu Natal. Long before the town was formally established, the site was a much frequented outspan on the transport route between Lydenburg and Natal. Because the area is well watered and dotted with freshwater lakelets it soon attracted settlers. Today ...

Piet Retief Tourism - Piet Retief, Tourism Information

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Piet Retief is situated in the lush green Assegai Valley - a long and narrow landscape between the Drakensberg mountains near Wakkerstroom and the southern hills of Swaziland. It is rich in legends and stories and dripping with culture. Indeed, Piet Retief is known as the Meeting Place of Cultures, for in this area live people from no less than eight culture groups! ...

Volksrust Tourism - Volksrust, Tourism Information

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The land near where the Battle of Majuba was fought - where the Transvaal won independence from the British - was decided suitable for a new town to be founded on the Mpumalanga / KwaZulu Natal border. Volksrust, became a municipality in 1904, is the commercial center of a district of which the main products are maize, wool, sorghum, sunflower seed, beef and dairy. Majuba, one of Eskom's ...

Wakkerstroom Tourism - Wakkerstroom, Tourism Information

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Wakkerstroom is a wonderful place to stopover en route to or from the Drakensberg, Kruger Park, various Kwa-Zulu Natal National Parks and the Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal coast, as well as being the perfect destination to rest, relax and soothe your soul. With the main industry in Wakkerstroom being focused around tourism, the village has over 40 accommodation establishments which range from a fully ...

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Volksrust Tourism

GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 53' 41" E / 27° 21' 38.4" S

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Directions to Volksrust Tourism in Volksrust, Grass Wetlands

Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport
Address: O R Thambo Airport Road, OR Tambo International Airport (JNB), Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
Distance: 0.3 km / Duration: 2 hours 52 mins
1.Head northwest0.5 km
2.Take exit 46 on the right to merge onto R24 toward Johannesburg8.4 km
3.Take the exit onto N12/R241.7 km
4.Take exit 113 for N3 S/N12 toward M2/Kimberley/Germiston/Durban1.2 km
5.Merge onto N12/N37.3 km
6.Keep left to continue on N3, follow signs for Heidelberg/Durban/N17/Springs46.6 km
7.Take exit 59 for R23 toward Heidelberg S/Standerton0.7 km
8.Turn left onto R2398.5 km
9.Turn right onto Walter Sisulu Dr0.7 km
10.Turn left onto Handel St/R23/R546
Continue to follow R23
80.0 km
11.Slight left toward Vrystaat St66 m
12.Turn right at Vleis St0.2 km
13.Take the 2nd left onto Vrystaat St1.3 km
14.Turn left onto Oos St0.2 km
15.Take the 1st right onto Michaelson St0.3 km

Nearest Airport

O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg

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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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Nearby Towns

Things to do near Volksrust, Grass Wetlands

TOWN, REGION DURATION DISTANCE
Volksrust, Grass Wetlands » Current Current
Wakkerstroom, Grass Wetlands » 26 mins 28.3 km
Ermelo, Grass Wetlands » 1 hour 11 mins 100 km
Piet Retief, Grass Wetlands » 1 hour 38 mins 114 km
Carolina, Grass Wetlands » 2 hours 1 min 162 km

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