Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Dinokeng Game Reserve (44 km from Die Wilgers)
Dinokeng Game Reserve is home to free roaming Big 5, and at less than an hour’s drive, it’s just a hop and a skip away from Joburg and Pretoria. To experience the wild elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard up close, you will need to book a stay at one of the lodges.The sweeping grasslands are also the stomping grounds for a variety of...
Menlo Park (1.4 km from Die Wilgers)
Hazel Food Market aims to make the world a better place, one Saturday at a time.
Enjoy fabulous fresh produce, the best that Pretoria has to offer. You’ll find anything from fruit, veggies and meat, to yummy tarts and sweets. Freshly baked bread is always on offer, along with ready-to-eat meals. Grab a delicious cappuccino, and make sure to grab...
Galleries and Museums
Moreleta Park (6.5 km from Die Wilgers)
Friendship, good food, wine and brilliant entertainment – the Barnyard Theatre in Menlyn is where it all comes together.
The first Barnyard Theatre started as a homely, rustic farm theatre in Plettenberg Bay where friends and family could be entertained and eat, drink and talk into the small hours of the morning. It proved to be such a winner...
Faerie Glen (7 km from Die Wilgers)
Woodlands Boulevard is an upmarket shopping, dining and lifestyle destination in the vibrant and trendy Pretoria East.Designed for convenience, Woodlands Boulevard offers the best in restaurants, lifestyle, fashion, furniture, jewellery, health and beauty as well as a 7 cinema complex, Movies@Woodlands.
Elardus Park (9.4 km from Die Wilgers)
Cafe Barcelona is a dynamic live music and entertainment venue offering restaurant and pub facilities. For over 10 years Cafe Barcelona has supported the music scene embracing famous names as well as unknown bands.
Some well-known perfomers include The Parlotones, Karen Zoid, Arno Carstens, Albert Frost, Valiant Swart, Fokofpolisiekar, 16 Stitch,...
Sports Stadiums Clubs
Sunnyside (10.2 km from Die Wilgers)
One of South Africa’s top stadiums with a seating capacity for 50 000 people, Loftus Versfeld Stadium is situated in South Africa’s capital Pretoria (Tshwane). It was one of the 2010 FIFA World Cup venues, hosting five first-round matches and one second-round match.
Home turf of the Premier Soccer League dynamos Mamelodi Sundowns, the Blue Bulls...
Game Reserve in Krugersdorp Game Reserve (70.4 km from Die Wilgers)
Krugersdorp Game Reserve is home to four of the Big 5 as well as hippo, giraffe, numerous antelope and prolific birdlife. Most visitors come here to check out the lions in their enclosure. There’s also a large bird aviary. The habitat is mostly grassveld with small dams and reed beds. Keen birders will be reaching for their binoculars to spot...
Game Reserve in Faerie Glen Nature Reserve (2.2 km from Die Wilgers)
Faerie Glen Nature Reserve encompasses 128 ha of a grassy and rocky quartzite landscape, with a number of walking and hiking trails. The three routes, Hadeda, Acacia and Kiepersol, vary in difficulty, with a couple of steep sections which have loose rocks. The reserve is situated in Faerie Glen in the east of Pretoria and forms part of the...
Galleries and Museums
Silverton (2.8 km from Die Wilgers)
The famous Pioneer Museum in Silverton is a large farm displaying the typical lifestyle of the early settlers. Visitors can witness demonstrations on the techniques early settlers used to ground their wheat, create candles, bake bread and roast coffee, among many other things.
A Cape farmer, David Botha, was the first to settle on the farm in...
Pretoria East (3.9 km from Die Wilgers)
This lovey art market can be found in a tranquil setting next to a lake in Faerie Glen. Beautiful paintings, sculptures and handmade South African products are displayed all along the wooden walkways. Come browse around, meet the artists, buy an artwork, commission something special or enjoy a lazy Sunday meal or slow drinks at one of the...
Garsfontein (4.8 km from Die Wilgers)
Tiger Tiger Pretoria is a the ideal night club venue for party animals and hip, upmarket clubbers.
Featuring unparalleled theme parties, unbelievable drink specials and competition giveaways, Tiger Tiger is always a popular destination. The club comes equipped with 4 stylish bars, a stellar dance floor and an amazing sound system.
Menlo Park (4.9 km from Die Wilgers)
Menlyn Park Shopping Centre offers over 300 stores, 37 restaurants and a wide variety of entertainment.All this in an upmarket area of Pretoria’s eastern suburbs makes it a popular shopping and entertainment spot for Tshwane dwellers.Conveniently situated, the centre is just a short distance from the N1 Highway and just five kilometres from the...
Silver Lakes Golf Estate (6.3 km from Die Wilgers)
If you’re an avid golfer visiting Pretoria, the Silver Lakes Golf Course challenges you to enjoy its championship layout. Designed by Peter Matkovich, it bears the trademark of his exclusive water design.
The Silver Lakes Golf Academy offers you a complete range of golf-related services, regardless of your proficiency level, at a facility...
Moreleta Park (6.4 km from Die Wilgers)
The ultra-modern Netcare Pretoria East Hospital is a 358 bed facility offering patients the most technologically advanced medical and surgical services.The hospital is an internationally recognized Centre of Excellence in neuro-spinal, ortho-spinal and large joint replacement surgery.The expertise in this surgery has become recognized countrywide...
Galleries and Museums
Menlo Park (6.5 km from Die Wilgers)
The Brooklyn Theater in Pretoria is the city's first classical music and drama theatre. Offering state-of-the-art sound and lighting facilities, it also doubles as a conference centre and private events venue.
Under the management of Salon Music, the venue stages a number of shows that include theatre, music, dance and all other forms of...