Snakes alive! Eyeball cobras, mambas, king snakes, anacondas, rattlesnakes, pythons and crocodiles at Snake City, also called Hunyani Reptile Educational Breeding Centre. Live snake shows take place at 11am, 3pm and 5pm. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 5pm.
Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Germiston (2.4 km from Edenvale)
Glendower Golf Club prides itself as a "classic" course, exuding quality and timeless appeal.
The club has undergone improvements over the years and still maintains it's status as one of South Africa's best 18-hole parkland courses.
Facilities include a pro shop which supplies all your golfing needs, and an excellent practice area with large putting and chipping greens and bunkers.
Bedfordview (3.6 km from Edenvale)
Africa's Greatest Shopping AdventureEastgate Shopping Centre is situated in the suburb of Bedfordview, on a prime site on the major freeway between Johannesburg International Airport and Johannesburg City Centre. Easily accessible from the high way, this super regional shopping centre is home to over 280 stores catering for all tastes and lifestyles. This ultimate shopping destination offers an out of this world retail experience, attracting an abundance of local and international shoppers. In addition to numerous smaller speciality stores, Eastgate is anchored by South Africa’s leading major retailers, including Checkers Hyper, Game, Edgars, Stuttafords and Woolworths.A large Ster Kinekor Cinema complex and a host of restaurants situated in an open air piazza area, make Eastgate the ideal venue of choice for the entire family. Eastgate’s evolution as a trend setting destination continues with the introduction of its high fashion quarter and action wear zone. “Eastgate offers everything for everyone, from popular brands, amazing Friday night entertainment and loads of fun for the entire family”. Eastgate Shopping Centre... Africa’s Greatest Shopping Adventure.
South Africa (5.2 km from Edenvale)
Highly regarded as one of the top 10 golf courses in South Africa, the east course of Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club has been the preferred venue for many major tournaments.
The course is a championship layout, with a total length of 6940 yards. The club features a well-stocked pro shop, driving range and an on-site academy.
Linksfield (5.2 km from Edenvale)
Located next to the east course, the west side of Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club provides a shorter, yet enjoyable course compared to it's other half.
This wonderful 18-hole course features stunning fairways and large greens, awarding players a great game. However, if one were to steer away from the greens and fairway they will quickly encounter trees, water and frustration.
Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club (West) is something a golfer must consider if they're in the area.
Bedfordview (6.3 km from Edenvale)
Bedford provides an unrivalled shopping, dining and entertainment experience. With 170 chic stores, numerous heavy weight restaurants, two cinema houses and ample safe parking, you can enjoy effortless, sophisticated shopping at its best.
Kempton Park (7.7 km from Edenvale)
Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Convention Entertainment Resort encompasses a truly world-class experience with a variety of accommodation options, a state-of-the-art convention and exhibition centre, a thrilling and dynamic casino, superb entertainment, endless dining choices and fun-filled children’s activities.Set in the heart of the resort is the dazzling and vibrant casino with 1 724 slot machines and 67 gaming tables offering Blackjack, Roulette and Poker. The gaming experience is both thrilling and manifold with the latest and most innovative gaming fun on offer, from multi-line video high hit jackpots to themed novelty slots, from floor-wide mystery jackpots and progressive slots, all available in a convenient cashless environment played via smart card.Emperors Palace has also become the home of Poker with the beautifully appointed Fortuna Poker Room, dedicated to devotees of Texas Hold ’Em!The jewel of the gaming empire is the epic Palace Court Privé, considered one of the most beautiful in the world, with dedicated services for the ultimate in high limit private gaming.A new Betting World facility in the Entertainment Emporium offers a variety of sports and fixed odds betting options.World class entertainment happens in the 756-seater Theatre of Marcellus. Extensive international and local dance extravaganzas, musicals and plays with an impressive list of performers have graced its stage. The Entertainment Emporium is the Nu Metro movie theatre experience comprising six cinemas with a total of 1250 seats, one of which, The Pantheon boasts 500 seats and is the largest cinema on the African continent. Another two offers spectacular digital technology and a third is a permanent 3D cinema.Wining and dining throughout the resort offers delectable dining choices catering to every taste. A brand new childcare facility, Jupiter’s is managed by qualified and experienced child minders and offers a safe, secure and stimulating environment for younger children. A new games arcade caters for teens (and adults) with the latest video and arcade games. Emperors Palace is the ultimate family destination.
Galleries and Museums
Kempton Park (7.7 km from Edenvale)
Hosting numerous electrifying performance and events, the Theatre of Marcellus is a superb multipurpose state of the art theatre.
Situated at Emperors Palace adjacent to the casino floor, it is a popular venue for product launches and exclusive banquets. The theatre can accommodate over 900 people in cinema style seating and comfortably accommodates 500 for a banquet.
The theatre harks to its namesake in Ancient Rome and features extensive international and local dance extravaganzas, musicals and plays. The impressive list of performers to have graced the stage includes Nataniël, Johnny Clegg, Steve Hofmeyr, Kurt Darren, Barry Hilton and Casper de Vries.
Television productions for ‘Jerry Springer’s Saturday Night’, ‘Noot vir Noot’ and ‘Dis Hoe Dit Is’ have been filmed here and international shows ‘Tap Dogs’, ‘Bounce’ and ‘Earth, Wind and Fire’ have featured on the bill.
Kempton Park CBD (8 km from Edenvale)
Kempton Park Golf Course is a typical parklands course with kikuyu fairways with poa and bent greens.
Famously known as the course where Ernie Els learned how to play, you can be sure to have a great time on this friendly 18-hole layout. On-site facilities include a driving range, putting green, cart and club hire, pro shop, half-way house and a bar.
Galleries and Museums
Houghton (9 km from Edenvale)
The Victory Theatre is home to the proudly South African and internationally acclaimed theatre production, UMOJA - The Spirit of Togetherness. The theatre stages many more local theatre and comedy hit productions.
Houghton (9.3 km from Edenvale)
Houghton Golf Club is a proud establishment boasting a full championship facility that has hosted no fewer than eight SA Open events.
This parkland course is fairly long by common highveld standards, at about 6 434 meters. Sporting some exciting tees and wonderful fairways, this course provides for a truly magnificent game. The club also features all of the common facilities you'll expect of a top-class club, including a restaurant.
Sports Stadiums Clubs
Illovo (10.7 km from Edenvale)
Wanderers Cricket Stadium, recently renamed BIDVest Wanderers Stadium, is the premier cricketing stadium in South Africa.
Topnotch facilities and a seating capacity of 34 000 made it an ideal choice to host the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup Final. In addition, it hosted the ICC World T20 Final, the IPL Final and is one of two venues for the ICC Champions Trophy.
Pavilion spectators are permitted to bring cooler boxes – these must be stored below the seats. Spectators on the grass embankment are free to bring in their own food, cold drinks in plastic containers and chairs.
Sandown (11.1 km from Edenvale)
Situated in the heart of Sandton, The Blues Room is an upmarket nightclub and restaurant delivering up live blues, jazz, fusion, comedy, and sometimes even rock 'n' roll.
Sandton (11.5 km from Edenvale)
This incredibly popular square with its impressive statue of Nelson Mandela is an awesome place to chill between frenetic bouts of shopping. Relax at one of the many surrounding restaurants, enjoy the sunshine, and watch open air performances and the passing traffic of people. The square incorporates a theatre, a library and is attached to the well-known Sandton City Shopping Mall. A must on your trip to Jozi!
Galleries and Museums
Sandton (11.6 km from Edenvale)
Opening in August 2012, the Peacemakers Museum presents an inspirational exhibition of Nobel Laureates, men and women from all corners of the globe who have dedicated their lives to make the world a better place.
The Nobel Laureates are an example to all of us that individuals can do extraordinary things, and that the decisions and actions we take in our lives can bring change to the world. The exhibition celebrates all Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, particularly the South African ones: Albert Luthuli, Desmond Tutu, FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela.
Monday to Friday 11:00 – 19:00
Weekends and Public Holidays 11:00 – 18:00
Galleries and Museums
Sandhurst (11.6 km from Edenvale)
Cape Town has the Winelands Route, KwaZulu-Natal has the Midlands Meander and now, Johannesburg has the Art Tour!
Stroll around with an art guide and meet over fifty South African artists – all in one hotel building. With Legacy's philosophy of supporting South African artists and naming their hotels for three of the greatest artists of all time, Michelangelo, Da Vinci and Raphael, the three properties couldn’t be a more perfect site for the ART AFRIQUE Art Tour.
With all three hotels having been decorated with more original art than any other hotel in the country, and with the recently completed Da Vinci gaining the reputation as being the ‘Art Hotel’, it’s easy to see why these properties are perfect as the venue for this tour.
Once you have completed the tour, you can adjourn to the ART AFRIQUE gallery in the Legacy Mall and enjoy complimentary refreshments. Here you can purchase your own collectable piece of South African art.
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 – 18:00
Sunday: 10:00 – 15:00
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