Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Dinokeng Game Reserve (58.8 km from Irene)
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...
Elardus Park (7.1 km from Irene)
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,...
Galleries and Museums
Moreleta Park (11.2 km from Irene)
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 (11.6 km from Irene)
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.
Game Reserve in Krugersdorp Game Reserve (56.1 km from Irene)
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...
Centurion (4.4 km from Irene)
The Irene Trading Post is more than just a shop – it's an experience! The store specializes in antiques, novelties, art, gifts and various pieces of locally made furniture. The owners only support small entrepreneurs, artists and crafters – offering visitors and the artists an opportunity to connect.
Their unusual tea garden aims to inspire and...
Game Reserve in Rietvlei Nature Reserve (6.9 km from Irene)
Undulating golden grassy hills, vleis and a brilliant blue dam characterise the Rietvlei Nature Reserve. Situated 18 km from the centre of Pretoria, the reserve is an idyllic home to almost 2000 head of game – and you can spot them easily from your vehicle. Blesbuck, black wildebeest, red hartebeest, eland, Burchell's zebra, waterbuck, reedbuck,...
Pretoria (Tshwane) (8.1 km from Irene)
Rietvlei nature reserve covers an area of 3800 hectares and can support up to 2000 head of game. 40 Kms drive of game viewing. Braai and picnic with toilet facilities. Fishing is allowed and there is a yacht boat house, no motor boats allowed. Games species include, lion, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, cheetah, zebra, eland and many more. 272 Species...
Monument Park (8.4 km from Irene)
Monument Park Shopping Centre offers an exclusive shopping environment with over 45 shops including Spar, Clicks, Ackermans, ABSA, First National Bank – and no less than 10 bars!
Clubview (8.6 km from Irene)
The Zwartkop Country Club boasts one of Pretoria's most beautiful golf courses offering a classic parklands challenge. Trees line the fairways and the Hennops River gently meanders through it.
Although golf is the game of choice, there is also a gym, two bowling greens, a snooker facility, a hair salon, a spa, and facilities for weddings and...
Four By Four Trails
Groenkloof Nature Reserve (9.3 km from Irene)
Groenkloof Nature Reserve 4x4 Trail is set in the nature reserve itself and leads through the Fountains Valley. The route is 14 km long and takes about 2 hours to complete – with a braai spot to top it off! This trail can be done all year round and has a grading of 2 to 3. This self-drive track requires a high clearance vehicle. This trail is...
Game Reserve in Groenkloof Nature Reserve (9.6 km from Irene)
Groenkloof Nature Reserve offers an amazing getaway for nature junkies, outdoorsy families and jaded urbanites. Along with teeming wildlife, there’s a wide choice of mountain biking trails, horse riding, 4x4 routes and hiking trails. And situated 5 km south of Pretoria, it’s just a hop and a skip away.Popular mountain biking events are held...
Centurion (9.7 km from Irene)
Mall@Reds offers various shops to clients so all your shopping needs are fulfilled
Galleries and Museums
Valhalla (10.2 km from Irene)
Top Gun aficionados and wannabee pilots shouldn’t miss visiting the Swartkop Air Force Museum at South Africa’s first air force base, AFS Swartkop.
Swartkop Air Force Museum is also host to air shows where visitors can watch a wide range of military and civilian aircraft take to the skies.
Aircraft on display include the Alouette II, C-47...
Waterkloof (11.2 km from Irene)
Opened in 1908 by Jan Smuts, the magnificent fairways and greens form a lush backdrop to the classical Edwardian styled architecture of the Pretoria Country Club. On its walls are the names of past members of the club which read like a who's who of Southern Africa. Despite its age the club is in pristine condition and more popular now than ever....