Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Dinokeng Game Reserve (44.8 km from Silver Lakes)
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...
Roodeplaat (14.6 km from Silver Lakes)
The dam was originally named Pienaars Rivier Dam and meant for the water supply to the immediate land owners. It still supplies water but visitors are able to row and fish on the dam. Bass, carp, kurper and barbel can be caught.
Menlo Park (6.9 km from Silver Lakes)
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...
Faerie Glen (8.5 km from Silver Lakes)
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.
Galleries and Museums
Moreleta Park (8.9 km from Silver Lakes)
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...
Elardus Park (13.5 km from Silver Lakes)
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,...
Game Reserve in Krugersdorp Game Reserve (74.5 km from Silver Lakes)
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...
Silver Lakes Golf Estate (0.2 km from Silver Lakes)
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...
Pretoria East (5.8 km from Silver Lakes)
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...
Mooiplaats (6.9 km from Silver Lakes)
The sensory trail offers you and your family a chance to explore and have fun together. You will learn new things about yourself, your family and about nature. It's a short walk and you needn't be fit to participate. Activities are frequently changed, so there will always be something new. Seven sensory stations are positioned along the...
Game Reserve in Faerie Glen Nature Reserve (7.2 km from Silver Lakes)
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 (7.7 km from Silver Lakes)
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...
Faerie Glen (8.3 km from Silver Lakes)
Woodhill Country Club Golf Course is situated in the eastern suburbs of Pretoria and the layout consists of two very different halves - the front nine rising and circling the "hill", the back nine flatter and more thickly wooded.
Waterkloof (8.3 km from Silver Lakes)
A stunning course to behold, Woodhill Country Club is a Peter Matkovich design with natural and dynamic features to produce an exciting and challenging game of golf.
This full 18-hole course comes equipped with a well-stocked pro shop. You can rest assured your needs will be met attentively by the professional staff.
Pretoria East (8.5 km from Silver Lakes)
Woodlands Boulevard Shopping Centre has been happily serving shoppers in the east of Pretoria since its opening in 2004. The mall opened with a gross lettable area of 42 000m² and was extended in 2010 to 70 000m² gross lettable area. In 2011, Hyprop Investments Limited acquired the mall making Woodlands Boulevard one of Africa's premier listed...