Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Pilanesberg Game Reserve (91.4 km from Skeerpoort)
Pilansberg Game Reserve is the fourth largest game and nature park in South Africa. It boasts a variety of exotic flora and fauna, a rocky, grassland landscape, and the Big 5.The reserve is home to over 7,000 animals and is nestled on an extinct volcanic crater. The park is malaria free and easily accessible from many places in South Africa as it...
Game Reserve in Dinokeng Game Reserve (80.6 km from Skeerpoort)
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...
Hartbeespoort Dam (14.3 km from Skeerpoort)
Offering amazing views of Magaliesberg, Hartbeespoort Dam and the surrounding area, the 'Harties Cableway' is worth a whirl.
The recently revamped cableway provides an ideal family day trip with lots to do at the base station and at the top. Kids can wander along the Dassie Loop walkway or play in the KidZone. Restaurants, fast food stalls and a...
Hartbeespoort Dam (11.1 km from Skeerpoort)
Come and enjoy an extreme jet boat ride with Water Freaks at Hartbeespoort Dam.
You'll cruise for 20 minutes aboard a 430-horsepower jet boat in the majestic setting of the Magaliesburg mountains. The boat can reach speeds up to 90 km per hour. If the 360-degree spins executed by the driver don’t leave you breathless, the scenery will.
Kosmos (14 km from Skeerpoort)
Join the Harties Boat Company for a 2-hour Sunday Lunch Cruise. Guests are treated to a gentle cruise on Hartbeespoort Dam, discovering hidden estates, coves and houses along the way. The Italian styled buffet offers a selection of fresh salads, breads and traditional beef, lamb, chicken and fish dishes with roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables....
Hartbeespoort Dam (12.3 km from Skeerpoort)
The Elephant Sanctuary offers an exciting elephant experience. Here you can walk trunk-in-hand with four Africa elephants and hand-in-hand with a child or loved one.
They offer an exclusive, 'hands-on' educationally oriented experience where you can learn more about elephant habits, behaviour, different personalities and anatomy through up-close...
Hartbeespoort Dam (11.9 km from Skeerpoort)
Walk through an indigenous forest on elevated wooden walkways and see a variety of exotic monkeys in an exquisite natural environment. Bushbabies Monkey Sanctuary takes in rescued primates that have been raised as pets or have been bred or imported for the pet trade. Their mission is to rehabilitate them for relocation to an environment that is...
Hartbeespoort Dam (15.5 km from Skeerpoort)
Constructed in 1925, Hartbeespoort Dam has become a mecca for water sport enthusiasts and anyone looking for a fun-filled vacation from the city.
Surrounded by the majestic Magaliesberg mountain range, the dam is perfect for para-sailing, windsurfing and jet skiing. More adventurous activities nearby include paragliding, hang-gliding or hot air...
Game Reserve in Krugersdorp Game Reserve (32.6 km from Skeerpoort)
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...
Hartbeespoort (1.7 km from Skeerpoort)
A unique attraction in the area. A rustically decorated shop is set in a beautiful garden and stylishly designed grand old homestead. It is packed with art, jewellery, clothing and household trinkets made and displayed by local artists. Die Ou Pastorie also has a restaurant on site and sells their homemade jams and treats. A 'must visit' at...
Hartbeespoort Dam (7.1 km from Skeerpoort)
Tee off on stunning greens next to the banks of the Hartbeespoort Dam with sweeping views of the foothills of the Magaliesberg. Magalies Park Golf Course is an 18-hole course designed by Loutjie van Aswegen. Here, the total length of the course is a mens 5 864m and a ladies 5 001m.
The course rating for men is 72 and for ladies is 70. While the...
Game Reserve in Magaliesberg Protected Natural Environment (12.6 km from Skeerpoort)
Hartbeespoort Dam (12.7 km from Skeerpoort)
Excellent design and good maintenance makes Pecanwood Golf & Country Club a challenging course for golfers to enjoy.
This is a lovely 18-hole parklands course, with strategically placed hazards and obstacles, creating an interesting play for golfing enthusiast. The club house itself is rather interesting and features extensive facilities...
Cradle of Humankind (13.2 km from Skeerpoort)
Abseil into a dark cavern or go hiking and caving in the Cradle of Humankind with Wild Cave Adventures. This family-run business offers adventure seekers opportunities to explore the extreme cave areas safely. Along with the adrenaline rush, the excursions are interesting and create public awareness in environmental preservation. Booking is...
Galleries and Museums
Kosmos (14 km from Skeerpoort)
The Chris Tugwell art gallery has opened it's doors in the beautifully quaint village of Kosmos. The original Chris Tugwell gallery has been in existence for over 50 years and spoils with exquisite South African fine art paintings and sculptures.