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About Plekkie in die Son Backpackers

Plekkie in die Son is located in Witpoortjie, Roodepoort which is a city in the Gauteng province. One of the city's favourite attractions is the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, situated 10 km from the establishment. There are 7 guest rooms available in this 13 roomed establishment. The other 6 rooms are currently booked by long term tenants. Each room has a single bed with nightstand, linens and towels. There are separate bathrooms which are shared with other guests. A number of attractions are located within the area and include the Silver Star Casino and the Mosaic Theater which are 20 km away, the town of Maropeng where you can visit the Cradle of Humankind is 35 km away; and the Sterkfontein Caves are 25 km away.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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Plekkie in die Son Backpackers Map

Plekkie in die Son Backpackers is 4.1km from the centre of West Rand , the nearest airport 27km (Lanseria International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around West Rand

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

(8.3 km from West Rand)

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The magnificent Witpoortjie waterfall forms the backdrop to this lovely botanical garden covering almost 300 hectares of both landscaped and natural veld areas. Previously called the Witwatersrand National Botanical Garden, the natural...

Mandela House

(10 km from West Rand)

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Visit Nelson Mandela's humble house in Orlando West, Soweto, also called the Mandela Family Museum. This interesting museum brings to life the history on the world's most famous former prisoner. The four-roomed house contains an assortment of...

Maropeng Visitor Centre

(31.1 km from West Rand)

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Just a one-hour drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria is the place where we all became human. This is where our story began, and by coming here, you are coming ‘home’. Maropeng means “returning to the place of origin” in Setswana, the main indigenous...

Sterkfontein Caves

(21.9 km from West Rand)

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The spectacular discoveries in 1947 at Sterkfontein, now part of the Cradle of Humankind are no secret and have gained South Africa the reputation as the birthplace of the human race.‘Mrs ‘Ples’, the 2.1-million-year-old Australopithecus skull, and...