29 days in Gauteng Itinerary

29 days in Gauteng Itinerary

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29 days in Gauteng Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
train:  45​min
1
Pretoria
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Magaliesburg
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

15
nights
Pretoria

Pretoria ©
A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
Wonderboom Nature Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Pretoria: Rosa Parks Library (in Soweto), Johannesburg (James Findlay - Collectable Books & Maps, Safaris, & more) and Emperors Palace (in Kempton Park). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Voortrekker Monument, stroll through Adventures with Elephants, contemplate the long history of Union Buildings, and make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pretoria vacation maker .

Johannesburg to Pretoria is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Johannesburg in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Pretoria, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Magaliesburg.

Things to do in Pretoria

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Johannesburg, Centurion, Sandton, Emperors Palace, The Cradle of Humankind
Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 10:
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Wonderboom Nature Reserve ©
Wonderboom Nature Reserve
Voortrekker Monument ©
Voortrekker Monument
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum

13
nights
Magaliesburg

Magaliesburg ©
A getaway for residents of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Magaliesburg sits at the heart of a region known for its mountains, rivers, and valleys.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Magaliesburg: Krugersdorp (Wonder Caves, Boer War Blockhouse, & more), Kromdraai Gold Mine (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site) and Roodepoort (Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens, Ruimsig Country Club, & more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukutula Conservation Center, get a taste of life in the country at Kariba Ranch, sample the tasty concoctions at White Dog Taproom, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Magaliesburg day trip site .

You can drive from Pretoria to Magaliesburg in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pretoria in November: highs in Magaliesburg hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Magaliesburg

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Krugersdorp, Roodepoort, Hekpoort, Vereeniging, Muldersdrift
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 23:
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Sterkfontein Cave ©
Sterkfontein Cave
Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve ©
Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve

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