3 days in Hartbeespoort & Pretoria Itinerary

3 days in Hartbeespoort & Pretoria Itinerary

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Hartbeespoort
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Hartbeespoort

— 1 day

Harties

Considered a gateway of the hartbees, a species of African antelope, the resort town of Hartbeespoort swarms with holiday homes around a popular arch-type dam.
On the 17th (Fri), get to know the resident critters at Hartbeespoort Dam - Snake and Animal Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, and then stroll through Lion and Safari Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hartbeespoort holiday planning website.

Johannesburg to Hartbeespoort is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December in Hartbeespoort, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pretoria.

Things to do in Hartbeespoort

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

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Pretoria

— 2 nights
A hub of research and education, Pretoria remains a quiet city filled with significant historic buildings and fascinating museums.
On the 18th (Sat), try your luck at Montecasino and then examine the collection at Apartheid Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Union Buildings, then meet the residents at National Zoological Gardens of South Africa, then pause for some photo ops at Voortrekker Monument, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pretoria trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hartbeespoort to Pretoria takes an hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Hartbeespoort in December: highs in Pretoria hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Pretoria

Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos · Parks

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