The small town area can be explored on foot, but you really need a car to explore the whole area around the dam.
The tunnel and dam wall.
Hartebeespoortdam Aquarium, Located on the eastern side of the dam, close to Jasmyn, ☎ +27 (0)12 259-0080. 8:30AM to 5PM. See tropical and freshwater fish, crocodiles, seals and penguins.R25 entrance fee.
Ultra Lux Travel, Agricultural Holding 375, Roux Street, Kameeldrift West, Pretoria, 0068, North West Province, South Africa, ☎ +27 82 872-8620, . Luxury Coach Hire
Cableway to the top of the Magaliesberg mountains, On the R514, between Scott Street and the R511, ☎ +27 (0)12 253-1706 (email@example.com), . Open 10AM to 3:30PM Monday to Friday and 10AM to 5PM over weekends. View the dam and surrounds from the top of the mountain. There is also a restaurant at the base of the cableway. The Cableway is operational again and well worth it!!R30 per person.
Elephant Sanctuary, (On the west side of the dam, just off the R512), ☎ +27 (0)12 258-0423 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . Groom an elephant and lead it around by it's trunk or explore the bush on the back of an elephant.From R325 per person, Elephant rides start at R250 per person (3 course lunch is optionally available at R120 for the 10AM session).
This guide uses the following price ranges for a typical meal for one, including soft drink:
Tangaroa Strawberry Farm, (On the R560, just past Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij), . Have a picnic on a working strawbery farm.Picnic basket for two from R175.
Papa Jo', (Just ofter passing over the dam wall from Pretoria's side), ☎ +27 (0)82 410-3344. Very good pizzas.
This guide uses the following price ranges for a standard double room:
R500 to R1000
Hartbeespoort Eco Lodge & Boutique Backpackers, Agricultural Holding 305, Birdflower Road, Kameeldrift West, Pretoria, ☎ +27 (0)76 864-1450 (email@example.com), . From R100 per night per person sharing.
La Chaumiere Guest House, Just off the R512 between Lanseria and Broederstroom, ☎ +27 (0)12 205-1007 (toll free: 086 600 7329, LaChaumiere@absamail.co.za), . Relaxing country bed and breakfast.
The Ring Oxwagon Lodge, (Just off the R511, between the N4 and Meerhof, clearly signposted), ☎ +27 (0)12 259-1506 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . Chalets (3 to 6 beds) and or sleep in a doublebed oxwagon.R280 per person Bed & Breakfast.
Voelkop, (Just off the R556 towards Sun City), ☎ +27 (0)12 254-1157, . Clothing optional resort aimed at the gay market.From R170 per chalet.
The De Wildt Cheetah Lodge, (On the R513 towards Pretoria), ☎ +27 (0)12 504-1921 (email@example.com), . checkin: 2PM; checkout: 11AM. R600 to R650 per person sharing (R350 for transfers to OR Tambo airport if required).
Cocomo Guesthouse and Conference Centre, 16 Cannon Crescent (From JHB: Take the Hans Strydom road which becomes the Lanseria road.), ☎ +27 (0)12 259 0303, . checkin: 14:00; checkout: 10:00. R700. (25°43' 48.6'' S,28°11' 52.64'' E)