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[[Image:South_Africa-Gauteng-Krugersdorp01.jpg|thumb|300px|Minedumps from the gold industry is still a common sight around Krugersdorp]]
 
'''Krugersdop''' is a town in [[South Africa]]'s [[Gauteng]] province, located to the west of [[Johannesburg]].
 
  
{{Infobox|Pratley Putty|Krugersdorp was the hometown of engineer George Pratley who invented Pratley Putty in 1948. Pratley Putty was used by NASA in 1969 on Apollo XI's Eagle landing craft and is the only South Africa product ever to go to the moon.}}
 
 
==Get in==
 
* From [[Pretoria]] follow the N14 west until it joins the R28 (''Paardekraal Drive''), then follow Paardekraal into Krugersdorp
 
* From [[Johannesburg]], take the M47/Gordon Road (''exit 78/Roodepoort'') turnoff from the N1, follow Gordon Road for 1km until it crosses Ondekkers Road, turn right into Ondekkers and follow it until it changes name to Voortrekker Road. Follow Voortrekker Road into Krugersdorp.
 
 
==Get around==
 
 
==See==
 
 
==Do==
 
[[Image:South_Africa-Gauteng-Krugersdorp_Game_Reserve01.jpg|thumb|Springbok in the Krugersdorp Game Reserve]]
 
* <do name="Krugersdorp Game Reserve" phone="+27 (0)11 950-9900" hours="Main gate is open from 8AM to 6PM, Lion camp and Aviary is open 8AM to 5PM" Address="Rustenburg Road (R24)" price="R40 per adult, R20 per child for day visitors">A 1400 hectare reserve with hippo, rhino, giraffe, a number of species of buck, wildebees, giraffe, zebra, ostrich, lions and a bird aviary. Lion feeding at 10AM every Sunday. A caravan park and lodge is located within the park.</do>
 
* <do name="Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve" url="http://www.rhinolion.co.za/" phone="+27 (0)11 957-0106" email="hippo@global.co.za" hours="Open 8AM to 3:45PM" price="R70">Offers game drive, horse trails, an observatory, abseiling, swimming pool and ''braai'' and picnic areas. Wide range of animals.</do>
 
 
==Buy==
 
 
==Eat==
 
 
==Drink==
 
 
==Sleep==
 
 
* <sleep name="Ngonyama Caravan Park" address="Krugersdorp Game Reserve" directions="On the R24 just west of town" phone="+27 (0)11 950-9900" fax="+27 (0)11 665-1735" url="http://www.afribush.co.za" email="info@afribush.co.za">50 caravan and tent sites. Convenience store, take aways, pool, laundry and 5 star ablution block.</sleep>
 
 
* <sleep name="Ngonyama Lion Lodge" address="Krugersdorp Game Reserve" directions="On the R24 just west of town" phone="+27 (0)11 950-9900" fax="+27 (0)11 665-1735" url="http://www.afribush.co.za" email="info@afribush.co.za">Bed&Breakfast as well as self catering chalets within the Game Reserve</sleep>
 
 
* <sleep name="Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve" url="http://www.rhinolion.co.za/" phone="+27 (0)11 957-0106" email="hippo@global.co.za" price="R640 per chalet"></sleep>
 
 
==Get out==
 
 
{{isPartOf|West Rand}}
 
{{outline}}
 
{{geo|-26.0833|27.5833}}
 

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