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  • Gauteng

    Centurion

    Located at the intersection of two major highways, between Midrand and Pretoria, and with the lovely Hennops River flowing through it, Centurion forms part of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. This thriving residential and business center incorporates the Waterkloof Air Force Base and the Swartkop Air Force Base, as well as the SuperSport Park cricket grounds, home to the Titans ...

  • Gauteng

    Alberton

    The town of Alberton, located on the banks of the Natalspruit River near Johannesburg in South Africa’s Gauteng Province, is primarily a residential area with an excellent infrastructure providing all essential services to its residents. Having celebrated its centenary in 2005, Alberton started off as a small trading center and has spread to incorporate fourteen suburbs. The town has ...

  • Gauteng

    Boksburg

    As is the case with many towns on the Witwatersrand of the Gauteng Province of South Africa, Boksburg owes its existence to the discovery of gold in 1887. Boksburg, named after a prominent official of the South African Republic Eduard Bok, proved to have a very rich gold reserve and soon developed into a thriving gold mining town linked to other major gold mining towns by means of Main Reef ...

  • Gauteng

    Vanderbijlpark

    Vanderbijlpark is mostly known as one of the leading industrial areas of South Africa, and many people do not realize that there is more to the city than just steel companies. Even though it has its humble beginnings, and therefore a rich history, due to the steel industry, it has developed into a sprawling city, with a population of over two hundred thousand residents and fascinating ...

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    Climate

    The Gauteng climate is mostly consistent, with Pretoria typically two degrees warmer than Johannesburg. Gauteng does offer the perfect climate conditions with summer being warm and wind free, and winters although chilly and very cold at night, have clear skies during the day.

  • Health Spa

    Mount Grace

    All South African’s know that Johannesburg is a stressful city. Not only is the concrete jungle fraught with numerous dangers such as hijackers and thieves, but the corporate world here is generally large and impersonal. This means that small achievements in the office tend to go unnoticed, but make one or two mistakes and you’ll have the boss breathing down your neck. With all this tension ...

  • Day Trips

    Lion Rhino Park

    The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is an extensive natural highveld grassland only 45 minutes from Johannesburg. This popular nature reserve is visited by thousands of tourists, both local and international, every year.

  • Day Trips

    Soweto Tour

    While in South Africa make a day tour of Soweto a must! There are plenty of tours to choose from with 800 different operators conducting personal tours of Soweto. In Soweto, another guide who lives in one of the squatter camps will join you as you visit various other camps, like Nelson Mandela Camp or Kliptown Camp and will accompany your personal guide. This particular tour is one of the ...

  • Museums

    South African Cultural History Museum

    Pretoria is home to a host of monuments and museums that showcase the history of South Africa. One of these museum marvels is the National Cultural Museum, which is often referred to as the African Window. Many museums outline the history of their country, but few actually retrace the steps of history as far back as the Stone Age, or look at individual cultures in the greatest of detail. It ...