Destination 1: Gauteng – Magaliesburg, Hartebeespoort & Alexandra
A popular holiday and weekend destination for city dwellers is a small village at the foot of the Magalies Mountain and home to the Craddle of Humankind and Sterkfontein caves.
A small resort town in the North West Province of South Africa, situated on slopes of the Magaliesburg mountain range and the banks of the Hartebeespoort Dam. This area offers a host of outdoor activities, from a variety of water sports to hikes, walks and trails.
Abuzz with vivid social culture, you’ll find it’s impossible not to get caught up in the tumult that is Alexandra township life. The F2F guided tour will be done by a creative arts guide into South Africa’s second oldest township, Alexandra, a taste of the remarkable local Township lifestyle and includes visits to township art galleries and Nelson Mandela’s Old Home Stead, a delicious traditional meal (Shisa Nyama) and an interactive arts and music workshop
Day 1 – Thursday Afternoon leisure hike, cocktails & traditional South African Braai.
Day 2 – Friday Breakfast + hands on farm experience + outdoor cooking class.
Visit to the Craddle of Humankind or Sterkfontein caves.
Craft gin, wine tasting & food pairing*.
Day 3 – Saturday Hot air ballooning + breakfast* OR horseback/carriage riding + breakfast.
Hands on farm experience & outdoor cooking class.
Fine dining restaurant experience*.
Day 4 – Sunday Breakfast + visit to a Joburg down town roof top vegetable market.
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Weekend option +
Day 4 – Sunday Sunset air boat cruise. French bistro dinner evening*.
Day 5 – Monday Breakfast + hands on farm experience + outdoor cooking class.
Aerial Cableway ride + cocktails.
50ies Street dinner party in Pretville*.
Day 6 – Tuesday Breakfast + cheese making class + outdoor cooking class.
Leisure mountain biking.
Craft beer, wine tasting and food pairing*.
Day 7 – Wednesday Breakfast + transfer to Alexandra for the township art & food experience.
END & transfers.
All activities marked with * are for own account.
The Gauteng – Magalies – Hartebeespoort – Alexandra tour available as from the second week of September 2018.
Gives you a basic experience in a variety of seasonal farming activities including:
- dairy and cheese making,
- herb growing and worm culture.
- fruit and vegetables.
Leisure adventure activities that you can participate in this tour include:
- hiking and cave exploring,
- hot-air ballooning*,
- horse or carriage riding,
- air boating and mountain biking,
- aerial cableway ride,
Extra activities that you can participate in include:
- cocktails & traditional South African braai
- craft gin, wine tasting & food pairing*
- fine dining restaurant experience*.
- French bistro dinner evening*.
- 50ies street dinner party in Pretville*.
- craft beer, wine tasting and food pairing*.
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Destinations for 2019.
- Western Cape – Cape Town – Hermanus
- Kwazulu Natal – Midlands Meander, Howick & Durban
Destination for 2020.
· Mpumalanga – Kruger Park area