PLACES TO SEE

KENJARA LODGE…. A BASE FOR VISITING THE AREA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are situated within “The Cradle of Humankind” and close to a variety of tourist attractions where there is so much to do and see.

 

Just 30 minutes from Johannesburg, Midrand and Pretoria lies the beautiful Kromdraai Conservancy, which includes the hominid sites of Sterkfontein & Swartkrans.  The Surrounding area was declared “ A World Heritage Site “ in 1999.

 

 

PLACES OF INTEREST:

 

 

 

· The Cradle of Humankind is a World Heritage site with a rich diversity of fossils found in the area which is indicative on human ancestry and the environments which they lived in.  The area is 47 000 hectares extending between Oaktree, Hekpoort, Broederstroom and Lanseria. Most of the site is in Gauteng with partly in North West Province.

· Maropeng in Gauteng, opened to the public on the 9th December 2005, located in the Cradle of Humankind, and is set to become Gauteng’s cultural and corporate hub.

· Take a tour around Hartebeespoort Dam & The Cradle of Humankind, visiting artists & crafters for your African holiday souvenirs with the Crocodile Ramble as a guide.

 

All of the below activities need to be booked and paid directly with the venue themselves.

 

WILDLIFE:

 

· The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve - 011 957 0349

· The Lion Park - 011 691 9905

 

 

FLY FISHING:

 

· Brookwood Trout farm - 082 856 2448

· Bergsig

 

 

 

OTHER ACTIVITES AVAILABLE NEARBY (within 10 minute drive):

 

· Bird watching

· Hot air Ballooning (seasonal)

· Caves at Sterkfontein and other major archaeological digs within the Cradle

· Tour the Wonder Cave

· Absailing down the Bat Cave

· Horse Riding

· Horse Back Safari’s in the Game Reserve

· Old Kromdraai Goldmine, one of the earliest gold mines on the Witwatersrand

· Ngwenya Glass Village

· Hartebeespoort Dam, a boat trip or curio hunting

· Go on a picnic

· Palaeontology tours, gold mines or archaeology

· Astronomy every Thursday Night

· Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

· Garden World Garden Centre

· Garden World Arts & Crafts Market

· Live Wire Art

· Croc City Crocodile Farm

· Gilroy's Country Brewery

· Candles by Jay Jay

· Dirt Ryder Adventure Park

· Silverstar Casino

 

 

 

SPA’S

 

· Riverview Day Spa

· The Spa in the Country

· Woodlands

 

 

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE (approximately 30 minutes to 1 hours drive):

 

· Lesedi Cultural Village

· Sun City

· Pilanesberg National Park

· Glen Afrique – feed the Elephants

· The Elephant Sanctuary

· Johannesburg War museum

· Tour of Soweto

· Gold Reef City

· Paddle Power

· Magaliesberg

· Hartebeespoort Dam

· Chameleon Village

· Something Else—Antiques & Art

· Monte Casino

 

RESTAURANTS  & PUBS CLOSE BY

 

· Kenjara Lodge

· Carnivore Restaurant

· Greensleeves

· Zonki Shebeen (Fridays & Sundays Only)

· The Cradle Restaurant

· Something Country

· Roots Restaurant

· Manny’s Pub

· Jay Jay’s Pub

· Frog & Toad

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

KENJARA LODGE

 

TEL: +27 11 957 0012

FAX: +27 11 957 0218

EMAIL: info@kenjara.co.za

WEB: www.kenjara.co.za