3 days in Hartbeespoort, Rustenburg & Sun City Itinerary

3 days in Hartbeespoort, Rustenburg & Sun City Itinerary

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3 days in Hartbeespoort, Rustenburg & Sun City Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Hartbeespoort
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Rustenburg
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Sun City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

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Hartbeespoort

Considered a gateway of the hartbees, a species of African antelope, the resort town of Hartbeespoort swarms with holiday homes around a popular arch-type dam.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then stroll through Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hartbeespoort visit website .

Johannesburg to Hartbeespoort is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 4°C in Hartbeespoort. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rustenburg.

Things to do in Hartbeespoort

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Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary ©
Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary
Spas

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Rustenburg

Situated at the base of the Magaliesberg Mountains, the town of Rustenburg boasts a rich history and heritage as the site of a platinum mining rush, the location of several Boer War battles, and the hometown of Paul Kruger, a famous South African politician.
On the 31st (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Waterfall Mall, then grab your bike and head to Kgaswane Nature Reserve, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rustenburg online attractions planner .

You can drive from Hartbeespoort to Rustenburg in an hour. Traveling from Hartbeespoort in August, expect nights in Rustenburg to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Sun City.

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Zipline

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Sun City

Sun City ©
Sun City is a luxury resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa. On the 1st (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at The Maze of the Lost City, then tee off at The Palace of the Lost City, and then play a few rounds at Gary Player Country Club.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sun City trip planner .

Drive from Rustenburg to Sun City in an hour. August in Sun City sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sun City

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The Palace of the Lost City ©
The Palace of the Lost City

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