There is an almost never-ending list of activities for all ages in Hartbeespoort. Whether you are looking for an outdoor adventure or a relaxed day out with the family, there should be something around Harties to keep you busy. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular attractions in the area, shall we?
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Bring the little ones along to Tangaroa Strawberry Farm next spring to do some strawberry picking. Around mid to late September the fields here bloom with the juicy, red fruit. Bring a few wicker baskets with you to help carry off your pickings. You can also book a family picnic to enjoy along the banks of the Skeerport River. Tangaroa Strawberry Farm is one of our top family-friendly destinations in Hartbeespoort, so don’t hesitate to pay them a visit as soon as spring rolls in.
Van Gaalen Cheese Farm offer guided tours for schools and families. Bring the kids with to learn all about the cheese making process. Van Gaalen has been in the business of making premium Dutch cheese for over two decades. If there was anyone to learn about cheese from, it’s these guys. You can also enjoy a family-style picnic complete with assorted cheeses, fruits, sweet Dutch biscuits and wine or fruit juice. It’s the perfect family fun day out in the lush Hartbeespoort outdoors.
Visit Van Gaalen Cheese Farm.
Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre
Are your little ones besotted with big cats? Take them on a trip to the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre in Hartbeespoort. Book yourself an early morning guided tour to see a breath taking high speed cheetah chase. The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre offers an unforgettable experience for both young and old, so be sure not to pass it by the next time you’re in Harties.
Visit the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre.
Chameleon Village is the family-friendly destination in Hartbeespoort. This mixed-use retail, restaurant and entertainment centre offers a range of activities to keep you and the kids having fun all day long. Come and try your hand at 18-hole put-putt, paintball, human foosball, archery or go-karting. Chameleon Village is also home to the Harties Lion & Tiger Park and the Snake & Reptile Park. Don’t be surprised if the kiddies nag you to come back here weekend after weekend.
Visit Chameleon Village.
Laurentina Portuguese Restaurant
Laurentina Portuguese Restaurant is the heart of good food and entertainment in Hartbeespoort. Sip on a traditional Tipo Tinto cocktail while you enjoy the sounds of the restaurant’s resident band on a Saturday evening. The restaurant is also available to book out for birthday parties and private functions.
Heart Rock Café
Heart Rock Café is the centre of entertainment in Harties. Stop by on a Sunday afternoon to enjoy laidback live music and entertainment, good food and discounted drinks. Heart Rock Café also offers Free Friday Braai Nights and Super Sokkie langarm evenings! If you’ve ever wondered what the nightlife in Hartbeespoort is like, this is as fine an example as you’ll get.
Visit Heart Rock Café.
Outdoor & Adventure
Come and walk trunk-in-hand with a majestic African elephant at the Elephant Sanctuary in Hartbeespoort. This dedicated conservation park offers visitors the opportunity to interact and learn about their resident elephants with careful guidance from their expert handlers. The Elephant Sanctuary also provides overnight accommodation for up to 12 guests sharing.
Visit the Elephant Sanctuary.
Van Gaalen Trails
Outdoor adventurists simply adore the trails that start at Van Gaalen Cheese Farm and extend over 30 private properties over a distance of 100 kilometers. Whether you’re an avid hiker, mountain biker, trail runner or bird watcher, these trails are sure to challenge your endurance. Collect your maps at the Farm Shop and head out for a day of exploration and exhilaration.
Visit Van Gaalen Trails.
Looking to test your golf swing? Stop by Arrow’s Rest in Hartbeespoort to practice your skills. This outdoor adventure centre also offers archery, quad biking, paintball, bass fishing, mountain biking trails and a 3D walk and stalk target practice range. It’s a thrill a minute!
Visit Arrow’s Rest.
Harties Aerial Cableway
One of the biggest outdoor attractions in Hartbeespoort is the Harties Aerial Cableway. Take a leisurely trip up the cable car to reach the summit. From here you can go on a number of exciting adventures, including hikes, paragliding, horseback rides and mountain biking. Harties Aerial Cableway also offers relaxing boat cruises along the Hartbeespoort Dam for the not quite so adventurous.
Visit Harties Aerial Cableway.