What to do in Hartbeespoort

Come and stay for a day or a week or a lifetime

Come and enjoy the summer outdoors in Hartbeespoort! This picturesque area has so much to offer, that you will be spoilt for choice.

Start your visit off with a walk on one of the many scenic hiking trails to enjoy nature at its best.

Follow it up with a visit to the area’s many animal sanctuaries like the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre, the Elephant- and Monkey Sanctuary, the Hartbeespoort Snake and Animal Park, Hartbeespoort Aquarium, to name but a few. Then it is time for a pizza on top of the mountain at the Harties Aerial Cableway. The view will take your breath away. Or taste the local beer brews at a variety of brewers in the area.

End the day with a relaxing sunset cruise on the Hartbeespoort Dam. And if you don’t have time for all of it…. Come back!

If you would like to add your venue to this feature feel free to mail Karen van Huizen, or call 083-409-3743 for more details.


Van Gaalens MTB Trail Tel: 083-226-7834


Contact Karen van Huizen Tel: 083-409-3743

From fine-dining to pub lunches, we have it all!

Whether you are in the mood for a plate with a view, fancy finger food or something out of the ordinary, Hartbeespoort has an amazing selection of restaurants to cater for every taste.

You can literally enjoy a pub lunch, seafood, Portuguese  Mediterranean, Tapas, Italian or even Boerekos. A tender steak, the best buffet lunches or mouthwatering burgers, all in one afternoon.

Apart from great food Harbeespoort is also home to several breweries and distilleries as well as plenty of pubs and craft beer outlets so there is no reason you ever have to go thirsty in the heat.


“Delicious Coctails” Squires on the Dam Tel: 012-253-1001


Book your Year End Function Tel: 012 207 1130


Vovo Telo Tel: 012 253 0086


Mugg & Bean Tel: 012 253 0076


Siesta Tapas Tel: 012 253 1038


Iron Throne Tel: 073 585 4837

If you would like to add your restaurant to this feature feel free to mail Karen van Huizen, or call 083-409-3743 for more details.

Everything the great outdoors has to offer in one place – Hartbeespoort

What to do:

South African guitar virtuoso Dan Patlansky  performs at Die ou Pastorie in Skeerpoort on 7 October. Make sure you book your seat. Contact 012 207 1027.



Don’t miss popular ‘SuperCool’  Dirk van der Westhuizen Saturday 21 October at Leadwood Inn on the R511 to Brits. The show starts 19:30. Be there! Contact Leadwood Inn on 081 802 0396

The Harties Aerial Cableway re-opens soon after the recent shutdown.  The shutdown period not only included maintenance to the cable cars and all the mechanical equipment, but also involved the replacement of a new rope in line with the Cableway’s targets to achieve the highest safety standards. Watch the press for the  opening date or contact reservations and information office on 012 253 9910

If you want to walk with elephants, have a bottle of the finest bubbly or go for a romantic sunset cruise on the Dam – Hartbeespoort is your destination!
If you would like to add your activities to this feature feel free to mail Karen van Huizen, or call 083-409-3743 for more details.

Get a room with a view

Hartbeespoort offers a variety of world class accommodation to suit each and every budget. Whether you prefer a room with a view of the Dam, the magnificent Magalies Mountain range or to sleep next to elephant stables – Hartbeespoort has got it all.

If you would like to add your guest house to this feature feel free to mail Karen van Huizen, or call 083-409-3743 for more details.