Hartbeespoort Aerial CablewayHartbeespoort
With beautiful panoramic views of Hartbeespoort Dam and the Magaliesberg Mountains, the cableway is an excellent outing for families. The cableway is the longest mono-cableway in Africa and offers 360° views of one of the most gorgeous areas in South Africa. The Magaliesberg is a World Heritage site known for its rich heritage, beautiful valleys and its diverse flora and fauna.
Take a walk along the Dassie Loop with its educational placards giving great insights into the area. There are restaurants and food stalls on site where you can enjoy a meal while taking in the scenic setting.
The cableway was first constructed in 1973 and was a popular attraction until it closed in 2005. It was then brought back to life by a company called Zargodox in 2010. The cable cars were completely revamped a number of hi-tech features making for a world-class cableway experience.
Return tickets on the cableway can be bought at the ticket office and cost R140 per adult and R80 per child (four-14; children under four travel for free!). If it's your birthday, you get to travel for free on the cableway, just make sure to bring along your South African ID book. For more information on the cableway go to http://www.hartiescableway.co.za or call +27 72 241 2654.
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