Hekpoort Accommodation

Den's View

Self Catering in Hekpoort

Den's View offers self catering option on the banks of the Magalies River near Hekpoort, Magaliesburg in Gauteng. Den's View Garden Flat (sleeps 2). Get away for a romantic weekend, spoil your sweetheart in our fully-equipped unit on the banks of the Magalies River to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Mountain, while relaxing and unwinding from the stresses of daily life. Wake up to the sounds of nature and amble through the natural forest which surrounds the property, bring your binoculars to enjoy viewing the bird life or take a walk/run on our 8km bush and river in-house trail. Being on the Magalies Meander allows for all the Meander activities to be experienced right on our doorstep. Horse riding at Saddle Creek, ballooning at Bill Harrops, hiking at Rustig, Shelter Rock or Castle Gorge, as well as mountain biking on our trail, or the Van Gaalen MTB routes. Visit Sterkfontein Caves and the Maropeng World Heritage Site in the Cradle of Humankind, or the Hartebeesport Dam, which makes a nice day outing from the property. Den's View Garden Flat: A spacious bedroom (king-size bed), lounge/dining area with a kitchenette all in one with a 180 degree view onto nature. Braai or make your camp fire, have a romantic dinner under the stars, or book at Mokoya Lodge Sweet Thyme restaurant for a gourmet meal. We are located just off the R560 between Skeerpoort and Hekpoort approximately one hour from Sandton, Pretoria and Rustenburg.
Den's View offers self catering on the banks of the Magalies River near Hekpoort in Gauteng. Den's View Garden Flat (sleeps 2). Get away for a romantic weekend, spoil your sweetheart and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Mountain.
From R850
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Eco Retreat

Self Catering in Hekpoort

The Eco Retreat is a 3 bedroomed self-catering country house (sleeps 6) located in the Hekpoort valley on Gauteng's West Rand. Nestled between the Magaliesberg and Witwatersberg mountains along the banks of the Magaliesriver. Natural bush surrounds the property with the mountain and the river backdrop giving you science outdoor experience in the privacy of your home.The Hartebeespoort Dam, The Cradle of Humankind and Sterkfontein Caves are ready to be explored, should you wish to venture out. The house is fenced and fully equipped for all your requirements. Braai in the shaded tree area or around the fire pit at night time and watch the stars.Relax on the patio or explore the country property by simple walking, trail running or by cycling our in- house trail along the river. Identify the birds, watch the monkeys and squirrels at play.Your dogs will enjoy the walks, with freedom to roam and explore the bush smells. The Eco house is spacious and ideal for family & friends holidays or a quick weekend get away from town.We approximately an hour from the major centres of Johannesburg and Pretoria with easy access from the R 560.
The Eco Retreat is a 3 bedroomed self-catering country house (sleeps 6) located in the Hekpoort valley on Gauteng's West Rand. Nestled between the Magaliesberg and Witwatersberg mountains along the banks of the Magaliesriver. Natural bush surrounds the pr
From R1350
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Sleeps 6 in 3 units/rooms
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Ziggy's River Cottage

Self Catering in Hekpoort

Ziggy's River Cottage offers self catering on the banks of the Magalies River near Hekpoort, Magaliesburg in Gauteng. Ziggy's River Cottage (sleeps 2). Get away for a romantic weekend, spoil your sweetheart in our fully-equipped unit on the banks of the Magalies River to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Mountain, while relaxing and unwinding from the stresses of daily life. Wake up to the sounds of nature and amble through the natural forest which surrounds the property, bring your binoculars to enjoy viewing the bird life or take a walk/run on our 8km bush and river in-house trail. Being on the Magalies Meander allows for all the Meander activities to be experienced right on our doorstep. Horse riding at Saddle Creek, ballooning at Bill Harrops, hiking at Rustig, Shelter Rock or Castle Gorge, as well as mountain biking on our trail, or the Van Gaalen MTB routes. Visit Sterkfontein Caves and the Maropeng World Heritage Site in the Cradle of Humankind, or the Hartebeesport Dam, which makes a nice day outing from the property. Ziggy's River Cottage: A spacious bedroom (king-size bed), lounge, kitchen and dining area with a covered patio overlooking the Magalies River where you can enjoy the activities, and may see the elusive otter. On a hot day enjoy the splash pool. We are located just off the R560 between Skeerpoort and Hekpoort approximately one hour from Sandton, Pretoria and Rustenburg.
Ziggy's River Cottage offers self catering on the banks of the Magalies River. Get away for a romantic weekend, spoil your sweetheart in our fully- equipped unit on the banks of the Magalies River and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Mountain.
From R950
Per unit, per night
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Nearby Accommodation

Hekpoort

The town of Hekpoort is situated on the southern slopes of the Magaliesberg Mountain, only a few minutes drive from the Hartebeespoort Dam. Hekpoort is accessible from the south via a pass through the Daspoortrand. The author Vincent Garruthers wrote a book called The Magaliesberg and in the book he describes how Gert Kruger, brother of president Paul Kruger, was appointed commandant of the districts of Moorivier and Magaliesberg in the 1800s. During his appointment he established the farm, Hekpoort in the Moot Valley, this was around 1845. The land that Hekpoort was established on belonged to Chief Mogale wa Mogale.

During the Boer War, the British attempted to clear the valley and foothills below the range, these attempts were reinforced by the establishment of fortified outposts. One at the foot of the Hekpoort pass is still intact today and is preserved as national monument. Built in 1901 under the direction of Lieutenant-General Barton, it was nicknamed Bartons Folly. It is suggested that because it differed from the typical two storied blockhouses of the time it was therefore something other than what it appeared to be, it was called a folly.


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