The Buffelspoort Dam is a picturesque site and one of South Africa's most important dams. Buffelspoort Dam is located east of Rustenburg on the Sterkstroom River and lies to the north of the Magaliesberg mountain range and west of Hartbeespoort Dam. To learn more about one of South Africa's most famous attractions, visit en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffelspoort_Dam.
Kgaswane Mountain Reserve
The Kgaswane Mountain Reserve lies on the summit of the Magaliesberg mountains near the suburbs of Rustenburg. Formerly known as Rustenburg Nature Reserve, the reserve offers a visitors center, camping, and picnic spots, where may observe more than 80 mammal species and 300 bird species. To learn more about one of the leading nature reserves in South Africa, visit www.rustenberg-reserve.co.za.
The Rustenburg Golf Club sits in the Magaliesberg mountain range foothills, which is among the world's richest Platinum mines. Rustenburg's golf club is known for having one of the finest golf courses in the area, and is ranked among the top 76 golf courses in all of South Africa. The course is easily accessible from the newly built N4 Platinum highway, which makes for convenient travel from even larger cities such as Johannesburg and Pretoria. To learn more, visit www.golf.ifm2.com/rustenburg.
The first hotel in South Africa's famed Sun City resort, the Sun City Hotel offers a casino and wide array of attractions, including golf, dining and water recreation. The Sun City Theatre is a frequent venue for superstars and is the site of headliner concerts. To learn more about the Sun City Hotel, visit www.sun-city-south-africa.com/sun-city-hotel.
The Vaalkop Nature Reserve is a delightful expanse of wildlife in the Crocodile River Valley, which offers campsites with basic amenities, carp and yellowfish fishing, and exceptional birdwatching. More than 340 bird species have been seen at Vaalkop Nature Reserve, which also features a noted bird sanctuary requiring advance reservations. To learn more about things to see and do at South Africa's Vaalkop Nature Reserve and make reservations for the bird sanctuary, visit www.parksnorthwest.co.za/vaalkop/index.html.