Country: South Africa
Province: Gauteng / North West boarder
Area: Magaliesberg – Hekpoort
Travel time: Under 1 hours from central Gauteng, Johannesberg
NOTE: Map markers indicate the general area, exact address.
General Info: This is one our best venues whom we have been working with most successfully for many years and we get very good feedback from happy campers coming back time and again year after year for this excellent venue. The venue is in easy reach of central Gauteng. The camp is a beautiful bushveld setting not far from the Magaliesberg and Hartebeespoort Dam. We can definitely recommend this camp run if you are looking for good facilities, well trained and experienced facilitators with great attitude.
Capacity: Total 140 beds (Learners 128 + Teachers 12)
Minimum group size: Total 30 people Note: Should this quality venue already be fully booked for your preferred and alternative dates requested for your group or your group size is only totals 20 people, they also facilitate camps at alternative properties near Brits (North West) for min 20 people and Bela Bela (Limpopo )min 40 people. (Pages to be loaded here soon.)
Grading: ** Two Stars (Back Packers Grade )
Price Range: Last updates for 2015 + R430 to R480 pppn (per person per night) all inclusive of accommodation, facilitated programme of activities and catering but quote will depend on group size, season etc. as per your enquiry application form.
Facilities: A beautiful central swimming pool is surrounded by simple but clean & comfortable smaller sized en-suite chalets sleeping 16 in double bunks. A huge thatched boma for dining & group activity sessions should it be raining. Cutlery & crockery provided for learners but they must bring their own bedding.
Teachers: are accommodated in their own 2 chalets of 4 beds each. Cutlery, crockery & bedding is provided for the teachers.
Catering: We never receive complaints from our clients and schools as the meals provided are of excellent quality and variety including special diet requirements such as vegetarian, Halaal etc.
Programme: A programme can be customised to specifically suit your group’s requirements.
Activities: can include hands on environmental education, leadership identification & development, life orientation skills, team building, fun, adventure and more.
Distance – Hekpoort: 1 hour by bus from central Gauteng.
Activities list on offer – A Description of each is available upon request!
1. Water Ecology
2. Nature & Reptiles
3. Discovery Hike
4. Predator / Prey
5. Orienteering (Compass course)
6. Survival (Shelters & Fire Building)
10. Abseiling / Rock Climbing
11. Ethnic / outdoor cooking
12. Obstacle Course
13. Challenging Choices
14. Low Ropes
15. Full Court Test
16. The Big Egg Drop Experiment
17. Raft Building
18. Insect Hunt
21. Underground Railroad-new!
22. Giant Swing-new!
1. Night Hike
2. Campfire Extravaganza
3. Camp-out at our Bush Camp
5. Night Orienteering
6. Stalk the Lantern
7. Fort Attack
The following activities could be arranged at an extra cost:
• Creative Arts – Tie-die a T-Shirt which we provide printed with your own wording
• Educational Game drive to Game farm close-by
• Cheetah educational presentation by the De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Trust