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Planning A Weekend In Gauteng

by Steven Morgan Adventure activities Vaal dam

A waterside weekend holiday awaits you when you plan a weekend in the province of Guateng. Even though it is a landlocked area, having the Vaal River flowing by it creates enough of scenic areas of the river and in this province to attract tourists to this place. It is close to Johannesburg and hence, if you are traveling from this city, you can easily plan a weekend getaway in this area.


Places to see


After you have chosen accommodation Vaal Dam Vereeniging that would be nearby, you can plan to visit the cradle of mankind, a world heritage site which is known to be a richer site of hominid. There are dolomite caves here that have fossils of human ancestors, about forty percent of such deposits. There are caves that are popular for the stalagmites, rim stone and stalactite pools that are formed in them. You can also visit the Pilanesberg national park, which acts as a buffer zone between Kalahari and Lowveld and has buffaloes, lions and several other forms of wildlife to check out. If you have put up at an accommodation Vaal Dam Vereeniging you will want to go with the tour operator of your hotel. They will help arrange an early day trip to the national park and other places on other days of your stay.


There are several other places worth discovering in this region. For instance, the Rietvlei nature reserve is another area close to the Kruger National Park that gives you thrilling rides through wooded savannah and large grasslands. Here you can glimpse at animals like cheetahs and hippos that promise considerable excitement. You will also get to visit the Walter Sisuli National Botanical Gardens where you get to visit rich flora and fauna, but also check out the waterfalls, places for picnics, concerts and other scenic attractions.


Other things to do


Besides the above mentioned places to see you will have other recreational activities to engage in as well. The Vaal river side offers many water sport activities as well as scenic areas to take walks or hikes along. You would want to know what the ideal time is to visit in order to enjoy outdoor activities here.  You could also plan a honeymoon here at any of the idyllic riverside locations and hotels here. All you need to do is look up couples accommodation Vaal Dam that will give you choices of places to stay by the riverside. Many hotels also offer special honeymoon packages when you are on the lookout for couples accommodation Vaal Dam. A proper search and consultation with different hotels here can get you the best rate and package deal that will help you plan a memorable vacation here, whether as a honeymoon or simply a visit to this region to check out the rich natural places of attraction that are close by to the province. If you are planning to travel at a time when tourist traffic is high in the area, you would be wise to plan and book in advance.


Author bio


This article on couples accommodation Vaal Dam and about Guateng province has been authored by David. He has also written similar articles on the accommodation Vaal Dam Vereeniging.


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