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Magaliesburg Activities


Magaliesburg activities are not hard to find and guarantee a memorable experience, no matter what you choose. Of course, hot air balloon rides with Sun Fun should definitely be at the top of your list, but we are never afraid of promoting our fellow local adventure enthusiasts. If you are planning a holiday to the area any time soon, or just live a short distance away, then here are some of the other things to do in Magaliesburg, once you have finished with your hot air balloon trip of course:

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  • Horse riding: Magaliesburg is known for its breathtaking natural beauty, and explored this untouched piece of Africa via horseback is truly sensational. There are trails that will challenge all riders, no matter your experience. Whether you are after an exhilarating run through intricate trails or a slow, steady "Sunday drive" - you will find it in Magaliesburg.
  • Mountaineering: If you love heights but want to physically climb to your destination, then the steep climbs and challenging cliff faces of the Magaliesburg Mountains are for you. Abseiling, rock climbing and hiking are just a few of the possibilities afforded to you.
  • Fly fishing: Enjoy nature in a challenging and fun way by trying your hand at fly fishing. The area offers the chance to catch small and large yellowfish in the pristine Magalies River. Just 45 minutes from Johannesburg and Pretoria, this is the ideal trip for the eager fisherman.
  • Canopy Tour: Whistle through the tree-tops in an exhilarating trip that will not be forgotten. Observe the local animals and plant life while soaring along the terrain on aerial cables that run 30m above the ground.
  • Microlighting: Hot air ballooning will no doubt have seen you bit by the flying bug, now why not see the Magaliesburg from the skies once again this time at speed. Microlighting is an exciting and different way to explore the area from the air.

This just covers the adventure opportunities available in the area, but there are also a number of restaurants and other attractions that perfectly cater for a family day out or a romantic getaway. Try some Magaliesburg activities today to experience the true gem of Gauteng.