Things to Do and to See in Pretoria. Ciara Lodge is centrally located for visiting:
Make a daytrip to:
  • Hospitals

Netcare Moot, Eugene Marais, Muelmed, Pretoria Academic, Netcare Femina

  • Tertiary and Research Institutions

UP, UNISA, TUT, Damlin, CSIR, others

  • Industrial Areas

Koedoespoort, Silverton, Watloo, Rosslyn

  • Golf and driving ranges

Monument, Swartkop, Centurion, Pta West, Colbyn

  • Sport and Gymnasiums

Loftus Versfeld, Korfbal Union, Villieria Bowling, Gauteng North Jukskei Union, Toutrekpark, Ice-skating, Squash, Tennis, Action cricket

  • Shopping centres and restaurant

Waverley-Plaza; Colonnade, Gezina, Jacaranda, Brooklyn, Menlyn

  • Museums

Transvaal, Art, Paul Kruger- and Jan Smuts House, Melrose House, Police, Science & Technology

  • Historical

Union Buildings, Voortrekkermonument, Fort Klapperkop, Kruger House

  • Entertainment

State Theatre, Pierneef Theatre, Cinemas, IMAX, Irene Market, Magnolia Dell

  • Governmental Departments and Embassies

  • Pretoria Show Grounds

  • Airports

OR Tambo International Airport (JHB Int Ariport), Lanseria Airport, Wonderboom Airport

  • Voortrekker Monument - ½hr

  • Sun City & Pilanesberg Game Reserve - 1½ to 2hrs

  • De Wildt Cheetah Research Station - ¾hr

  • Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary - ½hr

  • Rhino and Lion Park - ¾hr

  • Lion Park - ¾hr

  • Elephant Sanctuary Park - ¾hr

  • Hartbeestpoort Dam Craft Market - ¾hr

  • Pretoria Zoo and Aquarium - ¼hr

  • Wonder Caves - 1hr

  • Sterkfontein Caves - 1hr

  • Lesedi cultural village -3/4hr

  • Various Game sighting World Heritage Site (cradle of human kind) - 1hr

  • Botanical Gardens - ¼hr

  • Union Buldings and Paul Kruger Monument - ¼hr

  • Wonderboom (approx, 1,000 years old) - ¼hr

  • Hartbeespoort Dam/Curios Shops - ¾hr

  • Roodeplaat Dam - ½hr

  • Rietvlei Dam - ½hr

  • Fountain Valley - ¼hr

  • Cullinan Diamond mine - ½hr

  • Tswaing meteorite crater (Very old) - ½hr

  • Gold Reef City -1hr

  • Pretoria Show Grounds - ¾hr

  • Air show events (Wonderboom, Waterkloof, Swartkops, Grand Central, Lanseria)

  • Loftus Versveld Stadium - ½hr 

  • Menlyn Mall - ¼hr

  • Gautrain Hatfield Station - ¼hr

Distances (plus mnutes) to:

Airports:

  • OR Tambo/Johannesburg Int - 45 km

  • Lanseria Airport - 35 km

  • Wonderboom Airport - 15 km

Shopping Centers:

  • Waverley Shopping Centere - 2 km

  • Jakaranda Shopping Centre - 3 km

  • Gezina Shopping Centre - 4 km

  • Kolonnade Shopping Centre - 15 km

  • Menlyn Park Shopping Centre - 15 km

 Universities and Schools:

  • UNISA - 12 km

  • Pretoria University - 10 km

  • Pretoria Technikon - 10 km

  • Hoërskool John Vorster - 1 km

  • Hoërskool Oos - Moot - 1 km

  • Hoërskool Wonderboom- Moot - 3 km

Popular Attractions:

  • Loftus Versveld - 9 km 

  • Union Buildings - 6 km

  • Pretoria Zoo - 7 km

  • State Theathre - 7 km

  • Lion Park - 57 km

  • Voortrekker Monument - 14 km

  • Pilansberg National Park & Sun City - 130 km

  • Church Square & Paul Kruger Monument - 8 km

  • Lesedi Cultural Village - 35 km

  • De Wildt Cheetah Research Centre - 40 km

  • Hartbeespoort Dam - 45 km

  • Safari Nursery - 15 km

  • Cullinan Diamond Mine - 31.8 km

  • Montecasino - 43.8 km

  • Nelson Mandela Square - 49.6 km 

 

Suburbs:

  • Waverley - 1 km

  • Villieria - 1km

  • Gezina - 2km

  • Wonderboom-South - 3km

  • Montana - 6 km

  • Pretoria CBD - 8 km

  • Centurion - 19 km

  • Midrand - 30 km

Hospitals:

  • Moot Hospital - 2 km

  • Academic Hospital- Steve Biko - 5 km

  • Eugene Marais Hospital - 7 km

  • Montana hospital - 13km

Distances to other major cities:

  • Johannesburg - 58km

  • Rustenburg - 110km

  • Polokwane (Pietersburg) - 250km

  • Bloemfontein - 455km

  • Kimberley - 530km

  • Durban - 636km

  • Upington - 854km

  • East London - 1040km

  • Port Elizabeth - 1133km

  • George - 1229km

  • Cape Town - 1460km 

  Shuttle Servie & Tours -  for direct reservations you are welcome to contact:

 

Freeflight Tours: Stephanus Stanton / 074 411 6851

 

SWIFT Travel: Helen Casselman / 082 414 6278  

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