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Some Amazing Reasons to visit Magaliesburg

The Magaliesberg mountain range.
I tend to go back to Magaliesburg again and again. It is a small town with an interesting country feel not far from Johannesburg and Pretoria and a favourite of mine for a weekend break away.    The Magaliesberg Mountains, which embrace the region, is a beautiful range of hills with lovely floral, some small game and tons of beautiful streams, pools and waterfalls.  

Magaliesburg, the town, offers visitors some museums, craft stores, restaurants and a variety of attractions, including a hot air balloon trip, spas and wellness centers, and even a cheese factory. It is also really not far from the fascinating Cradle of Humankind, which makes a trip to this town even more inviting. Magaliesburg has become a real escape for me from the frenzied city life of Pretoria and Johannesburg, and it is hard to believe it is so close.  The hiking is legendary with some fun kloofing trips and rock climbing, as well several horse trails in the area.

Whenever I visit Magaliesburg, I make sure to take my camera with as it offers beautiful landscape picture opportunities. Listening to the sound of small animals while the sun is setting makes me feel so calm and takes all my stress away.

Scenery like this takes all the stress away.

Sunset beauty.

Fauna.

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