Closest Town: Rustenburg
Grading: Moderate | Duration: Self-determined
Location (Area/Province): Eastern Region and North West
Configuration: Various options
Start Point: At Sparkling Waters Hotel
Access: Day visitors by prior arrangement
Facilities: Restaurant, health spa, swimming pool. Pre-booked, guided bicycle rides only, by arrangement for guests and day visitors.
Cell Reception: Yes
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Located in the picturesque Magaliesberg Mountains, Sparkling is the perfect escape from city life. The name is derived from the water in the Krom River flowing along the property. The river and vegetation make the grounds beautiful and create interesting opportunities for out activities.
On your bike
Awesome jeep and singletrack is abundant with splendid views of the scenic Buffelspoort Valley and Dam. The highlight (or challenge) of the ride is taming the “Monster”, a tough 9 km of pristine climbing through awesome rock formations until one reaches the top of Breedtsnek with magnificent 360º views, and then an exhilarating 6 km ride down the Maanhaarrand dirt road reaching speeds of 80km/h.
Off the bike
Enjoy all the activities the hotel offers, like mini golf, table tennis, walking trails, crossbow shooting. Also a visit to the Health Spa is well worthwhile. The Magaliesberg Canopy Tour operates from the front gate.
Tel: +27 (0)14 535 0000/6
Cell: +27 (0)82 859 4036/7
GPS: 25°49’75” South / 27°24’70″East