Things to do

Things to do near Midrand

Thanks to the ideal location of our guest house, we are halfway between Johannesburg and Pretoria. This gives you a convenient and easy access to a lot of places of interest and things to do near Midrand, whether you stay here for business or for leisure. From Golf courses to Horse riding, from shopping to business and convention centers we have it all. And the best thing is, that they are all just a stone’s throw away from our accommodation in Midrand.

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Irene Village Market at the Big Red Barn

Irene Village Market near Midrand

If you are enjoying authentic craft markets, good food, browsing through countless unique design crafts, spending your Saturday with good people in a fair-like atmosphere and take out the kids for a great adventure at the same time, then the perfect place for you is the Irene Village Market at the Big Red Barn. Find out more.


Shopping near Midrand


Grey Owl Village near Midrand

Grey Owl Village

The closest and most convenient place to our guest house to do your shopping is the Grey Owl Village shopping centre. It is literally a 5 minute drive away from our accommodation, and you can do all your necessary shopping here, should you be looking to buy groceries or toiletries. You can also find 5 different restaurant to choose from, should you be craving for fast food, pizza, burger, or a proper restaurant meal.
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Boulders shopping centre in Midrand

Boulders Shopping Center

The Boulders Shopping Centre is nestled in the center-most part of Halfway House, approximately 9 km away from our Guest House in Midrand. This mall houses 108 shops, and as a result, it is one of the most active shopping centres in the area.
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Carlswald Lifestyle Centre in Midrand

Carlswald Lifestyle Centre

Carlswald Lifestyle Centre is situated by one of the most busiest roads, about 10 minutes drive away from our Guest House in Midrand.
Because its convenient location and wide range of stores and services, this shopping centre is also one of the most ideal places to do your shopping.
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Centurion Mall

Centurion Mall

Centurion Mall is positioned in the heart of the Centurion CBD at a distance of 16km away from our accommodation in Midrand. With its amazing array of shops for all national brands, services and leisure options, it is an excellent choice for a weekend shopping spree.
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Adventure near Midrand


Lory Park Zoo in Midrand

The Lory Park

The Lory Park Animal and Owl Sanctuary is an animal rehabilitation centre. Although the park was opened mainly for birds, it has grown into a mini zoo. At present, it is the accommodates about 100 different species including cats, monkeys, reptiles and a large variety of birds.
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Rietvlei Natue Reserve near Midrand

Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve

We believe, one of the best outdoor things to do near Midrand, is to visit the Rietvlei Dam Municipal Nature Reserve. It is only about 30 minutes drive away from our Midrand guest house. Also, the park offers many different activities to visitors. Such as: game drives, freshwater fishing, hiking trails and even picnic sites.
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Stoke City Wake Park in Midrand

StokeCity Adventure Park

Are you looking for an interesting action sport in Midrand? Challenge your sense of adventure by visiting Midrand’s most exciting water park, the StokeCity Adventure Park. This is the best place to test the waters on wake board, knee board or even on water-ski.
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Capriole Stable Horse Riding School

Capriole Stables Horse Riding School

Capriole stables is a horse riding school located in the beautiful rural area of Randjesfontein, which is considered to have one of the most beautiful and longest horse trails (approx 30 km) in Midrand. The school teaches horse riding for all ages and all level riders.
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Golf Courses near Midrand


Blue Valley Golf & Country Estate

The Blue Valley Golf & Country Estate is one of the closest golf courses to our Guest House in Midrand. It is just over 9 km away, which is a 10 minutes drive (depending on traffic).
The golf course has been designed to take advantage of its natural features, yet to provide an enjoyable game, which will put you to the test. It has a championship standard 18 holes, driving range and chipping greens. The total distance of the course is 6752 meters, and has a Championship rating of 73. Find out more

Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club

The Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club is one of the oldest Golf Clubs in Johannesburg. Originally the Royal Johannesburg Golf Club was founded in 1891, and later in 1998 was merged with the Kensington Golf Club. The Club has two 18 holes Championship golf courses. The East and the West course. Both of these courses provide you with a challenging and memorable games. The East Course has a Championship layout with 18 holes, total distance of 6940 meters and a rating of 72. The West Course also has 18 holes, it is 6255 meters in distance, and has a rating of 70.
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The Country Club Johannesburg

The Country Club Johannesburg is also one of the Clubs in Joburg that has been around for a long time. Other than Golf they also have facilities for Bowls, Cricket, Croquet, Gym, Mountain Bike Trails, Running, Squash, Swimming and even Tennis. The Club has two golf courses, namely the Woodmead and Rockland. Both of these are 18 hole standard golf courses that have been designed to USGA specifications.
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Kyalami country Club

The Kyalami Country Club is the second most accessible and conveniently situated golf course from our B&B in Midrand. The 20km distance can be covered with a leisurely 25 minute drive. Rumour has it, that the 18 hole golf courses is one of the most difficult and challenging courses in Gauteng province. Whether you are a new or an experienced player, you will definitely enjoy the unique setting of course.
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Cultural sights and Museums around Midrand


Mandela Square in Johannesburg

Nelson Mandela Square

The Nelson Mandela Square is an iconic shopping centre situated in the heart of Sandton. It not only holds the remarkable six meter high statue of Nelson Mandela, but also accommodates an array of well-known shops and restaurant for your pleasure. If you are visiting South Africa for the first time, the Mandela Square should be right on the top of your to-do-list.
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James Hall Tranport Museum in Johannesburg

James Hall Transport Museum

The James Hall Transport Museum is located in the heart of Johannesburg.
The Museum was established by James Hall in 1964. There are 7 different sections packed with all the different vehicles that has been used by the forefathers of South Africa.
It is easily accessible via the local Hop-on Hop-off busses run by CitySightseeing.
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Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg

Apartheid Museum

The Apartheid Museum is one of the most important things to do near Midrand when visiting Johannesburg. The Museum showcases the racial segregation and discrimination in South Africa during the Apartheid era, and the efforts made for change by the great South African icon, Nelson Mandela.
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Union Buildings in Pretoria

Union Buildings

Like an ancient temple adorning over the city it governs, the Union Buildings are a modern day acropolis, built at the highest point of South Africa’s capital city, Pretoria, it forms the official seat of South Africa’s government and houses The Presidency as well as the Department of Foreign Affairs.
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