Rio Casino, hotel and theatre
Inspired by the passion, vibrancy and colour of the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Rio Hotel, Casino and Convention Resort shines brightly in Klerksdorp along the N12. The three star select-services Peermont Metcourt hotel offers luxury accommodation in Kleksdorp.This is suitable for both business and leisure travellers. It features 70 rooms and suites with strategically placed lighting enhancing the clean, contemporary style, and Brazilian style murals in each of the bedrooms. The hotel features the F.L.A.G. Café restaurant with a small adjoining bar and lounge. Also a swimming pool with a relaxing pool terrace in beautiful landscaped gardens and exclusive business centre. The popular Escapades Theatre offers a feast of regular entertainment including cabaret revues, comedy and performances from some of South Africa’s most popular artists. The theatre is also available for hire as a function venue. This Venue offers an atmospheric wood interior with soft lantern lighting. It can catering for up to 450 people with the additional benefits of a permanent stage, sound and lighting facilities Physical Address: Corner of N12 & Rio Boulevard, Meiringspark, Klerksdorp, 2571 Tel : +27 (0) 18 469 9100 Fax : +27 (0) 18 469 4326 Website: www.riocasino.co.za
Klerksdorp Museum The Klerksdorp Museum, situated on the corner of Margaretha Prinsloo and Lombard streets in Klerksdorp , is an endlessly fascinating historical and cultural attraction. An absolute must see on any visit to this stunning city. The museum is housed in a few beautiful sandstone buildings that were used as a prison in times past. The prison was built in 1891 and functioned as such until 1973. The main museum building is situated in the Old Gaol and the old warden’s house also hosts period exhibits. The Klerksdorp Museum depicts the history of Klerksdorp, the archaeology of the area, local geological history, and the social history of the city and its surrounds. There are also old farm implements and vehicles on display and visitors can go on an insightful tour of the Klerksdorp Mine. Entrance: cnr Margaretha Prinsloo and Lombard Streets Tel: (018) 462-.3546 Fax: (018) 464-1780 Mon-Fri: 10:00-13:00; 14:00-16:30 Sat: 9:30-12:00 Sun and public holidays: 14:00-17:00 Closed: Good Friday, 16 and 25 December
Jack Scott House This tin house was imported from Britain and was the home of Jack Scott, the father of modern-day mining in the area.
Klerksdorp Mine Tours Interesting tours can be arranged on request. Tel: 018 484 1471
Old Cemetry Emotive cemetery for British soldiers and Boer women and children who died during the Anglo-Boer War of 1899 – 1902.
Ou Dorp Hiking Trail This walk meanders through 11km in the old part of town, passing the early homes of Voortrekker families. Remains of early Tswana habitation can also be seen. Tel: 018 464 1371
Rock Engravings Located on the farm Bosworth and now preserved as a national monument. Tel: 018 464 1371
Flyfishing Fly fishing for coarse fish is a growing sport in the area. Tel: 018 451 1128
Horse Trails Contact Rhino Rock Horse Trail and Riding School. Tel: 018 462 0892 Klerksdorp Dam Vakansie Oord The information and related images should be verified with the relevant resort beforehand.
The Klerksdorp Dam Resort The dam is situated 5km outside Klerksdorp. The resort offers self-catering accommodation and camping. Klerksdorp Dam Holiday Resort offers the following:
Accommodation 10 Self-catering cabanas Caravan and camping sites Restaurant & pub Conference facilities Swimming pool firstname.lastname@example.org
Johan Neser Dam Offers recreational facilities on the Schoonspruit located to the northwest of the city. Drive from Klerksdorp towards Ventersdorp and turn left after 10 Km and carry on to the dam
Plant House The municipal gardens where a variety of indigenous and exotic plants can be seen.
The Railway Station and Old Flag Room Opened by President Paul Kruger when the line from Krugersdorp reached the town in 1897, Klerksdorp’s first national monument. Tel: 018 406 2240 Attractions include
Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve Faan Meintjies reserve provides a true bushveld experience just a few kilometres from the city of Klerksdorp. For bird enthusiasts the Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve often forms part of a bird spotting tour. This is regarded as a place for ‘serious’ birding. The reserve is also home to more than 41 large mammals species. Species include Oryx, waterbuck, lots of impalas and red hartebeests and other Acacia bushveld species such as giraffe, but there is no large predators within the reserve. Faan Meintjes Nature Reserve is 1200ha in size
Telephone Number +27 (0)18 464-1386 Office Hours 08h00 – 16h00 Entrance: S26.73645 – E26.70848
Tourism brochure link: http://www.potchefstroom.co.za/KKaundaTourismBrochure.pdf