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Kromdraai Destination Guide

Explore Kromdraai in South Africa

Kromdraai in the region of Gauteng is a town in South Africa - some 31 mi or ( 49 km ) South-West of Pretoria , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Kromdraai

Current time in Kromdraai is now 11:29 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Maseru, Mochudi, Gaborone, Mbabane, and Manzini. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Maseru . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Kromdraai ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

The Lion Whisperer.... at it again!!

4:21 min by irvaan99
Views: 29545 Rating: 4.95

A compilation of videos from my trip to South Africa during 2009. Just a few clips of filming some lion and tiger cubs including petting a fully grown cheetah. Also made sure to add a very cheesy soun ..

How to Start Honda TRX450ex Fail!! Owner Falls on Nose

0:48 min by kfxnando
Views: 5305 Rating: 2.14

we spent many hrs that weekend either working on pushing or towing the honda, in the end even had to pick up the rider! ..


South Africa 4: Talking About Change

7:53 min by Yaiyasmin
Views: 3946 Rating: 4.75

Continuing my conversation with the guys from a shanty town near Johannesburg in South Africa. ..

Waterfall Sounds and Scenes Relaxation Video

10:35 min by SoothingVideo
Views: 2983 Rating: 5.00

Soothing waterfall scenes and sounds presented in HD, this video features multiple views taken from different vantage points and angles to enable you to experience the beauty of this magnificent water ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Wonder Cave (Kromdraai, Gauteng)

The Wonder Cave, in Kromdraai, Gauteng, South Africa, is the third-largest cave chamber in the country, and is believed to be about 2.2 billion years old. The single chamber has an area of 46000 square metres, and is 125 metres long and 154 metres wide. It was discovered in the late 19th century by miners who dynamited and excavated limestone for the making of cement. Mining stopped during the Second Boer War, and never resumed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.97 27.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Caves of South Africa, Geography of Gauteng, Geography of South Africa, Limestone caves, Show caves, Visitor attractions in Gauteng, World Heritage Sites in South Africa

Aloe Ridge Game Reserve

Aloe Ridge Game Reserve is a game reserve and conservation park in central Gauteng province in north-east South Africa, lying some 15 kilometres directly north-east of the Sterkfontein caves. Located near Mulder's Drift it protects white rhino, buffalo, hippo, and many antelope and rare bird species. The reserve also has a Zulu craft centre and is open to tourists.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.98 27.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Nature reserves in South Africa, Protected areas of Gauteng

Little Foot

"Little Foot" is the nickname given to an extraordinarily complete fossil hominin skeleton found in 1994–1998 in the cave system of Sterkfontein, South Africa.

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Located at -26.02 27.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Hominin fossils, Specific fossil specimens

Swartkrans

Swartkrans is a location in South Africa, around 20 miles from Johannesburg. Swartkrans is a farm near to Sterkfontein, notable for being extremely rich in archaeological material, particularly hominid remains. It was purchased by the University of the Witwatersrand in 1968. The oldest deposits present at the site are believed to be between 1.8 and 2 million years old. Some of the earliest evidence of controlled use of fire by humans can be found at Swartkrans.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -25.93 27.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in South Africa, Geography of Gauteng, Paleoanthropological sites, Pleistocene paleontological sites of Africa, World Heritage Sites in South Africa

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden (previously known as the Witwatersrand National Botanical Garden) is a 300 hectares botanical reserve in Roodepoort near Johannesburg. Formally established in 1982, it is one of the youngest of South Africa's National Botanical Gardens, but the site where it is located has been popular with visitors for many decades before that. The garden is home to a well known pair of Verreaux's Eagles that nest in the Roodekrans ridge which intersects the reserve.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -26.09 27.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Botanical gardens in South Africa, Parks in Johannesburg