Accomodation and Tours

 

Suggested Day Tours/Activities

Please note:

*Bookings can be done on the registration website: www.regonline.com/9wceam2014

** Price based on a minimum of 4 persons booked for a tour.  The tour operator has the option to cancel a tour in the case of too little interest.

*** Should you wish to do one/more of these tours before or after the dates above, please contact Liza on res3@kwathlano.co.za

****All tours have to be pre-booked and the tours marked **** have to be pre-paid. All other tours can be paid via the registration site in advance, or can alternatively be paid during registration at the Kwathlano desk.

***** Tour  WC3 form part of the registration package for registrant types A and  B, but still has to be marked on the registration form. Bookings for these 2 tours can be done by other registrant types or accompanying persons at additional cost. The game drive offered as part of the registration packages is not listed as one of the options below.

******Shopping excursions can be arranged with the reception desk at your hotel.

 

Date Time Tour # Tour Price per person** Description
Sunday 26 Oct 09:00 –  17:00 WC1 Tshwane City Tour R850.00 Visit the Voortrekker Monument, Freedom Park, Kruger House and Melrose House. Drive by Church Square; Transvaal Museum, Union Buildings; City Hall and Marabastad.
12:00 – 17:00 WC2 Farm Inn Hotel: buffet lunch. Game drive and Cheetah experience R550.00 Experience the famous Sunday buffet lunch at the Farm Inn and afterwards join in on a game drive. There are currently 23 species at the Private Game Sanctuary. Get the opportunity to get very close to a cheetah!
Monday 27 Oct 10:00 –  15:00 WC3 Madiba Magic Tour R590.00 Union Buildings. Soweto residence. Houghton residence
15:00 – 20:00 WC4

****

Lesedi Cultural Village including dinner R750.00

 

Visit traditional homesteads and learn more about some of our indigenous cultures, Pedi, Basotho, Ndebele, Zulu & Xhosa. Enjoy tribal dancing & singing and experience a taste our Traditional Cuisine & Beer.
Tuesday 28 Oct 08:30 – 16:00 WC5

****

Elephant Sanctuary R1 150.00

 

An unforgettable experience! Being witness to this mutually enriching and rewarding relationship between man and these gentle Giants of Africa in a unique and special way! Also included is a visit to the Chameleon Craft Market and the Hartbeespoort Dam
09:00 – 13:00 WC6 Maropeng Centre of Origin R750.00 Discover your distant past. The Tumulus Building contains a vast underground attraction a journey of discovery to experience the unique history of humankind.
15:00 – 18:00 WC7

****

Lesedi Cultural Village excluding dinner R675.00

 

Visit traditional homesteads and learn more about some of our indigenous cultures, Pedi, Basotho, Ndebele, Zulu & Xhosa. Enjoy tribal dancing & singing and experience a taste our Traditional Cuisine & Beer.
Wednesday 29 Oct 09:00 – 17:00 WC8 Soweto Tour, Apartheid Museum R950.00 Visit Mandela Family Museum; Hector Peterson Memorial; Regina Mundi Church and Black Madonna. Drive-by various interesting sites. Lunch in Soweto restaurant (extra). Visit to Apartheid Museum.
09:00 – 17:00 WC9

****

Cullinan Diamond Mine and Nan Hua Buddhist Temple R1 250.00

 

Cullinan Diamond Pipe is the oldest diamond pipe in the world. This tour offers you a visit into the workings of the mine. The Nan Hua Buddhist Temple, which is actually a village, attracts novices from all over Africa.
09:00 – 13:00 WC10 Tshwane City Tour including Voortrekker Monument R550.00 Visit the Voortrekker Monument; Kruger House and Melrose House. Drive by Church Square; Transvaal Museum, Union Buildings; City Hall and Marabastad.
09:00 – 13:00 WC11 Tshwane City Tour including Freedom Park R650.00 Visit the Freedom Park; Kruger House and Melrose House. Drive by Church Square; Transvaal Museum, Union Buildings; City Hall and Marabastad.
Thursday 30 Oct 10:00 – 15:00 WC12

****

Lesedi Cultural Village with lunch R750.00

 

Visit traditional homesteads and learn more about some of our indigenous cultures, Pedi, Basotho, Ndebele, Zulu & Xhosa. Enjoy tribal dancing & singing and experience a taste our Traditional Cuisine & Beer.
13:00 – 17:00 WC13 Rhino & Lion Park R550.00 Rhino, Lion, Cheetah, Wild dog, Buffalo, Hippos and Bengal Tigers. Also spent time to play with little cubs.
10:00 – 17:00 WC14 Maropeng Centre of Origin & Sterkfontein Caves R950.00 Discover your distant past. The Tumulus Building contains a vast underground attraction a journey of discovery to experience the unique history of humankind. Explore the Sterkfontein Caves where Mrs Ples and other fossils were found.
Friday 31 Oct 07:00 – 11:00 WC15 Game Drive – Dinokeng R475.00 Journey to the bushveld for a game viewing experience a mere 45 minutes from Pretoria. White rhino and leopard, lion and elephant can be seen.
09:00 – 17:00 WC16 Soweto Tour, Apartheid Museum R950.00 Visit Mandela Family Museum; Hector Peterson Memorial; Regina Mundi Church and Black Madonna. Drive-by various interesting sites. Lunch in Soweto restaurant (extra). Visit to Apartheid Museum.

 

Extended Tours/Activities

Tour description
South Africa is endowed with abundant attractions, from the well publicised World Heritage Sites like Kruger Park and Table Mountain, to many more sites and venues of historical, cultural, political, scientific, and natural significance. For the more energetic person, there is a plethora of activities that appeal to all levels of excitement, enjoyment and adventure.

 

Delegates are encouraged to arrange such extend tours and activities with accredited agencies, particularly those operating in their own countries and/or localities.

 

Most international flights to South Africa arrive at the Oliver Tambo International Airport. The airport is located about 35km from Johannesburg city centre and about 55km from Pretoria city centre. The distance from the airport to either the University of Pretoria main campus or the CSIR ICC venue is roughly 50km.

 

Tours & Transportation

Company Website Email Contact
Kwathlano Shuttle and Chaffeur Services www.kwathlano.co.za reservations@kwathlano.co.za Liza Posthumus

 

 

Accommodation

There is a wide variety of accommodation within a radius of 25km from either the University of Pretoria main campus or the CSIR ICC venue. A few are listed here for information.
Hotels & Guesthouses Grading Website address Distance to CSIR ICC
Capital House Boutique Hotel 5 star www.capitalhouse.co.za 12km – shuttle available
Menlyn Boutique Hotel 5 star www.menlynhotel.com 3km – shuttle available
Sheraton Pretoria 5 star www.sheraton.com/pretoria 8km – shuttle available
Lombardy Estate 5 star www.lombardy.co.za 17km
Villa Sterne Boutique Hotel 5 star www.villasterne.com 12km – shuttle available
Muckleneuk Guest House 4 star www.muckleneukguesthouse.co.za 12km – shuttle available
Brooklyn Lodge 4 star www.brooklynlodge.co.za 12km – shuttle available
Protea Hotel Centurion 4 star www.proteahotels.com 23km
City Lodge Hatfield 4 star www.citylodge.co.za/cl15.php 7km – shuttle available
Protea Hotel Manor Hatfield 4 star www.proteahotels.com 7km – shuttle available
City Lodge Lynnwood 4 Star www.citylodge.co.za 2.5km – shuttle available
Centurion Lake Hotel 4 star www.legacyhotels.co.za 25km
Court Classique 4 star www.courtclassique.co.za 9km – shuttle available
Courtyard Arcadia 4 star www.citylodge.co.za 7km – shuttle available
Southern Sun Pretoria 4 star www.southernsun.com 8km – shuttle available
The Villas Luxury Suite Hotel 4 star www.villavia.co.za 8km – shuttle available
Farm Inn 4 star www.farminn.co.za 12km
Casa Toscana Lodge 4 star www.casatoscana.co.za 1.5km – shuttle available
Alpine Attitude 4 star www.alpineattitude.co.za 4.5km – shuttle available
Marloot Guesthouse 4 star www.marloot.co.za 4.5km – shuttle available
Faircity Hotels Grosvenor Gardens 4 star www.faircity.co.za 6km – shuttle available
Holiday Inn Garden Court Hatfield 3 star www.tsogosunhotels.com/garden-court/hatfield 5km – shuttle available
Henry George Guest House 3 star www.henrygeorgeguesthouse.com 6km – shuttle available
Manhattan Hotel 3 star www.manhattanhotel.co.za 6km – shuttle available
Protea Hotel Capital 3 star www.proteahotels.com 10km
Burgerspark Hotel 3 star www.burgerspark.co.za 14km
Jakaranda Lodge 2 star www.jaklodge.co.za 11km
Town Lodge Menlo Park 2 star www.citylodge.co.za/tl6.htm 4.5km – shuttle available
StayEasy Pretoria 2 star www.southernsun.com 10km