Magaliesburg, Western Gauteng - Accommodation
Woodland Gardens in Magaliesburg
Our chalets are secluded, romantic and luxurious with log fires. Each chalet has its own verandah, braai area, bonfire pit with wood, 32" flat screen TV, DVD player, and satellite dish (please bring your own decoder, remote and smart card to watch TV).
We offer Woodland gardens, forest walks, observation deck with the a mountain view and a rock swimming pool with deck, long chairs, and umbrella, built-in braai area and shaded swing chair, all with the majestic Magaliesberg Mountains in the distance. Small social pets can be accommodated by arrangement.
Our self-catering accommodation is situated 12 kilometers past Magaliesburg on top of the rolling hills; our entrance is on the main route towards Koster. We are easily accessible from the main road so you do not need an off-road vehicle. We are close to all amenities in Magaliesburg.
Our chalets are private and surrounded by forest and stunning gardens, tranquil water features, and personal space, champagne hamper available on request. We have romantic cottages for couples, or family and group-sized chalets with king-size or queen-size beds, bunk beds and sleeper couches. There are log fireplaces in the bedrooms of Hornbill and Ibis, and larger log fireplaces in the lounges of Kingfisher and Lourie; Ibis features a private outdoor bath on deck.
Leisurely horse-riding out rides are available, as is quad biking. If you're the adventurous type, take a drive and experience a canopy tour (we are happy to arrange it for you with the venue at a discounted rate). The mountain sanctuary park/rock pools are next to the canopy tours in the mountains. The Magaliesberg and Cradle of Humankind has something for everyone, from the adventurous, to the laid back.
Woodland Gardens is a retreat with a very special energy that supports anyone needing some time out and a place to de-stress and get back on track with their dreams and goals. Here, you'll find a place where you are left in peace to work on yourself, with support if needed.
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Facilities available at Woodland Gardens,Magaliesburg, Western Gauteng
- Indoor Fireplace
- No Credit Card Facilities
- Parking on Premises
- Pet Friendly
- Room Service
- Satellite TV
- Swimming Pool
- Bicycle Touring
- Bird Watching
- Climbing - Traditional
- Fishing - Freshwater
- Health & Fitness
- Horse Riding
- Quad Biking
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 27° 25' 49.2" E / 25° 59' 26.7" S
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Driving to Woodland Gardens in Magaliesburg, Western Gauteng
|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 11.9 km / Duration: 1 hour 26 mins|
|1.||Head northwest||0.5 km|
|2.||Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R21 N/City Center/Kempton Park/Pretoria and merge onto R21|
Partial toll road
|3.||Take exit 134 for N1 S toward Johannesburg|
|4.||Merge onto Danie Joubert Fwy/N1|
|5.||Keep right to continue on Danie Joubert Fwy||1.0 km|
|6.||Continue onto N14||41.4 km|
|7.||Turn right to stay on N14||10.9 km|
|8.||Slight right onto R563||7.7 km|
|9.||Turn left onto R400||11.7 km|
|10.||Turn right onto R24||5.9 km|
|11.||Turn left onto Koster Rd/R509|
Continue to follow R509
Destination will be on the right
Nearest Airport & Flights
O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg+ FIND FLIGHT TO Johannesburg
OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.
OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.
Reviews for Woodland Gardens
Tranquil atmosphere, friendly hosts and well priced.
Peaceful area, loved staying at Woodland Gardens. The hosts are very friendly and accommodating. Very nice pool area and private braai area. Homely with everything you need and a plus for winter with a inside fireplace. Enjoyed our stay, very safe.
"waking up to the sounds of the birds"
no aerial connection to the television. so no television.
"The place was far more amazing than we originally thought."
The fireplace was awesome, perfect sunrise view from bedroom, forest walk peaceful, fish pond and the breathtaking view of the sunset by the observatory.
Its a beautiful lodge. The log cabin was romantic and cosy but I would have recommended having some extras like mosquito repellent, soap, a heater, since we were told there would be a fire place inside and there wasnt one in our cabin. The oven was not user friendly at all. The actual lodge doesnt have great security but we never felt unsafe but being right on the main road I think they need to have better security. I had a great and memorable stay though. The lodge itself is beautiful although you dont really have a great view of the Magaliesburg Mountains. I would recommend it to couples looking for a quiet romantic weekend away because the actual log cabins are very sweet.
Exploring the garden is an adventure in itself. The owner is very attentive and goes out of his way to accommodate for your every need. I would definitely recommend Woodland Gardens to anyone seeking a romantic getaway, or a quiet escape from the city.
excellent get-away stay in a quiet environment. Pool on site and only a few units ensures a quiet stay. Massage services available. Animal friendly establishment.
Had a lovely stay at Woodland Gardens would definitely recommend the Lodge. Relaxing environment and great for pets.
Peaceful and quiet. If you need to get in touch with your inner self this is the place to go. Personal welcoming and attention from Joe and the cleaning staff. You don't see them, but when you return to your cottage after a stroll everything is spotless!!
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