|Water bottle (0.33 liter)
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre
|Cinema, international release, 1 seat
|1 Summer dress in a chain store
|Monthly Pass (local transport)
Randfontein is a town sitting at the western section of Gautent in South Africa. It is famous for gold mining industry that started in the late 19th century. It is also home to the world’s biggest stamp mill, a machine used to prepare pulp for paper making. The large farmlands have been anchoring the agribusiness of Randfontein. Being secluded from country’s crowded metropolitan areas, this town has greatly preserved scenic attractions. For this reason, tourism has become a stable source of income for the locals. Thousands of tourists are brought here by cheap flights to Randfontein that are available all throughout the year.
There are a variety of tourist destinations that you can visit while in Randfontein. Go for some bird watching with the kids at the Con Joulbert Bird Sanctuary near the Culemborg Park. You can also go fishing with the family at the Randfontein Lake. Test your golfing skills and experience championship courses at the Randfontein Golf Course, across the Robin Park.
Randfontein is a cradle of history of Gauteng. Apart from immersing with the rich heritage and culture of the locals, you can visit some important historic sites in this beautiful town. Two of the must-see places include Milnkomm Post en Telegraafkantoor which was built in 1898, and the graves of British soldiers that fought during the warring era in the country. A feature in History Channel where renowned celebrities and South African native Charlize Theron, noted of the struggles that the nation went through during this period.
You can also gain access to trails of Magaliesberg Mountain range where you can go mountain climbing, hiking, trekking and camping. The landscapes within close proximity are picture-perfect spots. Go nature tripping with a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A significant palaeo-anthropological site, the Sterkfontein Caves is also known as the Cradle of Humankind. It is where early hominid relics were discovered.
Conveniently close to hotels in Randfontein are shopping spaces where you can literally “shop till you drop”. Stores are lined up along Main Reef Road. The most popular of them all is the Village Square Mall where you can buy souvenir items, fashion pieces and jewelries.
Cheap flights to Randfontein can take you to an exciting detour away from the hustles and bustles of the city.