Voortrekker Monument Adventures

Voortrekker Monument Adventures

Breaking news: Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria is no longer a destination solely for history buffs and people paying homage to their ancestors with South African pioneer surnames like Kruger, Pretorius and Maritz. This controversial but striking granite monument built to commemorate the ‘Groot Trek’ of the 1800’s, is now the setting for a variety of fun outdoor activities including hiking, quad biking and archery.

The 240-hectare reserve surrounding…

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Voortrekker Monument Adventures

Breaking news: Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria is no longer a destination solely for history buffs and people paying homage to their ancestors with South African pioneer surnames like Kruger, Pretorius and Maritz. This controversial but striking granite monument built to commemorate the ‘Groot Trek’ of the 1800’s, is now the setting for a variety of fun outdoor activities including hiking, quad biking and archery.

The 240-hectare reserve surrounding the monument, is only minutes from the city centre and offers stunning panoramic views of Pretoria as well as beautiful outdoor spaces for adventure activities. The reserve is rich with animal, bird and plant species. Hiking and quad biking with knowledgeable guides provides a deeper perspective on both the historic as well as natural aspects of the monument and surrounds. A visit to the Voortrekker Monument is an energetic as well as edifying outing for the whole family and a must-do for visitors to Gauteng Province.

Voortrekker Monument Adventures

Archery

Archery at the Voortrekker Monument. The scenic environment around the iconic Voortrekker Monument provides an ideal space for a variety of fun activities including archery. Qualified guides facilitate your archery experience giving detailed instruction on how to operate the equipment and helping you...

Hiking

Hiking at the Voortrekker Monument. If climbing the 299 granite steps from the carpark to the top of this historic monument is not enough exercise for you than why not go walking on one the many trails in the surrounding nature reserve. You can hike through grasslands and bushveld on routes of varying...

Quad Biking

Quad biking at the Voortrekker Monument. This is a fun family outing only a few minutes’ drive from Pretoria. Make a wild day of your visit to the Voortrekker Monument and go on a quad biking adventure in the surrounding reserve. With the ever-present monolith of the Voortrekker Monument looming...