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Chameleon Village

R104 | 2km West from the Hartbeespoort Dam Wall, Hartbeespoort 0280, South Africa
+27 82 930 1799
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Experience the true colours of Africa and rich cultural heritage in the form of art, curios, music, food, fashion and design at Chameleon village biggest African market. open 7 days a week, from 8-5pm. Shopping at the biggest Crafters Market with décor and home products, art galleries, and the Ugly duckling décor shop definitely worth a visit. Great atmosphere at 4 restaurants, Beef and Reef restaurant, Buffalo bar, Al medina, with live music, craft beer, cocktails , gourmet burgers, prawns, authentic Indian cuisine, Traditional Mozambican food, delicious Steak restaurant etc. Family entertainment at the Lion & Tiger Park open 7 days a week from 8.30-5pm. entrance R100 of adults, kids under 12 R20, this include the interaction with the lion cubs. Reptile and Snake Park with live snake shows that’s not to be missed Open 7 days a week 8-5pm, entrance R80 adults, R40 kids under 12. Live snake shows 11h00, 13h00, and 15h00. Chameleon – exceptional value for money. Open 7 days a week.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good26%
  • Average37%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“reptile park” (9 reviews)
“african art” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
R104 | 2km West from the Hartbeespoort Dam Wall, Hartbeespoort 0280, South Africa
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"reptile park"
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"african art"
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"arts and crafts"
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"large variety"
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"coffee shops and restaurants"
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"restaurant area"
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"southern africa"
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"stall holders"
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"sales people"
in 3 reviews
"lots of shops"
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"under one roof"
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"craft shop"
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"great place to visit"
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"curios"
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"pressure"
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"bartering"
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"crafters"
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This is a market place that will give everyone a chance to get out of the house and get a good deal on the handcrafted products. From bangles to portraits and even furniture and shoes this can all be found here. But be willing to...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

there a lot of thing you can enjoy doing in this place if you are in a vacation with kids who love nature things

Thank mamalesedi
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lots of market stalls selling the same thing. You can't walk two steps without being hassled. Whilst I understand they want to make a living, people are more likely to stop and look if are left alone a bit.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The things are over priced as well as the food places. I understand that we all want to make a living but don't kill people out there, life is tough and we need to be thankful. The Flea market need to get some cooling system...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

This place is full of beautiful handcrafted items, however the people working there are desperate for a sale. They will not let you go and literally beg you to buy something. It was extremely uncomfortable to walk through and we had to cut our visit...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We go there just for a stroll around. A lot to see and very interesting. Lots of eating places. Their is the loveliest little shop inside which seems to be selling arts and crafts made by the locals. I love that shop.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

It was a pleasure to walk through the market over the December holidays without been harrassed by stall owners. As a local and someone that visits chameleon on a monthly basis it was a refreshing change. I hope more people will post their positive remarks...More

Thank karensN3231LW
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Almost everything under one roof if you are looking for curios. The vendors can be a bit pushy, but are very willing to bargain with you. You are assured of good prices as a result of the competition around. The curios come from all over...More

Thank wdulabh
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We always make a point to walk by the village through the stalls to view the creative vendor products. It is pretty much the same again and again and the vendors will try by all means to make a sale. They are accommodating and will...More

Thank Karin_O909
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is on your way to your hotel. Chameleon Village is good to visit as one of the first stops into Harties. If you are not one for buying african craft goods and bargaining with the market sellers then it's not the place for you....More

Thank GCSun
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