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2 -3 Day Trip From Johannesburg

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2 -3 Day Trip From Johannesburg

Hello -

We are a couple, mid 50's, never been to South Africa before. We are staying for 2 weeks in Roodepoort in a friend of a friend's house while they are away in August. Have use of their car.

Plan to do lots of things in Johannesburg and at the end of the 2 weeks have booked a Kruger safari before heading back to the UK.

We do not want to drive too far in the friends car but would like to go away for at least one 2-3 day trip out of the city.

Any suggestions?

Have been looking at Parys and Vaaldam and also Magaliesberg mountains. We'd like to browse around some attractive towns or villages in a scenic area, if possible. We'd also be grateful for any recommendations of nice accommodation while we are away.

Thank you for any help!

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1. Re: 2 -3 Day Trip From Johannesburg

Also consider Clarens in Free State. Great quaint town full of artists and unique shops.

Magalies and Parys will be geat day trips from Roodeport.

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2. Re: 2 -3 Day Trip From Johannesburg

Thank you very much - we will check out Clarens. Would it be worth visiting Lesotho as we would be near it if we went to Clarens?

3. Re: 2 -3 Day Trip From Johannesburg

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