Address: Duncan Walk Centre 526 Jan Shoba Street, Hatfield
Phone: 27 12 362 7073
Address: Vans 151 Gordon Road Colbyn, Pretoria
Phone: 27 12 3424234
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Address: 70 Francis Baard Street, Pretoria
Phone: 27 12 301 502
Address: 62 25th Street, Menlo Park
Phone: 27 11 387 8500
Ablaze with purple blooms, Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa with many historical buildings, monuments, museums, botanical gardens and nature reserves. Traverse the length and breadth of this picturesque down in the comfort of your Avis car rental.
The seat of the government, Pretoria, is popularly known as the Jacaranda City and flaunts a unique vibe. A fascinating history and vibrant culture awaits you in your explorations of Pretoria. With historical landmarks around every bend, the city’s everyday life seeps in history and culture of the bygone era.
Voortrekker Monument is among the top ten cultural attractions of the country and commemorates the Pioneer history of Southern Africa and also offers moonlit horse rides. Union Buildings, which is the highest point in the city, marks the city’s first settlement and now the seat of the government. The beautiful sandstone architecture and gardens are worth admiring. Visit the Freedom Park, serving as a symbol for the difficult journey undertaken for freedom.
Pretoria Art Museum is a world renowned museum housing some of the most famous works of South African art and hosts exhibits celebrating the country’s ethnic diversity.
Take a break from all the history by driving to the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre, just 45 minutes away from Pretoria. It is breeding centre for African wild dogs, Cape vultures, and brown hyenas among other animals. Animal lovers can delight in getting up-close with some of the most magnificent African creatures.
Cullinan, a small inning town, is a 40-minutes’ drive from Pretoria along the diamond route. Most famous for its diamond mines, watch a diamond-cutting demonstration, and visit the prestigious nine-hole Cullinan Golf Course, while here.
Some more day excursions you can embark upon from Pretoria include Lesedi cultural village about an hours’ drive for a traditional Zulu experience, Ludwig’s Roses about 30 minutes from Pretoria to peruse a diverse range of rose breeds, Pilanesberg National Park & Game Reserve, 2 hours away for Big Five game viewing, Valley of Waves at Sun City for sun kissed beaches and water sports.