Activities and attractions

Hodge Podge Backpackers' location near the Magaliesburg allows our guests to experience the best North West has to offer. From wildlife spots like Pilanesburg Nature Reserve to recreational facilities such as Royal Bafokeng Stadium and Sun City, Hodge Podge Backpackers caters for all type of guests. Whether you're seeking adventure or simply looking enjoy the finer things the province has to offer, Hodge Podge will suit your needs.

Kgaswane Mountain Reserve

Formerly known as Rustenburg Nature Reserve, the 5 300 hectare Kgaswane Nature Reserve is home to 320 bird, 56 reptile, 16 amphibian, 800 antelope and 130 tree species.

SkyDive Rustenburg

Situated at Rustenburg Airfield, SkyDive Rustenburg facilitates exhilarating tandem skydiving and freefall skydives.

Pilanesberg National Park

Situated just two hours outside of Johannesburg, Pilanesberg Nature Reserve houses over 7,000 animals including 24 of the larger species.

Sun City

Home to the annual Nedbank Golf Challenge, the elegant Sun City hosts a wide various of sports, cultural and entertainment events.

Royal Bafokeng Stadium

With a capacity of over 45 000, the Royal Bafokeng Stadium is North West's sports capital. The arena hosts a variety of sporting and cultural activities.

Rustenburg Golf Course

The 18-hole Rustenburg Golf Course has excellent greens, well-stock ProShop and great driving range.

Magaliesberg Mountain Range

One of the oldest mountain ranges in the world,the Magaliesberg Mountain Range offers some the most spectacular and scenic hikes in the Rustenburg area.

Buffelspoort Dam

Located east of Rustenburg, Buffelspoort Dam is a great spot to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Rustenburg.

Bill Harrop's 'Original' Balloon Safaris Country Base

Experience beautiful scenery and baloon weather over the Magalies River Valley by taking a ride on the Bill Harrop's 'Original' Balloon Safaris Country Base.