A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses in Brits, South Africa
Brits is situated in the Bojanala region of the North West in South Africa, and is a large town in a fertile area of which the soils are irrigated by Hartbeespoort Dam. Brits was founded on a farm in 1924 with it being in the middle of a successful grain-producing area. Several business industries form a good industrial base of which the town plays an important role in the South African mining industry. Approximately 94% of the country's platinum comes from Brits and Rustenburg, and in addition there is a large vanadium mine in the area.
Surrounded by citrus groves, Brits is most popular for its proximity to Hartbeespoort Dam. This provides visitors with plenty of seasonal activities providing fun and entertainment.
Accommodation in Brits
Brits offers a good range of accommodation options from Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses to Self-catering and Camping. Please refer to the accommodation directory for more information.
Activities in Brits
Brits has a number of interesting attractions worth the visit. Some of the things to do and see are as follows:
- De Wildt Cheetah Research Center
- Granite Works - some of the world's largest diamond saws on view
- Rainbow Cultural Village - tours of San Bushman, Ndebele and Afrikaner villages
- Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve - ideal for bird watchers
- Hartbeespoort Boat Cruises
- Hot air balloon rides
- Ukutula Lion Lodge
- Brits Flying Club
See the activities directory for more information on what there is on offer.
Businesses and Restaurants in Brits
As a tourist hub, there are many interesting and unique places to eat, have a coffee or just relax and take in the scenery. A list of options can be viewed under the restaurant directory. Businesses are mostly directed at tourism in and around Hartbeespoort Dam, however the town provides a well-rounded infrastructure which caters to all requirements. For a full list, please view :
|Brits Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||27(0)21 418 4920|
|Fax:||086 667 2496|
|Address:||Cape Town Information Office
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|Start:||17 October, 2015|
|End:||17 October, 2015|
|Location:||Die Ou Pastorie Guest House & Restaurant, S56 of R560, Scheerpoort 0232|