Olive Tree Farm forms part of a shared 250ha game conservancy in which you can take walks, enjoy day hikes and take an exhilarating mountain bike ride.
Magaliesburg is a small town situated below the Witwatersrand mountain range in Gauteng, South Africa. The Magaliesberg mountain range is north and visible from town, hence the name “Magaliesburg”.
The town and surrounds are popular holiday and weekend destinations for the residents of Johanesburg, Pretoria and the surrounding local towns who wish to escape the rat race and fast paced city life for the tranquillity of the bush and mountains. Magaliesburg is the home of the oldest mine in Gauteng.
Olive Tree Farm is close to Maropeng, also commonly known as the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.
Gold was discovered at the Blaauwbank mine gold more than 100 years ago. Besides tourism, the main income generating activity of Magaliesburg and the surrounding area is agriculture. Beef, maize, and large-scale vegetable farming are most prevalent.
The village has become a very attractive option for city dwellers who wish to live closer to nature. Homesteading is popular with many individuals and families going out of their way to be as self-sufficient as they are able. There are a lot of Magaliesburgers who commute to JHB or Pretoria for work.
What OLIVE TREE FARM offers you on a weekend getaway:
Take an early morning walk and watch the animals emerge from the bush and enjoy the mesmerising view of the valley. Alternatively watch the sun set over this pristine environment. As this is a small private reserve, you will be privileged to see our Giraffe, Sable, Eland, Kudu, Gemsbok, Zebra, Blesbok and many other small species of game. The bird life is superlative and we encourage you to bring your binoculars.
At the end of a busy sightseeing day, you can relax on your patio and gaze over the Magaliesberg mountains.