Categories:Attractions (Off the Beaten Track) and Outdoors
Special Categories:Dams & Vleis, Family Entertainment, Picnic, Sports & Leisure, and Water Sport
Harties Airboat Explorer
Experience South Africa’s only airboat and enjoy the thrill of a Ride and a Slide on Hartbeespoort Dam. Feel what it’s like to be inside ‘CSI Miami’ and discover Harties, the marvel of the Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve.
Hartbeespoort Dam, with about 56 km shoreline and surrounded by the majesty of the Magaliesberg mountain range, is a popular week-end getaway for both Pretoria and Johannesburg.
Highlights: Schoemansville – Dam Wall – Kosmos – Magaliesberg Mountains – Pecanwood Estate – Old Railway Bridge – Crocodile River – Ifafi Bird Islands.
Join our SAMSA certified skippers to enjoy a fun ride and the rush of the slide as you take in the sights along Gauteng’s most popular playground.
Inclusions* Pre-departure safety briefing
* Airboat ride (+- 18 km) on a 6-seater AirScout™.
Schoemansville – Dam Wall – Kosmos – Magaliesberg Mountains – Pecanwood Estate –
Old Railway Bridge – Crocodile River – Ifafi Bird Islands.
* use of PFD / Life Jacket
* Ama-Zinnggg Fun !
Exclusions* Drinks / meals
* Access fees to Eagle Waters Wildlife Resort:
Eagle Waters is situated on the banks of Hartbeespoort Dam, on land which falls under the Department of Water Affairs. The resort is privately managed and kept in excellent condition through entrance fees:
Adults R 50.00 / Children R 30.00 / Cars R 50.00
Eagle Waters, home to zebra & hartebeest, has 4 km of waterfront, green lawns, toilets and braai facilities.
BringBring your printed voucher with you, so we know you have booked and paid.
We suggest you bring sun block, sun glasses, and extra layers of clothing.
Cameras and video equipment are at your own risk due to light spray.
LocationEagle Waters, Hartbeespoort, Gauteng
Departure PointTake-off from Eagle Waters Wildlife Resort on the southern shore of Hartbeespoort Dam.
Please arrive at the launch about 15 minutes before departure to be sure not to miss your ride!
Return PointAirboat Ride terminates at original point of departure.
Head north on Malibongwe Drive (R512), past Lanseria Airport.
Pass Lesedi Cultural Village and continue on to the T-junction.
Turn left and follow the road through Broederstrom,
after which the R512 makes a swing to the right.
As you see the Mountain Lake Shopping Centre (Spar, Total Garage) on your right, turn into Oberon road and follow it straight all the way. There are a few potholes on the first 200 m.
You will cross a small bridge, then keep going to another T-junction.
Swing left, and you come up to the Eagle Waters entrance.