Tourism

Kate’s Nest specialises in tourist trips in conjunction with Abel’s Transport to provide its guests with out of town excursions, including but not limited to:

  • Sun City
  • Kruger National Park
  • Cradle of Mankind
  • Pretoria Monuments
  • Johannesburg/Pretoria Zoo
  • Soweto Tours
  • Lion Park
  • Any other tours on request

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Attractions close to Kate’s Nest Guest House

Museum Africa

9.3km drive – 14mins

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This free museum in the vibrant Newtown Precinct is situated on Mary Fitzgerald Square. Museum Africa focuses on the culture and history of South Africa, Johannesburg and the South African War, or Second Anglo-Boer War. It also host regular art exhibitions. The entrance to the museum is at 121 Bree Street.

Apartheid Museum

6km drive – 13mins

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The Apartheid Museum is a museum complex in Johannesburg, South Africa dedicated to illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa. The complex, owned by Gold Reef City Casino, was opened in November 2001.

Constitution Hill

11km drive – 18mins

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The Constitution Hill precinct is located at 11 Kotze Street in Braamfontein, Johannesburg near the western end of the suburb of Hillbrow. Constitution Hill is the seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

FNB Stadium

10km drive – 17mins

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First National Bank Stadium or simply FNB Stadium, also known as Soccer City and The Calabash, is a stadium located in Nasrec, bordering the Soweto area of Johannesburg, South Africa.

SA World of Beer

7km drive – 15mins

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The World of Beer came into being in 1995, an iconic year in South Africa’s history. It was the country’s first full year as a democracy, the year we came together as a nation to lift the Rugby World Cup trophy, and the year SAB celebrated a century of brewing mastery.

JHB Planetarium

11km drive – 16mins

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The Johannesburg Planetarium is a planetarium owned by the University of the Witwatersrand, located on the University’s East Campus in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

Maboneng Precinct

6.8km drive – 14mins

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Focused around the galleries, studios and offices of Arts on Main, the Maboneng Precinct is one of the flagships of Johannesburg’s urban renewal programme. Many galleries are free to the public and give a unique glimpse into South Africa’s contemporary art scene.

Klip. Nature Reserve

13km drive – 19mins

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This beautiful nature reserve in the south of Johannesburg is a pleasant surprise for first-time visitors and a delight for nature lovers in the city. There are six hiking trails in the hilly 680ha reserve. The reserve is great for bird-watching and has an impressive number of mammal species.

Glenvista Golf Club

6km drive – 11mins

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Set in a picturesque valley of Southern Johannesburg the course offers a challenging yet rewarding experience for low & high handicappers alike. This is a one of a kind professional golf course, which has been well established for the last 20 years.

Rietvlei Zoo Farm

14.5km drive – 15mins

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Focused around the galleries, studios and offices of Arts on Main, the Maboneng Precinct is one of the flagships of Johannesburg’s urban renewal programme. Many galleries are free to the public and give a unique glimpse into South Africa’s contemporary art scene.

Thaba Trails

9.3km drive – 14mins

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Having negotiated a long lease we are proud and excited to be building a bike park without comparison. Right here in the South of Johannesburg at 101 Klip River Drive, Mulbarton. The 450 hectares offer a nature reserve in the middle of the bustling city.

Mall of the South

11.8km drive – 15mins

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Regarded as the next big retail sensation to hit the South, the regional shopping centre, Mall of the South is set to offer residents an exceptional high-end shopping experience right on their doorstep.

Glen Shopping

3.7km drive – 8mins

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Conveniently situated off the N12 freeway, The Glen services the affluent suburbs of Glenvista, Bassonia, Meyersdal, Brackenhurst and beyond.

Mulbarton Hospital

7.7km drive – 14mins

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Netcare Mulbarton Hospital is conveniently situated in True North Road, Mulbarton, to the south of Johannesburg, and offers easy access to all major highways.

Gold Reef City

5.9km drive – 13mins

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Gold Reef City is an amusement park in Johannesburg, South Africa. Located on an old gold mine which closed in 1971, the park is themed around the gold rush.

SA War Museum

13.6km drive – 17mins

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The South African National Museum of Military History, situated in Johannesburg in the Province of Gauteng, is the only museum of its kind in South Africa.

Turrfontein Racecourse

2.4km drive – 5mins

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Horseracing & Tote BettingPhumelela conducts horseracing and operates tote betting in four of South Africa’s nine provinces – Gauteng, the hub of the country’s horseracing industry