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Accommodation Heidelberg – Heidelberg Accommodation

Find accommodation in the most popular places to stay in Heidelberg in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. Accommodation Africa South will soon provide you with a list of all the best destinations, things to do and see whether you are looking for a ‘naughty’ weekend away from the kids, an adventure, vacation or holiday accommodation or somewhere to stay because you are a travelling salesman, contractor or other profession that involves a lot of travelling and staying away from home. We also plan to have venues and places where you can have conferences, conventions, expos, special events like weddings, birthday parties, art, craft, and other exhibitions, as well as farmers or christmas markets and agricultural and other shows. We also have a calendar of events in the Gauteng and other places in South Africa if you wish to see whats on.

Heidelberg is about an hours drive from Johannesburg and an hour and a half from Pretoria depending on traffic and the route you take. It is close to Nigel, not too far from Kempton Park, Boksburg, Benoni, Brakpan, Germiston, Alberton, Springs, with Soweto on the West Rand a bit further away.

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See below the table for more about Heidelberg, its vicinity and neighboring areas. Below the table is a bit of history, emergency and other numbers, attractions in the area, what to do and see in and around Heidelberg, and links to find out more.

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About Heidelberg

Heidelberg lies at the foot of the Suikerbosrand (Sugar Bush Ridge) which is a Nature Reserve.

Heidelberg History

Heidelberg began as a trading station and was named after the store owner’s hometown in Germany. During the Second Boer War, the British built a concentration camp here to house the women and children.  A monument was erected to commemorate all the deaths.

During the mid seventies many young cadets got their compulsory military training here at the academy.

Attractions in and around Heidelberg

Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve, the Transport Museum, War memorial, Marievale Bird Sanctuary on the other side of  Nigel, and Midvaal Motor Race Track on the way to Vereeniging, are the main attractions in and around Heidelberg.  It has a number of local heritage sites, old buildings with fascinating architecture, and some monuments.

Great Heidelberg Links

Heidelberg does not have a local municipality, but forms part of the East Rand Metropolitan Municipality – Ekurhuleni
Closest universities are WITS and Johannesburg university in Johannesburg and UNISA in Pretoria.
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Wiki – Heidelberg

Helpful numbers for Heidelberg

Emergency Services – Heidelberg Hospital  (+27) 016 341 1100. Life Suikerbosrand Clinic (+27) 016 342 9200

Local Number enquiries 1023
International Enquiries 903
Time 1026
Tourism Info and Safety Line 083 123 2345
Police 10111
Ambulance 10117
SA Weather Service 82 162

American Express +27 (0)11 359 0111
Diners Club +27 (0)11 358 8400
Mastercard International (TF) 0800 990418
VISA International (TF) 0800 990475
Thomas Cook – Rennies (TF) 0800 998175
Europ Assistance +27 (0)11 359 5000
Medical Rescue International +27 (0)11 242 0242
SA National Parks Board +27 (0)12 428 9111
Gauteng Parks & Tourism Board +27 (0)18 397 1500

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