Here is the Link with the activities that we suggest around the Lodge:

Saddle creek- Adventures & Activities (32 Km)

Saddle Creek Ranch is nestled at the foothills of Magnificent Magaliesburg Mountains.

We offer a variety of adventure activities for all ages and occasions.

With 10 horses, 4 quad bikes and 4 Go-Karts we are sure to please each and every client.

 Nestled in the Hekpoort Valley in the foothills of the magnificent Magaliesburg Mountains. We offer horseback riding with a difference, riding western style on “well trained, obedient, calm and friendly” trail horses, with various rides in to the bush veld and mountain foothills. All the rides are accompanied by trained trail guides and a trained staff member.
Shelter Rock (44.8 km from Woodland Gardens)

Shelter Rock is a peaceful, informative, fun and adventure destination for tourists, day visitors, corporations and schools.
Shelter Rock’s close proximity to the city provides an easy escape to experience the tranquility of the ancient Magaliesberg. We are a small owner run establishment and can only accommodate a limited number of guests on a given day. We do not meet you somewhere and take you to an unknown destination. Your destination is Shelter Rock where you park your car and where the adventure begins. 

bosparadys ( 12.2 km from Woodland Gardens )

087 150 2828 / 082 389 4908 /

Magaliesburg Barbus Haven – Fly Fishing Adventures Fishing ( 17.3 km from Woodland Gardens )
The eco friendly fly fishing venue. Experience fly fishing in a peaceful and private environment. Introductory clinic for individuals and families. Corporate activities include the Ultimate Magalies fly-fishing, spa and picnic combo and NEW The Amazing fly-fishing Race that can be run at venues that don’t have water river/dam.
011 315 4503 –
Hot Air Balloon Safaris: ( 62 K)
flights are one of the most romantic pursuits you could ever imagine.

Magalies Gliding Club  20 k from woodland gardens:

Offers introductory flights to casual visitors and potential members. 082 551 5920 / 082 923 7147

canopy tours ( 80 K from Woodland Gardens):
The mountain sanctuary park (The Rock Pools) are next to the canopy tours in the mountains.

the sterkfontein caves ( 35 K from Woodland Gardens):

Mountain bike close by 

Van Gaalens MTB Trail (49.9 km from Woodland Gardens )

Tel: +27 (0)12 207 1289

Cellular: 083 226 7834

TRAIL DESTINATION > Magalies mountain range

DISTANCE > Up to 100km

GRADING >  Intermediate to Extreme

Sun city ( Woodland Gardens to Sun city (101 km)

Game reserve close by:

Lion & Rhino park ( 48.9 km  from Woodland Gardens )

Askari Game Lodge & Spa ( 23.7 km  from Woodland Gardens )

Silver star casino :

Golf courses :

Brits – 012 250 2522

Shelter Rock –  071 473 6298 (Knobkierie golf)

Krugersdorp – 011 660 4365

Mooi Nooi – 014 574 4111

Rustenburg – 014 597 1814

Hunters Rest Hotel – 014 537 8300

Magalies Park – 012 207 9000

PecanWood – 012 244 8080

Sun City Golf – 014 557 1245/6

Microlight Flights:
View the Magaliesberg in style from the open cockpit of a Thunderbird microlight.
014 5770060

Health spas and Wellness :

Massage service at the Woodland Gardens Lodge:

Our services cover special occasions including anniversaries, Birthdays, Honeymoons etc..
Or just spoil yourselves to a lovely getaway in the countryside.

Come & enjoy our magical vibe, and complete your holiday with a good experience of body & mind therapy next to the Magaliesburg mountains,
the oldest mountains in the world.

Want to stay at your chalet & get spoiled?

The massage therapy service is based in house and can be set up at your chalet, for your own comfort!You more than welcome to contact us on the day of your arrival, for the massage treatments that you would like to choose to make it as easier as possible.We need to confirm the treatments on the day of your arrival to know how many therapists we need to enquirer for the weekend.Please be advised we do not have Credit Card facilities for the  Massage services  we recommend to make reservations in advance! (EFT or cash)

Valley Lodge & Spa- Magaliesburg – ( 13.4 km from Woodland Gardens )

Upmarket health spa with various treatments available.

014 5771301

African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa Magaliesburg – ( 15.8 km from Woodland Gardens )

Discover true serenity away from the urban hustle and bustle at the award-winning Mount Grace Spa and Bush Spa

 014 577 5600

Sparkling Health Spa (Sparkling Waters) – Rustenburg ( 60k from Woodland Gardens )

Renew your mind, body and spirit. More than 45 salon treatments available as well as a
gym and sun bed, heated indoor pool and jacuzzi’s. 014 535 0019

Woodland gardens is a Self catering Lodge, we don`t serve any type of meal at the Lodge.
But we can recommend a very nice restaurants in the area:

The Black Horse 19k from Woodland Gardens                                          

Lovers Rock 

+27 14 5771327

 +27 14 5771328                                                                                        

Nobleman Brewing Company

Our beer is inspired by noble deeds and courageous hearts. It is carefully brewed with a labour of love to ensure complexity and flavour with every sip.

076 376 0893

Van Gaalen Kaasmakery / Cheese farm                                                    

 Open 6 days a week, Closed Tuesdays.
Guided tours and a variety of cheeses for sale.
Lunches available. 012 207 1289 –

De Hoek Country house:                                                                         

Booking is essential. Call +27 (0)14 577-9600

The Magaliesberg and cradle of Humankind has something for everyone from the adventurous, to the laid back, to experience.
Come and explore our beautiful area at the country side!