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Rustenburg

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Platinum City

Situated at the base of the Magaliesberg Mountains, the town of Rustenburg boasts a rich history and heritage as the site of a platinum mining rush, the location of several Boer War battles, and the hometown of Paul Kruger, a famous South African politician. The town remains a popular tourist hotspot due to its proximity to a number of nature reserves, most notably Pilanesberg National Park. Take a trip to Rustenburg if you're looking for a comfortable base for exploring nearby game reserves, scenic routes, and dam, which offers numerous water sports and picnic opportunities. Rustenburg is in North-West Province. Plan trip to South Africa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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Where to stay in Rustenburg

Abundant accommodation options concentrate in and around Rustenburg, with various styles and price ranges represented. If you're looking to spend, boutique hotels and stylish guesthouses are some of the upscale lodgings available, while budget-conscious visitors can opt for a basic bed and breakfast.
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