Situated 70km from Johannesburg and 90km from Tshwane, Magalies Retreat is a large resort that caters to organisations such as schools and churches who are looking for a venue with lots of sporting activities and a broad choice of accommodation for holiday camps.
Magalies Retreat offers a huge range of accommodation options and can accommodate up to 700 guests in a collection of dormitories, chalets, guesthouses and campsites. The venue has over 15 accommodation sites, which have between 4 beds and 150 beds.
Sports and adventure activities include a paintball park which incorporates urban warfare, trench warfare and bush warfare settings, beach volleyball, human foosball, cricket, basketball and netball.
For team building and competitive events there is an adventure obstacle course with ziplines, swings, log traversing, low ropes and climbing challenges. In addition Magalies Retreat also has equipment and challenges that were once part of the set of the TV show MTN Gladiators and visitors can challenge one another in a series of exciting arenas such as the Cascading Water Slide and the Spiderball Maze.
The Magalies Retreat main entertainment area has swimming pools, water slides, a trampoline, restaurant and spit braai area. There is also an onsite amphitheatre which can accommodate over 1000 individuals and the Great Covenant Hall which seats 600 individuals and is a popular venue for church functions.
Activities which can be organised in the surrounding areas include game drives, bird watching trips, hiking trails and mountain biking and the Magalies Retreat is set within 400 hectares of land.