With the festive season upon us, everybody is looking for specials that will help make this special time even more of a celebration. Here are some festive-season specials available in Gauteng that are sure to make you rejoice ...
Celebrate your festive season with a three-night experience in the Cradle of Humankind and surrounding areas. Valid from 11 December 2017 until 15 January 2018, for R4 350 per couple you can enjoy:
A three-night stay at Riverstone Lodge complete with one dinner to the value of R450 and three breakfasts
Entry for two to the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Silverstar Casino vouchers
Discounted entry to Maropeng, the official visitor centre for the Cradle of Humankind
Full body massage for two at Maropeng
The Quick De-Stress package includes a conditioning pedicure, African scalp massage, lunch, and use of the spa facilities at R650 per person
The Rejuvenation package comprises a back, neck and shoulder massage, express manicure and pedicure, lunch, a spa gift, and use of the spa facilities at R800 per person
The Relax & Unwind package offers a full body scrub, full body massage, spa bath, a bottle of sparkling wine, lunch, and the use of the spa facilities at R1 000 per person
Celebrate this festive season outdoors with a canopy tour/equestrian package at Magaliesberg Canopy Tour, which includes an exhilarating canopy tour as well as a horse ride through the veld.
The Canopy Tour includes a two-and-a-half hour experience taking in the beauty of the Magaliesberg mountain range on a “foefie” slide/zipline
Children under 10 receive a feeding bag for the animals in the petting corner, a picnic lunch, and a 10-minute pony ride, complete with a lucky packet and canopy tour, all for R665
Adults receive a picnic lunch, an hour-long horse ride and a canopy tour for R755
For an extra R200 you can purchase an experience package that includes a group and personal video on a USB flash drive
As a celebration always requires exceptional food and drink, many Gauteng restaurants have arranged special menus for 25 December 2017. BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal in Johannesburg and its four-course gourmet Christmas lunch buffet will definitely provide an atmospheric and enjoyable celebratory meal. Enjoy a wide range of starters and salads, a carvery selection, a variety of main courses and hot dishes, including vegetarian options, and a sweet selection of desserts and cheeses.
Main restaurant bookings cost R425 per person for the Christmas lunch
Conference venue bookings cost R395 per person for the Christmas lunch
Children under five eat free, while children between five and 12 pay half price
The meal cost includes a glass of sparkling wine, tea and coffee, and Christmas crackers