Heidelberg

Heidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelbergHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga border
Heidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelbergHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga border

General Information

The town of Heidelberg is situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga border. Heidelberg is a historical town located along the N3 highway between Durban and Johannesburg which makes it a great stop over point for tourists travelling between the two cities.

Heidelberg began in 1862 as a trading station built by a German, HJ Uekermann. A town was laid out around the store and named after Uekermann's alma mater. Today many of the old buildings have been persevered and can still be seen throughout the town. Monuments to the women and children who died during the Second Boer War can also be seen in the town. 

To the west of the town is the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve in which is Gauteng’s highest point, 2 000 meters above sea level.  

Activities and Attractions

A number of activities in Heidelberg will ensure that no one will ever get bored:

  • Philosophers' Way - Historic walking ares

  • Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg)

  • Carl Theodor Old Bridge (Alte Brucke)

  • Market Square (Marktplatz)

  • Thingstatte - Monument

  • Deutsches Apotheken Museum

  • Heidelberg Transport Museum

Accommodation

A range of accommodation is available in Heidelberg ranging from guest houses and BnB's to hotels and self catering units. See our accommodation directory for a comprehensive list. 

HeidelbergHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga borderHeidelberg, situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand in Gauteng 50km south east of Johannesburg and close to the Mpumalanga border

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