Toprock Gemstone, Mineral, Fossil and Crystal Museum Shop near Pietermaritzburg has a collection on show of over 3000 pieces (including 300 Fossils and artifacts is of International standard and a retail shop with a HUGE variety for sale.
Rock Museum, Gemstone Shop, Bush Tea Garden, Nice rustic large Gemstone Scratchpatch sandpit to keep the kids busy, Open Air Art Gallery, Walking trail, Game all over the place here(Nyala, Impala, Zebra..all sorts of butteflies(141 species) and Birds of every shape and size...and they are here naturally, not fenced in...and we are only 10 minutes from The KwaZula Natal Capital City of Pitermaritzburg!
Rock & Gemstone Events, Classic and other Car Club meeting place, Art Festivals, Parties, Bush Conferences. Great meeting place for anybody who loves Nature and Natural surroundings. Yes we have lots of interesting insects, snakes that show up fairly frequantly, you WILL get dust on your car...this is the classic African bush! (but close you would never belive there is 5000 Hectares hidden so close to civilisation!)
Pets welcome on leashes, smoking allowed..everybody is very welcome (except if you turn up at night...The Danes and doggies will eat you if I havent already shot you).
All free...you just need to get here.
Museum Shop is open on weekends and Public Holidays from 9am-4pm. Weekdays our normal Gemstone & MIneral business is running here from 7am-6pm daily, but not open to public unless prior appointment has been made
Take Ashburton Turnoff from N3 Main Jhb-Durban Highway.
Turn right (from offramps from either direction)
Drive 4km to end of Tar road. (You will see a sign saying Toprock Museum Shop 250m)
Turn left at fork at end of tar road
First entrance on right. "Toprock & Three Aloes" Sign above gate.
African Raptor Centre, (fantastic variety of Birds of Prey with shows daily)
Lion Park. A couple of thousand acres of lovely bush, lots of animals of all kinds....last time I was there I had my tyres eaten by 11 almost full grown lions in the enclosure while taking a guy from Rhodes Museum(UK) out on his first trip to South Africa..exciting!)
Bundu Safaris. Victor Hugo. Game drives on his Private Game Farm with Shonalanga Lodge.
Rocky Wonder Aloe Nursery ..Winston and Angela..largest selection of Aloes in SA..just around the corner from us here.
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