Edenvale is situated in the Gauteng Province in South Africa.A small town in the east rand, Edenvale started out as a small settlement name Rietfontein in 1903 around the Rietfontein Gold Mine. Today, Edenvale is a very well-known part of Johannesburg and is centrally located half way between O.R Thambo Interational Airport and the Johannesburg city centre, just 12km from Sandton and 9km from a Gautrain station.
Activities and Attractions
Edenvale is home to two malls, Greenstone mall and Stoneridge mall and a host of smaller shopping centres and any tourist looking to do some shopping will not be left wanting.
For the sporty type the area has a number of gyms, indoor sports such as action soccer, action cricket and indoor volleyball. There are two golf clubs as well as a number of martial arts studios.
A number of attractions and things to do in Edenvale will ensure that visitors to the area are never bored:
- De Molen is a ¾ size replica of its namesake in Holland, this large windmill, built in 1996 is a must see for visitors to the area.
- Horwoods Farm provides a picnic area and braai spot for visitors over the weekend as well as large open spaces for families to enjoy sports and relax. Horwoods Farm is also part of the original farm on which Edenvale was built.
- AECI Dynamite Factory Museum
- Frank Marrett Park
- John Voelcker Bird Dam
Edenvale offers visitors a wide range of accommodation to suit even the most discerning traveller, including bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self catering units and hotels. See our accommodation directory for a comprehensive list of accommodation in Edenvale.