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Sonderwater in Gauteng (region) is a place in South Africa - about 20 mi (or 31 km) East of Pretoria, the country's capital city.

Current time in Sonderwater is now 05:30 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Johannesburg" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger places might be interesting for you: Maseru, Gaborone, Mbabane, Manzini, Pretoria or Greenview. While being here, make sure to check out Sonderwater, Rayton, Meule, Cullinan, Forfar and Van der Merwe as well. We know of 5 airports near Sonderwater. The clostest airport we discovered is Wonderboom Airport (IATA: PRY) with a distance of 20 mi (or 32.2 km) West of the city centre of Sonderwater.

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Location insights

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 12%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 862.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain
Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, February 7th 2016

Sky is clear Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, February 8th 2016

Light rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, February 9th 2016

Moderate rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 16°C (60 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Map of local sightseeing hints

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Premier Mine

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
More reading: Premier Mine homepage

The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by Petra Diamonds. It is situated in the town of Cullinan, 40 kilometres east of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa. Established in 1902, it was renamed the Cullinan Diamond Mine in November 2003 in celebration of its centenary. The mine rose to prominence in 1905, when the Cullinan Diamond — still the largest rough diamond of gem quality ever found — was discovered here. It is also the only significant source of blue diamonds in the world.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Diamond mines in South Africa
  • Underground mines in South Africa

Reeva Steenkamp

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp was a South African model. On 14 February 2013, she was shot dead by Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, whom she had been dating since November 2012.

This attraction is classified as:

  • 1983 births
  • 2013 deaths
  • Deaths by firearm in South Africa
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University alumni
  • People from Cape Town
  • People from Port Elizabeth
  • Reality television participants
  • South African female models
  • White South African people

CVO Skool Pretoria

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

CVO Skool Pretoria

CVO Skool Pretoria is a private Christian school in the Calvinist and "Boer" tradition. The school is located in Lynnwood, Pretoria, South Africa. It was founded in 1992 and the school leavers write the "Onafhanklike Afrikaanse Eksamenraad" or OAER (previously the BCVO Exam Board) Senior Certificate exam. It has about 300 pupils ranging from the grade 0 to grade 12.

CVO Skool Pretoria is a private Christian school in the Calvinist and "Boer" tradition. The school is located in Lynnw... Read details

This attraction is classified as:

  • Educational institutions established in 1992
  • Presbyterian schools in South Africa
  • Private schools in Gauteng

HM Pitje Stadium

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

HM Pitje Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Mamelodi, a suburb of City of Tshwane, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is set to be utilized as a training field for teams participating in the 2010 FIFA World Cup after being renovated in 2009 and brought up to FIFA standards. In the past, it was the part-time home stadium of Mamelodi Sundowns who now play at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium. The stadium was named after Hezekiel Mothibe Pitje, the first mayor of Mamelodi.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Soccer venues in South Africa

Nan Hua Temple

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Nan Hua Temple (南華寺, Nanhua Si) is the largest Buddhist temple and seminary in Africa, and is situated in the Cultura Park suburb of Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa. It is the African headquarters of the Fo Guang Shan (Buddha's Light Mountain) Order, covering over 600 acres . Fo Guang Shan was established in 1967 by Venerable Master Hsing Yun, and is a Mahayana Chinese Buddhism monastic order. The Temple, like its mother order in Taiwan, follows the Linji Chan school of Buddhism as well as the Pure Land School.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Buddhism in South Africa
  • Buddhist temples in Africa
  • Buildings and structures in Gauteng
  • Fo Guang Shan temples
  • Places of worship in South Africa
  • Religious buildings completed in 2007
  • Visitor attractions in Gauteng
  • Visitor attractions in South Africa

Bronkhorstspruit Dam

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Bronkhorstspruit Dam is a concrete-arch type dam on the Bronkhorst Spruit, near Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, South Africa. It was established in 1950 and its main purpose is for domestic supply and industrial use.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Dams completed in 1950
  • Dams in South Africa

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Hotels & Hostels: Places to stay

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Town Lodge Menlo Park**

Town Lodge Menlo Park

Very close

< 18 mi.
Standard Hotel
Address: Cnr Atterbury And Klarinet Rd Menlo Park, 1200 Pretoria

Our whole team would like to proudly welcome you to the Town Lodge Menlo Park. Where you will stay All of the hotel guests enjoy the easy-to-use telephone and the television that are available...

Faircity Grosvenor Gardens****

Faircity Grosvenor Gardens

Very close

< 19 mi.
Upper Class Hotel
Address: 212 Grosvenor Street, 0028 Pretoria

We would like to happily welcome you to the Faircity Grosvenor Gardens. There are ample parking spaces available to hotel guests. If you are staying for an extended period, rest assured you can...

Purple Olive Guest House***

Purple Olive Guest House

Very close

< 21 mi.
Middle Class Hotel
Address: 68 Ray Street Wonderboom, 0182 Pretoria

We would like to warmly welcome you to the Purple Olive Guest House. Business hours of reception: On business days: from 06:00 to 20:00 On the weekend: from 07:00 to 20:00 ....

Sheraton Pretoria Hotel*****

Sheraton Pretoria Hotel

Top Class

< 21 mi.
High Class Hotel
Address: 643 corner of Church and Wessels Streets, 0007 Pretoria

Our whole crew would like to happily welcome you to the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel. As a member of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. family, the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel is part of a network...

Protea Hotel Capital***

Protea Hotel Capital

< 22 mi.
Middle Class Hotel
Address: 390 Van Der Walt Street, 0001 Pretoria

We would like to enthusiastically welcome you to the Protea Hotel Capital. The Marriott International family welcomes you to the Protea Hotel Capital! We have many parking spots available where...

Holiday Inn Express Pretoria-Sunnypark***

Holiday Inn Express Pretoria-Sunnypark

< 22 mi.
Middle Class Hotel
Address: C/O Mears Street and Trevenna, 0002 Pretoria

We would like to cordially welcome you to the Holiday Inn Express Pretoria-Sunnypark. The InterContinental Hotels Group family would like to welcome you to the Holiday Inn Express Pretoria-Sunnypark! Our...

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Videos from the area

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published: December 07, 2008 length: 09:17 min
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author: fjsnijman

Silver Kawasaki Ninja zx14 leaving Premier Hotel in Cullinan back to Pretoria

Trailseeker #2 MTB 2013 Nikon aw110

published: July 08, 2013 length: 55:23 min
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author: deneys van dyk

Nissan Trailseeker 2, in the lovely town of Callinan, Gauteng. Also called the diamond rush takes you across loads of jeep track with a bit of singletrack. The best looking parts of the track

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