Krugersdorp at a glance
Founded as a municipality in 1887 on the cusp of the Witwatersrand Gold Rush - Krugersdorp was established as a small mining town that has continued to expand over the centuries and today spans approximately 247.22 km2. Located in the West Rand and named after the Transvaal president, Paul Kruger, Krugersdorp now forms part of the Mogale City Local Municipality.
Adding to its accessibility is the network of arterial routes that serves this area; the N14 connects Krugersdorp to the O.R Thambo International Airport, Johannesburg is 35 km away via the R41 and Sandton is 50 km away via the N1.
Krugersdorp boasts many established and prestigious primary, secondary and tertiary institutions that enhance the desirability of Krugersdorp as a residential area. Some of these places of learning include:
Alma Mater International School
Aiming to develop each learner’s full potential; Alma Mater International School strives to produce well-rounded individuals. This school focusses on academic excellence and offers international standards. With a highly qualified team if dedicated staff and educators, your child’s education is in good hands.
Curro Krugersdorp Independent School
Located in Rangeview, Curro Krugersdorp opened its doors in 2013 and has since continued to thrive as an elite institution. Catering to learners from pre-school to Grade 12, this school has very sought-after. With a modern approach to education committed to excellence, they have created a safe and exciting learning environment.
Other reputable schools in Krugersdorp comprise:
- Hoërskool Monument
- Monument Primary
- Krugersdorp High School
- Hoërskool Noordheuwel
- Silverfields Primary School
There are upwards several top quality medical facilities in and around Krugersdorp, with numerous private and public hospitals in Johannesburg just 40min away. Some of these medical and healthcare facilities include:
- West Rand Health
- Netcare Krugersdorp
Krugersdorp residents have a vast number of retail and shopping destinations to choice from, all in close, easy to reach proximity. These include:
Named after The Cradlestone of Humankind World Heritage Site that is located in close proximity, the Cradlestone Mall boasts nearly 200 stores ranging from fashion, food and fun. Located at the intersection of the N14/R28 highways, this centre provides each shopper with a unique retail experience, perfect for meeting friends and family.
Other shopping centres in Krugersdorp include:
- Key West Shopping Centre
- Feather Square Convenience Centre
- Noordheuwel Shopping Centre
There are many exciting things to be seen and activities to enjoy in Krugersdorp, outdoor adventures and everything in-between, here are some of the most popular attractions in the area.
Krugersdorp Game Reserve
This 1500ha game reserve offers visitors a unique African safari experience that is conveniently located within the borders of Krugersdorp. With over a dozen different species of mammals and 200 species of birds to be seen, the Big Five can often be spotted here. Guests can experience the splendour of this park, either by booking a game drive or enjoying a leisurely horseback ride.
Other interesting attractions include:
- Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve
- Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Krugersdorp is a fantastic option for those seeking a convenient destination to call home. RE/MAX Masters has exclusive residential properties available in Krugersdorp – the ideal choice for families, first-time buyers and retirees. From prestigious schools, a myriad of activities and entertainment options, Krugersdorp provides a lifestyle suited to a variety of buyers. Contact RE/MAX Masters today and view your next Krugersdorp address.