|A fertile, citrus-producing area irrigated by the waters of the
To the South of Brits, beneath a karee tree, the armistice treaty
of the Boer Civil War was signed in 1864 and, nearby De Wildt
station, a famous speech by General Hertzog in 1912 led to the
formation of the National Party.
Founded in 1924 on the farm Roode Kopjes, it was named for the
owner Gert Brits.
A private game reserve and wilderness area in the heart of the
bushveld. Some 4 000 ha (10 000 acres) of rolling hills, wetlands
and seasonal rivers with wonderful bird life and great opportunities
for game viewing.
De Wildt Cheetah Research Centre
Renowned throughout the world for its success in breeding and
studying cheetah, king cheetah, brown hyena, suni, blue duiker
and wild dogs.
Finfoot Lake Reserve
Chalet accomodation and canoeing, game drives, swimming, mountain
biking, fishing and bush walks.
The town's surrounding area boasts numerous well-stocked game
reserves offering varying vegetation, animal species and types
The tree at which the peace negotiations between the state representative
and the people's leader took place after the Battle of Crocodile
River in 1864.
Carousel Entertainment Complex
Show bars, boxing matches, theme restaurants, cinemas, live entertainment,
and video arcades.
For the ideal selfdrive route start at the World Heritage Site
of Stekfontein Caves and continue onto Hartbeespoort Dam, Rustenburg
Nature Reserve, Pilanesberg and Sun City