Magaliesburg is a small town situated below the Witwatersrand mountain range in Gauteng, South Africa. The Magaliesberg mountain range lies to the north from the town, hence the name "Magaliesburg". Burg is the Afrikaans name for Town whereas Berg is the name for mountain. The town and surrounds are popular holiday and weekend destinations for the residents of Johannesburg and Pretoria. With more than 100 accommodation venues and a great variety of activities, this small village at the foot of the Magalies Mountain is the ideal escape for city dwellers.