1. Abe bailey Provincial Nature Reserve: 10 km
2. Klipdrif Dam: 26 km
3. Buffelsvlei Wild Animal Park: 31 km
Carletonville is a well known suburb in Gauteng and has one of the worlds richest gold mines. It is less than an hour away from the city centre which makes it convenient for visitors.
One of the most interesting and fascinating attractions in Carletonville is the Sterkfontein Caves and Craddle of Humankind which consists of many limestone caves that contain fossilised remains of animals and plants. If you are a golf lover, then less than 10 minutes away is the choice of 2 well maintained golf courses. While visiting Carletonville it would be well worth your while to take the whole family to Sun City which is a unique casino and entertainment resort with a variety of sporting facilities, safaris and even its own man made beach with man made waves. Sun City boasts one of Africas best gold courses which was designed by the famous golfer, Gary Player.
Carletonville enjoys a moderate climate with warm to hot summer months with most rainfall as thunderstorms and cool to very cold winter months.