Pienaarsrivier Tourism

Pienaarsrivier is a town some 55 km (34 mi) due north of Pretoria, north of the Pienaars River. The river is named after Petrus Gerhardus Jacobus Pienaar, born 26 February 1819 in George, Cape Colony, who trekked to the then Transvaal in 1858. He became a local pioneer farmer, and reputedly shot an elephant whilst hunting in the area. The Northern Sotho name of this river is Moretele, from which the Moreletaspruit derives its name. The town Pienaarsrivier was established in 1908.


A place in South Africa, Pienaarsrivier is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, Sun City also deserves a visit. Attractions in Sun City include Apartheid Museum, Carlton Centre Observation Deck, Museum Africa. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Pilanesberg International Airport. Tour packages of Pienaarsrivier are of 1 to 2 days duration.