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Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij

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#2 of 11 things to do in Magaliesburg Features Animals
| Skeerpoort, Magaliesburg 0232, South Africa
+27 12 207 1289
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In Wonderland...

For a tranquil experience of the Haartebeestpoort one needs to do Van Gaalen Cheese Farm. A five... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Deanen P
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A bit disappointing

Beautiful setting with lovely play area. The cheese platter, coffee, cheese cake and toasted... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
eMalahleni, South Africa
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“cheese farm” (10 reviews)
| Skeerpoort, Magaliesburg 0232, South Africa
+27 12 207 1289
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For a tranquil experience of the Haartebeestpoort one needs to do Van Gaalen Cheese Farm. A five minute drive from the Dam and situated just beneath the Megalies Mt range These mountains formed more than two billion years ago, making them nearly 100 times older...More

Thank Deanen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting with lovely play area. The cheese platter, coffee, cheese cake and toasted sandwiches were OK but not worth the price. There was also no baby changing facility. Left feeling disappointed.

Thank Alula2014
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Lovely country setting. Enjoy the outdoors with a view over the dam of the indoors with large windows for protection against cold and sun. This is a must if you are traveling through the Magalies Meander. The various cheese platters are recommended for the not...More

Thank RonelRogers
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Van Gaalen early on a friday morning. We walked the mountain trails and then had lunch from the menu. The view is great but service and food was just average.

Thank ChristiPretorius
Reviewed 14 June 2017

What a lovely shop - with lots of nice 'goodies' to buy. Had some cheese tasting before we purchased good Goats Milk cheese.

Thank DianevanVuuren
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Stunning al fresco dining or a picnic along the stream. Lots of space for the kids to run around, climb, enjoy the farm animals and a perfect place to enjoy the country air

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We enjoyed a relaxed few hours, first taking the cheese making tour, which is more of an information session as the factory is within the restaurant building, and enjoyed a pre-booked picnic next to the river. The farm is owner-run and the service is good...More

Thank Quiddity
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed the amazing scenery of the farm, the food was great and on time. We will definitely be back soon!

Thank Mishka N
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience, watched cheese being made. Enjoyed lively Cappuccino on the veranda under the trees. Stocked up on all The Dutch treats and of course Dutch Cheese! Drop, stroop waffels and Appelstroop.

Thank Ronnie P
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

During one of our many trips to this area we were not dissapointed when we spend the day at van Gaalen . The menu hasn't changed in years and a typical South African breakfast with some Dutch influence ensure a good luck start of the...More

Thank Louis D
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