Rustenburg is a large town situated at the foot of the
Magalies mountain range in the North West province of South Africa.
Just outside the town are the largest platinum mines in the world and
the largest platinum refinery, which processes about 70% of the world's
The Rustenburg Local Municipality has a population of about
400 000 and is centrally located within the North West province and is
easily accessible from major South African urban centres.
The town will host Cote D’Ivoire, Tunisia, Algeria and Togo.
The stadium: Royal Bafokeng Stadium
The stadium was built and is managed by the Royal Bafokeng
Nation. It is used as the home stadium for Premier Soccer League club
The stadium will host Group D matches and a quarter final
The stadium seats 42 000 spectators.
The Africa Cup of Nations 2013 takes place during the months
of January and February 2013. Rustenburg is will be sunny and hot.
Remember to pack your floppy sun-hats, plenty of sunscreen, flip flops
and light clothes.
Rustenburg has a wide range of accommodation offerings, from
star-graded B&B’s and guesthouses to luxury hotels. Sun City
nearby boasts a choice of star-graded hotels as well as chalets.
To get a list of star -graded accommodation in Rustenburg
please visit the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa www.tourismgrading.co.za.
Things to do in Rustenburg
Rustenburg is a great springboard to visit the excellent
attractions of the North West province. Close by you’ll find the
magnificent Magaliesberg mountain range, Hartbeespoort Dam, Sun City
(known as the Las Vegas of South Africa) and the Valley of the Waves,
and the well-stocked Pilanesberg Game Reserve.
How to get here
The local Pilanesburg International Airport is the by-air
Rustenburg, though many people prefer to get there by coach or car,
travelling on the N4 highway from Johannesburg.
To find out more contact:
PO Box 16, Rustenburg, 0300
Tel: +27 14 590-3485
Fax: +27 14 590-3003