|Dome Pools, Magaliesberg

Brief summary of venue Dome Pools is a hiking venue, involving an easy walk along a stream to some of the biggest and deepest rock pools in the Magaliesberg, making it a fantastic venue for swimming in the summer months.
 Permit/ permission info Non MCSA members must obtain a permit from the MCSA Magaliesberg Section. - Contact admin@mag.mcsa.org.za; tel: 083 845 1573 (weekdays 8 - 10am)
Approximate travelling time from Johannesburg 1 hour 30 minutes.
 Parking information Cars are parked on Mr Jan van Staden's property. Permit holders and members can obtain directions from the MCSA Magaliesberg Section. To date there haven’t been any problems with this parking area, but as always, do not leave any valuables visible inside vehicles. Parking is free of charge.
 Info on walk in The walk in takes about 2 hours and is one of the easiest walks in the Magaliesberg, with uphill sections being fairly gentle.
 Accommodation Camping is available at the MCSA campsite about 10 minutes walk upstream from the big pools. No facilities whatsoever, but clean water easily accessible.
Availability of water for drinking Water is available except for about the first 30 minutes of the walk.
 Climbing route guide No climbing routes at Dome Pools.
 Climbing information Pleasant, shady lunch spots available near several of the rock pools. No monkey cages.
 Child friendly Yes, as long as children can walk for two hours without a problem.
 Swimming Most definitely.
 Camp fires No.
 Other attractions
 Dangers The usual variety of Magaliesberg birds and animals may be seen. The animals most likely to be encountered are baboons and klipspringer.
 Contacts MCSA Magaliesberg Section for information and permits - Contact admin@mag.mcsa.org.za / tel: 083 845 1573 (8 - 10am weekdays)