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A wedding at the top of Magaliesberg

  • 13 February 2013

We might be celebrating Love on the Mountain with Steve Hofmeyr this Friday, but Jacques and Hester Barnard beat us to it when they exchanged wedding vows at the top of Harties last weekend.

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Who invented the world’s first aerial cableway?

  • 05 February 2013 | Kate Rau

The setting is 17th century Poland, on a hill in Biskupia Gorka, or Bishops Mountain, in Danzig (now Gdansk).

Here, in 1644, a revolutionary cable lift system – a continuously circulating ropeway – performed its first rotation, transporting building materials and earthworks from the bottom of the hill to the construction site and bastion above.

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Love is in the air at Harties Cableway

  • 17 January 2013

A night under the stars, looking out over the lights of Magaliesberg from the mountaintop with that special someone ... sound like a great way to spend Valentine’s Day?

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The world’s cableways: Part 4

  • 11 January 2013 | Kate Rau

Think you don’t have a reason to travel to Armenia? Think again. Armenia is home to the world’s longest non-stop double track cableway, the Tatev Aerial Tramway. Designed by Garaventa (Switzerland), the world record-holding 5.7-kilometre cableway connects Halizor village to the secluded and medieval Tatev Monastery, traversing the Vorotan River Gorge.

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The world’s cableways: Part 3

  • 18 December 2012 | Kate Rau

An aerial cableway is known by a different name in countries across the world.  Also called an aerial tramway, a cable car, a ropeway or an aerial tram, this lift system by definition uses one or two ropes for support and another rope for propulsion to propel a cable car (or cabin) from one end of the line to another.

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Harties Cableway wins award for Best Conference Venue in North West Provincial Tourism Awards

  • 12 November 2012

It’s official! Harties Cableway has been named the Best Conference Venue in the prestigious North West Provincial Tourism Awards.

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Harties Cableway – ‘tis the season

  • 06 November 2012

This festive season, treat the family to something a bit different. Celebrate in style with the Harties Cableway! We’re open over Christmas, and extending our operating hours so our visitors can make the most of December’s summer sunshine and good cheer.

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Harties Cableway a finalist in the North West Provincial Tourism Awards

  • 02 November 2012

We are delighted to announce that the Harties Cableway has been chosen as one of the finalists in the North West Provincial Tourism Awards.

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