The Onderstepoort Research Station set in the magnificent grounds of the Bon Accord Dam. Madunsa Campus is also close by. The suburb is within easy reach of the Military Base and the Airport at Wonderboom.
The area has 3 golf courses, Akasia Golf Club as well as Hillside Golf Club & Pebble Rock.
Netcare Akasia Hospital and Netcare Montana Hospital is located in these suburbs.
There are various shopping malls: Wonderpark mall, Kolonnade Shopping Centre & Kolonnade Retail Shopping Centre, Northpark mall and Wonderboom Junction
Within a few minutes from the following national roads, N1, N4 and R80. It houses the following train stations, Wonderboom, Pretoria North, Wolmerton, Winternest, Rosslyn, Lynross, Akasiaboom, Hornsnek and Onderstepoort. In addition to the trains the public transport includes bus services and taxi ranks and the newly built A RE YENG BRT System
Schools include: Primary Schools: Laerskool Wonderboom, Northridge Primary School & Laerskool Stephanus Roos. High Schools: Hoerskool Montana & Hoerskool Overkruin.