Limpopo ProvinceHome to the northern part of the infamous Kruger National Park, ancient baobab trees and cycad forests, Limpopo offers contrasting landscapes, spectacular mountains and brilliant game reserves.
South Africa’s northern most province, Limpopo Province is a land of breathtaking contrasts that is characterized by hot savannah plains and mist-clad mountains, age-old indigenous forests and cycads alongside latter-day plantations. For the nature lover, the area abounds in game farms, natural heritage sites and nature reserves, as well as the northern half of the famous Kruger National Park.
The entire province is the perfect venue for mountain biking, canoeing and kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, hot air ballooning, horse riding, trout fishing and angling. Limpopo is regarded as a prime birding destination and offers superb natural scenery as well as an interesting cultural heritage with many fascinating activities along various self-drive routes.
There are several well known landmarks in Limpopo, the Waterberg Mountains stretching over 5000 km², affording visitors to the area a unique scenic, historical and cultural experience.
A visit to the natural hot water springs should soothe the soul and relax the mind and the Nylsvley wetlands is a bird lovers’ paradise with a huge concentration of waterbirds.
In the Makapans Valley is a large and near complete record of human occupation, dating back over 3 million years ago in the times of Ape-man. This area is in line for a World Heritage Site.
Limpopo is well known for its Baobab trees, abundant wildlife, variety of mountain ranges, wetlands and culture. Limpopo has a tremendous selection of resorts to choose from, including private and National game reserves, spa resorts, riverside resorts and mountain escapes, which will entice caravanners, campers and tourists back time and time again.