Eastern Cape

Top 10

Fun experiences Limpopo

1Guided bush walk, Kruger National Park.

African wildlife abounds in this vast wilderness area, including the famous Big Five. Head out on a guided walk to experience the bush and discover its natural secrets.

2Venda Art Route

Visit artists and sculptors in their homes and studios, take a self-drive adventure along the Venda Art Route, which features amazing sculpture, woodwork, arts and crafts.

3Soul Safari

Enjoy the combination of nature, wildlife and quiet reflection at Garonga in the Makalali Reserve. Sleep out on a platform under the stars, enjoy a Swedish massage in a charming thatched spa, or indulge in an open-air bush bath.

4Magoebaskloof Canopy tour

Move between platforms high above an indigenous forest canopy - slide along wires suspended over a river, waterfalls and the forest floor. Sheer forest magic!

54 x 4 African Ivory Route Trail

Rough and Ready! This trail follows the route carved out by early hunters - through game reserves and wilderness areas along the northern, eastern and western boundaries of the Limpopo River.

6Meropa Casino, Polokwane

Fun place to visit for a relaxed lunch, some gentle shopping and the chance to try your hand with Lady Luck at the casino. There is also a butterfly, bird and reptile reserve and go-kart tracks for the kids, and a cultural fair and market here.

7Trout fishing in Haenertsberg

Calm, quiet and beautiful. The tranquil lakes and dams of the small Limpopo hamlet offer excellent trout fishing opportunities - and later you can brag about your catch at the local pub.

8Skirmish route in Louis Trichardt

Take a guided tour of Anglo Boer battle sites, gravesides and historical spots in this haunting region, and find out about the last days of the bitter war.

9Polokwane Bird Sanctuary and Game Reserve

A short hop from the capital city, this reserve has over 280 bird species and plenty of smaller game. You can also go on an exciting night time game drive.

10Bakone Malapa Musuem

This interesting open-air museum offers you a real insight into the traditional lifestyles of the Northern Sotho people who lived here during the 18th century.