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Top 10

Getaways in Limpopo

1Valley of the Olifants

A scenic region comprising the vast wilderness area traversed by the Olifants River on its way into the Kruger National Park, beyond the northern Drakensberg mountains.

2Blyde River Canyon

The Limpopo side of the Blyde River Canyon is panoramic and offers an unbeatable mountain/bush combo and assorted getaways, hotels, lodges and reserves.

3Limpopo Valley

A variety of eco-friendly and charming camps set amongst the boulders and baobabs on the banks of the ancient Limpopo River, including the must-see Mapungbuwe World Heritage Site.

4Northern Kruger National Park

A landscape featuring ancient koppies, baobab trees and elephants, the northern Kruger has a range of accommodation ranging from super luxury to bring-your-own tent.

5Magoebaskloof and surrounds

The Magoebaskloof mountain area is great hiking, fishing, walking country. There’s plenty of room at the inns in and around Haenertsburg village, plus friendly hotels and guesthouses.

6Soutpansberg

South Africa’s northernmost mountain range offers mountain getaways, romantic retreats, hiking trails and historic routes.

7Waterberg

This malaria-free region offers Big Five reserves, great family getaways and vast wilderness areas, including the beautiful Marakele National Park

8Vhembe

With tea plantations, silver dams and forests, this is a picturesque and historic part of Limpopo, and offers assorted accommodation from cultural villages to cozy guesthouses.

9Blouberg and surrounds

This is rugged and remote territory, preferred haunt of vultures, rock climbers, adventurers and campers.

10Alldays environs

Western Limpopo borders Botswana and offers endless stretches of bushveld, great get-away-from-it-all country.