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Haenertsburg is named after CF Haenert, one of the early pioneers to the area.
Take a rural ramble around Haenertsburg, the charming hamlet at the heart of Limpopo’s Magoebaskloof Mountains. It’s a high mist and rainfall area with thick indigenous forests, rolling grasslands and incredible views.
Browse the village’s lovely shops, including arts and crafts, books, curios, fresh produce, and antiques and collectibles. There are also a few charming bistros and the iconic village pub named after Iron Crown, the district’s highest peak.
Haenertsburg is a great place to stroll for a few hours. If you’re feeling energetic, take a walk to the local cemetery for amazing views across the Magoebaskloof. A few blocks away from the village centre is the local arbour park, planted with a variety of trees from across the world and is a gentler walk for those less inclined to trudge up steep hills.
From the village, the Magoebaskloof Pass descends to the town of Tzaneen. This is one of the steepest mountain passes in South Africa, dropping over 600m in its descent, with adventure at just about every turn. There are viewing platforms, waterfalls, forests, roadside stalls and places of historic interest along the way.
The mountains and wilderness areas around Haenertsburg also offer plenty of adventure, ranging from gentle forest rambles to thrilling canopy tours. There are plenty of picnic spots and wilderness areas where you can escape for a few hours.
The area is also a popular spot for fly-fishing and birding. The nearby Ebenezer Dam, a short drive from the village, is home to a variety of watersports and the annual Ebenezer Mile marathon.
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Who to contact
Tel: +27 (0)83 442 7429
How to get here
Around the area
Tours to do
It's a small village so walking is the best way to get around.