29 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

29 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

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29 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Hoedspruit
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Tzaneen
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Mapungubwe National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Tolwe
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Vaalwater
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Bela Bela
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Johannesburg

5
nights
Hoedspruit

Hoedspruit ©
Hoedspruit offers proximity to Kruger National Park and features an airport, making it a popular jump-off point for a variety of tours and safaris.
Take a break from the city and head to Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre and Siyafunda Conservation. Venture out of the city with trips to Phalaborwa (Safaris, Hans Merensky Golf Course, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Tshukudu Game Lodge, play a few rounds at Drakensig Golf Club, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit trip planner.

Johannesburg to Hoedspruit is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tzaneen.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Phalaborwa
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Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Safaris
Tshukudu Game Lodge ©
Tshukudu Game Lodge

4
nights
Tzaneen

Tzaneen ©
Tzaneen is a large tropical garden town situated in the Mopani District Municipality of the Limpopo province in South Africa. Visiting Debengeni Waterfall and Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Boabab (in Gravelotte), Haenertsburg (Sequoia Gardens, Haenertsburg Cemetery, &more) and Modjadji Nature Reserve (in Duiwelskloof). The adventure continues: explore the different attractions at Vervet Monkey Foundation, get in on the family fun at Mhangela Tea Garden and Animal Touch Farm, make a trip to Sunland Baobab, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Agatha Crocodile Ranch.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tzaneen trip maker.

You can drive from Hoedspruit to Tzaneen in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Tzaneen are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mapungubwe National Park.

Things to do in Tzaneen

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Haenertsburg, Limpopo Province, Modjadji Nature Reserve, Big Boabab
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Debengeni Waterfall ©
Debengeni Waterfall
Phiphidi Waterfall ©
Phiphidi Waterfall
Haenertsburg Cemetery ©
Haenertsburg Cemetery

4
nights
Mapungubwe National Park

Mapungubwe National Park ©
Change things up with a short trip to Delicious in Alldays (about 1 hour away). Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Mapungubwe National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mapungubwe National Park route planner.

You can drive from Tzaneen to Mapungubwe National Park in 3.5 hours. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to Tolwe.

Things to do in Mapungubwe National Park

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Delicious
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Mapungubwe National Park ©
Mapungubwe National Park
Delicious ©
Delicious

4
nights
Tolwe

Tolwe ©
Escape the urban bustle at Zingela Nature Reserve and Thathe Sacret Forest.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tolwe online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mapungubwe National Park to Tolwe takes 2 hours. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Vaalwater.

Things to do in Tolwe

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Thathe Sacret Forest
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Zingela Nature Reserve ©
Zingela Nature Reserve

5
nights
Vaalwater

Vaalwater ©
Visiting Welgevonden Nature Reserve and Jugomaro Predator Park 2.0 will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Vaalwater to Thabazimbi to see Marakele Animal Sanctuary about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Marakele National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jugomaro Predator Park and stop by The Black Mamba.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Vaalwater road trip website .

You can drive from Tolwe to Vaalwater in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bela Bela.

Things to do in Vaalwater

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Waterberg, Jugomaro Predator Park, Marakele Animal Sanctuary
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Welgevonden Nature Reserve ©
Welgevonden Nature Reserve
Marakele National Park ©
Marakele National Park
Jugomaro Predator Park ©
Jugomaro Predator Park

6
nights
Bela Bela

Bela Bela ©
Taking a trip to Bela Bela allows visitors to enjoy mild weather and many hot springs.
Get in touch with nature at Adventures with Elephants and De Wildt Shingwedzi Cheetah Ranch. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bela Bela: Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel (in Modimolle (Nylstroom)) and Mookgophong (Nylsvley Nature Reserve & Bouncy Croc). The adventure continues: stroll through Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm, play a few rounds at Zebula Golf Course, and sample the tasty concoctions at L'abri Farm Shop and Brewery.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bela Bela trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Vaalwater to Bela Bela in 1.5 hours. In February in Bela Bela, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bela Bela

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mookgophong, Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel
Highlights from your plan
Adventures with Elephants ©
Adventures with Elephants
Feracare Wildlife Centre ©
Feracare Wildlife Centre
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve ©
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

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