6 days in North-West Province Itinerary

6 days in North-West Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North-West Province itinerary planner

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Broederstroom
— 1 day
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Rustenburg
— 3 nights
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Pilanesberg National Park
— 1 night
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Mafikeng
— 1 night
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Broederstroom

— 1 day
Located in the foothills of the Magaliesberg mountain range, the village of Broederstroom offers visitors a variety of fun activities and day-trip opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get outside with Chameleon Village Lion Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eagle Waters Wildlife Resort, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lion Walk Safari.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Broederstroom trip maker site.

Johannesburg to Broederstroom is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March in Broederstroom, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rustenburg.

Things to do in Broederstroom

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Rustenburg

— 3 nights

Platinum City

Situated at the base of the Magaliesberg Mountains, the town of Rustenburg boasts a rich history and heritage as the site of a platinum mining rush, the location of several Boer War battles, and the hometown of Paul Kruger, a famous South African politician.
Step off the beaten path and head to Akwaaba Predator Park and Paul Kruger Country House Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Ukutula Conservation Center and Zipline. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rustenburg: Hartbeespoort (The Ugly Duckling, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Kgaswane Nature Reserve, play a few rounds at Rustenburg Golf Course, and browse the different shops at Waterfall Mall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rustenburg trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Broederstroom to Rustenburg takes 1.5 hours. In March in Rustenburg, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Pilanesberg National Park.

Things to do in Rustenburg

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pilanesberg National Park

— 1 night
On the 17th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pilanesberg National Park and then browse the exhibits of Mphebatho Cultural Museum & Moruleng Cultural Precinct.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pilanesberg National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rustenburg to Pilanesberg National Park takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Pilanesberg National Park can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mafikeng.

Things to do in Pilanesberg National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Mafikeng

— 1 night
Mahikeng, formerly and still commonly known as Mafikeng and historically Mafeking in English, is the capital city of the North-West Province of South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Botsalano Game Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Mafikeng Museum, and then stroll through Mafikeng Game Reserve.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mafikeng sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Pilanesberg National Park to Mafikeng takes 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Mafikeng are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mafikeng

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

North-West Province travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Water Parks
A trip to the North-West Province can include everything from sunning and swimming on beaches to exploration of World Heritage Sites. The region also acts boasts some of the world's biggest entertainment centers, with casinos, golf courses, and concert halls supplementing North West's tourism sector. Explore UNESCO-protected attractions including the world's largest meteor crater and a hominid fossil site. Most of the population in North West consists of rural people with well-preserved traditions, so take a guided tour of these living-museum communities.