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I Love Hoedspruit Because …
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I Love Hoedspruit Because …

Hi, I’m Gerrie Molle and Anita de Laat from BushGlam Luxury Holiday Home in Hoedspruit in Limpopo. Hoedspruit IS BEST KNOWN FOR its perfect location surrounded by Private Game Reserves and only 40 minutes’ drive to world famous Kruger National Park. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT sitting in your open safari vehicle when a herd of elephants’ passes by. Or what about a picture with a rhino, buffalo, leopard or lion?! THE BEST animal PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN AT the Kruger National Park. WHEN THE WEATHER'S GOOD, I LIKE TO go on a safari drive, driving the Panorama Route or enjoying a boat ...
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I Wanna Go Camping! 8 Great Campsites In Limpopo
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I Wanna Go Camping! 8 Great Campsites In Limpopo

You are going to love the collection of campsites we've put together for you for the Limpopo, the country's most northern province. Because the Limpopo not only has the northern reaches of the Kruger National Park on its western flank but it also boasts the Waterberg, Mapungubwe National Park, the Magoebaskloof, and the Marakele National Park to captivate both visitors and locals. With so many popular campsites already to choose from – Satara in the Kruger, the ATKV Klein-Kariba in Bela Bela, and the ATKV Eiland Spa at Letsitele as examples – we thought to bring you a selection of sites som...
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I Love Haenertsburg Because …
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I Love Haenertsburg Because …

Hi, I’m Jady Stanford from Standford Lake Lodge in Haenertsburg in the Capricorn region of Limpopo. Haenertsburg IS BEST KNOWN FOR being the “Land of the Silver Mists” ... land of forests, lakes, waterfalls and more. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the John Buchan War Memorial overlooking a beautiful view of Ebenezer Dam. THE BEST scenic PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN AT Haenertsburg Cemetry, overlooking the village. OTHER HAPPY SNAPS AT Cheerio Gardens, Debengeni Falls and so many more interesting places. WHEN THE WEATHER'S GOOD, I LIKE TO hike, play tennis or take a drive to the Wolkberg...
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I Love Tzaneen Because …
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I Love Tzaneen Because …

Hi, I’m Natalie from Tzaneen Country Lodge in Tzaneen. Tzaneen IS BEST KNOWN as the fruit basket of South Africa and famous for its tropical fruits and extraordinary scenic beauty. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT Debegeni Waterfall – meaning the place of the Big Pot. (It’s a stunning waterfall with lush bush and vegetation). THE BEST adventure PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN AT Magoebaskloof Canopy Tours while sliding through the indigenous forest on a 2½-hour Tarzan and Jane style adventure. OTHER HAPPY SNAPS AT the dam wall of the Tzaneen Dam - the popular after-dinner walking spot of locals...
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I Love Magoebaskloof Because …
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I Love Magoebaskloof Because …

Hi, I’m Shahrzad Hone from Kuhestan Farm Cottages in Magoebaskloof, Limpopo MAGOEBASKLOOF IS BEST KNOWN FOR its mountains, streams, forests and exotic birds. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT Debengeni Falls, a beautiful wide waterfall flowing into the Magoebaskloof Dam. The falls which are found at the foot of the Magoebaskloof Mountains are an ideal place to relax and recharge.  Swimming is possible in the fresh water pool during the summer months. The area boasts a wonderful bird population, including the rare grey Wagtail which is a regular visitor during summer. THE BEST family PICTU...
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Kruger – The low down on where to stay, what to do and spotting the Big 5
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Kruger – The low down on where to stay, what to do and spotting the Big 5

The Kruger National Park is undoubtedly THE place to be when it comes to seeing game in what should be their natural environment.  Even if during school holidays the number of people entering the park is questionable, traffic fairly congested, and the tendency of individuals to do silly things like feed hyenas and monkeys (now a constant pest in various rest camps) a sign that even in the Kruger, humans are encroaching on the freedom of the animals within. Despite this Kruger Park is a fantastic experience. One of the world's largest game parks, Kruger has received a  myriad accolades f...
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I Love Bela Bela Because…
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I Love Bela Bela Because…

Hi, I’m Christine from the Mabula district of Bela Bela. Bela Bela IS BEST KNOWN FOR its beautiful malaria free bushveld surrounds and sub-tropical climate that averages 286 sunny days per year and for the fantastic game and Big 5 experiences that are on offer. The Bela Bela area is also renowned as a great golfing destination and is home to some of the best golf courses in the country convenienly located for vistors from Johannesburg and Gauteng’s major cities. Previously known as Warmbaths, Bela Bela is Northern Sotho for "Boiling-Boiling" which is synonymous with the town's world-ren...
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Exploring the Marakele National Park
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Exploring the Marakele National Park

There’s a reason why so many foreign films are shot in South Africa. It’s not just the readily available local skills and the cheaper prices – it’s also because of the location. Very few places in the world offer such diverse locations in one place. The Marakele National Park, in the Limpopo Province is an example of a filmmakers’ dream. Situated in the Waterberg mountain range, Marakele National Parks distinct landscape offers every from ragged mountains to lavish grasslands and deep valleys. You could probably shoot a fantasy epic like Lord of the Rings there and never have to leave. ...
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Limpopo top things to do
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Limpopo top things to do

The northernmost province of South Africa, Limpopo is regarded as the eco capital of the country and is where you go to experience wildlife, incredible scenery and a lot less traffic congestion, unless the Kruger National Park in peak holiday season is your idea of a traffic jam. Limpopo is also heavily shrouded in mystery and legend, an area heavily endowed with ruins, relics, ancient forest and hot mineral springs that invite rejuvenation. Other than a lot of farmland and the odd mine, the Limpopo is wide open country predominated by game reserves that stretch endlessly and allow one to e...
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Lake Fundudzi  – why you should visit, and what fashion has to do with it
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Lake Fundudzi – why you should visit, and what fashion has to do with it

What do Lake Fundudzi and fashion have in common? At first glance, absolutely nothing, unless you regard fashion as sacred, which many do. Lake Fundudzi is a magical lake. It lies in the Limpopo, way up in the north western reaches of South Africa in the Thohoyandou region, just north of The Holy Forest and west of the Kruger National Park. It is not commonly visited, well, not nearly as much as the Kruger anyway, and no-one washes or swims in it. You wouldn't swim in a lake either if a giant python, the god of fertility, was said to live in the lake and demand an annual sacrifice of a m...
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Foot safaris in Kruger National Park
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Foot safaris in Kruger National Park

Once you’ve satisfied the urge to see the Big 5 from a noisy Game Viewer and got the pictures, then the time is ripe to enjoy nature on its own terms. Foot safaris in Kruger National Park offer you unforgettable encounters with creatures both great and small. From stalking a herd of Giraffe to discovering the mysteries of a Termite mound, these experiences become far more meaningful when you feel Africa through the soles of your feet. There is something extremely humbling about sizing up a White Rhino who is glaring at you and wondering whether there is a tree close enough to scale out of da...
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2010 Host City Polokwane
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2010 Host City Polokwane

Polokwane, the capital of the Limpopo Province (and formerly known as Pietersburg), is the cultural hub of the region half way between Pretoria Accommodation and the Zimbabwean border - a city graced with wide streets, green spaces and a vivid mix of jacaranda and coral trees that are a sight to behold in spring. Very few travellers to this part of the world can avoid Polokwane, situated as it is right on the Great North Road. Passing through is mandatory, before continuing to destinations like the Kruger National Park and the Magoebaskloof. It’s seldom one is disappointed as it’s an ideal ...
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Well Found Welgevonden
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Well Found Welgevonden

After a tiring journey, admittedly just a 3 and a half hour drive from OR Tambo International Airport, we had finally arrived at the West Gate of the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve (near Vaalwater in the Limpopo Province) for a long-awaited game holiday. We happily abandoned our rental car (no private vehicles are allowed in the reserve) and scampered into the back of the open 4x4 safari vehicle, while our game ranger collected and stowed our luggage. Then we were off on our +/- 30 minute “transfer” to the lodge. Within minutes, Welgevonden lived up to the meaning of its name (well found)...
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Game for a Walk? Game Viewing Walk
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Game for a Walk? Game Viewing Walk

Those of you that have investigated a visit to a game reserve, may have come across Game Walks as an optional activity which can be enjoyed when staying at one of South Africa’s luxurious game lodges. What exactly do they mean by this? Well, you get taken deep into the bush and track wildlife by foot (fortunately under the expert guidance of an armed game ranger) ... The romantic notion of walking in the bush and viewing wildlife with nothing but the tall grasses and trees of the savannah between you and your goal, is swiftly replaced with a thumping heart and light sweat. Realising tha...
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Elephant in Welgevonden Game Reserve (Video and photographs)
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Elephant in Welgevonden Game Reserve (Video and photographs)

Photograph and video of an Elephant in the Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg Area. The Welgevonden Game Reserve is a popular weekend safari destination out of Johannesburg. Only 3 hours drive north of OR Tambo Airport, Welgevonden Game Reserve is a "Big Five", malaria free Game Reserve situated in the Waterberg District ...   Useful Links: Welgevonden Game Reserve Limpopo Game Reserves Limpopo Attractions Accommodation in South Africa Save Save Save
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