15 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

15 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Limpopo Province travel planner

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Thabazimbi
— 2 nights
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Bela Bela
— 3 nights
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Polokwane
— 3 nights
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Hoedspruit
— 6 nights
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Thabazimbi

— 2 nights
Thabazimbi is an iron mining town in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Marakele National Park.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Thabazimbi trip builder.

Cape Town to Thabazimbi is an approximately 16.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Cape Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Thabazimbi, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bela Bela.

Things to do in Thabazimbi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Bela Bela

— 3 nights
Taking a trip to Bela Bela allows visitors to enjoy mild weather and many hot springs.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bela Bela: Jugomaro Predator Park (in Groblersdal), Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel (in Modimolle (Nylstroom)) and Welgevonden Nature Reserve (in Vaalwater). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Adventures with Elephants and tee off at Zebula Golf Course.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bela Bela itinerary builder.

Drive from Thabazimbi to Bela Bela in 2 hours. While traveling from Thabazimbi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bela Bela, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Polokwane.

Things to do in Bela Bela

Wildlife · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:

Polokwane

— 3 nights
Polokwane, meaning "Place of Safety" in Northern Sotho, is a city in the Polokwane Local Municipality and the capital of the Limpopo province, South Africa. Change things up with these side-trips from Polokwane: Tzaneen (Vervet Monkey Foundation, Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail, &more) and Haenertsburg (Sequoia Gardens, Blueberry Heights Farm, &more). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Polokwane and buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of the North.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Polokwane trip maker site.

You can drive from Bela Bela to Polokwane in 2 hours. Traveling from Bela Bela in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Polokwane, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Polokwane

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:

Hoedspruit

— 6 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hoedspruit: Big Boabab (in Gravelotte) and Phalaborwa (Safaris, Hans Merensky Golf Course, &more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, tee off at Drakensig Golf Club, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hoedspruit Reptile Centre.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hoedspruit trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Polokwane to Hoedspruit by car takes about 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hoedspruit when traveling from Polokwane in July, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 25:

Limpopo Province travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Nature & Wildlife Tours · Zoos
With a name meaning "strong gushing waterfalls" in the Sepedi language, Limpopo features powerful streams, rivers, and waterfalls. A trip through Limpopo reveals several mining towns; tea, tropical fruit, and forestry production areas; as well as mineral springs to the south. A road cuts through the middle of Limpopo, which acts as an important route towards the rest of Africa. Rich in natural resources, Limpopo's tourist attractions include more than 50 game reserves.