18 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

18 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

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Bela Bela
— 4 nights
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Vaalwater
— 4 nights
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Tzaneen
— 3 nights
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Hoedspruit
— 6 nights
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Bela Bela

— 4 nights
Taking a trip to Bela Bela allows visitors to enjoy mild weather and many hot springs.
Take a break from Bela Bela with a short trip to Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel in Modimolle (Nylstroom), about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Adventures with Elephants, sample the tasty concoctions at L'abri Farm Shop and Brewery, tee off at Zebula Golf Course, and indulge in some personalized pampering at The Hydro.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bela Bela trip itinerary planner.

Johannesburg to Bela Bela is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, Bela Bela is little chillier at night with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vaalwater.

Things to do in Bela Bela

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

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Vaalwater

— 4 nights
Change things up with a short trip to Marakele Animal Sanctuary in Thabazimbi (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Marakele National Park.

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Traveling by car from Bela Bela to Vaalwater takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Tzaneen.

Things to do in Vaalwater

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Adventure

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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:

Tzaneen

— 3 nights
Tzaneen is a large tropical garden town situated in the Mopani District Municipality of the Limpopo province in South Africa. Get out of town with these interesting Tzaneen side-trips: Haenertsburg (Sequoia Gardens & Haenertsburg Cemetery) and Polokwane (in Polokwane). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Debengeni Waterfall, experience rural life at Blueberry Heights Farm, relax and rejuvenate at Earth Spa, and find something for the whole family at Mhangela Tea Garden and Animal Touch Farm.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tzaneen route website.

Drive from Vaalwater to Tzaneen in 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Tzaneen

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hoedspruit: Phalaborwa (Safaris, Amarula Lapa, &more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, take an unforgettable tour with Hoedspruit Helicopters, browse the exhibits of iNyoka Art Gallery, and surround yourself with nature on Tshukudu Game Lodge.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hoedspruit journey planner.

Drive from Tzaneen to Hoedspruit in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Hoedspruit can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Golf

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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:

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.