21 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

21 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

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Bela Bela
— 4 nights
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Vaalwater
— 4 nights
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Polokwane
— 3 nights
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Tzaneen
— 4 nights
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Hoedspruit
— 5 nights

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Bela Bela

Bela Bela ©
Taking a trip to Bela Bela allows visitors to enjoy mild weather and many hot springs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bela Bela: Jugomaro Predator Park (in Groblersdal), Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel (in Modimolle (Nylstroom)) and Mystic Monkeys and Feathers ZOO (in Rust de Winter). There's more to do: stroll through Adventures with Elephants and pick up some local products at L'abri Farm Shop and Brewery.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bela Bela online day trip planner.

Durban to Bela Bela is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Durban in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bela Bela, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vaalwater.

Things to do in Bela Bela

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

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Nature / Park
Feracare Wildlife Centre
5.0

4
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Vaalwater

Vaalwater ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Extreme 19th (in Mokopane) and Marakele Animal Sanctuary (in Thabazimbi). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Marakele National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vaalwater trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bela Bela to Vaalwater takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Polokwane.

Things to do in Vaalwater

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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National Park
Marakele National Park
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Polokwane

Polokwane ©
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. Polokwane is known for casinos, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of the North, see the interesting displays at Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum, head outdoors with Polokwane, and take in the dramatic scenery at Phiphidi Waterfall.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Polokwane road trip site.

You can drive from Vaalwater to Polokwane in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Polokwane can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tzaneen.

Things to do in Polokwane

Shopping · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

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Shopping Mall
Mall of the North
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Outdoor Activity
Polokwane
4.0

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Tzaneen

Tzaneen ©
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 (Zwakala Brewery, Sequoia Gardens, &more) and Big Boabab (in Gravelotte). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Debengeni Waterfall, get to know the resident critters at Agatha Crocodile Ranch, make a trip to Sunland Baobab, and explore the different attractions at Vervet Monkey Foundation.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tzaneen trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Polokwane to Tzaneen in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Polokwane in September since evenings lows in Tzaneen dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Tzaneen

Parks · Trails · Wildlife · Theme Parks

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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 Hoedspruit with a short trip to Safaris in Phalaborwa, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, get outside with Siyafunda Conservation, meet the residents at Kinyonga Reptile Center, and browse the different shops at 24 Degrees South.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hoedspruit online road trip planner.

You can drive from Tzaneen to Hoedspruit in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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