60 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

60 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

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Fly to OR Tambo International Airport, Drive to Bela Bela
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Bela Bela
— 8 nights
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Thabazimbi
— 8 nights
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Vaalwater
— 9 nights
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Polokwane
— 8 nights
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Musina
— 8 nights
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Tzaneen
— 9 nights
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Hoedspruit
— 9 nights
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Bela Bela

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 Mookgophong (Nylsvley Nature Reserve & Bouncy Croc). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Adventures with Elephants, wander the wide-open spaces of Geluksfontein Goat Cheese Farm, and browse the fresh offerings at L'abri Farm Shop and Brewery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bela Bela trip itinerary app.

Durban to Bela Bela is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Durban in September, Bela Bela is slightly colder at night with lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Thabazimbi.

Things to do in Bela Bela

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 9:

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Thabazimbi

Thabazimbi is an iron mining town in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Marakele National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marakele Animal Sanctuary.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Thabazimbi route builder.

You can drive from Bela Bela to Thabazimbi in 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bela Bela in September: high temperatures in Thabazimbi hover around 36°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Vaalwater.

Things to do in Thabazimbi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 17:

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Vaalwater

Explore Vaalwater's surroundings by going to Extreme 19th (in Mokopane) and Mokolo Dam Nature Reserve (in Lephalale).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vaalwater trip planning site.

You can drive from Thabazimbi to Vaalwater in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Polokwane on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Vaalwater

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 26:

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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Polokwane: Delicious (in Alldays) and Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre (in Mokopane). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Mall of the North, see the interesting displays at Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum, stroll through Waterberg Biosphere Reserve, and stroll around Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Polokwane trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaalwater to Polokwane takes 2.5 hours. In September in Polokwane, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Musina.

Things to do in Polokwane

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 4:

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Musina

Musina or Messina is the northernmost town in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Explore Musina's surroundings by going to Zingela Nature Reserve (in Tolwe) and Mapungubwe National Park (in Mapungubwe National Park). There's more to do: examine the collection at Mapungubwe Museum and tour the pleasant surroundings at Musina Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Musina itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Polokwane to Musina in 2.5 hours. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Tzaneen.

Things to do in Musina

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 12:

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Tzaneen

Tzaneen is a large tropical garden town situated in the Mopani District Municipality of the Limpopo province in South Africa. Venture out of the city with trips to Haenertsburg (Sequoia Gardens, Zwakala Brewery, &more) and Big Boabab (in Gravelotte). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Debengeni Waterfall, hike along Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail, get out in the countryside at Vervet Monkey Foundation, and stroll through Modjadji Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tzaneen online trip planner.

You can drive from Musina to Tzaneen in 2.5 hours. In October in Tzaneen, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. You'll set off for Hoedspruit on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Tzaneen

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 21:

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hoedspruit side-trips: Phalaborwa (Amarula Lapa, Qualito Craft Distillery, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, browse the exhibits of iNyoka Art Gallery, and buy something for everyone on your list at 24 Degrees South.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hoedspruit trip website.

You can drive from Tzaneen to Hoedspruit in 1.5 hours. October in Hoedspruit sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 30:

Limpopo Province travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Zoos · Nature & Wildlife Tours
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.