8 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

8 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

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8 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Drive:  2 h
1
Bela Bela
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Vaalwater
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Hoedspruit
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Bela Bela

Bela Bela ©
Taking a trip to Bela Bela allows visitors to enjoy mild weather and many hot springs.
Escape the urban bustle at Adventures with Elephants and De Wildt Shingwedzi Cheetah Ranch. When in Bela Bela, make a side trip to see Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel in Modimolle (Nylstroom), approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Bambelela Wildlife Care&Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation Farm and pick up some local products at L'abri Farm Shop and Brewery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bela Bela tour itinerary planner.

Johannesburg to Bela Bela is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In December in Bela Bela, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Vaalwater.

Things to do in Bela Bela

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel
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Adventures with Elephants ©
Adventures with Elephants
Feracare Wildlife Centre ©
Feracare Wildlife Centre
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve ©
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

1
night
Vaalwater

Vaalwater ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jugomaro Predator Park 2.0, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jugomaro Predator Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Welgevonden Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vaalwater online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Bela Bela to Vaalwater takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Hoedspruit.

Things to do in Vaalwater

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Jugomaro Predator Park
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Welgevonden Nature Reserve ©
Welgevonden Nature Reserve
Jugomaro Predator Park ©
Jugomaro Predator Park
Jugomaro Predator Park 2.0 ©
Jugomaro Predator Park 2.0

4
nights
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.
Visiting Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre and Safaris will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Hoedspruit side-trips: Phalaborwa (Qualito Craft Distillery & Amarula Lapa). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, look for gifts at Kumbaya Home Decor, get to know the resident critters at Kinyonga Reptile Center, and get outside with Siyafunda Conservation.

Plan trip to Hoedspruit with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Vaalwater to Hoedspruit in 5 hours. In December in Hoedspruit, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Phalaborwa
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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Safaris

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