Bushbuckridge, Valley of the Olifants - Things to do
OVERVIEW:Bushbuckridge also known as The ridge on which the town lies offers fine views over the Lowveld and Drakensberg escarpment. The popular Mapulaneng Hiking Trail near the town offers refreshing cascading waterfalls and beautiful scenery, with chalet accommodation being available to visitors.
One of the famous game reserves near Bushbuckridge is the 23,000-ha Manyeleti Game Reserve with its rich history.
Accommodation near Bushbuckridge, Valley of the Olifants
Stanford Lake Lodge is self-catering single and double storey log cabins. Located in Haenertsburg, Limpopo, it's the perfect getaway for those seeking the ultimate in idyllic privacy... The double-storey log cabin has three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and sleeps eight people. Such is its privacy, you can luxuriate in a bath looked upon only by a forest and an enormous sky. Centre-piece ...
Chisomo Safari Camp is the ideal camp for group travelling. Luxury safari tents face the beautiful Makhutswe River and wildlife may be watched from the decks as it emerges from the reeds for grazing Kudu, Nyala, Bushbuck are as common a sight as elephant and even the elusive leopard. Guests enjoy dinners at the luxuriously furnished, thatched public area overlooking the river and the bush or a traditional ...
Amukela Game Lodge - Hoedspruit, Bed and Breakfast, Game Reserve, Guest House, Hotels and Resorts, Lodge+ more details
Special 15% discount Only R575 per person Affordable private game lodge in Big-5. Enjoy the african bush, visit the Kruger Park and search for the Big-5 in Balule Private Nature Reserve. The last Rand-friendly game lodge in Big-5. Amukela Game Lodge is located in the Balule Nature Reserve which is incorporated in the Greater Kruger Park. Amukela was built in 2004 by the Dutch owners Miriam & Corne ...
Situated in the Karongwe Game Reserve, Shiduli Private Game Lodge embodies grace and elegance, yet exudes unsurpassed warmth and hospitality. Guests can step into the relaxed ambience of the lodge with its lush indigenous garden dappled in shade. Lounges, bar, huge sparkling pool and thatched dining areas punctuated with original South African art, provide the perfect environment in which to relax ...
An exclusive lodge within the world-renowned Kruger National Park, Imbali Safari Lodge continues the safari tradition of a bygone era. Redolent of a hunting lodge, Imbali Safari Lodge is the central point within the 10 000 hectare private Imbali Safari concession, offering accommodation in 12 spacious, private chalets each furnished in understated luxury with only the finest furniture and imported ...
An earthy, traditional Tsonga styled lodge, Hoyo Hoyo boasts six exquisite air conditioned bee-hive suites, cylindrical in structure with earth coloured walls and a tapering thatched reed roof, with king size beds, en-suite bathrooms, outdoor showers and private game viewing decks. All fabrics, decor and objet art are sourced from the local Tsonga community and stand tribal proud. Located on an ancient ...
Named after Colonel Stephenson Hamilton, who was instrumental in establishing the world famous Kruger National Park, Hamilton's Tented Camp reflects a safari adventure of the early twentieth century, where grace and style were the epitome luxurious living. Historically themed along the lines of a big game hunter's camp encompassing the bygone era of the early 1900's, Hamiltons Tented Camp allows indulgence ...
Hectares of game reserve and the famed Drakensberg Mountains surround this wonderful accommodation in Hoedspruit. This magnificent lodge has a large watering hole, where guests can watch the animals come to drink in the early morning light. At this accommodation Hoedspruit offers, there are fourteen rondavels/chalets/family units that are all private. These air-conditioned units are named after ...
This accommodation in Hoedspruit is a luxurious five star safari establishment nestled on the superb Kapama Private Game Reserve. The scenery includes the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains in the background and the Kapama River which is seasonal. The Kapama River lodge is also situated in the Greater Kruger National Park area, which makes it the perfect accommodation to base yourself to experience ...
Many will argue that luxury chalets and camping gear do not go together but this Hoedspruit accommodation manages to do that with its accommodation in Ya Mati by juxtaposing luxury self-catering chalets with camping sites. This juxtaposition is what makes Ya Mati stand out from other eco-tourist holiday destination. This creates a beautiful contrast and a holiday experience that is unique to Ya Mati, ...
Things to do near Bushbuckridge, Valley of the Olifants
Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality is situated on the North-eastern part of South Africa in the Limpopo Province. It is one of the four local municipalities in the Mopani District. The Municipality serves as a convenient gateway to the Kruger National Park and the Transfrontier Park through the Mozambique Channel. Gateway to the Kruger National Park and Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park Dubbed the 'town of ...
Bushbuckridge also known as The ridge on which the town lies offers fine views over the Lowveld and Drakensberg escarpment. The popular Mapulaneng Hiking Trail near the town offers refreshing cascading waterfalls and beautiful scenery, with chalet accommodation being available to visitors. One of the famous game reserves near Bushbuckridge is the 23,000-ha Manyeleti Game Reserve with its rich ...
Modjadjikloof lies in an unhurried fertile area of exquisite beauty at the entrance to the Lowveld and is a pretty village with panoramic vistas on to the surrounding Wolkberg Mountains. As green and lush as Tzaneen, its former name Duiwelskloof ('devil's gorge') is said to have two possible derivations: the village got its name either from the sticky wet mud of the area, which presumably ...
Gravelotte is not very well known as it is small but it is a truly beautiful suburb in Limpopo. SanWild Wildlife is a private game reserve/sanctuary where you will get to see many animals such as impala, kudu, wildebeest, hippos, rhino, elephant and many more wild and rescued or rehabilitated animals. There are guided tours, walking trail ... ...
Originally a gold rush town that sprung up in 1887, Haenertsburg is now a destination for the avid hiker, the urban escapee, and the nature lover. Driving east from Pietersburg (Polokwane) to Haenertsburg, the land rapidly changes from flat, dry bushveld to steep hills and valleys covered in lush green forests. Perched up in the hills, Haenertsburg looks like a little piece of Austria transplanted ...
Hoedspruit is a small tourism and agriculturally orientated town in the central Lowveld just outside the famous Kruger National Park. Tourism facilities centre around Game Lodges, Safaris and other "Big 5" activities as well as birding, hikes, and exclusive "getaways". It is a growing town full of character and friendly people Visit us and see for yourself!!! ...
Klaserie is South Africa's second largest private reserve, but it has only been accessible to tourist since 1995. Klaserie is actually a collection of smaller reserves that border on the Kruger National Park and the Olifants River, but the main focus here is the Klaserie River. In this dry region, the river acts as a magnet for wildlife in the area, drawing birds and mammals out into the open ...
Lesitele is lush and prosperous agricultural suburb in Limpopo with many fruit and vegetable farms, mainly citrus. Lesitele is approximately and hour away from the Palaborwa airport which makes it convenient for visitors. ...
Leydsdorp, the smallest city in South Africa and once the capital of the Lowveld, was named in honour of President Paul Kruger's secretary of state, Dr William Leyd. Having shot his first lion at the age of twelve, Paul Kruger was a keen hunter and used to visit his hunting house (which can still be seen today) on a regular basis. In fact, he enjoyed it so much, that when he needed to put his ...
Magoebaskloof, is a particularly beautiful part of the world that lies at the foot of the northern tip of the Drakensberg mountain range. The dramatic landscapes, afro-montane forests and beautiful grasslands makes it a very popular hiking and outdoors area. It is a magical place with birding, hiking and colorful and striking gardens to visit, not only during Spring but also during the warm ...
Munnik was on more than one occasion crowned the most beautiful train station in South Africa. The town was established in 1917 and will in 2017 celebrate its centenary. The first Munnik Meerkat Mountain Bike Challenge was held recently with over 200 cyclists participating. The committee will meet within the next few weeks to decide on further initiatives for the upliftment of Munnik. ...
Wide streets, jacaranda and coral trees, colourful parks and sparkling fountains characterise the principal town and vibrant capital of Limpopo. Described as "a bustling development situated in a sea of grassland interrupted by rounded granite kopjes", the city of Polokwane was founded in the gold rush of the 1880s. Meaning 'place of safety' and known as the 'place of peace', it is the largest metropolitan ...
Tzaneen is a large town situated in the Mopani district of the Limpopo province in South Africa. It is in a fertile region with tropical and subtropical agriculture taking place in a 20,000 kmÂ² region. About 650 000 people residing within a 30km radius, with the town itself holding a population of around 30,000. The Tzaneen area is a subtropical paradise filled with indigenous and exotic plants. ...
The trail network consists of several sections which can be combined to form trails ranging from two to five days. The trail described began at Dokolewa Pools, accessed from the Tzaneen side of Magoebaskloof Pass. The first day of the circular trail was from Dokolewa to Woodbrush-about six hours of fairly tough hiking over 8,4 kilometres. From Woodbrush to Waterfall Hut is about 15 fairly easy kilometres, ...
Phalaborwa borders the Kruger National Park, with the central business district only two minutes away from the Phalaborwa Gate to the Kruger National Park. From this gate well-trained park rangers provide hiking tours, guided night drives on open vehicles, barbeques in open bush and sparkling wine breakfasts. Since the Phalaborwa Gate was officially opened in 1961, it has served as a most convenient ...
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 31° 4' 0" E / 24° 49' 60" S
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|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O R Thambo Airport Road, OR Tambo International Airport (JNB), Kempton Park 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.2 km / Duration: 4 hours 35 mins|
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Things to do near Bushbuckridge, Valley of the Olifants
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|Klaserie, Valley of the Olifants »||38 mins||43.9 km|
|Hoedspruit, Valley of the Olifants »||55 mins||67.6 km|
|Leydsdorp, Valley of the Olifants »||2 hours 8 mins||152 km|
|Ba-Phalaborwa, Valley of the Olifants »||2 hours 11 mins||153 km|
|Letsitele, Valley of the Olifants »||2 hours 7 mins||159 km|
|Gravelotte, Valley of the Olifants »||2 hours 12 mins||163 km|
|Phalaborwa, Valley of the Olifants »||2 hours 22 mins||168 km|
|Tzaneen, Valley of the Olifants »||2 hours 20 mins||174 km|
|Magoebaskloof, Valley of the Olifants »||2 hours 40 mins||195 km|
|Duiwelskloof, Valley of the Olifants »||2 hours 39 mins||197 km|
|Haenertsburg, Valley of the Olifants »||2 hours 54 mins||214 km|
|Munnik, Valley of the Olifants »||3 hours 12 mins||236 km|
|Polokwane, Valley of the Olifants »||3 hours 40 mins||271 km|