With a variety of experiences ranging from historical and cultural heritage sites, skydiving and winding rivers to unrivalled wilderness experiences, championship golf courses and incredible natural beauty, the Limpopo Province is considered by many as a South African outdoor and adventure capital.
Rent a car from First Car Rental and explore South Africa’s northernmost province, an area of great contrasts; ranging from bushveld to majestic mountains and unspoiled wilderness, the Limpopo Province is rich in historical treasures, wildlife, and beautiful scenery and is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.
Known as the upside down tree and the tree of life, baobabs hold a special place in Africa. Baobabs are among the most useful plants to both animals and humans; elephants, monkeys and baboons depend on its fruit food and moisture, in the drought season they store water which is vital to the rural population. The largest baobab in the world, the Sunland Baobab in Modjajiskloof, is thousands of years old and has a diameter of 47m.
Looking to enjoy a fun-filled family holiday? Relax and rejuvenate in the extensive Hydro, indulge in a game of golf at one of the Internationally Acclaimed Signature Golf Courses, take a Hot Air Balloon ride or make the most of the many activities on offer including pools, river rides, a wave pool, and cable skiing all enjoyed by children and adults alike.
With outstanding scenery, contrasting landscapes and renowned African wildlife, the Mopani District is the eco-tourism hub of the Limpopo Province. Experience one of Africa’s most fierce predators, the Nile crocodile, at Agatha Crocodile Ranch in Tzaneen. See crocodiles at close range, enjoy daily feeding shows and tours, and even touch a baby croc.
The Limpopo province is home to some 3 million hectares of national parks, game farms and nature reserves, including Kruger National Park. The Waterberg Biosphere, home to hundreds of bird and mammal species, is one of 400 UNESCO-registered biosphere reserves and is an important San Rock Art area in South Africa.
Legend Golf & Safari resort offers a signature championship golf course designed by eighteen of the world’s top golfers; providing all golfers, irrespective of their handicap, a true African challenge. With undulating greens, strategic bunkers and a majestic mountainous backdrop, Legend Golf & Safari Resort makes for a unique golfing experience.
Enjoy a unique safari experience; explore the breathtaking African wilderness on horseback. At Ant’s Nest and Ant’s Hill, situated on a private game reserve, riders of all ages and riding abilities can enjoy an unforgettable experience.
Set against the northern border of South Africa, expansive Mapungubwe landscape developed into a prosperous Iron Age kingdom until it was abandoned in the 14th century. Today, this World Heritage site reveals the history of the Mapungubwe civilisation and their extraordinary artefacts such as glass beads, pottery, gold ornaments, and crafted ivory.
Meropa Casino and Entertainment World
Situated in the Limpopo Province only 5km from the capital city Polokwane, Meropa Casino and Entertainment World offers visitors the opportunity to interact with the locals, test their poker face in an upmarket casino with state of the art technology, enjoy traditional African delicacies, shop for souvenirs, or be pampered from head to toe at Mangwanani Spa.
Moholoholo Rehab Centre
Situated in the Lowveld of Limpopo, Moholoholo Rehab Centre is renowned for its rehabilitation and care of abandoned and injured wildlife. Once healthy enough, the animals are reintroduced in to their natural environments. Moholoholo provides educational and awareness tours to involve and educate visitors in environmental protection.
Take in the wonders of the South African landscape from a vantage point experienced by many adrenaline addicts. Experience the thrill of skydiving in a tandem jump with Skydive Xtreme, the only drop zone in Limpopo.