Attractions in Limpopo Province, South Africa
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Fishing in the Limpopo Province
Fishing in the Limpopo Province is a popular attraction
amongst locals and tourists alike. The Limpopo river is one of
the most popular destinations amongst anglers and an impressive
catch is the order of the day in this river that is also known
for its flourishing crocodile population. However do not neglect
the fishing opportunities of the Olifants River in the Lowveld,
the Levubu and Mutale Rivers in the Venda area and the Letaba
River to the east of the Kruger National Park. Bream, tilapia,
barbell, yellowfish and triggerfish are among the species that
can be lured to the hooks of keen anglers. At the same time do
not neglect fishing opportunities offered in the dams and lakes
in the Limpopo Province.
Civic Plaza and Square
Lovely landscaped gardens with walkways, streams and
ponds provide the perfect setting for the Civic Plaza. The Art
Museum in the Library Gardens houses an impressive art collection.
The Jack Botes Hall is a venue for congresses and cultural performances.
A wealth of exotic plants at the Conservatory will delight horticulturists
and gardeners. A bandstand dating from the 1920's stands on the
south-western corner of the square. The restored Dutch Reformed
Church houses the Hugh Exton Collection which comprises 22,000
glass negatives and many photographs of great historical value.
Zion City Moria
Near Pietersburg, the headquarters of the Zion Christian
Church attracts more than a million pilgrims every Easter in the Limpopo Province. This
is the largest of some 2,000 African indigenous churches which
generally combine Christianity with elements of traditional African
Ben Lavin Nature Reserve
South-east of Louis Trichardt (Makhado) in the Limpopo Province, the reserve is well stocked
with game, including a variety of large mammals. Some 238 species
have been recorded. Facilities included 40 km of roads for game
viewing, four walking trails, hides at waterholes and an environmental
Louis Trichardt (Makhado)
Best explored at leisure, the picturesque town of Louis Trichardt (Makhado) lies in one of the loveliest regions of the Limpopo Province,
the Soutpansberg. Named after a Voortrekker leader, this historic
town serves a thriving farming community. Vast cattle and game
ranches occur in the area, and citrus, subtropical fruit, nuts
and vegetables are produced on a large scale. Hunting and photographic
safaris are available on private ranches in the area. With its
many hotels, game lodges, resorts and a private nature reserve,
the district is a tourist's paradise. It's also a birder's dream.
Annual events include; Bosveld Marathon in March/April; Baobab
Bicycle Race in May; Soutpansberg Show in July; Soutpansberg Mountain
Race in October.
Schoemansdal Voortrekker Town and Museum
Sixteen kilometres west of Louis Trichardt (Makhado) in the Limpopo Province, the museum
is built on the site of the original Voortrekker village and depicts
the lifestyle of the pioneers between 1848 and 1852.