15 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

15 days in Limpopo Province Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Hoedspruit
— 5 nights
2
Polokwane
— 3 nights
3
Bela Bela
— 4 nights
4
Thabazimbi
— 2 nights

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Phalaborwa (Hans Merensky Golf Course, Qualito Craft Distillery, &more) and Big Boabab (in Gravelotte). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, view the masterpieces at Kingfisher Gallery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get outside with Siyafunda Conservation.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hoedspruit online day trip planner.

Cape Town to Hoedspruit is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cape Town in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Hoedspruit, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Polokwane.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Phalaborwa, Big Boabab
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Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre ©
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre
Siyafunda Conservation ©
Siyafunda Conservation

3
nights
Polokwane

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Polokwane: Tzaneen (Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail, Debengeni Waterfall, &more) and Haenertsburg (Haenertsburg Cemetery, Sequoia Gardens, &more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Polokwane and browse the different shops at Mall of the North.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Polokwane journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Hoedspruit to Polokwane takes 3 hours. Traveling from Hoedspruit in July, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Polokwane. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bela Bela.

Things to do in Polokwane

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Tzaneen, Haenertsburg
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Debengeni Waterfall ©
Debengeni Waterfall
Polokwane ©
Polokwane
Mall of the North ©
Mall of the North

4
nights
Bela Bela

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), Welgevonden Nature Reserve (in Vaalwater) and Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel (in Modimolle (Nylstroom)). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Adventures with Elephants, tee off at Zebula Golf Course, and browse the fresh offerings at L'abri Farm Shop and Brewery.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bela Bela online trip builder.

You can drive from Polokwane to Bela Bela in 2 hours. In July, Bela Bela is slightly colder than Polokwane - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Thabazimbi.

Things to do in Bela Bela

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Jugomaro Predator Park, Welgevonden Nature Reserve, Bergenbos Kontreiwinkel
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
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Adventures with Elephants ©
Adventures with Elephants
Feracare Wildlife Centre ©
Feracare Wildlife Centre
Zebula Golf Course ©
Zebula Golf Course

2
nights
Thabazimbi

Thabazimbi ©
Thabazimbi is an iron mining town in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Marakele National Park. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Marakele Animal Sanctuary.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Thabazimbi trip planner.

You can drive from Bela Bela to Thabazimbi in 2 hours. While traveling from Bela Bela, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Thabazimbi, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Thabazimbi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marakele National Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
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Marakele National Park ©
Marakele National Park
Marakele Animal Sanctuary ©
Marakele Animal Sanctuary

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