Giant Baobab

Directions: Take the N1 to Polokwane and north to Modjajiskloof…, Duiwelskloof  
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Drink a pint inside the widest tree in the world! The legendary Sunland Baobab in Modjadjiskloof is internationally celebrated for being the widest of its species in the world. These magnificent trees evoke impressions of quintessential Africa, and if they could speak - many a fascinating tale could be told.

Locals believe this baobab could be as old as 6000 years. Feasibly, it is most likely 1000 years old. Carbon dating from samples taken inside the hollows of the tree indicates that the tree was scorched by fires in 1650, 1750-1780, 1900, 1955 and 1990.

Old baobabs eventually become hollow inside, and the Sunland Baobab has wonderful caverns within its incredibly wide girth. In 1993, the owners of Sunland Farm cleaned out the hollows and found artefacts of Bushmen and first white settlers.

The spacious caverns were then turned into a pub and wine cellar - the famous Baobab Tree Bar and Wine Cellar! The ‘Baobar’ can accommodate up to 60 people. This unusual landmark has since become a popular tourist destination in the Limpopo Province. In spring, the Sunland Baobab produces beautiful, large flowers and attracts a variety of birds - including two pairs of owls.

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Accommodation near Giant Baobab

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

from R550
1 night, 2 adults

Silvermist Guesthouse

Sleeps 16 Duiwelskloof Guest House in Duiwelskloof
10.91km from Giant Baobab

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from R1,300
1 night, 2 adults

Jacob's Creek Lodge

Sleeps 18 Tzaneen Lodge, Tzaneen Self-catering, Tzaneen Tented Camp in Tzaneen
15.95km from Giant Baobab

Surrounded by 1300 hectares of magnificent bushveld, Jacob's Creek Lodge offers guests an unforgetta...

from R460
1 night, 2 adults

Modjadji Camp

Sleeps 10 Modjadji Cycad Reserve Self-catering in Modjadji Cycad Reserve
19.09km from Giant Baobab

Modjadji Cultural Camp provides adventure travellers a fascinating mixture of cultural interaction, ...

from R736
1 night, 2 adults

Steffi's Sun Lodge

Sleeps 14 Tzaneen Lodge in Tzaneen
20.00km from Giant Baobab

Welcome to Steffi’s Sun Lodge where we promise to always make you feel at home. We offer comfortabl...

from R1,430
1 night, 2 adults

Hill Top Country Lodge

Sleeps 22 Tzaneen Guest House in Tzaneen
21.20km from Giant Baobab

Hill Top Country Lodge is situated on a magnificent hill with spectacular views over the Letaba Rive...

from R500
1 night, 2 adults

Tzaneen Guest House

Sleeps 30 Tzaneen Guest House in Tzaneen
21.76km from Giant Baobab

Tzaneen Guest House is located in Aqua Park, just two minutes' drive from the Tzaneen CBD. We offer...

from R700
1 night, 2 adults

Leamogetswe Sleep and Go Cottage

Sleeps 8 Aqua Park (Tzaneen) Guest House, Aqua Park (Tzaneen) Self-catering in Aqua Park (Tzaneen)
21.78km from Giant Baobab

Leamogetswe Sleep and Go Cottage offers a comfortable and private accommodation situated in Tzaneen,...

from R800
1 night, 2 adults

Lapologa

Sleeps 11 Tzaneen Bed and Breakfast in Tzaneen
21.90km from Giant Baobab

If you are looking for a fantastic getaway in the Limpopo Province, come to Lapologa Bed & Breakfast...

from R1,310
1 night, 2 adults

Tzaneen Country Lodge

Sleeps 66 Tzaneen Hotel in Tzaneen
22.01km from Giant Baobab

In the heart of the north eastern low-veld you will find the award-winning Tzaneen Country Lodge, fa...

from R660
1 night, 2 adults

Christie's Inn

Sleeps 18 Tzaneen Guest House in Tzaneen
22.08km from Giant Baobab

Christie's Inn is a homely accommodation establishment situated in Tzaneen. Tzaneen is a beautiful ...

 
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The Giant Sunland Baobab Stands Leafless In Winter