Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Bulawayo (2.6 km from Bulawayo Province)
This lovely recreational park in the hillside area offers wonderful walking opportunities, botanical gardens, dams, amazing bird life, and the Bean There Restaurant.
Deka (243.9 km from Bulawayo Province)
They once ranged through 39 countries - a population of 500,000 Painted Dogs that thrived through the turn of the twentieth century. Today, their numbers hover at 3,000 individuals in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa.
Their shrinking world has been impacted by unfounded myths leading to human persecution, and tragic injuries when...
Hwange (254.5 km from Bulawayo Province)
Game drives can be ventured in Hwange National Park from 6 am to 6 pm. Hwange National park is home to the Big 5 and you are assured to the see at least three, if not all five, of the Big 5.
This is the largest park in Zimbabwe and covers about 14 650 square-kilometers. The park is home to over 100 mammal species and close to 400 bird species. ...
Nata (268.6 km from Bulawayo Province)
The Nata Bird Sanctuary is a community managed reserve on the Sowa pan where bird life and wildlife is protected.
The Sowa pan forms a part of the Makgadikgadi Pans. You will experience the magnificent vast open space of the salt pans driving towards the look out point and with luck you will find the flamingos who come to breed in the winter. It...
Musina(Messina) (293 km from Bulawayo Province)
Messina Golf Club is a well kept and interesting golf course at very reasonable tariffs. There is a nice club house and pub were you can mingle with the friendly local members.
Musina Nature Reserve (298.1 km from Bulawayo Province)
Spot rare antelope and marvel at bizarre trees
Previously named Messina Baobab Forest Reserve for the highest density of baobab trees in South Africa, Musina Nature Reserve is also home to the rare sable antelope.
Other wildlife you are likely to see is giraffe, zebra, kudu, eland and other antelope. Drive the two-hour circular route or get on...
Deka (309.7 km from Bulawayo Province)
Experience authentic local village life in the Deka area (1.5 hours from Victoria Falls). Visit a homestead, the village market, school and clinic. Close to Sundowner Zambezi Lodge.
Blouberg Nature Reserve (321.8 km from Bulawayo Province)
Home to 500 breeding pairs of endangered Cape Vultures, the far flung Blouberg Nature Reserve is a dream destination for twitchers and nature lovers.
Catch all the action from a hide at the ‘Vulture Restaurant’. Best visited during winter months, you will be able to see Lappet-faced Vulture, Hooded Vulture, White-headed Vulture and White-backed...
Siansowa (328.3 km from Bulawayo Province)
Zambia's largest Nile crocodile farm, offering tours to the public.
Soutpansberg (342.3 km from Bulawayo Province)
Mashovhela, also traditionally known as “the place where the drums can be heard”, is the second most sacred place in Venda folklore. This sacred site is still used occasionally by sangomas in rain-making ceremonies. A few years ago the sangomas beat their drums - shortly after which Venda had the heaviest rains and most devastating floods in...
Sinazongwe (344.5 km from Bulawayo Province)
Zongwe is Zambia's largest commercial Nile crocodile farm, and one of the biggest in Africa. The crocodiles are bred on the farm for their meat and skins.
Here you can view the breeder’s dam, home to very large crocodiles, some of which are over 5m long.
Fascinating tours allow you to get up close to these prehistoric reptiles and understand...
Tshipise (346.7 km from Bulawayo Province)
Sagole Baobab, also known as the Sagole Big Tree, is South Africa's largest baobab.
The impressive tree is located just east of Tshipise in Limpopo. It proudly stands 38.2 metres high, and has a whopping trunk diameter 10.47 metres. It's size is truly something to marvel.
Galleries and Museums
Makhado (Louis Trichardt) (348.5 km from Bulawayo Province)
Can you hear the drum beat; can you feel the earth spin?
Venture off the beaten track 50km north-east of Louis Trichardt on the R523 between Thohoyandou and Makhado and you’ll find the Museum of the Drum and Dzata ruins.
The rural peacefulness of the place makes it hard to believe that this was once a thriving community. This significant...
Makhado (Louis Trichardt) (352.3 km from Bulawayo Province)
Louis Trichardt Golf Club is one of the best 9-hole courses in South Africa, if not the best.
The course features beautiful trees and is kept in excellent condition all year around. You'll experience a very friendly club atmosphere with good facilities, including a bar, board room, function facilities, halfway house, pro shop, putting green and...
Galleries and Museums
Makhado (Louis Trichardt) (354.5 km from Bulawayo Province)
The Dancing Fish Gallery presents an exhibition about Venda, Tsonga and Northern Sotho culture, as well as their developments with arts and crafts from traditional, to transitional and contemporary.
The craft art shop, linked to the gallery displays arts and crafts from 25 individual artists and crafts groups in Northern Limpopo. If you're keen...