Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Tzaneen (73.4 km from Capricorn)
Situated near the dense forests of the Magoebaskloof, the roaring Debengeni Falls is a magical spot for picnicking or swimming in the crystal pool.
Named for the deeply carved pool, Debengi means ‘place of the big pot'.
Right in the middle of hiking country, it’s also renowned for some rare species of birds. One of these is the colourful Grey...
Haenertsburg (60.4 km from Capricorn)
Get airborne on an adrenalin pumping trip above three waterfalls and the Great Letaba River Gorge!
Zip into the magnificent Magoebaskloof Canopy Tour and slide through the forest on a two-hour arboreal adventure. The impressive foefie slide cables are linked to 13 platforms above the river, waterfalls and indigenous forest floor.
Galleries and Museums
Polokwane (Pietersburg) (0.9 km from Capricorn)
Conveniently situated across the road from the Hugh Exton Photographic Museum and Civic Centre, Polokwane Museum is an excellent spot to while away a few hours.
Occupying a lovely late Victorian shop built in 1906; the building was beautifully restored in 1986 and is now a National Monument.
Here you can discover the secrets of this city and...
Galleries and Museums
Polokwane (Pietersburg) (1 km from Capricorn)
Take a trip back in time and catch glimpses of yesteryear at the Hugh Exton Photographic Museum.
Boasting a 23 000-strong cultural and historical photo collection taken between 1892 and 1945, the museum is well worth a visit.
Valuable original glass negatives capture the fascinating first few years of the town’s history on celluloid taken by...
Sports Stadiums Clubs
Polokwane (Pietersburg) (2.8 km from Capricorn)
The Peter Mokaba Stadium in the Limpopo Province is another excellent spin-off from South Africa’s successful 2010 FIFA World Cup bid, hosting four first-round matches.
The newly-built structure comfortably seats 46 000 people and is equipped with stylish international standard facilities.
Polokwani (Pietersburg) is the largest city in the Limpopo...
Galleries and Museums
Polokwane (Pietersburg) (7.2 km from Capricorn)
The stylish Bakone Malapa Museum is a wonderful place to experience the rich culture of the BaSotho people.
The Bakone, a highly sophisticated subgroup of the Northern Sotho tribe, will give you a warm welcome and enthusiastically share their contemporary and traditional customs.
The guides are superb story tellers and the village becomes alive...
Polokwane (Pietersburg) (8.3 km from Capricorn)
Luminous butterflies, crooning songbirds, preening parrots and parading peacocks greet you as you enter Wild Thingz.
The jungle-like park at Meropa Casino and Entertainment World is home to numerous species including birds of prey, cranes, and parrots.
Eagles cast imperious stares and wide-eyed owls peer down as you venture into their domain....
Polokwane (Pietersburg) (8.4 km from Capricorn)
Not only does Polokwane Nature Reserve have a healthy rhino population, it also features a number of fabulous walks and hikes. With over 21 species of mammals, this small reserve outside Polokwane is well worth a stop.
Enthusiastic birders come here to check out the isolated eastern population of the Short-clawed Lark. The reserve is known as an...
Game Reserve in Percy Fyfe Nature Reserve (33.9 km from Capricorn)
Percy Fyfe Conservancy is located between Mokopane and Polokwane. It serves as a breeding habitant for rare and endangered animals, mainly roan antelope and addo buffalo. The reserve is quite small and is characterised by a typical bushveld landscape. Cyclists can ride their bikes on the 12 km road or on the 20 km marked hiking trails. Game...
Mokopane (Potgietersrus) (41.9 km from Capricorn)
Rich in biodiversity, the scenically stunning Makapansgat Valley and Caves play a significant role in the Cradle of Humankind.
The numerous cave system draw palaeontologists from around the globe to view fossils that date back over three million years, revealing the stories of this once tropical paradise.
Our early ancestor, the ‘ape-man’...
Haenertsburg (51.9 km from Capricorn)
Situated in the Magoebaskloof between Haenertsburg and Tzaneen, the picturesque George's Valley is renowned for its beauty and friendly inhabitants.
It’s a perfect stop over en-route to the Kruger National Park or for family holidays and weekend getaways.
Known as the adventure hub of the Limpopo, George's Valley Gorge is a magnet for...
Haenertsburg (54.2 km from Capricorn)
Starting from the village of Haenertsburg, the circular Louis Changuion Trail meanders through picturesque grasslands and indigenous forest. The views are sublime, the fields are strewn with pretty wildflowers and there’s a stream to wade in.
Conveniently situated picnic spots enable visitors to spend time taking in the beauty of the...
Haenertsburg (54.6 km from Capricorn)
This ruin of the old Cyril Jackson Observatory was built by the world famous astronomer of the same name. It was built on his farm called Hilltop and finished in 1955. It had a retractable roof. The Haebertsburg skies are still very good for stargazers today.
Haenertsburg (55.4 km from Capricorn)
Set on a pristine property, Cheerio offers enthusiatic fly fishermen 3 dams to cast their flies in.
This is stricly fly fishing only, which means no bait or spinners allowed. The resort offers beginner rods for rental, as well as a stock of flies for purchase.
Haenertsburg (55.5 km from Capricorn)
Grab the whole family and soak up the countrified charms of this quaint little dairy farm.
Winners of the Eat In 'Best Organic Producer' 2008 award for their organic produce, Wegraakbosch Organic Cheese Dairy is well worth a visit.
Take a tour, taste and watch cheese being made in the traditional way – it’s so good! Cows are milked by hand and...