Things to do near
Central Region NW
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Mafikeng Game Reserve (49.1 km from Central Region NW)
The Mafikeng Game Reserve is situated right next to Mafikeng, the capital of the North-West province, and consists of just under 5000 hectares of Kalahari thornveld. The park’s main circuit takes only two hours to drive at an easy pace making this reserve an excellent location for day trippers. Visitor facilities include braai / picnic areas,...
Lichtenburg (64.5 km from Central Region NW)
Ride with us on our huge tame Irish sport horses. If you are a beginner, we will lead you all the way. If you have some riding experience, our guides will take you out on an hour's ride through the green mealie fields. You may even stay in our renovated stables for a pony camp during July or December.
Game Reserve in Molemane Eye Nature Reserve (71.2 km from Central Region NW)
Molemane Eye Nature Reserve is 11 km from Ottoshoop on the Lichtenburg/Zeerust Road.The Molemane Eye and farm provides an abundance of attractions and historically significant places which include a National Monument - the old Duncan-Rose farmhouse has been converted into a museum.Other developments include game stocking for breeding purposes with...
Game Reserve in Botsalano Game Reserve (82.2 km from Central Region NW)
The Botsalano Game reserve is located in the North-West province about 50 km from Mafikeng and spanning just under 6000 hectares. The area is comprised of Kalahari thornveld climate and is usually dry with rainfalls in the summer. The reserve is primarily used as a breeding area for antelope and other mammals which are transported to game reserves...
Four By Four Trails
Zeerust (109.1 km from Central Region NW)
Doornrivier 4x4 Trails is located only 12 km from Zeerust. There are many trails to choose from to test your skills and there are two scenic trails with natural obstacles. This is mainly a mountainous landscape with rock obstacles, ascents, descents and cross axles. It is advised to be extra careful during the rainy seasons. The self-drive...
Groot Marico (119.5 km from Central Region NW)
The writer Herman Charles Bosman wrote more than 100 short stories about the Groot Marico and the people of the Marico. He was a schoolteacher in the district of Groot Marico in 1926 and the place left such a vivid impression on him that he later says in Marico Revisited, "There is no other place I know that is so heavy with atmosphere, so...
Groot Marico (120.2 km from Central Region NW)
This trail is approximately 18 km in length on a route that is clearly marked. The 8 km mountainous part is quite difficult with lots of rock and climbing. The rest of the route runs along the old farrow or river bank circled with willow trees and the ruins of an old Matabele Kraal can be seen. The trail can be done in one day but overnight...
Groot Marico (132.4 km from Central Region NW)
This trail is located on Sterkstroom farm, halfway between Groot Marico and Swartruggens. The route is approximately 10 km in length and is an easy day's hike. There is a beautiful waterfall that can only be reached on foot. Overnight accommodation can be arranged. This is an easy to moderate hike.
Klerksdorp (132.7 km from Central Region NW)
Oelie's Pub and Grub is the friendliest and busiest pub in Klerksdorp, serving hunger-busting meaty meals at all hours. At night Oelie's comes to life. There’s a great vibe on the dance floor with DJ's playing the beats from 9pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Whether you’re a local or a traveller, you’ll feel at home – either meeting up with friends or...
Klerksdorp (134.7 km from Central Region NW)
Along with a rich history as one of South Africa's oldest golf courses, this 18-hole will provide you with a progressive challenge on a well-maintained 18-hole layout.
Facilities include a fully equipped clubhouse with bar, restaurant, as well as function/conference facilities if required.
Vrede (142.4 km from Central Region NW)
This is a two-day circular hike that comprises a 14 km stretch and an 8 km stretch respectively. The trail is rated as easy and there are overnight facilities available. The overnight facilities accommodates 20 guests.
Orkney (143.1 km from Central Region NW)
Commissioned in 1939, Orkney Golf Club has developed into a fantastic 18-hole golf club, with a healthy membership that has produced many pros.
Facilities include a restaurant, half-way house, pro shop, function hall, and a golf academy.
Swartruggens (143.5 km from Central Region NW)
This circular two-day trail is easy to moderate; day one is 17 km and day two 7 km. Beautiful scenery and breathtaking views of savanna, indigenous forest, ravines and mountains await hikers. Base camp can accommodate 30 people in three rooms with self-catering facilities and a small coal stove. There is a pool and braai area as well.
Spa and Wellness
Klerksdorp (144.8 km from Central Region NW)
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Four By Four Trails
Swartruggens (147.9 km from Central Region NW)
Karee Krans 4x4 Trail is conveniently located two hours from Johannesburg and 42 km from Rustenburg, just outside Madikwe. The three trails total 12 km and take anything from four hours to complete. Route A is 5.3 km long and the trickiest of the lot, so take it slow. The difficulty grading is between 2 and 3 and high clearance, low range...