Things to Do in Soutpansberg

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Dancing Fish Gallery

Dancing Fish Gallery

Galleries and Museums in Makhado (Louis Trichardt) (1536.4 km from Soutpansberg)

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...

Louis Trichardt Golf Club

Louis Trichardt Golf Club

Golf Courses in Makhado (Louis Trichardt) (1536.4 km from Soutpansberg)

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...

Mukondeni Pottery Village

Mukondeni Pottery Village

Village Marketplaces in Makhado (Louis Trichardt) (1537.8 km from Soutpansberg)

Mukondeni Pottery Village was founded by Sarah Munyai, who started the art of pottery at the young age of 12. Today, Mukondeni Village has transformed into a place synonymous with pottery making. The clay pots, which are based on traditional paintings of Venda and Tsonga people, are sold to tourists, businesses and locals alike. Drop by to browse...

Mashovhela Pool

Mashovhela Pool

Popular Attractions in Soutpansberg (1539.3 km from Soutpansberg)

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...

Roodewal Nature Reserve Birdwatching

Roodewal Nature Reserve Birdwatching

Popular Attractions in Makhado (Louis Trichardt) (1548.1 km from Soutpansberg)

Roodewal Nature Reserve is a birders paradise where you can spot species like African broadbill, narina trogon and the eastern nicator. The reserve is just outside Louis Trichart and the guide is willing to meet you at your place of residence. Morning, half day and full day trips can be organised with Sam Mulaudzi. Please call for further...

Museum of the Drum and Dzata Ruins

Museum of the Drum and Dzata Ruins

Galleries and Museums in Makhado (Louis Trichardt) (1568.3 km from Soutpansberg)

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...

Mabudashango Hiking Trail

Mabudashango Hiking Trail

Hiking Trail in Thohoyandou (1578.6 km from Soutpansberg)

Tramp through the Sacred Forest of Magoebaskloof Easily one of the most stunning trails in the Limpopo, this four-day hiking trail will take you through the mountainous eastern fringe of the Soutpansberg. The trail winds past a number of revered sites and the burial grounds of Venda chiefs. A mystical atmosphere permeates the lush indigenous...

Lake Fundudzi

Lake Fundudzi

Popular Attractions in Thohoyandou (1583.6 km from Soutpansberg)

One of South Africa’s largest natural lakes, Lake Fundudzi is situated near the northern part of the Soutpansberg. Visitors need special permission from Venda leaders to go there which makes its allure even more powerful. The lake and its surrounding lush forests, waterfalls and mountains is imbued with a mystical and spiritual atmosphere. The...

Messina Golf Club

Messina Golf Club

Golf Courses in Musina(Messina) (1598.2 km from Soutpansberg)

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.

Sagola Baobab - The Big Tree

Sagola Baobab - The Big Tree

Popular Attractions in Tshipise (1636.5 km from Soutpansberg)

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.

Things to do near Soutpansberg

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Rooibos Teahouse

Rooibos Teahouse

Popular Attractions in Clanwilliam (54.5 km from Soutpansberg)

Do you want an unique Rooibos tea experience? Then you must visit the Rooibos Teahouse at NetMar in Clanwilliam. Within the 5 Clan's of Rooibos you have more than 100 flavoured/blended Rooibos teas. From natural, herbal, fruity and sweet to spicy - a variety you can't afford to pass by. Do a tea tasting or order any of these from the menu and...

Tankwa Karoo National Park Game Reserve

Tankwa Karoo National Park

Game Reserve in Tankwa Karoo National Park (69.8 km from Soutpansberg)

Keen to hear the stars sing and feel the earth spin? If you need to get your mojo back with a quiet escape in wide-open spaces then pack your vehicle and head to the Tankwa Karoo National Park for a weekend. Just a four-hour drive from Cape Town brings you to this unique National Park situated within the Succulent Karoo Biome.Here you can spot...

Biedouw 4x4 Trail

Biedouw 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Cederberg Wilderness Area (35 km from Soutpansberg)

Biedouw 4x4 is located in the Cedarberg mountain area with the closest town, Clanwilliam, 54km away. The Biedouw 4x4 trail is 30 km in length and takes about 5 to 6 hours to complete. The trail has a difficulty grading of 3 to 4 and a high clearance, low range 4x4 vehicle is needed. The self-drive Beidouw 4x4 trail is best experienced during...

Lots Wife and Window Rocks

Lots Wife and Window Rocks

Hiking Trail in Cederberg Wilderness Area (42.5 km from Soutpansberg)

The easy ramble to the striking Window Rocks, also called “Vensterklippe” in Afrikaans, is highly rewarding. Leave your car in the parking area for Stadsaal Caves and take the path signposted "Lot’s Wife". Collect a map and permit from Dwarsrivier Farm or Algeria Forest Station (Cape Nature HQ for the Cederberg Wilderness). Follow the map to the...

Maltese Cross Walk

Maltese Cross Walk

Hiking Trail in Cederberg Wilderness Area (42.9 km from Soutpansberg)

Collect a map and permit from Dwarsrivier Farm or Algeria Forest Station (Cape Nature HQ for the Cederberg Wilderness). Follow the map to the start of the walk. The easily recognizable footpath is marked with cairns pointing the way to the 5-storey Maltese Cross. The out-and-return route starts with a mild uphill climb and then an easy downhill...

Wupperthal Shoe Factory

Wupperthal Shoe Factory

Popular Attractions in Wupperthal (44.3 km from Soutpansberg)

Visit the oldest working shoe factory in South Africa. The factory produces 'veldskoene' (field shoes), traditional 100% leather shoes made and worn by the early settlers. The factory was founded in 1836 by Johann Gottlieb Leipoldt, grandfather of the famous South African poet C. Louis Leipoldt. The town of Wupperthal is situated in the remote...

Bushman's Cave Bergteater

Bushman's Cave Bergteater

Galleries and Museums in Clanwilliam (54.3 km from Soutpansberg)

Bushman’s Cave ‘Bergteater’, or Mountain Theatre, is an open-air theatre set at the foot of the Cedarberg Mountains. This unique and life-long memorable experience is only 35 km from Clanwilliam on the Oude Muur Farm. Many a well-known artist has performed here with the Cedraberg Mountain cliff as their backdrop – Ollie Viljoen, Emo Adams,...

Bushmans Cave 4x4 Trails

Bushmans Cave 4x4 Trails

Four By Four Trails in Clanwilliam (54.3 km from Soutpansberg)

Bushman’s Cave has four 4x4 routes against and trough the Cedarberg Mountain. The farm is located 35 km from Clanwilliam but the GPS coordinates are unknown so please contact the establishment for more information. The trails have a grading between 2 and 5 and all experience levels are welcome. The trails total 30 km and take about 2 hours to...

Clanwilliam Dam Fishing

Clanwilliam Dam Fishing

Popular Attractions in Clanwilliam (57.1 km from Soutpansberg)

Clanwilliam is quite possibly one of the best venues for small-mouth bass fishing in South Africa. Located in the Cedarberg Mountain Range about 250 km away from Cape Town, it's best used as an overnight fishing venue. Fish varieties include bluegill sunfish, smallmouth and largemouth bass, plus the occasional clanwilliam yellowfish. A...

De Compagnie Wine Estate

De Compagnie Wine Estate

Wine Estates in Wellington (57.4 km from Soutpansberg)

De Compagnie Wine Estate is situated in the Val du Charron, five km outside of Wellington. The farm is 27 hectares and lies in the narrow valley between the cliffs of the Hawekwa Mountains and Groenberg. Visitors can enjoy not only the fantastic wine of the De Compagnie estate, but also its rich cultural environment. The owners of the the farm,...

Middelberg Waterfall Walk

Middelberg Waterfall Walk

Hiking Trail in Cederberg Wilderness Area (61.2 km from Soutpansberg)

Venture up a short, moderately steep trail from Algeria Forest Station up to Middelberg Waterfall. Start walking up the clearly signposted path at the end of the Algeria campsite. Take the path that forks to the left when you’re almost at the waterfall. The waterfall offers stunning mountain and valley views. Make use of the small pool for a...

Wolfberg Cracks and Arch

Wolfberg Cracks and Arch

Hiking Trail in Cederberg Wilderness Area (63 km from Soutpansberg)

Seasoned hikers should only attempt the spectacular hike to the Wolfberg Arch via the Wolfberg Cracks. Purchase permits and a map from the office at Dwarsrivier or Algeria Forest Station (Cape Nature HQ for the Cederberg Wilderness). The route starts 1.2 km from Sanddrif. Park your vehicle under the oak trees and head up the path to Wolfberg...

Sevilla Rock Art Trail

Sevilla Rock Art Trail

Popular Attractions in Cederberg Wilderness Area (65.3 km from Soutpansberg)

The popular Sevilla Rock Art Trail is situated on a private farm, Traveller's Rest. Beautiful sandstone caves are covered with ancient Bushman rock art. The one-and-a-half hour hike in and the same out will take you to nine caves. The route is relatively flat and not strenuous. Traveller's Rest is 36 km from Clanwilliam on the road to Wupperthal....

Maalgat Walk

Maalgat Walk

Hiking Trail in Cederberg Wilderness Area (67.2 km from Soutpansberg)

Malgat, also called Hippo Pool, is a large natural pool downstream from Sanddrif. Backed by cliffs, the 50 x 30 m pool is a popular swimming spot in summer. Permits for day visitors are obtainable from the Dwarsrivier office. (No day visitors over long weekends and school holidays). Duration: 1.5 hours return Difficulty: Easy

Maskam 4 x 4 Route

Maskam 4 x 4 Route

Four By Four Trails in Vanrhynsdorp (67.3 km from Soutpansberg)

This route is in the Maskam Mountain with stunning views of the valley. The route itself is very challenging; you'll need skills and a real 4 x 4 vehicle to enjoy this ride. There are also braai facilities high up in the mountain. This is a very enjoyable and adventurous family outing.