It is also in close proximity to the neighbouring countries of Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland.
• The Bushveld Region The Waterberg Mountains stretch along more than 5 000 km2 of spectacular vistas and scenic valleys – the ideal destination for off the beaten track tourism.
Climate Limpopo is renowned for its hot yet pleasant summers and dry winters.
Its weather is characterized by almost year-round sunshine.
Known as the Great North, Limpopo province is home to ancient lands and pre-historic secrets.
This is home to Modjadji, the fabled Rain Queen; The Stone Age and Iron age relics of Makapansgat Valley and the treasures of Mapungubwe that date back to time immemorial.
Straddling the northern Kruger Park, Limpopo province boasts wildlife safaris, nature trails –untamed Africa at its finest.
This is the land of wide-open bushveld, big-sky country, the ever-present thorn tree and the mystical baobab tree.
• The Soutpansberg Region Across the northwest, and framing the northern border of the province, lies the Soutpansberg area.
One of the main geographical features of this region is the Limpopo River, which forms South Africa’s northern border.
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