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.We would like to hear from you, how you enjoyed your stay in the Limpopo province. Published articles stand a chance to win a weekend for 2 at one of our Wildlife Resorts.
The Voortrekkers arrived in the early nineteenth century and this part of the world changed forever.
Numerous battles between indigenous African people and the Voortrekkers ensued.
The Limpopo province celebrates a rich cultural heritage and at many archaeological sites the mysteries of the past and ancient peoples are still being unearthed.
Historians reveal that the first black Africans moved across the Limpopo (into what became known as South Africa) before 300 AD.
• The Valley of the Olifants Traveling east, visitors will discover the rich natural heritage of the Lowveld with its claim to fame – the world-famous Kruger National Park.
As its name suggests, this region falls in the valley of the great Olifants River that meanders through the Kruger national Park, forming the southern border of the province.There are 340 indigenous tree species here, an abundance of animal life and the world’s highest concentration of leopard.Ancient, gigantic baobabs (“upside-down trees”) guard vast expanses of mountains, bushveld, indigenous forests and cycads.During apartheid, portions of land were divided into homeland areas.However, today the Limpopo province is united in its aim to offer the best possible welcome for its visitors.The Limpopo province also offers up Africa’s wild Edens – from highveld grassland savannahs to subtropical forests to formidable mountain ranges.