The North West Province is perhaps best known for theSun City international playgroundwith its golf courses, casinos, theatres, restaurants, artificial beaches and mythical kingdoms, but it should not overshadow other attributes of a destination sometimes undervalued.
The Magaliesberg, close to Johannesburg, is an oasis of mountain greenery, springs and waterfalls, and the Pilanesberg and Madikwe Game Reserves are spectacular surrounds for abundant game.
Archaeological remains suggest huge Iron Age Tswana cities; small towns like Groot Marico languish in a time-warp that may or may not be mampoer-induced; and whole regions like Bophirima retain a frontier mentality that harkens to the days when most of it was the independent Boer republic of Stellaland.
The economy of the North West is firmly based on agriculture and mining, both of which activities influence the landscape immensely. Seemingly endless fields of maize or sunflowers stretch to the horizon in places while, in other areas, large herds of cattle wonder around chewing the cud, mining headgear towers above the bush, or enormous blocks of granite lie tumbled at the base of disembowelled hills.
Though the economy of the North West is firmly foundedon agriculture and mining, which influence the landscape, seemingly endless fields of maize or sunflowers stretch to the horizon andlarge herds of cattle graze alongsideenormous blocks of granite tumbled at the bottomof disembowelled hills.
The North West`s claims to be the Platinum Province are not without justification.Some 2,050 million years ago, nature here formedthe Bushveld Igneous Complex, a geological phenomenon that created a subterraneanstructure of rare and now economically important minerals like chromite, vanadium andplatinum. Thanks to this fortuitous incident,South Africa mines more than half of the world`s chrome and platinum.
Kwena Gardens consists of 14 luxury chalets, a vast, scenic crocodile sanctuary which is home to 7000 crocs including the two biggest captive Nile crocodiles in the world. A variety of bird species are regular visitors at Kwena as well as vervet monk...read more
La Bastide is nestled at the foothills of the majestic Magaliesberg Mountains in the picturesque Skeerpoort Valley. Just minutes away from the Hartebeespoort Dam, this magnificent location is immersed in history and wildlife and offers a vast range o...read more
Manyane Resort is nestled at the gateway to the Pilanesberg National Park, set in un spoilt natural surroundings. The thatched African styled chalets are luxurious, with one or two bedrooms including a lounge, and in certain Chalets an upstairs loft ...read more
Selous Bush Camp is a semi-luxury tented chalet camp situated in the malaria-free Mankwe Game Reserve, 5000 hectares in size and close to Pilanesberg and Sun City. The camp features 24-beds and each tent is a double en-suite nestled into pristine Afr...read more
The 3 star Hanekraai Bed and Breakfast is located in an established suburb of Vryburg. The bedrooms are spacious and feature en-suite facilities, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, ceiling fan, heating, air-conditioning, satellite television, bar f...read more
Located in the foothills of picturesque Rustenburg Kloof the Orion Safari Lodge is less than two hours away from Johannesburg and Pretoria. This town rests in the vast canvas that South Africa and Africa quite rightly calls unique for its fauna and f...read more
Tapama Lodge is located in the town of Bray, only 100m from the border post between Bray and Botswana. The lodge features a lapa, restaurant, pub, indoor barbeque area, swimming pool, caravan sites, lounge, restaurant, internet access, ablution facil...read more
Kumkani Country Lodge opened its' doors on 1 April 2003, and means Richmans' den (place of the Lion) and that's what we have established for our guests. A place to sit back, relax, and enjoy the tranquility Kumkani offers....read more
Point of View Luxury Accommodation is a property that is situated in the heart of Hartbeespoort Dam (North West).This property offers accommodation in two penthouse suites and twelve luxury suites.Point of View offers views over Hartbeespoort Dam.
The 4-star Masibambane Guest House situated in Rustenburg (North West Province) offers accommodation in 10 double or twin rooms.Breakfast is included in the rate and dinner served on request....read more