Thohoyandou Places of Interest

Thohoyandou is situated in Soutpansberg, in Limpopo, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN Thohoyandou

Lake Fundudzi

The enchanted body of water known as Lake Fundudzi is a sacred lake of the Venda people that lies in the heart of the Soutpansberg and is one of the few true inland lake systems in South Africa. Lake Fundudzi ...

Makuya Nature Reserve

Makuya, also known as Makuya Nature Reserve, shares a fenceless border with the Kruger National Park and is about an hour's drive from the Pafuri Gate. A relatively small reserve its 16 000 hectares are leased ...

Nwanedi Game Reserve

Lying west of the northern reaches of the Kruger National Park, Nwanedi Game Reserve is particularly scenic situated as it is in the foothills of the Venda Mountains. Nwanedi is home to a rich supply of ...

Phiphidi Falls

Phiphidi Falls is one of several natural sacred sites of the Venda people. The others include Lake Funduzi and the Thate Vonde Forest. The falls are used by the elders of the Ramunangi, a Venda clan, for ...

Punda Maria Gate

Punda Maria Gate allows access into far nothern Kruger Park. Recognised as the best region in the park for spotting the Nyala antelope, this part of the Kruger is also excellent for bird watching, sighting ...

Sagole Big Tree

Sagole is the name of the biggest baobab tree in the world. Your guide, if you have one from the local community, will tell you the tree is 3 500 years old, but actually it has been carbon dated as 1 200 years ...

Tshatshidi Potholes

It can get confusing, when asking locals in Venda about the Tshatshidi Potholes, not least because their local soccer team is called the Tshatshidi Potholes, but also because not everyone knows where these ...

Attractions AROUND Thohoyandou

Louis Trichardt Golf Club

The Louis Trichardt Golf Club takes its name after the town it has been built in and is widely known as one of the very best South African nine-hole golf courses. The course enjoys stunning scenery and right ...

Mapungubwe National Park

Set right up against the northern border of South Africa, uniting Botswana and Zimbabwe, lies Mapungubwe National Park - an extensive savannah landscape situated at the meeting place of the Limpopo and Shashe ...

Soutpansberg Conservancy

The Soutpansberg Conservancy, consisting of 90 000 hectares, was formed to protect an incredibly sensitive and beautiful part of the world. Drive across the arid, flat vastness of the northern Limpopo ...

Thathe Vondo Forest

Regarded as the most majestic and beautiful forest in the Limpopo region, Thathe Vondo is also regarded as sacred by the local Venda people. Folklore tells of many tales, ranging from sitings of sacred white ...

The Baobabs

The giant Baobab trees grow mainly in the hot, semi-arid areas north of the Soutpansberg mountain. Legend has it that in a frivolous mood, the gods planted Baobabs upside down with their roots exposed to the ...

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