Potchefstroom Places of Interest

Potchefstroom is situated in the Southern Region, in the North West Province, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN Potchefstroom

Boskop Dam Nature Reserve

The Boskop Dam Nature Reserve is 3000 hectares of rolling grasslands that offer visitors sightings of black wildebeest, springbok, red hartebeest, zebra and blesbok. Situated about 20 kilometres from ...

Dome Bergland Nature Park

Dome Bergland Nature Park lies right on the border of two provinces – the North West and the Free State - 100 km south west of Johannesburg. Visitors are often confused between the nearby Vredefort Dome and ...

North-West University Botanical Garden

The bird list alone reads like a veritable feast, and you can hope to see anything from a steppe buzzard and African harrier-hawk to a spotted flycatcher and malachite kingfisher in the North-West University ...

Potchefstroom Golf Club

Set in beautiful surroundings, with hundreds of willow trees lining the banks of the Mooi River which winds through the property, Potchefstroom Golf Course is regarded as one of the finest tests and best-kept ...

Attractions AROUND Potchefstroom

Barberspan Bird Sanctuary

Regarded as one of the largest waterfowl sanctuaries in Southern Africa, Barberspan Bird Sanctuary is a huge 2000 hectare body of water that is RAMSAR Convention-accredited, indicating its international ...

Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve

Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve lies on the North West province side of the Bloemhof Dam, on the dam’s northern shores. Regarded as one of the largest dams in South Africa covering an area of 25 000 hectares that ...

Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve

For bird enthusiasts the Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve often forms part of a bird spotting tour and is regarded as a place for ‘serious’ birding. It helps that there are two loops of well-maintained roads and ...

Pilanesberg National Park

The Pilanesberg National Park, which covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa. This malaria-free park is perched on the eroded vestiges of an alkaline volcanic crater - one of only ...

SA Lombard Nature Reserve

One of the earliest wildlife conservation research centres in the country, the SA Lombard Nature Reserve is the park credited with saving the black wildebeest from extinction in the wild, and whilst it is not ...

Wolwespruit Nature Reserve

The Wolwespruit Nature Reserve lies on the Vaal River and is one of the least known of the parks in the North West province, possibly because of its size - only 2330 hectares. The reserve is popular with ...

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