Borakalalo National Park, North West Province
The name Borakalalo means "The place where people relax". The Borakalalo National Park, located approximately 60 km north of Brits, consists of 13 500 hectare of woodland and open bushland.
The Moretele River which runs through the park is fringed with a beautiful stretch of riverine forest, and leads to the 800 hectare Klipvoor Dam, renowned for its excellent fishing.
An abundance of wildlife and prolific birdlife (more than 350 bird species) can be viewed in the Borakalalo National Park and the park is also a very popular fishing spot. The Borakalalo National Park contains over 35 species of mammals, white rhino and over 300 species of identified birds.
Bird-viewing is exceptional in Borakalalo. Part of the park is zoned for wilderness trails, and there is also a wooded area suitable for self-guided walks. Those who prefer to drive have over 100 kms of gravel roads for game viewing.
Enquiries: North West Parks Board on Telephone +27 (0)12 729-1008.