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Louis Trichardt Map - Louis Trichardt detail and street level map showing the suburbs and landmarks of Louis Trichardt. A typical small town, Louis Trichardt is charming and popular because it serves as a thoroughfare for all of those coming from or going to the Kruger National Park. For additional information please visit Louis Trichardt Information.

If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Louis Trichardt Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Louis Trichardt, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Louis Trichardt Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Louis Trichardt Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.

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Featured Attractions in (or near) Louis Trichardt

Albasini Dam

The biggest body of water in the area, Albasini Dam lies east of Makhado (Louis Trichardt), just south of the Entabeni State Forest. Named after João Albasini, a slave trader and elephant hunter the remains of whose trading post lies close to the new ... more information

Ben Lavin Nature Reserve

The rather heady mix of assorted sour bushveld, riverine woodland that lines the almost always arid watercourses, and vast plains of thornveld set against the rolling foothills of the Soutpansberg, make the Ben Lavin Nature Reserve, close to Louis Trichardt, a rather exceptional place to visit... more information

Blouberg Nature Reserve

Situated west of Makhado, just off route 521, the Blouberg Nature Reserve lies in relative obscurity in the midst of rural village and farming communities at the foot of the eastern foothills of the Blouberg Mountain, for its part an inselberg of the greater Soutpansberg chain of mountains, even if it is separated from it by ... more information

Entabeni Forest

Entabeni forest is a strip of Afro-temperate mist-belt forest that is part of the state Entabeni plantation. As such it is one of few remaining forests of this description and harbours some of the province's most exciting birds... more information

Hanglip Forest Reserve

Locally known as Hanglip Bosreservaat, the reserve has over 340 hectares of indigenous sub-tropical forest criss-crossed with hiking paths, mountain forest streams and the call of birds. During the heat of the summer months, the forest provides a micro-climate of its own, offering ... more information

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 can be found on the R523 between Thohoyandou and Louis Trichardt, surrounded by the mythical ... more information

Langjan Nature Reserve

Lying just north east of Blouberg Nature Reserve, on the R521 to Alldays, west of Makhado, the Langjan Nature Reserve is typified by gorgeous red sand dunes and scrub-acacia bushveld vegetation - lush during the summer rainfalls and equally dry during the months that languish without rain. Langjan ... more information

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 off the tee one can enjoy mountainous vistas, immaculately kept grounds and tall trees... more information

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 from the Makuya, Mutele, and Mphaphuli tribes by the Limpopo ... more information

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 rivers. This is the land of sandstone formations, mopane woodlands, brooding baobabs... more information

Maremani Nature Reserve

Maremani Nature Reserve is a 41 000 hectare reserve north east of Johannesburg. It is owned by a charity foundation whose focus is to preserve nature and protect wildlife. A relatively unknown private nature reserve, Maremani lies in an arid to semi-arid tropic ... more information

Morning Sun Nature Reserve

Morning Sun Nature Reserve lies in the Soutpansberg Mountains of Limpopo, a natural heritage site that forms part of the UNESCO Vhembe Biosphere Region. The Vhembe Biosphere Region includes the northern part of the Kruger National Park, the Mapungubwe National Park and ... more information

Musina Nature Reserve

Musina Nature Reserve has one of the largest collections of baobabs in the country, and incorporates the former Baobab Forest Reserve – formed in 1926 to protect the baobabs from commercial interests. These huge 'upside down' trees, more formally known as Adansonia ... more information

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 animals who take advantage of the effortless landscape dominated by umbrella thorn savannah ... more information

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 elephant and experiencing a less inundated portion of the park... more information

Roodewal Forestry Nature Reserve

The African broadbill is one of the most difficult birds to spot in South Africa. But you can find it in Roodewal forest. It is the one place in the Soutpansberg where you are almost guaranteed to see at least one, which is why the reserve is so popular with ... more information

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 Province, and the sandstone of the Soutpansberg intermittently breaks into view. That and the... more information

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 lions, thunder-and-lighting birds which are said to 'fly on the wings of ... more information

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 sky. The baobab tree (Adansonia digitata) is one of the trees in Africa with... more information

Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve

In what can only be described as the far northern reaches of South Africa lies the 36 000 hectare Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve in the Limpopo Valley. The reserve is called a 'piece of old Africa', not least because of the presence of Baobabs and rather impressive sands ... more information

Wyllie's Poort

From Makhado (Louis Trichardt) the N1 heads due north to carve its way through the Soutpansberg, reaching the northern side of this stretch of mountains through a narrow gorge known as Wyllie's Poort. Two tunnels, one after another, take one directly through the... more information

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