Elim Places of Interest, Limpopo

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

Attractions IN Elim

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 Joćo Albasini, a slave trader and elephant hunter the remains of ...

Attractions AROUND Elim

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

... and little further afield

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tshatshingo Potholes

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

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