Attractions IN Orkney

Golf Courses

Orkney Golf Club

Orkney Golf Course is a tree-linked parkland course with undulating greens. It has thirty-one bunkers and five water features as well as the Vaal river, which runs parallel to the 8th, 9th,10th and 11th holes. It has full facilities including a franchised ...

Attractions AROUND Orkney

Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries / Nature Reserves

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 importance for migratory birds and ...

Botanical Gardens

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 Botanical Garden that graces the University of of ...

Nature Reserves

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 birdwatchers and hikers. The grassy plains are home to ...

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Nature Reserves

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 lies at the confluence of the Vaal and Vet Rivers ...

Nature Reserves

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 Potchefstroom, Boskop Dam lies amongst a series of low ...

Nature Reserves

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 three seasonal dams in the reserve, so that ...

Golf Courses

Klerksdorp Golf Course

Klerksdorp is a growing town in the North West Province of South Africa that is the proud home of the Klerksdorp Golf Course. This course is the oldest in the area once known as the Transvaal, having been established in the latter part of the 19th century. It ...

Museums

Klerksdorp Museum

Located in Margarieta Prinsloo & Lombaard Street, the Klerksdorp museum also offers Peach Mampoer & Soet Blits liqueurs. A former prison this beautiful sandstone building's exhibits depict early town life, archaeology, social history and local geological ...

Golf Courses

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 courses in North West Province. The Potchefstroom ...

Nature Reserves

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 open to the public, there are a couple of guest ...

Orkney as a destination

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Bloemhof, Klerksdorp, Potchefstroom, Stilfontein, Wolmaransstad

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