103 Things To Do in North West Province

Lying west of Gauteng and extending to the Botswana border, the North West Province is flanked by the Kalahari Desert and the beautiful Magaliesberg mountain range. The area is not only one of South Africa’s top malaria free wildlife destinations, boasting rewarding wildlife and adventure experiences, but it is also the site of the origins of humankind, and rich with archaeological discoveries. Visit the Pilanesberg National Park, on the site of an extinct volcano, the Lost City's fairytale like hotel and water world wonderland, numerous game farms, Groot Marico, and villages like Delareyville, which surprise with their history and gorgeous blue skies.

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Skeerpoort Cycling / Sports & Leisure

Van Gaalens MTB Trails

Grab your mountain bike and get on the Van Gaalens Mountain Bike Trail. This intermediate trail is 1-3 hours long and consist of a network of routes roughly 150 kilometers long. Whether you are an experienced ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Mafikeng Sports & Leisure / Water Sports

Wondergat Diving

Wondergat is an outstanding cave diving spot near Mafikeng in the North West Province where you can reach depths of up to 70 meters (only safe at this depth for advanced and technical divers) depending on the ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.
Please note that this is for advanced divers only.

Potchefstroom Animal Sanctuaries / Sports & Leisure

Buffelsvlei Wild Animal Park

If you are looking for a fun activity and also want to see lots of animals then get yourself down to Buffelsvlei Wild Animal Park. Take part in a gentle horse riding trail, race around on a quad bike, take a hike, ... more

WHEN?
Day-time visitors are welcome but booking is essential.

Klerksdorp Cafés & Eateries / Bistros & Pubs

Oelies Pub and Grub

Oelie's Pub and Grub is the quintessential neighbourhood pub, with the addition of a sport’s watching area, big hearty meals, and DJ’s playing dance music from 9pm, from Tuesdays to Saturdays. The atmosphere buzzes ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Saturday from 10h00 till late.

Rustenburg Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Kranskloof Trail

Get your friends and family together, get energetic and join the Kranskloof Hiking Trail. This two day trail is approximately 18.5 kilometers long, with the first days walk being 10 kilometers and day two being 8.5 ... more

WHEN?
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Potchefstroom Bird Sanctuaries / Birding

OPM Prozesky Bird Sanctuary

Alongside the Mooi River in Potchefstroom you will find the 70 hectare OPM Prozesky Bird Sanctuary. Bird lovers from all over the world flock here to view a variety of outstanding species. Many hides are ... more

WHEN?
Best during daylight hours.

Taung Malls & Shopping

Taung Shopping Centre

The Taung Shopping Mall is a 9000m˛ space that includes tenants such as Jet Stotes, Edgars Active, Total Sports, Exact, Bears, Ackermans, Studio 88 and Markhams Mens clothing. Conveniently situated on the main ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 17h00.
Saturday from 09h00 to 13h00.

Vryburg Casual Dining / Cafés & Eateries

Durado Spur

The Durado Spur is situated in Vryburg, a large agricultural town in the Bophirima Region (now known as the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality). This is, in turn, in the North West Province of South ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Sunday from 10h00 to 21h00.

Vryburg Cafés & Eateries / Casual Dining

Ocean Basket Vryburg

The vast South African coastline yields excellent seafood, and foodies that visit the country are given the opportunity to enjoy some of the finest fish, calamari, prawns, mussels, and more at Ocean Basket. This is ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Brits Extreme Sports / Scenic Flights

Free Flying Adventures

Get airborne and enjoy spectacular views over the Magaliesburg Mountain Range while tandem hand gliding with Free Flying Adventures. To start off you are towed by a microlight from Aviators Paradise near Brits, ... more

WHEN?
Sundays before 09h00 or after 16h00

Rustenburg Hiking Trails

Baviaanskrans hiking route

Start: Avon More camp, Kgaswane Mountain Reserve Finish: Kgaswane Mountain Reserve Duration: 19 km, Fitness: moderate Our tip: the hike is for advanced hikers; there are steep slopes and the uphill can be ... more

Rustenburg Hiking Trails

Summit Trail, Kgaswane Reserve

Start: basecamp, Witkruiskrans Finish: basecamp, Witkruiskrans Duration: 25.3 km, 2 days Fitness: difficult Our tip: take cooking facilities with you as the braai area at Witkruiskrans is not under ... more

Rustenburg Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Eagle Cove Trail

Start: Kumbagana Game Park, close to Rustenburg Finish: Kumbagana Game Park Duration: 2 days, 18 km Fitness: easy to moderate Our tip: a pool at base camp makes cooling off afterwards that much easier On the ... more

WHEN?
Booking is required.

Groot Marico Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Bokkraal Hiking Trail

Start: Bokkraal Waterfall valley farm, roughly 30 km south of Groot Marico Finish: basecamp Duration: 2 days, 16 km Fitness: easy to moderate Our tip: combine the two day hikes for a weekend's worth of ... more

WHEN?
Booking is required.

Hartbeespoort Dam Family Entertainment / Sports & Leisure

Safari Quad Bike Trails

Seeing the world-renowned Cradle of Humankind, just outside Johannesburg (in the province of Gauteng), is an unforgettable experience that will be treasured by tourists from all over the world. Of course, it is ... more

WHEN?
Bookings are required.

North West Province as a destination

If you are considering visiting North West Province or have already booked your North West Province accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in North West Province, or view the events that are taking place in the North West Province during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Tourist regions

Bojanala Region, Bophirima Region, Central Region, Cradle of Humankind, Hartbeespoort Dam, Magaliesberg, Southern Region

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