104 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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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 ...

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 ...

Taung Museums

Dinkgwaneng

The Dinkgwaneng Site is one of the archaeological and historical gems of the Bophirima area. This, in turn, is part of the North West Province of South Africa, where awesome geological formations, natural wonders ...

Taung Dams & Vleis / Nature Reserves

Taung Dam

The Taung Dam is named after the world acclaimed Taung Skull World Heritage Site, which is just a few kilometres away. This is nestled within the Bophirima area of the North West Province of South Africa. This ...

Taung Arts & Crafts / Cultural Sites

Mmabana Cultural Centre

The Mmabana Cultural Centre is dedicated to celebrating and educating visitors about the heritage, arts and sports of the North West Province of South Africa. Further than this, the centre also aims to nurture and ...

Taung Beaches & Pools / Picnic

Picnic at Blue Pools

Bophirima, once known as Stellaland, is situated in the unadulterated splendour of the North West Province of South Africa. This part of the country is quiet, known for spectacularly serene landscapes and miles ...

Taung Cultural Sites / Sight Seeing

Visit the Taung Skull Heritage Site

In the heart of the Bophirima region of the North West Province of South Africa, amidst the farmlands and sprawling landscapes, is the Taung Skull Heritage Site. South Africa has long been considered to be the ...

Hartbeespoort Dam Bird Sanctuaries / Birding

Owl Rescue Centre

Owls are exquisite birds of prey that are known the world over for their characteristic wisdom and their striking beauty. Their massive eyes are, in fact, so large that they almost touch inside the skull structure ...

Brits Animal Sanctuaries / Big Game & Wildlife

Ukutula Lion Park

Ukutula, ‘place of quiet’, is a game farm that is not only beautiful to explore, but also full of wildlife and well equipped. It is situated in Brits in the North West Province, just an hour outside of Pretoria and ...

Swartruggens Hiking Trails / Sports & Leisure / Walks & Hiking

Schoongezicht Hikes

Start: Schoongezicht farm, 25 km outside of Swartuggens Finish: Schoongezicht farm, 25 km outside of Swartuggens Duration: 4 km to 17 km (three circular trails) Fitness: easy to moderate Our tip: stay overnight ...

Potchefstroom Family Entertainment / Malls & Shopping

MooiRivier Mall

The North West Province of South Africa is home to the university town of Potchefstroom, where pretty landscapes are the order of the day and the folk are friendly and diverse. This is also the town in which the ...

Rustenburg Hiking Trails

Bergheim Hiking Trail

Start: Bergheim resort camp, Magaliesberg Finish: Bergheim resort Duration: 8 km Fitness: relatively fit, particularly because of the climb Our tip: the climb to the top of the gorge can get tiring in the heat ...

Hartbeespoort Dam Craft & Flea Markets / Family Entertainment / Farm Stalls & Markets

Harties Market

Harties Market is an outdoor market that is perfectly perched below the magnificent Magaliesberg Mountain, just outside Johannesburg. This outdoor market is set on rolling lawns, under the shade of large trees, ...

Hartbeespoort Dam Family Entertainment / Sports & Leisure

Orango Tango Zipline

Perched on the banks of the Magalies River, deep in the verdant beauty of the Skeerpoort Valley in Hartbeespoort Dam, is the exciting world of the Hollybrooke Adventure Farm. This is a place of fun and excitement ...

Pretoria

Fun Quads

Hartbeespoort (affectionately known as Harties) and the areas around it are beautiful, rugged and exciting to explore. And there are few better ways to do just this than to tackle the terrain on a quad bike. Fun ...

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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