In the 'hood, Houtbosdorp as a destination

The little hamlet of Houtbosdorp, in the Capricorn region of Limpopo, lies nestled in the foothills of the northern-most part of the Drakensberg Mountains. The area is infused with tranquil lakes, bountiful waterfalls and indigenous forests set against the backdrop of towering peaks. Houtbosdorp lies in the vicinity of Magoebaskloof where local hiking trails that range between two and five ... cont.

Houtbosdorp (near Magoebaskloof), Capricorn, Limpopo, South Africa

Directions to Kurisa Moya Nature Lodge

From Johannesburg / Pretoria
Follow the N1 from Johannesburg to Pretoria.
Stay on the N1 and follow the signs to Polokwane / Pietersburg
Just before Polokwane, take the Tzaneen R71 off-ramp.
Go through a traffic light, a 4-way stop and at the next traffic light, turn right to TZANEEN / UNIVERSITY OF LIMPOPO
About 19,5 km out of Polokwane, just before the traffic lights, take the slipway to the left to the UNIVERSITY OF LIMPOPO. There is a Kurisa Moya sign there too.
A new Sasol garage is on the right hand side at these traffic lights.
Follow this road for another 26 km until it becomes a dirt road. (You will pass Mankweng hospital and town as well as the University of Limpopo and then pass through various villages)
Watch out for cows and goats on this last stretch of road.
500m after the road becomes dirt, you will see Kurisa Moya's sign on the left hand side of the road. Turn right here and enter Kurisa Moya's property.
Follow the signs to the farmhouse and then park in the parking bay at the Farmhouse or at the guest parking above reception.
Please go slowly and carefully on the internal roads as they are bumpy due to rain run-offs.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (15 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (30 km)
  • Business Services (30 km)
  • Grocery Store (30 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (30 km)
  • Bus Line (45 km)
  • Car Hire (45 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (45 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (45 km)
  • Internet Caf (45 km)
  • Laundromat (45 km)
  • Post Office (45 km)
  • Shopping Mall (45 km)
  • Airport (50 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kloofing
  • Microlight flights
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Township tours

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