Birding in Waterberg Region

Experience | Activities in Limpopo | Wildlife Experiences
Birding

Limpopo offers some of the best birding experience in Southern Africa. Over 600 bird species have been recorded in the province of which 420 birds are resident.

Habitats range from vast tracts of montane grassland to afro-temperate forests, bushveld and wetlands.

Service providers: Birding

  • Ant's Nest & Ant's Hill Waterberg Region - Modimolle
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    Both Ant’s Nest and Ant’s Hill offer the opportunity for some of the greatest game viewing in the African bush, from horseback.

    You can canter along open sandy tracks or traverse high ridges with spectacular vistas. The pace can be as fast or relaxed as the riders would like.

    Often we can get so close to the game that the experience remains unforgettable. Accommodation is also available!

    More info's

    PO Box 441, Vaalwater 0530
    Tel.: 14 755 3584, Fax: 14 755 4941
    E-mail: reservations@waterberg.net, Website: www.waterberg.net
  • Elephant SpringsWaterberg Region - Bela-Bela
    Elephant Springs

    Has a restaurant on site serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Ladies bar with pool table, casino slots and street side deck to enjoy sundowners.

    We also  have 3 conference venues.  Mobile spa services on offer.

    More info's

    Tel.: +27 (0) 14 736 2101,
    E-mail: info@elephantsprings.co.za, Website: www.elephantsprings.co.za
  • Elephant SpringsWaterberg Region - Bela-Bela
    Elephant Springs

    Has a restaurant on site serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Ladies bar with pool table, casino slots and street side deck to enjoy sundowners.

    We also  have 3 conference venues.  Mobile spa services on offer.

    More info's

    Tel.: +27 (0) 14 736 2101,
    E-mail: info@elephantsprings.co.za, Website: www.elephantsprings.co.za
  • Greater Limpopo Birding RoutesWaterberg Region, Capricorn Region, Vhembe Region, Mopani Region, Sekhukhune Region - Bela-Bela, Polokwane, Makhado, Ba-Phalaborwa
    Greater Limpopo Birding Routes

    Co-ordinator for Birding routes and tours within the Limpopo Province. There are a number of species that are easier to find in the Limpopo Province than in the rest of the country.

    These are Short-clawed Lark, Shelley's Francolin, Grey-headed Parrot, African Broadbill, Crested Guineafowl. In addition to this, many Central and East African bird species reach their southern-most distribution here and thus will not be found anywhere else in the country. T

    hese include species such as Black-fronted Bushshrike, Arnott's Chat, Blue-spotted Wood-Dove, Racket-tailed Roller, Senegal Coucal and Tropical Boubou.

    More info's

    PO Box 280, Haenertsburg 730
    Tel.: 15 276 1131 , Fax: 15 276 1131
    E-mail: contactus@limpopobirding.com, Website: www.limpopobirding.com
  • Modimolle Funky StayWaterberg Region - Modimolle
    Modimolle Funky Stay

    Conference venue.  Mobile spa services on offer.

    Offers on site hiking trails on 32 hectare farm.  Has an abundance of prolific birdlife on site.

    More info's

    Nylstroom, Modimolle
    Tel.: +27 (0) 87 820 5974 ,
    E-mail: info@funkystay.co.za, Website: www.funkystay.co.za
  • Modimolle Funky StayWaterberg Region - Modimolle
    Modimolle Funky Stay

    Conference venue.  Mobile spa services on offer.

    Offers on site hiking trails on 32 hectare farm.  Has an abundance of prolific birdlife on site.

    More info's

    Nylstroom, Modimolle
    Tel.: +27 (0) 87 820 5974 ,
    E-mail: info@funkystay.co.za, Website: www.funkystay.co.za
  • Shangri-La Country HotelWaterberg Region - Modimolle
    Shangri-La Country Hotel

    Shangri-La Country Hotel – two restaurants, namely the Heritage Restaurant serving dinner, and the Bellows Restaurant, serving breakfast and lunch. 

    The Diners Club award winning wine list is popular amongst visitors to Barry’s Bar.  Shangri-La has its own Wine Cellar.

    Shangri-La offers on site hiking trails on 32 hectare farm.  Has an abundance of prolific birdlife on site.

    We also have 3 conference venues.  Mobile spa services on offer.

    More info's

    Eersbewoon Road, Modimolle, Limpopo Province
    Tel.: +27 (0) 14 718 1600,
    E-mail: info@shangri-la.co.za, Website: www.shangri-la.co.za
  • Shangri-La Country HotelWaterberg Region - Modimolle
    Shangri-La Country Hotel

    Shangri-La Country Hotel – two restaurants, namely the Heritage Restaurant serving dinner, and the Bellows Restaurant, serving breakfast and lunch. 

    The Diners Club award winning wine list is popular amongst visitors to Barry’s Bar.  Shangri-La has its own Wine Cellar.

    Shangri-La offers on site hiking trails on 32 hectare farm.  Has an abundance of prolific birdlife on site.

    We also have 3 conference venues.  Mobile spa services on offer.

    More info's

    Eersbewoon Road, Modimolle, Limpopo Province
    Tel.: +27 (0) 14 718 1600,
    E-mail: info@shangri-la.co.za, Website: www.shangri-la.co.za
  • Thabphaswa Mountain RetreatWaterberg Region - Mokopane
    Thabphaswa Mountain Retreat

    Sheltered by enclosing hills, in a natural basin, lies a wonderful bushveld retreat, Thabaphaswa Mountain Retreat.

    Thabaphaswa provides an adventure experience for camping, four wheel driving, rock climbing and abseiling, hiking, mountain biking, trail or adventure running, tree spotting, birding, cultural tours, farm dam swimming and the farm experience all within 3 hours drive from OR Tambo International Airport.

    More info's

    Percy Fyfe road, 16 km North of Mokopane (Potgietersrus)
    Tel.: +27 15 491 4882, Mobile: +27 82 389 6631, Fax: +27 86 641 1977
    E-mail: thabaphaswa@telkomsa.net, Website: www.thabaphaswa.co.za