Birding in Mopani Region

Experience | Activities in Limpopo | Wildlife Experiences

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

  • EcoPod Birding & Wildlife Photography SafarisMopani Region - Tzaneen
    ecopod birding

    EcoPod Birding & Wildlife Photography Safris is a  specialized birding and wildlife photography excursions operator operating throughout Limpopo Province at various Private Nature Reserves and Game Farms. 

    We conduct out excursions by way of quality, portable hides that we temporaliry set up at  birding and animal activity hotspots such as watering holes and river systems. Acompanying each group is a Proffesional Guide, offering expert bush and animal knoledge whilst ensuring the safety of our clients. 

    By request catering and accommodation is also arranged ranging from luxury lodges to tented camps.

    More info's

    21 C Peace St, Tzaneen, 0850
    Tel.: 15 307 3606, Mobile: + 27 (0)83 2887485, Fax: 15 3073080
  • 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:, Website:
  • Kwenga Safari LodgeMopani Region - Maruleng
    kwenga safari lodge

    Early morning and evening game drives are conducted in open 4 x 4 Safari vehicles and together with Guided foot Safaris are included in the quoted rates.

    Walks and drives are conducted by qualified Rangers. Sundowners are enjoyed at various breathtaking scenic spots.

    All of our staff at Umhlametsi are experienced, qualified and dedicated to the conservation of the Reserve. You are encouraged to experience a bush walk where you will be amazed by the intricate wonders of the African bush.

    This is where the Umhalmetsi experience is so different and dedicated. The Rangers point out not only the Big 5 but all the other fascinating components of the Fauna and Flora that are often overlooked.

    Accommodation is also available!

    More info's

    P.O. Box 435, Hoedspruit, 1380
    Tel.: 11 678 5771, Fax: 11 678 7725
    E-mail:, Website:
  • Otter den White Water RaftingMopani Region - Maruleng
    Otter den White Water Rafting

    Otters Den is an ideal base from which to plan visits to attractions in the Hoedspruit area, but why go away if you can stay in your own island paradise?

    We offer fully catered accommodation and a variety of activities for nature lovers or adventure seekers. Whether you prefer more peaceful pursuits like birding and hiking, or the romance and excitement of Hot Air Ballooning, our qualified and experienced staff will arrange it.

    Accommodation is also available.

    More info's

    Hoedspruit, Drakensberg, Near To Krunger National Park
    Tel.: 15 795 5488, Fax: 15 795 5488 Website: