Mopani Region weather

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Hans Merensky

Hans Merensky Wilderness
Regions: Mopani Region
Towns: Tzaneen

This Lowveld bushveld reserve offers two well-signed hiking trails, game viewing from your car and an informative educational centre. Wildlife includes sable antelope and all the Lowveld species other than the Big Five.

The reserve is also home to the Tsonga Kraal Museum which gives visitors the opportunity to get a glimpse of the fascinating Tsonga culture and to visit the crafts workshop.

Eiland Spa with its steaming hot waters is also located in the Hans Merensky Nature Reserve. From here game viewing, horse riding, 4x4 tracks and many other activities are on offer for visitors.


Highlights: Lowveld bushveld nature trails, Tsonga Kraal Museum and craft workshop, Hot springs at Eiland Spa

Facilities: Educational centre, Eiland Spa

Activities: Educational centre activities, Game viewing, Birding, Hiking, Visit to Tsonga Kraal Museum, Visit to Eiland Spa

How to get there: From Tzaneen follow the R71 towards Phalaborwa; turn left towards Eiland Spa after 20 km and continue for another 30 km to the entrance gate. Please note: do not take R529 (Giyani road) but the next road to your left to Hans Merensky Nature Reserve.