Just about 6 km from Giyani lies Man'Ombe, covering 1.352 hectares. The reserve has three excellent hiking trails and visitors can visit the museum at their leisure.
Game viewing is good; species include giraffe, zebra, waterbuck, kudu and impala. Take a break to do some fishing at Nsami Dam.
Facilities: Museum, Conference venue, Chalets
Accommodation: Man'Ombe offers conference facilities and spacious accommodation: self-catering chalets
The dam (157 million m3, surface area 12 km2) is situated 10 km north-west of Tzaneen, only an hour's drive from the Kruger National Park. This wilderness area incorporates the dam basin and a peninsula of the dam. It has angling and fishing opportunities. Enjoy the presence of hippos while having your picnic.
Tzaneen dam lies in good birding area with more than 350 bird species. Stay overnight at a picnic site or a caravan park, and nature will treat you to magnificent copper bronze skies at sunset.