Limpopo Parks

Provincial Parks in Tzaneen

Provincial Parks

Limpopo is home to numerous nature reserves and national parks. Besides the well-known national parks, such as the Greater Limpopo Park (Kruger National Park), Mapungubwe and Marakele approximately 50 further provincial nature reserves exist in this exquisite province that reflect the diversity of this pristine part of the world.

Managed by Limpopo Tourism and Parks, these nature reserves have the dual task of ecological conservation of unique destinations as well as the development of eco-tourism projects in co-operation with the respective local communities.

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Man'Ombe Wildlife Resort

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

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Tzaneen Dam

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.