Holiday Accommodation in Thabazimbi

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Hotel Kransberg ThabazimbiHotel / Lodge
Kwla-Anget ThabazimbiHotel / Lodge
Matlabas Game Lodge ThabazimbiHotel / Lodge
Ra-molopo Game Lodge ThabazimbiHotel / Lodge
Rra Ditau Game Lodge & Conference Centre ThabazimbiHotel / Lodge
Tilodi Wilderness ThabazimbiSelf-catering
Waterberg Country Lodge ThabazimbiHotel / Lodge

Thabazimbi

Tourist Routes/ Meanders
The African Ivory Route

Many nature trails and hikes traverse the town's scenic bush veld surroundings and attract particularly birdwatchers and hikers. Thabazimbi is also known as the hunting Mecca of the Bushveld and is visited by many local and overseas hunters.

The annual Game Festival held in May showcases the hunting potential of the area, whilst at the same time placing emphasis on the importance of nature conservation and eco-tourism. Exhibitions and a game auction form part of the festival.

The Marakele National Park just ten kilometres out of Thabazimbi, is one of the highlights of the area. Named after the Tswana word for 'place of sanctuary', the park has become home to an impressive variety of wildlife, including elephants, a prolific bird life and a fascinating array of plant species. It is envisaged that by the end of 2002, after the relocation of lion, Marakele will host the Big Five.

Situated in the heart of the Waterberg, in the transitional zone between the dry western and moister eastern regions of South Africa, the park is characterized by contrasting landscapes of mountains. grass-clad hills and deep valleys.

Marakele is also home to the largest colony of endangered Cape vultures in the world and boasts close on 800 breeding pairs.

The park which is malaria-free, is situated about 250 km from Gauteng and offers modern safari tent camp accommodation, as well as a rustic bush camp for small groups. Marakele can be explored along various 4x4 routes, but can also be visited in a normal sedan car.

Accommodation establishments in the Thabazimbi area provide a wonderful base from which to explore this fascinating region. Activities which can be enjoyed include 4X4 trails, cycling, angling, hiking, archery and various other sports.