Tag: North-West

I got stuck on a mountain…in Marakele National Park

An adventure in Marakele National Park In between visiting Morukuru Owner’s Family House in the North-West Province and Mhondoro Game Lodge in Limpopo, we spent two nights in the iron-mining town of Thabazimbi, which was approximately halfway between the two. Marakele National Park was just 15 km away from Thabazimbi, and of course, I had […]

Thing to do in North West Province

The best things to do in North West Province ... ... From food and accommodation to entertainment and activities, it’s all covered. "Nature has blessed this province with breathtaking scenic beauty, rolling fieldsof maize, golden sunflowers and vast plains of African bushveld." North-West Tourism Do Bill Harrop’s Original Balloon Safaris There are few more magical […]

Sparkling Waters Hotel and Spa Review & Magaliesberg Canopy Tour

Review: Sparkling Waters Hotel and Spa Magaliesberg Canopy Tour The beauty was spectacular. I was surrounded by 2400 million year old mountains. Thirty metres below me, a pebbled stream ran through the gorge, flanked by mini-waterfalls. The air was fresh and the sun was shining through the trees. Forest birds and animals peered at us […]

Askari Game Lodge and Spa Review

This post is based on my visit in 2014. The lodge has now been renamed to African Hills Safari Lodge & Spa and the reserve is now called Plumari Private Reserve. (2021 update) Askari Game Lodge and Spa Review I was kissed by an 18 year old elephant. It was a big, wet, slobbery kiss, but […]

Review: Mount Amanzi Resort

Review: Mount Amanzi Resort Mount Amanzi is an award-winning RCI Silver Crown resort, in the North West province of South Africa. Arrival: The crowd at Mount Amanzi on Friday afternoon was testament to its popularity. The car park was full of people arriving. We asked the security guard if it was like that every Friday […]

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