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Central District

Central District of the North West Province The Central District of the North-West Province is mostly characterised by hot, dry bushveld between life-sustaining river systems, and is sparsely populated with wide opens spaces and farms – quintessentially ‘ South African’. It includes the Marico district, around the Groot Marico river and the tiny town of Groot Marico – famous for its Afrikaans culture and literary history, and for being a bit backward (they only recently got an automatic telephone exchange). Other attractions in t...

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Groot Marico - A Living Time Capsule in the North West Groot Marico - A Living Time Capsule in the North West

Made famous by the Oom Schalk Lourens stories of famed writer H.C. Bosman, Groot Marico is an Afrikaaner Culture Time Capsule...

Wondergat Fresh Water Dive Site Wondergat Fresh Water Dive Site

One of South Africa's most challenging inland dives is also one of the most popular. Experienced, Cave and Technical Divers only

The Taung Heritage Site The Taung Heritage Site

The Taung Child is not on display, the site all but extinct, but this Word Heritage Site offers sightseeing, history and culture

Marico Oog - A unique freshwater diving experience. Marico Oog - A unique freshwater diving experience.

For the avid diver in Gauteng, driving to the coast for a quick dive is not always feasible. Luckily there are a few fresh ...

Mmabatho Palms Casino and Resort Mmabatho Palms Casino and Resort

The 'Mmabatho Sun' Casino, Hotel and Entertainment Complex is an Oasis in the desert with activities for adults and children

Molemane Eye Nature Reserve Molemane Eye Nature Reserve

The Molemane Eye Nature Reserve near Mafikeng surrounds a natural spring and offers fishing, camping and game viewing

Botsalano Game Reserve Botsalano Game Reserve

Game Reserve on the Botswana border and Breeding Centre for other game parks, offering game viewing, bush camps, hiking & MTB...

Ketso'Koi Creations - Arts and Crafts, Mafikeng & Mmabatho Ketso'Koi Creations - Arts and Crafts, Mafikeng & Mmabatho

Afro-Organic creations made by women in Mmabatho near Mafikeng - Ketso'Koi fashion and decor accessories are 'from the earth'

Barberspan Bird Sanctuary, Delareyville Barberspan Bird Sanctuary, Delareyville

A Ramsar Accredited Wetland, Barberspan Bird Sanctuary centres on a 2000ha alkaline pan which supports many species of waterbird

The Mafikeng Museum, Mafikeng The Mafikeng Museum, Mafikeng

Steam locomotives, the history ANC founder Sol Plaatje and the Siege of Mafikeng are some of the displays at the Mafikeng Museum

The Eye, Groot Marico, North West Province The Eye, Groot Marico, North West Province

The Eye of Marico is a dolomitic pond with a water lily forest and absolutely crystal clear water - great for swimming and diving

Mafikeng Game Reserve, North West Province Mafikeng Game Reserve, North West Province

Drive the small Mafikeng Game Reserve just outside in the North West - 'the home of the White Rhino' - almost guaranteed sightings

Doornrivier 4x4 Trails, Zeerust, North West Province Doornrivier 4x4 Trails, Zeerust, North West Province

The farm has four 4x4 routes with mountainous, rocky and sandy terrain. Two of the trails are designed with the beautiful scenery

Leopard Park Golf Course, Mafikeng, North West Province Leopard Park Golf Course, Mafikeng, North West Province

Leopard Park Golf Course is situated in Mafikeng, the capital of the North West Province in South Africa ...