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Modjadjiskloof

Modjadjiskloof, Valley of the Olifants, LimpopoModjadjiskloof refers to both a thickly forested valley and a small town situated just north of Tzaneen on the R36, on the edge of the Limpopo Drakensberg escarpment. It is best known for the Modjaji Cycad Reserve, which protects the only naturally occurring Cycad Forest in the world, but it is also the location of the Royal Kraal of the Lobedu (or Balobedu) tribe, who live in 150 small individual villages in the area  – traditionally under the leadership of the Rain Queen or Modjaji in M...

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Sunland Baobab Tree, Modadjiskloof, Limpopo

Sunland Baobab Tree, Modadjiskloof, Limpopo

The Sunland Baobab is the widest baobab tree in Africa and has been dated at 6000 yrs old. There is a bar in it - go have a beer! Modjadji Cycad Reserve, Modjajiskloof, Limpopo

Modjadji Cycad Reserve, Modjajiskloof, Limpopo

The Modadji Cycad Reserve protects a unique and uncredibly ancient giant cycad forest. It is also the misty home of the Rain Queen View Tourism Articles