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North West

The North West Province The North West Province of South Africa borders Botswana and is the result of a ‘merger’ between the former tribal homeland Bophutatswana and the western part of the Transvaal. The population is therefore predominantly Tswana, and the Province has a rich Tswana  tribal heritage. The Province is divided into four regions: Bojanala Platinum, Central District, Southern District and Bophirima. Bojanala is the location of the well known city of Rustenburg and enjoys significant wealth from pl...

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Uitkyk Hiking Trail, Hartbeespoort Dam, Magaliesberg Uitkyk Hiking Trail, Hartbeespoort Dam, Magaliesberg

The Uitkyk Hiking Trail offers amazing views over Hartbeespoort Dam in a beautiful protected environment close to Jhb and Pretoria

New riders for Team Bestmed New riders for Team Bestmed

Team Bestmed started their new year on a high note when they welcomed the experienced Yzette Oelofse and youngster Danielle Strydo

Subz reusable sanitary towels Subz reusable sanitary towels

Marikana school pupils empowered by donation of Subz reusable sanitary towels, The recent donation of 500 packs of the reusable...

UCT hit back to take Varsity MTB race UCT hit back to take Varsity MTB race

University of Cape Town produced an impressive showing on the final stage to turn a small deficit into overall victory over arch-r

Kristen Louw amazes with Cycle4Cansa win Kristen Louw amazes with Cycle4Cansa win

Bestmed-ASG's new signing Kristen Louw started her tenure with the team on a high note when she won the 50km mountain bike title

WeCAN campaign aims to boost Cansa funds WeCAN campaign aims to boost Cansa funds

Organisers of the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship have launched a new initiative to boost funds for the Cancer Association of Sou

Cycle4Cansa set up for 20th anniversary Cycle4Cansa set up for 20th anniversary

Traditionally signalling the resumption of the cycling season after winter, the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship is again set to a

Cansa Classic returns to original route Cansa Classic returns to original route

A strategic decision to switch the dates of the road and mountain bike races at the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Classic, which is hosted b

Harties Party Boat Cruises, Hartebeespoort Dam Harties Party Boat Cruises, Hartebeespoort Dam

A long lazy booze cruise on one of Harties Party Boats is a great way to enjoy the Hartebeespoort Dam and the stunning scenery

A Gem in Platinum Country - Rustenburg Golf Club A Gem in Platinum Country - Rustenburg Golf Club

Rustenburg Golf Club is a social hub of this town in the North West Province, and when it comes to classic parkland layouts...

The glory of the Pilanesberg, North West Province The glory of the Pilanesberg, North West Province

We didn’t stop on the way to eat or drink as we were in too much of a hurry to get to Bakgatla Resort and indulge in a weekend...

Scuba Diving at Miracle Waters, Brits Scuba Diving at Miracle Waters, Brits

The Miracle Waters Springwater Dive Site near Brits offers safe diving, interesting under water features and family accommodation

Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve, Klerksdorp Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve, Klerksdorp

The 1000ha Faan Mentjies Reserve near Klerksdorp is a good birding spot offering a great variety of bird species, game and camping

The Klerksdorp Museum & Mine Tours, Klerksdorp The Klerksdorp Museum & Mine Tours, Klerksdorp

See the famous Klerksdorp Spheres at the Klerksdorp Museum in the North West Province. Also book Gold Mine Tours...

The Kingdom of the White Lion, Broederstroom The Kingdom of the White Lion, Broederstroom

The Kingdom of the White Lion Park in Broederstroom near Hartbeespoort is surely one of South Africa's Must See animal attractions

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

Bray and the Bray Horse Race - The 'Bray July' Bray and the Bray Horse Race - The 'Bray July'

A tiny border town and a mad fantastic horse race offer South Africa at its most sleepy and, for one day in Juy, its most exciting

Sandveld Nature Reserve, Northern Free State Sandveld Nature Reserve, Northern Free State

The Sandveld Nature Reserve on the border between the Free State and the North West offers superb angling, bird and game viewing

Jasmyn Farm Stall, Hartbeespoort Jasmyn Farm Stall, Hartbeespoort

Jasmyn Farm Stall in Hartbeespoort is a well known stop for visitors and locals alike with huge range of fresh farm fare and goods

Fishing at the Bloemhof Dam Fishing at the Bloemhof Dam

Catch Carp and big Sharptooth Barbel at the Bloemhof Dam - South Africa' best inland recreational and sport fishing destination...

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 ...

The Cradle of Humankind The Cradle of Humankind

The 47000ha Cradle of Humankind is one of South Africa's 8 World Heritage sites thanks to revolutionary hominid fossil discoveries

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

Dome Adventures - Vredefort Dome Activities Tours Dome Adventures - Vredefort Dome Activities Tours

Abseiling, white-water rafting, canoeing, hiking, fishing & geology tours in the UNESCO Vredefort Dome WHS south of Potchefstroom

Harp Motorcycle Tours, Potchefstroom Harp Motorcycle Tours, Potchefstroom

Harp Motorcycle Tours offer bike road trips of a lifetime around SA, all beginning and ending in Potchefstroom in the North West

Boskop Dam Nature Reserve, Potchefstroom Boskop Dam Nature Reserve, Potchefstroom

Just north of Potchefstroom, the Boskop Dam Reserve offers great angling, birding, game viewing, camping and outdoor recreation

Buffelsvlei Wild Animal Park, Potchefstroom Buffelsvlei Wild Animal Park, Potchefstroom

540ha Buffelsvlei offers a fantastic family day out and guaranteed safari sightings on a pit stop just off the N12 west from JHB

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

Borakalalo National Park Borakalalo National Park

Borakalalo offers 3 star tented camps in acacia woodland and riverine bush, with excellent fishing, birding and game viewing

Molopo Game Reserve Molopo Game Reserve

Tucked away in the far north-west of the North West Province, Molopo borders on Kgalagadi and offers a remote safari experience

Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve

A popular spot near Brits for camping and recreational fishing, the Vaalkop Dam is full of yellowfish & carp among other species

Wolwespruit Nature Reserve Wolwespruit Nature Reserve

Wolwespruit is offers a quiet river-front game reserve offering camping, hikes and walks but particularly angling for yellowfish.

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...

Lesedi Cultural Village, Accommodation and Arts and Crafts Lesedi Cultural Village, Accommodation and Arts and Crafts

A unique cultural experience and African guest house experience awaits you north of Johannesburg at the Lesedi Cultural Village.

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

Madikwe Game Reserve, North-West Province Madikwe Game Reserve, North-West Province

Madikwe is a malaria free Big 5 safari destination and is often considered as an alternative destination to the Kruger Park

Hartbeespoort Dam, North-West Province Hartbeespoort Dam, North-West Province

Harteespoor Dam a favourite 'local' weekend-break for city-dwellers, offering various watersports and many other attractions...

Hartbeespoort Aquarium, Hartbeespoort Dam Hartbeespoort Aquarium, Hartbeespoort Dam

Definitely one for the family - see seals, penguins, crocodiles, freshwater and marine fish at the Hartbeespoort Aquarium

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

Sun City and The Palace of The Lost City, North West Sun City and The Palace of The Lost City, North West

One of the world's most famous casino and entertainment resort complexes sprawls in an ancient volcano crater in the North West

Pilanesberg National Park, North West Province Pilanesberg National Park, North West Province

One of the largest National Parks in South Africa, the 55000ha Pilanesburg Reserve shares an ancient volcano crater with Sun City

Game Trackers Outdoor Adventures, Sun City Game Trackers Outdoor Adventures, Sun City

Game Trackers offers activities and unique wildlife in the Pilanesburg National Park - hot-air balloon and elephant back safaris

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

Kgaswane Mountain Reserve, Magaliesberg near Rustenburg Kgaswane Mountain Reserve, Magaliesberg near Rustenburg

The Kgaswane Mountain Reserve just south of Rustenburg offers great birding, hiking and sightings of the endangered Sable Antelope

De Wildt Herbal Centre (Margaret Roberts Herbal Centre) De Wildt Herbal Centre (Margaret Roberts Herbal Centre)

The De Wildt Herb Centre is one of South Africa's most famous gardens and features workshops and many attractions for a day out

Madikwe Game Reserve Madikwe Game Reserve

Lying in a transition zone, Madikwe Game Reserve is particularly rich in habitats and species ...

Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg

The Mountain Sanctuary Park is a privately owned Nature Reserve 120km north-west of Johannesburg in the magnificent Magaliesberg

Hartbeespoort Snake and Animal Park Hartbeespoort Snake and Animal Park

The Hartbeespoort Snake and Animal Park "promotes conservation through education, understanding and enjoyment". Great for kids!

Horse Riding in Hartbeespoort Horse Riding in Hartbeespoort

The Saddle Creek Ranch in the Magaliesberg foothills near Hartbeespoort offers "Western-style" horse trails and moonlight rides

Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, Hartbeespoort Dam Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, Hartbeespoort Dam

See free-roaming monkeys, limas and bush-babies in a natural forested environment at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary in Hartbeespoort

The Vredefort Dome, Northern Free State The Vredefort Dome, Northern Free State

The Vredefort Dome is the site of the world's oldest known impact crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and an activities mecca

Hot Air Ballooning over the Vredefort Dome Hot Air Ballooning over the Vredefort Dome

See the winding Vaal River with its islands sparkle in the Free State sun from the unbeatable vantage point of a Hot Air Balloon

Gary Player Country Club, Sun City, South Africa Gary Player Country Club, Sun City, South Africa

The Gary Player Country Club golf course is part of the giant Sun City entertainment complex situated in the Pilanesberg ...

The Elephant Sanctuary, Hartbeespoort Dam The Elephant Sanctuary, Hartbeespoort Dam

Take a tour to walk with elephants, feed, play and even ride these magnificent animals at the Hartbeespoort Dam Elephant Sanctuary

Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centre (De Wildt Cheetah Sanctuary) Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centre (De Wildt Cheetah Sanctuary)

Take a safari or watch Cheetahs run at full speed at the Ann Van Dyk (formerly De Wildt) Cheetah Breeding Centre and Sanctuary

Moegatle 4x4 Trail, Brits, North West Province Moegatle 4x4 Trail, Brits, North West Province

The trail varies from a 4x2 and soft roader-friendly route, to a 4x4 trail that is challenging in places and where low-range ...

Karee Krans 4x4 Trails, Rustenburg Karee Krans 4x4 Trails, Rustenburg

If you're looking to escape the bustling city life, Karee Krans in the Magaliesberg is an ideal weekend destination. Beautiful ...

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 ...

Rustenburg Golf Course, North West Province, South Africa Rustenburg Golf Course, North West Province, South Africa

Rustenburg Golf Club is situated in the booming mining and tourist town of Rustenburg in the North West Province ...

Orkney Golf Course, North West Province, South Africa Orkney Golf Course, North West Province, South Africa

Orkney Golf Course was established in 1939 as a nine hole course on the banks of the Vaal River in the North West Province ...

Pecanwood Golf Course, Hartbeespoort Dam, Northwest Province Pecanwood Golf Course, Hartbeespoort Dam, Northwest Province

Pecanwood Golf and Country Club overlooks the Hartebeespoort Dam and the Magaliesberg Mountains and is en route to Sun City ...

Gary Player Country Club and the Lost City Golf Course Gary Player Country Club and the Lost City Golf Course

These superb courses are located at the Sun City/Lost City Complex in the North West Province about 2 hours drive from Jhb ...

Madikwe Game Reserve Madikwe Game Reserve

Madikwe: big skies, wide open plains the meeting of Bushveld and Kalahari and all the mercurial diversity this entails. It's an enchanting...

Ultimate 4x4 Trails & Adventures in South Africa Ultimate 4x4 Trails & Adventures in South Africa

S.A.'s vast landscapes are an explorer's paradise, but reaching beautiful spots often requires an off-road vehicle...