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The Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province of South Africa is bordered by the Limpopo River and Botswana border in the West, the provincial boundary in the South and the Magalakwena River in the East. The region is renowned for its hot spring resorts and the beautiful mountain terrain of the Waterberg mountain range. There is plenty of wildlife to be seen on the numerous private game reserves in the region. The spectacular scenery of the region ranges from broad rolling hills to magnificent red sandstone cliffs. Among the hills and mountains of the Waterberg region there is evidence of human occupation dating back thousands of years.

The Waterberg region offers more than 14 000 km of spectacular scenes. There are the Nylsvley Wetlands, where the greatest variety of water-birds are concentrated, the Cape Vulture breeding grounds near Thabazimbi, the Marakele National Park and Lapalala Wilderness Game Reserve and the many curative hot mineral springs. The most important towns of the Waterberg region are Bela-Bela (Warmbaths), Nylstroom, Naboomspruit, Vaalwater, Thabazimbi and Ellisras. Each town in itself is worth visiting, boasting a number of historical, cultural and natural attractions.

The Waterberg region of Limpopo is vast, peaceful and incredibly beautiful. It is a fascinating area with a rich cultural legacy and natural splendour. It is particularly appealing to those in need to find of a place to unwind. The Nylsvley Wetlands are home to the largest number of water birds in southern Africa with more than 400 species. The visitor can be almost guaranteed to sight more than 200 species in a single day. Visitors can stay over in the camping ground, or in one of the many lodges close by to. Bird watchers will also witness Cape Vultures as they ride the thermals over the Marakele National Park near Thabazimbi. The Park, with its rare cycads, tree ferns and yellowwood trees is home to around 800 breeding pairs.

The region encompasses vast tracts of bushveld savannah punctuated with clusters of trees and tall savannah shrubs, the extensive and mountainous Waterberg area and the Springbok Flats in the south. The Waterberg as we know it today is more than three million years old. Archaeological finds and San paintings are just glimpses of the region's past. Part of a pit prop from an Iron Age mine-shaft found in the Rooiberg area west of Bela-Bela gave a radio-carbon date of approximately 1500 AD. 500 years later mining is still an extremely important part of the economic structure of the Waterberg region, which is one of the richest areas of mineral deposits in the world, and forms part of the Bushveld Igneous Complex - a unique complex of volcanic rocks formed more than 600 million years ago and considered to be one of the geological wonders of the world. The complex extends over an area of 50 000 square kilometres, and is rich in platinum, iron ore, vanadium, tin, tungsten, chromium and coal. The region has a thriving mining industry which will last for many years to come.

The African Ivory Route, which has its origins in the legendary exploits of early ivory hunters and gold traders, runs through the Waterberg region. Today the route is an important ecotourism and 4x4 adventure destination much sought after by safari enthusiasts. Traversing rugged mountainous terrain and stunning wilderness areas, the route offers scenic camps, exciting off-roading and many other adventure opportunities for safari enthusiasts. The route will appeal particularly to the person drawn to the African wild. Scattered throughout the Waterberg region are many curative hot mineral springs where visitors can relax and enjoy a sense of well-being.

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Elements Private Golf Reserve Lodge 278

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Bela-Bela - Warmbaths

Elements Private Golf Reserve Lodge 278 offers self catering accommodation in a golf estate near Bela-Bela in the Limpopo province. (Sleeps 4 adults). Set in the heart of the Bushveld, Elements Lodge No 278 is a privately owned Golf lodge in the exquisite

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Nageng Lodge at Mabalingwe

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Bela-Bela - Warmbaths

Nageng lodge is an affordable lodge situated in the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve just 2 hours from Johannesburg and 28km from Bela-Bela. Sleeps 10 adults and 2 kids under 10yrs old

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Sleeps: 26 in 4 units/rooms
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Waterberg Cottages

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Vaalwater

Waterberg Cottages offers self catering accommodation near Vaalwater in the heart of the Waterberg plateau in the Limpopop province. Waterberg Cottages (5 cottages sleeping 2 - 16) offers it's guests a haven of tranquility, relaxation and fun, in the beau

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Ditholo Game Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Bela-Bela - Warmbaths

Ditholo Game Lodge provides fully-catered bush lodge accommodation set in the heart of Limpopo, a mere 61kms west of Bela Bela, against the beautiful backdrop of the Waterberg Mountains, lies a natural retreat nestled on a 1000 Ha private game reserve. Di

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Gallery Inn

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Bela-Bela - Warmbaths

Set on 22 hectares of bushveld paradise in the heart of the Limpopo Province, only 8 km from the town of Bela Bela. We offer affordable accommodation in our luxury self-catering chalets, which are all well-positioned to allow maximum privacy.

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Elands Lodge Mabalingwe

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Bela-Bela - Warmbaths

Elands Private Game Lodge is the perfect getaway from the busy city life with a main house and four chalets.

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Makhato 84

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Bela-Bela - Warmbaths

Makhato 84 provides bush lodge self catering accommodation in the Sondela Game Reserve, Bela Bela, in the Waterberg region of Limpopo. This luxurious self catering lodge sleeps up to 8 people. It consists of a main bedroom with a king size bed, an en-suit

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Zwahili Private Game Lodge & Spa

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Modimolle - Nylstroom

Zwahili Game Lodge offers and an authentic bush lodge experience near Modimolle (Nylstroom) in the Limpopo province. Embrace a true African experience, luxurious rooms and elegant tented camps. Masterful cuisine, personal exclusive experience. Superb atte

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Tiru Lodge

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Bela-Bela - Warmbaths

Tiru Lodge offers a unique self catering bush lodge experience inside the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve near Bela-Bela in Limpopo. (Sleeps up to 9). Tiru is a privately owned lodge situated inside Mabalingwe, a Big 5 game reserve 28 km from Bela Bela and 140

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