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  • Phalaborwa

    Mining

    The Palabora Mining Company is located in the town of Phalaborwa, and was incorporated in August 1956. Being the only producer of refined copper in South Africa, the company’s copper ore-body started in 1956, and the open pit copper mine and associated plants commenced during the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s. The Palabora Mining Company’s processing plants produced over 2.7 ...

  • Camping

    Ngala Tented Safari Camp

    Situated in one of the country’s most beautiful game reserves the Ngala Tented Safari Camp is a real treat. The Ngala Tented Safari Camp is a part of the Timbavati Private Game Reserve which is situated in the middle of the Kruger National Park and it combines the beauty of nature with the comfort of luxury accommodation. Timbavati is situated on roughly 36 500 acres of land and it provides ...

  • Phalaborwa

    Endangered Species Centre

    Since its inception, the outstanding Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre has become a leader in private research as well as breeding of endangered species in South Africa. The Hoedspruit Research and Breeding Centre is located on 100 hectares of land in the beautiful Kapama Private Game Reserve. Not only does the non-profit Endangered Species Centre in Hoedspruit play a vital role in ...

  • Letaba District

    Vervet Monkey

    The Vervet Monkey Foundation in the Letaba District is South Africa's biggest monkey rehabilitation center. Caring for a large number of indigenous Vervet monkeys, it helps many orphaned and injured monkeys. The Vervet Monkey Foundation has become known throughout the world for the volunteer program that it runs. In 2005 the foundation was made a member of the Pan African Sanctuaries ...

  • Limpopo

    Phalaborwa

    The town of Phalaborwa, located in the Mopani district of the Limpopo Province, started off as a mining town and is still home to the Palabora Mining Company. Situated on the border of the renowned Kruger National Park and within easy reach of a number of popular attractions, tourism and wildlife play an important role in the economy of Phalaborwa and visitors are assured of a warm welcome.

  • Limpopo

    Letaba District

    The Letaba District of South Africa's Limpopo Province incorporates the lush valley of the Letaba River and the rugged Magoebaskloof mountains. The high rainfall experienced by Letaba District, along with the subtropical climate and fertile soil, create perfect conditions for the farming of subtropical fruit and other produce. Mangos, litchis, avocados, kiwis, bananas, cherries, citrus, ...

  • Regions

    Limpopo

    As South Africa's northernmost province, Limpopo Province has Polokwane as its capital city and shares its borders with neighboring countries Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, as well as neighboring South African provinces, North West, Gauteng and Mpumalanga. Much of the Limpopo Province remains essentially the same as it has for centuries, offering nature lovers the opportunity of ...