The North West Province is all about the authentic African bush experience and its hot, dry, African climate which is truly unique. A must see destination, diverse and exciting! We offer some of the finest game reserves, cultural sights, archaeological treasures, adrenalin adventures, as well as world class entertainment resorts.
While visiting the North West, the traditional warmth of the province will be shared with you, as well as our pride in our history and culture. Our visitors can take home with them lasting memories of a special experience and the ultimate of enjoyment. We are looking forward to welcoming you… for an experience of a life time!
1. Madikwe Game Reserve – Wildlife Conservation Theatre.
Stand at the threshold of wilderness Africa, where every plant, animal and insect forms an essential part of an intricate web of survival, where man is reminded that his very existence through the ages has been rooted in such an intricate design.
2. Pilanesberg National Park – Game Reserve in a Volcano.
A game viewing and balloon safari mecca. Experience the living silence of an eroded volcano that is more than a thousand million years old. Embark on a game drive, in search of the Big Five. Savour the diverse variety of animals, flora and fauna.
3. Sun City and Lost City – Kingdom of Pleasure.
The centre of a volcanic valley offers one of the largest adult entertainment centers. Deep in the rugged bushveld, in the heart of an ancient volcano – the world’s most unique resort. The fun never sets…
4. Hartbeespoort Dam – Adrenalin Adventure Jewel.
Hartbeespoort offers you whirlwind experiences be it in air or on water. In a picturesque valley, surrounded by the ancient and majestic Magaliesberg mountains, lies this lake of great scenic beauty and a favourite adventure getaway.
5. Lesedi Cultural Village – Cultural Gem.
Lesedi offers you profound insight and vibrant culture experiences. Let your pulse beat to the original rhythms of Africa. Excite your taste buds to traditional foods. Experience African dancing at its best.
6. Mafikeng Capital City – City of Goodwill.
The city with an urban vibe, yet rich with historical sites. Mafikeng attracted the attention of the world during the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. Today the city is a vibrant provincial and commercial capital and a major tourism attraction.
7. Vredefort Dome – Created by a Massive Meteorite
A massive meteorite struck the earth about 3,000 million years ago, the Vredefort structure is currently regarded the biggest and oldest clearly visible impact structure on Earth. A prime adventure tourism site for rock climbers, cyclists, hikers.
8. Taung National Heritage Site – ‘The Place of the Lion’.
Home to a fossilised skull of a child, a discovery which led many scientists to believe that the origin of early man was initiated on the African continent. This ancient valley is surrounded by picturesque caves, streams & attractive pools.
9. Golf courses and sports facilities.
The Province of the North West offers some of the best of sports facilities including two of the exceptional 18-hole golf courses designed by the renowned Gary Player.
10. The Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management.
The Institute has a competitive edge with the best learning institutions around the globe.