The Bushveld Region of the Limpopo Province in South Africa is known for its outstanding natural beauty. In the Bushveld region, you will find the Waterberg, a geographical wonder supporting a biome of some 14 500 km² offering spectacular views and picturesque valleys. Another of this region's natural attractions is the Nylsvley, home to one of the greatest concentration of waterbirds in South Africa. Some of the more prominent towns of the Limpopo Province's Bushveld area include Bela-Bela, Naboomspruit, Vaalwater, and Thabazimbi. The Bushveld region of the Limpopo Province in South Africa is renowned for its hot spring resorts and the beautiful mountain landscape of the Waterberg mountain range. The region has a number of game reserves with plenty of wildlife to be seen amongst spectacular scenery ranging from broad rolling hills to magnificent red sandstone cliffs.
Limpopo Province's Bushveld region is characterised by bushveld savannah punctuated with clusters of trees and tall savannah shrubs as well as the extensive and mountainous Waterberg area. This region of the Limpopo province is more than three million years old, and numerous archaeological finds have been discovered here. Part of a pit prop from an Iron Age mineshaft found in the Rooiberg area west of Bela-Bela gave a radiocarbon date of approximately 1500 AD. Today mining is an important part of the economy of the Bushveld region boasting one of the richest areas of mineral deposits in the world.
The Bushveld region of the Limpopo Province is home to the Nylsvley Wetlands, featuring one South Africa's greatest concentration of waterbirds. Also, situated in the region is the Cape Vulture breeding grounds near Thabazimbi and the Marakele National Park.
The African Ivory Route is situated in the The Bushveld region of the Limpopo Province. The route has its origins in the legendary exploits of early ivory hunters and gold traders. Today the route is an important ecotourism and 4x4 adventure destaination much sought after by safari enthusiasts. The route offers scenic camps, exciting off-roading and will appeal particularly to the person drawn to the African wild. Scattered throughout the region are many curative hot mineral springs where visitors can relax and enjoy a sense of well-being.
Information on Bushveld Towns
Leeupoort, Lephalele, Mabula Gate, Naboomspruit, Mookgopong, Modimolle, Rooiberg , Thabazimbi, Vaalwater, Bela-Bela, Waterberg