Northwest Province

Northwest Province

The North West Province of South Africa is bounded on the north by Botswana, on the south by the provinces of Free State and the Northern Cape, and on the northeast and east by the Limpopo Province and Gauteng. Much of the province consists of flat areas of scattered trees and grassland.

Mafikeng serves as the provincial capital. Other significant towns include Brits, Klerksdorp, Lichtenburg, Potchefstroom, Rustenburg and Sun City.

Whatever your preference, there is bound to be an adventure to keep you happy. The North West is outdoors country, with a glorious climate & challenging adventure venues.

• Enjoy a wrap-around panorama and the magic of lazily drifting with the wind in a hot air balloon. Relish fascinating and magnificent sights over the beautiful Magalies River Valley, Hartbeespoort Dam, Magaliesberg Mountain Range and the Pilanesberg National Park.

• Adrenalin Rush - World’s Longest Zip Slide - Guests to the North West can now look forward to an exciting new adventure activity: A ride on the PRONUTRO ZIP 2000, the longest zip slide in the world. The zip slide is 280 meters high, two kilometers long, reaches a speed of 140 kilometers per hour and guarantees a four minute unadulterated adrenalin rush.

• For exciting and rare bird viewing opportunities, visit our numerous birding venues, albeit on foot, in a hide or on canoe. We guarantee many rewarding experiences.

• Hectares of national parks, nature reserves and game farms stretch across our province.

• There is no better way to experience wild places than to put your boots on and put your feet on the ground, one in front of the other.
We have so many wonderful, fantastically scenic hiking trails – here we provide a taste of only a few among those on offer.

• For an ultimate bush experience, the North West offers an unforgettable hunting safari. Hunters have an in-depth knowledge of the bush and can offer you an unique experience not easily to be found anywhere else.




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