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Activities, facilities and local attractions

Activities, facilities and local attractions

Located at the centre of the tourism region called the Valley of the Olifants, Phalaborwa is an
ideal base from which to explore the scenic delights of surrounding attractions like the realm of
the Rain Queen at Modjadji village, the world’s biggest baobab and the misty mountains of Magoebaskloof.

Enjoy horse riding safaris, game drives in the Kruger National Park, teeing off at the world renowned Hans Merensky golf course, river safaris, micro light flights and exhilarating skydiving
to name a few.

 

   Famous attractions include the visits to the Blyde River Canyon, the wildlife rehabilitation centres and the Elephant Museum.
Resort Facilities
The following facilities are available right on your
doorstep within the resort:
• Hans Merensky Championship Golf Course
• Gym
• Tennis Courts
• Squash Courts
• Pro shop
• Driving range
• Swimming pools
• 2 Restaurants on Estate
• Horse riding
• Game viewing

Hippos give new meaning to water obsacles.

Nearby activities
There is never a dull moment in Phalaborwa, and activities abound.
• Safari game drives
• Skydiving
• Elephant back safari

• Fishing safari

• Lekagape cultural tours
Moholoholo widlife rehabilitation centre
• Mine tours
• Rain Queen at Modjadji village
One of the highlights of your stay is certain to be an excursion to the Kruger National Park where you have the chance to see the big five in their natural habitat. Phalaborwa Gate is a mere 3km from Kokobela.
There is a plethora of activities to enjoy in this beautiful part of South Africa. Spend the afternoon on our local golf course, go
on a safari game drive in the nearby world-renowned Kruger National Park, or relax and admire the unique African sunset whilst listening to local birdsong.

“Sunland’s Baobab is 22 meters high, and is some 47 meters in circumference.

Carbon dating has been used to estimate the Big Baobab’s age at ± 6000 years. To put this in perspective the tree is possibly older than the Giza Pyramids and was certainly here thousands of years before the birth of Jesus Christ.

When the first leaves sprouted the Sahara Desert was still lush and green and our Iron Age ancestors were roaming the land.”

visit: www.bigbaobab.co.za for more.

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