Known by locals as ‘The Mountain Republic’ the area of lush forests and misty peaks in the reaches of the northern Drakensberg of Limpopo includes a plethora of hiking trails and mountain outdoor activities, mountain biking trails, and scenery so unfamiliar with South Africa that you would be forgiven for thinking you’d stumbled into the Scottish highlands.
Frequent mists, an overgrowth of vegetation, the odd pocket of afromontane forest, kloofs, rolling grasslands and the undulating slopes of mountains offer time out and down time in equal measure.
10 compelling reasons to visit the Mountain Republic of Haenertsburg – Magoebaskloof:
At its heart, the village of Haenertsburg rests on the slopes of the Wolkberg. It lies within reach of theMagoebaskloof – a series of valleys inundated with the solid and tangled indigenous forest and ferns of rain forest – and close to the Wolkberg Wilderness Area and Ebenezer Dam.
If the description alone isn’t enough to motivate a visit, here are reasons to head to Limpopo. Click “Continue Reading” to see them