If the name makes you break out in sweat and reach for a cold beer, you have understood correctly. The town’s name is a corruption of “Hot as Hell”. Hotazel was developed to support the open-quarry manganese ore and sinter plant, the underground manganese ore mine and the railway terminus. Social activities revolve around the recreation club.
Adventure and Sport
4×4: The Kalahari Tsamma 4×4 trail runs through the region.