The Alldays area stretches from the Limpopo River in the north to Vivo in the south, to Waterpoort in the east and to the Mogalakwena River (meaning “River of Fierce Crocodiles”) in the west. This small town blends in well with the surrounding Bushveld with its many game farms. Hunters and nature enthusiasts are the […]

Makhado (Louis Trichardt)

Makhado, known until recently as Louis Trichardt, lies at the foot of the densely forested Soutpansberg Mountains, surrounded by fertile agricultural land and conveniently close to the Zimbabwean border and the Kruger National Park. It is 100 km south of Beit Bridge Border Post. The town, like so many others in Limpopo, is part of […]

Musina (Messina)

Musina, known until recently as Messina, is the most northerly town in South Africa and the last town before the border with Zimbabwe. Beit Bridge Border Post, South Africa’s busiest border post, lies on the Limpopo River some 18 km north of Musina. The town developed in tandem with the copper mining industry. Copper was […]


Thohoyandou is in the far north-eastern corner of the province where the gods and ancestors of the Venda people still wander the earth. The town was once the capital of the former homeland of the Republic of Venda and is still the commercial, administrative and legislative centre of the Venda people. Named after an earlier […]