When you visit Polokwane, what interest you the most besides doing shopping and watching a soccer game at Peter Mokaba stadium?
Never given this much of thought – right?
Well, today you’re going to learn that Polokwane is more than just a capital city of Limpopo province.
There are plenty of things you can do, places to go in Polokwane.
Maybe you were just looking for picnic places or outdoor activities in Polokwane…
…You’ve come to the right place – see the list below:
And no, Kruger National Park is not one of the places of attraction in Polokwane – sorry.
Top 10 places of interest in and around Polokwane
1. Polokwane Bird Sanctuary
Located north of Polokwane, the Bird Sanctuary is home to over 300 different types of birds.
It also includes other picnic areas, kiosk selling refreshments and three dams with depths, reed-beds, shallow pans, a sandbank, riverine bush and some grassland.
For find Bird Sanctuary, contact 015 290-2331 for directions and more information.
2. Walk With Lions
Do you like the big cats and wish some day, you would walk right next to it?
Well, Walk With Lions is a very unique activity that allows people walk with lions. Many game reserves offer this experience – quite a high in-demand experience.
You will interact closely, like never before, with lions. The experience is supervised by experienced guards.
3. Bakone Malapa
Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum is one of the several museums in Polokwane. Visitors of this very interesting museum enjoys the opportunity of learning about various cultures and traditions of African people – more specially from Limpopo.
Bakone is open for business Monday to Saturday, and Sundays on special arrangements. To find out more about how much it costs to have fun at the place, kindly call +27 (0)15 290-2540 for more information.
4. Polokwane Game Reserve
Probably one of the main attraction in Polokwane. Owned by municipality, the Polokwane Game Reserve is by far the city’s biggest and successful investment.
It is home to over 22 different types of animals including the unique white rhinos.
You will enjoy the fun walk around the reserve – of course supervised by trained guards.
5. Meropa Casino
Meropa Casino and Entertainment World is definitely a place to go for indoor entertainments.
It is home to over 414 slot machines, 17 games tables and a Salon Privè casino, top restaurants and most importantly, family fun activities.
Owned by Sun International, you will definitely get a 5-star services when you visit Meropa Casino.
6. Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park ( Snake Park )
Popular known just as “Snake Park”, it is the biggest municipal bird and reptile reserves in Limpopo.
Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park is a great attraction in the city. Home to different types of snakes and lizards.
Not forgetting crocodiles and horse riding.
The places include pools for children and adults.
7. Polokwane Golf Club
Enjoy golf over any other sport?
The Polokwane Golf Club is exactly what you must checkout when you visit the city of Polokwane.
It’s been there for a long time. Has got a rich history.
The course is taken care of, with high standards.
You will certainly enjoy the game of golf.
Address: Voortrekker Street, Polokwane
8. Let’s Go Bowling – The Farmyard
Action packed with bowling experience and a full menu of entertainment.
Let’s Go Bowling” has three branches, in Polokwane, Cenrturion, George and Claremont.
Easily accessible and affordable pricing.
9. Big Cat Experiences
10. Tshoseletso Day Spa
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