5 days in North-West Province Itinerary

5 days in North-West Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North-West Province trip planner

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Pilanesberg National Park
— 1 night
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Rustenburg
— 3 nights
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Pilanesberg National Park

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll through Pilanesberg National Park. Keep things going the next day: cool off at Valley of Waves.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pilanesberg National Park day trip tool.

Johannesburg to Pilanesberg National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In April in Pilanesberg National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Rustenburg.

Things to do in Pilanesberg National Park

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

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Rustenburg

— 3 nights

Platinum City

Situated at the base of the Magaliesberg Mountains, the town of Rustenburg boasts a rich history and heritage as the site of a platinum mining rush, the location of several Boer War battles, and the hometown of Paul Kruger, a famous South African politician.
Venture out of the city with trips to Brits (Lion Walk Safari & Ukutula Conservation Center), Lion and Safari Park (in Broederstroom) and Hartbeespoort (Silver Hills Gems & Hartbeespoort Dam - Snake and Animal Park). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Akwaaba Predator Park, and tee off at Sun City Resort.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rustenburg travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Pilanesberg National Park to Rustenburg takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rustenburg

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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North-West Province travel guide

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Nature & Parks · National Parks · Water Parks
A trip to the North-West Province can include everything from sunning and swimming on beaches to exploration of World Heritage Sites. The region also acts boasts some of the world's biggest entertainment centers, with casinos, golf courses, and concert halls supplementing North West's tourism sector. Explore UNESCO-protected attractions including the world's largest meteor crater and a hominid fossil site. Most of the population in North West consists of rural people with well-preserved traditions, so take a guided tour of these living-museum communities.