A Colourful Experience

Discover the rich culture, history and nature of the Soutpansberg,
Northern Limpopo, South Africa.
Experience art, culture and nature under the African sun


The lodge is an excellent base to spend a few days to explore the Venda and Tsonga culture, myths and legends and to discover the unspoiled nature of the Soutpansberg and Limpopo valley. Madi a Thavha offers a wide range of one and two days activities. Experienced and accredited tour guides are available to join you on your trips. The tour guide can join you in your own car or Madi a Thavha can provide the transport. Pick-nick lunches are included.

Madi a Thavha is a nice stop over when travelling to the Kruger National Park, Mapungubwe, and the bush camps at Tuli Block in Botswana or the Victoria falls in Zimbabwe. We would recommend to spend at least 2 nights at Madi a Thavha to have the opportunity to explore the Soutpansberg mountains and Limpopo Valley. Various off the beaten track routes from Madi a Thavha to Mapungubwe National park, Kruger National Park and Tzaneen are available.

You can also explore the area by food or bike. The lodge environment offers various opportunities for activities for families with children. The Soutpansberg Mountains and Limpopo Valley offer excellent bird watching opportunities and an excellent birding guide is available to join you on your birding trips.

Various packages with 3 – 7 days trips, including accommodations and starting at Madi a Thavha are available and can be booked.

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