Louis Trichardt Attractions
Can you hear the drum beat; can you feel the earth spin?
Venture off the beaten track 50km north-east of Louis Trichardt on R523 between Thohoyandou and Makhado.
This significant archaeological site is the remains of the royal kraal of the Venda kings.
It dates back six thousand years to 1400.
Here you can learn about the rich art culture of the Venda and their famous domba dance at the Museum of the Drum. The building houses a replica of the enormous holy drum, reputed to have magical powers that incapacitate enemies.
Louis Trichardt Golf Club is one of the best 9-hole courses in South Africa, if not the best.
The course features beautiful trees and is kept in excellent condition all year around.
You’ll experience a very friendly club atmosphere with good facilities, including a bar, board room, function facilities, halfway house, pro shop, putting green and a driving range.
The Dancing Fish Gallery presents an exhibition about Venda, Tsonga and Northern Sotho culture, with arts and crafts from traditional, to transitional and contemporary.
The craft art shop, linked to the gallery displays arts and crafts from 25 individual artists and crafts groups in Northern Limpopo.
If you’re keen for a bite to eat, the cafe serves breakfasts and lunches.
Roodewal Nature Reserve is a birders paradise where you can spot species like African broadbill, narina trogon and the eastern nicator.
The reserve is just outside Louis Trichart and the guide is willing to meet you at your place of residence.
Morning, half day and full day trips can be organised .
An exciting activity offered by Nonyana Lodge and Safaris.
This mountain bike trail has enough ups and downs to give you the extreme challenge you are looking for.
Come and experience it for yourself.
The farm is situated in an area that is perfectly molded for mountain biking.
Previous guests have reported the trail is very challenging.
Distance: roughly 20 km.
Elevation: roughly 800 m.
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