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North West Province

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The North-West Province, [1], provides a link between South Africa and Botswana. The province is the largest platinum production area in the world, and its Stelland area is the "Texas of South Africa" with some of the biggest cattle herds in the world.


Regions

North West

Cities

Other destinations

  • Sun City - South Africa's Las Vegas, with casino, golf course and adventure area.
  • Groot Marico - typical small farm village, famous for literature and Mampoer

National parks

Other nature reserves

Understand

Talk

Get in

By car

The N12 highway runs from Kimberley trough the eastern part of the province (Klerksdorp, Potchefstroom) to Johannesburg. The N14 from Upington joins the N12 in Wolmaranstaad. The N4 runs through the north of the province. It comes from Gaborone in Botswana, goes through Zeerust and Rustenburg and from there to the north of Pretoria.

By plane

The airport of Pilanesberg/Sun City offers flights to Johannesburg.

Tha capital city of Mmabatho/Mafikeng has regular flights operated by South African Airways to Johannesburg.

By bus

Greyhound and Translux offer bus connections from other provinces.

Get around

See

  • SkyDive Rustenburg - see Rustenburg and the Magaliesburg Mountains from the air on a scenic flight to 12 000ft, and again on the way back down whilst doing a tandem skydive. SkyDive Rustenburg, based at Rustenburg Airfield +27 (0)79 345 7058 SkyDive.Rustenburg@gmail.com [2]

Do

  • Rock Climbing
  • SkyDive Rustenburg - based at Rustenburg Airfield. Enjoy a scenic flight over Rustenburg and the Magaliesberg on the climb to 12 000ft, 40 seconds in freefall attached to a tandem master, and a 5 minute parachute ride back to earth. +27 (0)79 345 7058 SkyDive.Rustenburg@gmail.com [3]

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Stay safe

Get out

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