Tzaneen History







Tzaneen Information, Tzaneen History and Tzaneen Activities

Did you know that the word Tzaneen comes from the word 'tsaneng' which means 'come together'?


Tzaneen, SouthAfrica is situated in the foothills of the impressive Wolkberg (Cloud mountain).


A must see for all Tourists as it is a gem of a tourist and holiday destination.


Tzaneen, Limpopo, SouthAfrica is known as the cleanest town in Limpopo Province and is a subtropical paradise with indigenous and exotic plants,

Tzaneen forms the heart of the Valley of the Olifants region.


Tzaneen is the second largest town in the Limpopo province of South Africa and Tzaneen is seen as the 'capital' of the lovely Letaba District which are more than 20 00 square kilometers of tropical and subtropical farming in the Letsitele River Valley a real tourist destination with a variety of available accommodation in Limpopo, such as b&b's, guest houses, lodges, game farms and backpackers.


The Tzaneen, Limpopo, SouthAfrica area is where the Shangaans and the Sotho people originated and their ethnic cultures and lifestyles are shown in a living Museum in Tzaneen, on the Hans Merensky Nature Reserve.


The Hans Merensky Nature Reserve is an ideal Tourist rendezvous point and offers nearby accommodation and lots of information on Limpopo.


The summer in Tzaneen, has above average rainfall and a very comfortable moderate temperature all year round. This ensures that Tzaneen is the place to grow nuts, avocado's, other vegetables and fruits all year round. Fruits include bananas, mangoes, litchis and all citrus fruits. Tzaneen, is also the ideal place to grow coffee, tea and cotton. and boasts lush green tea plantations for export.


Tourists can experience all this in affordable accommodation in Tzaneen

Here by the Waters of Letaba and the Misty peaks of Wolkberg are an endless array of natural, cultural and historical sites and tourist attractions that will delight both the first time and the repeat visitor. For the nature loving tourists - the Mountain slopes surrounding Tzaneen are heavily forested with timber plantations of blue gum and pine, the Tzaneen area also boast at least 40 sawmills. The area also qualifies as a tourist destination in Limpopo.


Tzaneen is the ideal place for tourists to explore the lovely region of Limpopo, and can be reached via the R71. Tzaneen's unique, natural scenery provides a stunning background for all the recreational and other tourism products and tourism services on offer.


Tzaneen, invites you to linger awhile and enjoy the rivers, waterfalls and dams, the villages, the roadside stalls and tea gardens, the unique range of bird species, trees, plants and animal life - to reach out and experience the diversity of many peoples and to listen to the legends and other stories associated with their vibrant history.


Another tourism destination is the King Waldens family gardens in Agatha. Here everyone can relax in the serene setting for a picnic. The King Walden offers superb, traditional, "colonial' accommodation with a 3 star guest house. Visitors will enjoy the original, turn of the century antique family heirlooms and african artifacts. The original homestead was built in 1904 and the gardens begun by Elsie Tooley.



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