Mokopane is a multicultural community situated in Limpopo Province in the northern part of South Africa. Once, its major livelihood is sourced from agriculture. But since the Anglo American’s platinum mine was opened, mining became a major industry. Mining companies are also able to extract important minerals, diamonds, and granite from the area.
Apart from its giant economy, there is so much about Mokopane that attract tourists all-year round. First, there are the ancient caves that house important archaeological and historical collection. Second, there is the rich cultural heritage that you would love to explore. Tourists taking cheap flights to Mokopane are welcome to experience the local culture characterized by curios, rock paintings, traditional dancing, and tropical gardens. There is also the opportunity to try the local fare of dried meat also known as biltong and the potent drink mampoer.
A recent attraction in Mokopane that is making waves is Extreme 19th. It offers an experience of a lifetime, playing golf while riding a helicopter. Basically, you will be taken on a helicopter ride atop a mountain where you will be instructed where to hit the ball. The experience in itself is truly memorable, even if you would not be able to get any of your balls into the hole. The excitement is doubled because you are practically suspended five feet above a 1,200-foot cliff.
This is indeed one extreme adventure that brave hearts should never miss to try when they take cheap flights to Mokopane.
Limpopo province is considered one of the best side trips to a tour of Zimbabwe, Mozambique, or Botswana. Bordering three countries, you will get a taste of an amazing destination teeming with wildlife if you do the stop.
There are various hotels in Mokopane where you can stay so you will be able to travel through the province’s most popular attractions including the Kruger National Park, Lake Funduzi, Madjadji Village, Bela-Bela, and the Vondo Forest. You can go hiking, backpacking, witness the game reserves, or just enjoy attending the annual festivities and celebrations and for sure you will have a great time.