|Gasoline (1 liter)
|Local draught beer
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment
|1 Pair of Nike shoes
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre
|Pack of cigarettes
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)
|1 Summer dress in a chain store
With South African tourism booming, Polokwane is positioned to be at the forefront of it all. Located at the heart of Limpopo province, it is regarded as one of the fastest rising cities in the region. British influences are still seen in various infrastructure and churches around Polokwane. Sophisticated transportation routes have made it easy for tourist to access this beautiful place. Cheap flights to Polokwane are now made available all year long.
The Eersteling Monuments is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. The museum was erected right at the same spot where the first gold rush in the country started. These are dwelling places of nomadic tribes has turned into oases of the gold mining industry in South Africa. The photographic museum of Hugh Exton is home to 22,000 pieces of glass collections. A pre-constructed green Irish House is also seen in this museum. Local and national artists’ treasured artworks are housed inside the Polokwane Art Musuem. There are over a thousand of paintings, sculptures and masterpieces found in here.
Polokwane was one of the host cities at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It also has high regard for sports and encourages locals to get involved in physical activities. The Polokwane Cricket Club is one of the strongest and oldest in the country. There are two football clubs that are housed in the city. The Peter Mokaba Stadium was filled with thousands of spectators during the last World Cup. It has also produced an Olympic gold medalist in swimming.
The Drakensberg Mountain is a great place to experience rock climbing and zipline adventures. You can access your inner daredevil with motocross racing at the Polokwane raceway.
There are also luxurious accommodations in the city that can fit your budget and requirements. Hotels in Polokwane are situated conveniently near tourist spots peppered in the city. Because of this, you do not have to spend too much roving around the beautiful places in Polokwane.
While you are still planning for your next South African adventure, consider booking cheap flights to Polokwane. You will never regret this decision, especially if you are traveling with your whole family.