A C T I V I T I E S & T H I N G S T O D O
Find below a list of activities and things to do in and around Bela Bela.
D A Y V I S I T O R S
Marula oasis - 014 001 7014
Zebula - 014 734 7730
Predator Park – 083 520 9172
Sondela Wild Life – 014 736 8900
Thaba Kwena – Crocodile Farm – 014 736 5059 / 073 466 7113 / 060 401 7448
Bambelela Wildlife Care - 014 736 4090
Bushveld Reptile & Animal Park - 083 395 6040
Loebies Predator Park - 083 520 9172 / 083 374 5254
S H O P P I N G M A L L S
Bela Mall
Bosveld Pick n Pay mall
Spar Centre
R E S T A U R A N T S
Dros
De Dekke
Ocean basket
Maxi
Wimpy
Peet se Pad Stal
Toeka se dae
Spur
Nando’s
Pannaroti’s
S O C I A L H O T S P O T S
Champions sports bar
Bellas pub
Jakkelsgat
C O F F E E S H O P S
Haarhoffs
Angel Scrap
Daily Bread
Agri Deli
B A N K S
Absa
Capitec
FNB
Standard bank
Nedbank
R E C O M M E N D E D A C T I V I T I E S

Zebula Country Club
TEL: 014 736 7730
Zebula Golf Course offers a superlative golfing experience on a Peter Matkovich designed golf course. Teeing off on this pristine 1 200-hectare bushveld estate is a considerable pleasure with its wildlife spectators, tranquility and vast open spaces. Giraffe, zebra, eland, kudu, gemsbok, Nyala, impala, Red Hartebeest, Blue Wildebeest, warthog,...

Mabalingwe Nature Reserve
TEL: 014 736 9000
Visit Mabalingwe Game Reserve and spot the Big 5 in a malaria-free reserve in the Waterberg Mountains. Conveniently situated, the reserve is an easy two-hour drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria – a great escape from the stresses of urban living. Gripping sightings of elephant, white rhino, leopard, hippo, giraffe, hyena and sable antelope are...

Adventures with Elephants
TEL: 014 734 7730
Ready for a mind-blowing experience with elephants in Bela Bela? More than the usual 'touch and feed' elephant experience; Adventures With Elephants provide thrilling hands-on interactions for kids and adults with their wonderfully tame elephants. Learn more about elephants and witness their intelligence, compassionate nature and delight in...

Bambelela Wildlife Care
TEL: 014 736 4090
Bambelela offers two and a half hour guided tours offering in-depth knowledge and first-hand experiences about hand-raising wild animals and primates. Some of the animals can be touched and there are great photo opportunities. Orphaned and injured African animals are cared for with the aim of rehabilitating them back into the wild. Bambelela are...

Kloof Route Hiking Trail
TEL: N/A
The Kloof Route strikes up mountain slopes and into a series of kloofs and a small waterfall. This circular trail forms part of the out-and-back-to-base-camp overnight days on the Wag 'n Bietjie Hiking Trail. Duration: 3 hours Difficulty: Easy to moderate (steep descent) Distance: 6 km

Kruin Route Hiking Trail
TEL: N/A
Be prepared to tackle some steep climbs up mountainous slopes on the Kruin Route. This circular trail forms one of the stages on the out-and-back-to-base-camp Wag 'n Bietjie Hiking Trail. There is an option of taking the Kloof Route back after the halfway point. Duration: 6 hours Difficulty: Easy to moderate (steep climbs) Distance: 12 km

Wag n Bietjie Hiking Trail
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Wag 'n Bietjie Hiking Trail treks through mountains, ravines and indigenous forest, offering superb views and mountain streams in summer. The hike can be done over two or three days. A fantastic base camp at the foot of a mountainous amphitheatre accommodates 40 hikers in wooden cabins. There is a big lapa with braai facilities and an inviting...

Skulls Paintball Bela Bela
TEL: 071 129 0166 / 071 703 3142
Paintball is one of the fastest growing activities in South Africa. Skulls Paintball guarantees an awesome paintball experience to young and old. We were never in doubt that we wanted to create the most unique and exciting paintball experience in South Africa. That is what we set out to do, from the design of the field to the equipment on...

Waterberg Zipline Adventures
TEL: 073 591 2280 / 082 903 6041
Ever dream of zipping above the trees like Tarzan and Jane? The Waterberg Zipline takes guests on an exciting, two-hour adventure sliding from one platform to the next. Professional guides share interesting facts about the local animals and plant life. The views of the Waterberg Mountains are stunning.

Elements Private Golf Reserve
TEL: 014 736 6910
Designed by Peter Matkovich, Elements Private Golf Reserve has been rated among the top golf courses in South Africa. Keeping in theme with it's natural surroundings, the course's intention is to act as a sanctuary away from the city, hence the reference as a reserve. This is a 18-hole course, complete with a clubhouse, driving range, pro shop,...

Stamvrug Hiking Trail
TEL: 083 677 6999 / 014 013 0099
The Stamvrug Hiking Trail is situated within the Bateleur Private Nature Reserve near Bela Bela, which is less than a two-hour drive from Gauteng. The reserve forms part of the UNESCO Waterberg Biosphere Reserve. Several options are available in the Stamvrug trail suite, from half-day to the two-day backpacking trail. This overnight route runs...