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Cheerio Gardens

On route to Tzaneen, in the heart of the Magoebaskloof mountain area you will find the famous Cheerio Gardens, where hundreds of different Japanese flowering cherry trees come into spectacular bloom during late September / early October.
What makes this beautiful site even more spectacular, is the fact that most other gardens in the vicinity are also then ablaze with the vibrant colours of azaleas, crab apples and other spring-flowering shrubs and trees.

Mina's Neighbourhood Market

The magnificent Mina's Neighbourhood Market is held at Mina’s farm venue and art café which is situated in the beautiful Magoebaskloof Mountains.
Art, food and fun lovers must come and join in and enjoy a fun-filled day with delicious food stalls, live music and Zwakala brewery's local craft beer and estate wine. The perfect Sunday outing with family or friends!
Mina's farm venue and art café is not only the heartbeat of the Mina's neighborhood market but is also ideal for weddings, functions and accommodation.

Home of the Champion Trees

Eucalyptus saligna situated in the Woodbush Forest Estate, Magoebaskloof, Tzaneen, ranked as the tallest trees in the Southern hemisphere and the tallest trees in Africa

Tzaneen and its surrounding areas are the proud hosts of as many as 10 of the Champion Trees in South Africa. And what are Champion Trees exactly? 
The Champion Tree Project was born on a sunny day in the spring of 2002, when the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry initiated a project to identify and safeguard trees worthy of special protection throughout South Africa. Champion Trees are significant because of their remarkable size, age, or aesthetic, cultural, historic and tourism value.

Tzaneen and surrounds - The ultimate hiking destination

The Tzaneen and Magoebaskloof area is not only known for its tropical and agricultural existence but also for its ravishing natural surroundings.
Mountains, hidden waterfalls and natural lakes creates the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable hiking trip.
This sought after area has a variety of hiking trails to choose from, and the top 5 trails is a must do and will trigger every hiker’s passion for the activity…
1. Lesodi Trail – This trail is ideal for the Novus who wants to go on a Sunday morning stroll.

Tzaneen Dam – Top spot for Carp fishing

Looking for the perfect Carp fishing spot? - What better place to cast your lines into, than the wild waters of the Tzaneen Dam, situated in the heart of the prolific sub- tropical region in South Africa, Tzaneen.
The dam was built in 1976 and was originally created to supply surrounding farmers with irrigation water. The Tzaneen dam has a capacity of 157, 291, 000 cubic meters of water and covers a surface area of 1, 163.6 hectares. The dam receives its water from both the Groot Letaba and Ramadiepa rivers.

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