30 Oct 2014 | By Sun International
The Polokwane Bird & Reptile Park
The high-flyers of Johannesburg might think that they are in centre of the action. However, those in Limpopo's capital know better. Uniquely positioned, Polokwane's proximity to neighbouring countries of Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and Mozambique make this historical city a strategic and convenient location.
A great stop-off on a road trip to these neighbours, Polokwane will delight visitors with its sublime weather, friendly folk and surprisingly fascinating tourist attractions. If you've never had the pleasure of experiencing the many things to do in Polokwane, take note: your visit has to start at the Moroccan-inspired oasis, Meropa Casino and Entertainment World.
Although many hours can be spent enjoying the thrills of Meropa Casino and the family-fun of the various activities on offer at the Entertainment World, visitors to the city should not skip a visit to the incredible Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park.
Birds and reptiles aplenty
The Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park is one of the largest municipal reserves in the entire country. Home to over 280 species of bird both indigenous and exotic, the Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park is a birdwatcher's dream destination complete with perfect viewing hides.
Winning numerous awards for its prized diversity, the Polokwane Bird and Reptile Park keeps winning by offering visiting specialized birdwatching and photographic tours of the park. What's more, the park also includes an aquarium and houses various snakes, crocs and water birds. A special treat for kids and adults alike, there are daily snake demonstrations and the park is known for its beautiful picnic spots.
So what are you waiting for? Load up the car, rally the family and discover family entertainment Limpopo style.