Tzaneen is a tropical garden town situated in the Mopani District Municipality of Limpopo in South Africa.
Vastly covered with indigenous and exotic plants, the scenery of Tzaneen is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on all who visit. Forming impressive panoramic views of diverse scenery that includes lush vegetation, mountains, plantations and greenery that are never ending. Near the Magoebaskloof forests, there is the roaring Debengeni Falls which has a great spot for picnics and swimming spots in the crystal pool. One of the biggest baobab trees in the world can be found here and is a site not to be missed. The tourism industry in Tzaneen is developing rapidly showcasing many a thing including Limpopo’s highest mountain, The Iron Crown where amazing hiking trails can be explored.
The Tzaneen Museum is the perfect place from which to explore the three distinct cultures present in Tzaneen, that of the Tsonga, Sepedi and Afrikaans people. Many exhibitions of ethnological artefacts such as weapons, pottery, African drums and utensils of the local Tsonga and North Sotho people and the evolution of these cultures can be viewed here. The economy of the town largely depends on agriculture, fruits, vegetables, animals and timber proving to be a huge success. Situated in a dense high rainfall region, Tzaneen produces a considerable amount of South Africa’s avocados, mangoes, bananas and produces 90% of the country’s tomatoes. The town is also the biggest producer of Pine and Bluegum trees in Limpopo. Other places worth a visit include the Tzaneen Dam, Tsonga Kraal Museum, The Tzaneen hiking trail and the Agatha State Forest. Tzaneen is a unique holiday destinations in South Africa.
Accommodation in Tzaneen guarantees genuine and friendly hospitality whether you choose to stay at a guesthouse, a bed, and breakfast or even at a backpackers. Tzaneen accommodation provides fresh air, a peaceful atmosphere and all of the comforts from home and more.