You are here:

Waterberg (South Africa) holidays

The Waterberg The World Heritage “Waterberg Biosphere” is situated less than a three hour drive north of Johannesburg. This 12,000 hectare, malaria-free reserve boasts five eco-systems and visitors can see the ‘Big Five’ and many more animals here. The upper escarpment offers majestic craggy rock formations and wide-open grass plains. This is separated from the lower plateau by 600 metre high cliffs. The lower escarpment is approximately three degrees warmer and comprises of sandveld vegetation and a series of wetlands. The main towns in the area are Thabazimi, Ellisras, Potgietersrus and Warmbaths.

Explore Waterberg (South Africa)

Click on your destination of interest

The latest from Compass - our online travel magazine

A first-timer’s guide… to Jordan

29 May 22

What should you know before your first trip to Jordan? Cox & Kings' Roop Kumar covers the basics.

Read more

The 9 islands of the Azores: a brief guide

20 May 22

Nine islands in the middle of the Atlantic promise an experience of Portugal a world away from Lisbon or the Algarve. In

Read more

Why you should visit Uzbekistan

9 May 22

Uzbekistan: a vibrant stop on the Silk Route, a crossroads between east and west, and the metropole of a medieval empire. This

Read more

A guide to Bhutan’s fantastic festivals

3 May 22

The best time to visit Bhutan is undoubtedly during one of its colourful annual festivals (tshechus). It’s a chance to gain greater

Read more

Begin your journey

Contact one of our expert sales consultant.

020 7873 5000

Request a brochure

Order your copy of the brochure to see the world come to life in print.