Nkowankowa, is one of the townships in Tzaneen which was established in 1962. Most of the people in the township were moved from Tsaneng and Masakeng during the apartheid era. The township is a mixture of an extensive residential area, a vibrant business area and an industrial section.
Dan Village, Never Die – this legendary and popular traditional healer was much known for his healing powers. He was married to five wives of whom two are also traditional healers. After his death, his wives did not give up their calling and they are still practicing today.
Mariveni, in this village the Zivuko High School is situated on the embankments of the Letsitele River. This school is one of two schools that were chosen to participate in the pilot project of Mefakeng Tourism. This play will not only be entertaining but also educational to the learners and the community in large.
Shiphungu, is a village near Mariveni. In this Village tourists are taken into one of the homes. Here they will learn more on the difference between township houses and village huts. Tourists will interact with local people and even participate in a village walk.
Zangoma, Nyambi's Garden – Here the history of South-Africa is portrayed in the eyes of the local people and explained in the form of a garden. Other interesting places is the Court as well as the Induna’s place.
Mohlaba, here the cultural heritage of the fascinating area reflects the diverse culture of the present day inhabitants of the area. Tours in the Greater Tzaneen Area
Water and woodland tour...
Haenertsburg – John Buchan Memorial – Ebenezer Dam – Magoebaskloof – Debegeni Falls – Woodbush forest – O'Connor memorial – Haenertsburg Round trip - 80 km
Peaks and valley tour...
Tzaneen – Commonwealth plantation – Sapekoe tea estates – Magoebaskloof – Haenertsburg – Georges Valley – John Buchan Memorial – Ebenezer Dam – River capture site. Round trip- 95 km
Garden of the Rain Queen tour...
Tzaneen – Tzaneen Dam – Modjadjiskloof – Sunland Baobab – Modjadji cycad reserve- Tzaneen. Round trip – 100km
Pathways of the past tours...
Tzaneen – Merensky Nature Reserve – Tsonga kraal – Eiland hot springs – Leydsdorp – Ofcolaco – Tzaneen. Round trip – 125 km