Geography and history

The Waterberg region is located near the majestic Waterberg Mountain Range away from the concrete, streets and bustle of people going to work every day. This region is known for its natural beauty, bushveld savannah and large animal population.

This region caters for the nature and wildlife lovers in the form of the Waterberg Nature Conservancy. It offers scenery of magnificent wildlife, interesting birdlife and rugged bushveld. The Nylsvley Bird and Nature Reserve is also close-by and boasts one of the best conserved floodplains in the country.

The Warmbaths Spa Resort in Bela-Bela offers the whole family loads of fun in the sun. This resort has also recently developed into much more than just a Hot Water Spring with many activities to keep you busy.


A diverse range of visitor accommodation is available – guest houses to self-catering cottages, farms, lodges and much more. Please view our accommodation directory for more information on places to stay in the Waterberg region.


The Waterberg region offers tourists many places to visit in the form of shops, stalls, restaurants and museums. This region's beautiful nature plains offer tourists many activities and atractions. Please view our activities directory for things to do in this region. Businesses in the Waterberg region also offers visitors a great selection. For a complete list of businesses in the area, please see our business directory.

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