The Gogos enjoy Limpopo

22 Nov 2016

We think everyone should get to enjoy all that South Africa has to offer, most of all the wisest of our nation – the Gogos. The “Gogos on Tour” initiative aims to treat our senior citizens to some awesome experiences at various places across their province.

This week the lovely gogos from Limpopo have been treated and delighted and this is what they got up to…

 

Tribal Dance & Drumming Cultural Show, Hoedspruit 

A cultural adventure was enjoyed at the Nyani Cultural Village with a tribal show and a village tour. Here they were also treated to a traditional African lunch. Just 25 km from Hoedspruit, a visit to the Kruger National Park area is incomplete without a visit to Nyani Village & the Cultural Experience “Roots of Rhythm” Tribal show. In an informative and entertaining way, Roots of Rhythm performers provide visitors with a better understanding of the rich cultural background of the Limpopo Tribes.

Rates: Adult visitor rates: Full village tour, roots of rhythm dance show and lunch R 400

Children visitor rates: Full village tour, roots of rhythm dance show and lunch R 250

Contact: 083 7855354

Wheelchair accessible and child-friendly

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Range Conservancy

The gogo’s afternoon was all about wildlife and fun at the Ranch Conservancy for a game drive where they could view cheetahs, giraffe and zebra. The Ranch Conservancy is situated on a private game reserve 25km’s south of the Limpopo Province capital Polokwane on the N1 and a 280km drive North of Johannesburg on the N1 Highway. Comprising of 1000 hectares of pristine Limpopo Province bushveld, The Ranch Conservancy is unique due to the diverse features in which it offers. The hotel boasts 150 rooms which includes 20 two bedroom self-catering units on the 12 Hole Par 3 Golf Course overlooking the Waterberg Mountains. Activities available to guests and the public are Game Drives, Horseback Safari, 12 Hole Par 3 Golf Course and Mountain Biking.

Contact: +27 (0)15 290 5000

Wheelchair accessible and child-friendly

 

Accommodation

After much excitement it was time to head to the Garden Court Hotel where they would be spending the night and enjoying a delicious dinner together. With its relaxed atmosphere, host of amenities and savvy service, the hotel offered their guests a perfect night’s stay.

Day 2 started with a delicious breakfast where our guests were told to fill their tummies before heading off to their pamper session with Mangwanani Spa at Cheerio Garden. The Mangwanani Spa is a wellness retreat which offers true head-to-toe indulgence and Cheerio Garden was the perfect location with its beautiful garden, wedding venue, chalets and various adventure activities.

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We truly hope the gogos enjoyed their experience and realise that South Africa offers friendly service and activities which accommodate everyone, old and young. 

For any information on child-friendly and family friendly accommodation please visit: SA Venues.

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