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Bela-Bela Tourism Broucher

In recent years tourism has replaced agricultural activities. Tourism is the main source of income for the Bela-Bela area. Many game farms occupied the land where agricultural farming use to take place. Bela-Bela which means boiling-boiling is sunny all year round and also a desirable place for pensioners who account for approximately 65% of the town's white population

The town is surrounded by hotels, lodges, guesthouses, nature reserves and game ranches. Since 1830 people have come to Bela-Bela to wallow in the natural mineral baths which contain healing properties and now over a million tourists visit Bela-Bela annually.

The climate is very mild throughout the year with a slight difference between winter and summer. Summer is warm and rainy with hot winds blowing from the northwest. In winter, the weather is dry and cloudless with cool to warm days and cold nights. The average temperature is between 12 and 39.

Historical & Other Places of Interest Mineral springs; Aventura;Grave of Christina Pretorius; British Blockhouse; Carousel Casino and Entertainment World; Mokopa Reptile Park; Thaba Kwena Crocodile Farm; Bela-Bela Dam; Bela-Bela Waterfront; 4 x 4 routes; Game and hunting farms.

Tourism is a major contributor to the economy of Bela-Bela Municipality and cognizance must be taken of the environmental uniqueness of the region. Bela-Bela (Warmbaths) is situated on the main highway from Gauteng to the Limpopo Province and Zimbabwe. It s famous as a holiday and health resort, owing to the renowned hot minerals which produce 22 000 litres of water hourly at temperature of 50 ° C. This natural resource is under the management of Aventura Resorts.

The Municipality incorporates wetland areas next to the Bospoort stream and Klein Kariba River, and south of the Aventura Resort. It also incorporates numerous game and nature reserves that are popular tourists destinations. These include Mabula, the award winning and internationally acclaimed Mabalingwe, Bonwa Phala, Kunkuru and Sondela.


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