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Taaibos is situated in the heart of the Waterberg just outside the small town of Vaalwater in the Limpopo province, three hours drive from Johannesburg.

Vaalwater is a malaria- and bilharzia-free area. Nestled in the Waterberg Mountains, on the banks of the Taaibos River, this is a venue unlike any other. The serene scenery compliments the breathtaking array of activities.

This is bushveld world with thorn trees making up most of the scenery and then there's the cliff! Beautiful solid rock drop-offs or risers that just beg to be climbed.


Accommodates 11 persons in total. Situated on the banks of the river chalets with a communal fully equipped kitchen, lapa and boma with braai facilities.
3x 3 - Bed Chalets each with a bedroom with a queen bed + one single bed, en suit. Linen & cutlery provided.
1x 2 - Bed Chalet 2x single beds, en suite.

Open plan unit with 4 single beds, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, boma and braai facilities.

Situated on the banks of the river. Sleeps 6 persons. Three bedrooms: 2 rooms with double beds and a third with 2 single beds. Fully equipped kitchen. Bathroom and braai area outside

9x sites offering ablutions with hot and cold water. Power points and "foot warming wood" for boma available.


Cliff winging
Come and enjoy our cliff swing that has been rigged on an over hanging cliff on the dam. Swing from one side of the cliff to the other with a soft wet landing.

Taaibos offers 2x hiking trails (Kudu and Leopard). Both trails are about 5km long through the mountain and Taaibos river. The hike is very accessible to young and old. The route crosses the stream a few times and invites all to kick off shoes and wade through the water barefoot instead of jumping for dry rocks with shoes on. Along the route many most interesting sightings can be experienced.

Beautiful scenery, an ant heap that was built under a massive half ton boulder. The non-stop ant-workers simply elevated it leaving the boulder hanging in mid air! Truly an amazing must see! Towards the end of the hiking trail, the bushman cave painting may be visited. The paintings are visible and need to be preserved for the next generation hence visitors are requested to treat this area with utmost care. The view from here across the valley is absolutely spectacular. The dam at the end of the route was built by Italian prisoners of war.

A cliff-swing has been fitted at approximately 20m above the dam. Climb the ladder up to the swing and experience the adrenaline pumping through your veins whilst attempting the swing of your life! The 60m Zip-liner across the dam is yet another extreme experience. Climb up, grab the handles and zip your way down into the dam. One can also expect to see a big variety of different tree species as well as Game and bird life.

River Rafting
Our river rafting is second to none with big tractor inner tubes down the river. We assure you an awesome time with this activity (Only available in season).

Bird Watching
A very large number of different bird species can be seen among the river banks, canyon, dam and in the reeds. Bird watching hides currently in progress.

Abseil & Rock Climbing
We have a ready to use abseil point situated about 30m up in the cliff with big landing deck. Rock climbing can be done anywhere on the designated climbing areas. Mainly wet landing as cliff is the side of the dam.

4x4 Trails
Our 4x4 route is about 6km long and grades from 2-4. With an extreme section for only heavy modified vehicles. It consist of mountain passes and rocky terrain with several river crossings and spectacular views.

Our Zipline is a mere 15 climb up the cliff with a 50m zip back to the river bank. Wet landing in the dam.

The ideal breakaway for hikers, families, school & church groups, special occasions such as birthdays and family reunions, bachelors etc!

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