Our town is the central gateway to the Kruger National Park via the Phalaborwa Gate.
Phalaborwa falls within the Mopani district.
Located in : South Africa, Limpopo Province, Valley of the Olifants
Today we have a population of about 132,000 in the area with two surrounding townships being Namakgale and Lulekani and five tribal authority areas being:
With our sub-tropical climate we are known as the “Town of Two Summers”.
During the winter months our temperatures will assure you of an all year round “getaway” destination.
Phalaborwa is situated at 405 metres above sea level
Temperatures ranging around 23°C
Averaging about 550 mm of rainfall annually.
Nov – March 2 hours in advance from Greenwich mean time
April – October 1 Hour in advance of central European winter time
All major roads to Phalaborwa are tarred.
Tap water in houses and established accommodation outlets is perfectly safe for human consumption.
Electricity is delivered at 400/230 volts at 50Hz.
Phalaborwa’s economy relies heavily on tourism, wildlife and the mining industry.
There is also a lively informal sector present in town.
Some major chain stores are open on Sundays.
Most major banks branches are in Phalaborwa and can assist in foreign exchange and traveller’s cheque transactions.
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