Thabazimbi is situated in the Western corner of Limpopo province at the foot of the Ysterberg. The name of this peaceful, productive town means mountain of iron which refers to the highly lucrative iron ore reef discovered here in 1919. Thabazimbi has since become a mecca of mining activity with iron ore and the platinum industry driving its growth. With the backdrop of the Kransberg Mountain, farms for sale in Thabazimbi are popular among those looking to explore game farming opportunities as this area is frequented by local and overseas visitors seeking the best of South African wildlife. The weather conditions along with the bushveld terrain are favourable for game viewing and hunting, a popular activity here.

Closer toward town, there is also a varied choice of houses for sale in Thabazimbi, from double storey homes on large plots to smaller, compact cottages. Being just over 3 hours from Johannesburg and 2.5 hours from Pretoria, this natural setting is ideal for family weekend getaways and those seeking a reprieve from busy city life. The appeal of this small town lies in its charming natural character and close-knit community. Get more information on our available houses farms for sale in Thabazimbi by taking a look at the listings below.

Explore Thabazimbi

Marakele National Park

Marakele National Park

Situated 20km from town, this park in the heart of the Waterberg Mountains is characterised by contrasting mountain landscapes, hills and valleys. Here you’ll have the opportunity to spot the Big 5 and a variety of wildlife.

Ben Alberts Nature Reserve

Ben Alberts Nature Reserve

This reserve, also home to an impressive amount of wildlife, is one of the Limpopo’s wildest secrets. This environment lends perfectly to outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking and birding.

Sun City

Sun City

110km away from Thabazimbi– a paradise of fun for the whole family. From a casino and holiday accommodation to the exciting Valley of the Waves, it’s well worth a visit. 



8km from town on the Rustenburg road, the Thabazimbi bushveld course is a golfer’s paradise frequented by all sorts of birds and wildlife. These grounds also host the annual Billie of the Bushveld tournament.

Living in Thabazimbi

Areas near to Thabazimbi

Burgersfort, Ellisras, Hoedspruit, Phalaborwa, Polokwane, Tzaneen, Waterberg,


You’ll find a host of grocery, clothing and utility stores as well as charming restaurants, coffee shops and art galleries in town. 


In addition to the Mediclinic, you’ll also find dentists, optometrists and a health spa to meet all your needs. 


Pre-primary facilities here include Kleuter Academy and Ladies & Laaities Kindergarten while Frikkie Meyer High School and Thabazimbi Primary are a good choice for the older kids. Parents also have the option of sending their children to boarding schools in nearby Johannesburg or Pretoria.


The climate in Thabazimbi is very hot in summer even thought this is when most rainfall happens. Winter months are known for mild days and chilly nights.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius