Liv’ A Little is situated in the small, unique eco-village of Leeupoort in the foothills of the Waterberg Mountain range that forms part of the undiscovered south-western portion of the Limpopo Province. The Nature Reserve encompasses a mixture of habitats, including grassland, Bushveld and montane vegetation. The gardens in the village attract a myriad of different species that can be viewed easily and at close range. The following species have been recorded: Goldentailed and Cardinal Woodpeckers, Southern Black Tit and Verraux’s Eagle. Liv’ A little B&B is a small, personalised establishment which provides accommodation and breakfast for up to eight people however bigger groups can be accommodated in other Guest Houses in the Village. There is a restaurant with in walking distance or Liv’ A Little can provide Dinners at an additional cost.
The excellent Birding sites of Vaalkop Dam and Bird Sanctuary, Borakalalo Game Reserve, the important birding areas of Marakele National Park, Pilansberg National Park and the renowned RAMSAR site of Nylsvlei Nature Reserve are all with in one and a half hours drive from Liv’ A Little. In addition Liv’ A Little is only ten kilometers from Koedoeskop which is a classic site for Yellow Throated Sandgrouse and other interesting species such as Temrincks Courser, Chestnut-Backed Sparrowlark and in summer, Caspian Plover.
The reserve offers excellent hiking trails through breath taking vegetation, including the third, forth and fifth biggest Tambotie Trees measured in South Africa. Excellent sightings of nocturnal mammals such as the Lesser Bushbaby and Bushpig are common as well as our various owl species. Seldom seen, but resident, is the Brown Hyena and Leopard as well as more common game as Warthog, Zebra, Wildebeest and Eland etc. Liv’ A Little offers various cultural, wildlife and birding tours through the Limpopo, Gauteng and North-West Provinces of South Africa.
From Gauteng: take the N4 to Brits. Then proceed on the R511 towards Thabazimbi. After the sign that reads 40km to Thabazimbi take the R516 to Bela-Bela (formally Warmbaths) and at 10km turn Right at the sign Leeupoort Town and contact Leon or Lizzie to meet you at the entrance gate.