Known as the capital of the Land of the Silver Mist, Haenertsburg lies between Polokwane and Tzaneen on the slopes of the Wolkberg. Turn off the R71, 60km from Polokwane and turn into the village which nestles under the granite massif of the Iron Crown Mountain. Surrounded by lush plantations and forests the Village offers visitors a rare opportunity to really unwind - a luxury in today's hectic and busy life.
Haenertsburg is fast becoming a hub for food lovers, book lovers and anybody who want to experience authentic village life. Our shops offer a variety of gifts, antiques, collectibles, second-hand books, Afrikana, jewellery and clothing. A good selection of restaurants and coffee shops will not leave you wanting for refreshments and good food. The village also has a well stocked grocery store, ATM, post office, bottle store, petrol station and café for those last minute purchases.
It has three churches – the Mount Carmel Catholic Church, St Paul's Church (inter-denominational) and the Haenertsburg Christian Church.
The Berry Festival in February, Haenertsburg Food, Wine and Beer Festival at the end of April and Spring Festival in September are getting increasingly more popular and visitors are treated to a rare experience of fun, high quality goods an a wonderful festive atmosphere.
For the energetic the Louis Changuion Hiking Trail offers an exhilarating walk through the unique Haenertsburg Grasslands. The cemetery above the village is also worth a visit. Not only is the view of the surrounding area spectacular but there are many historic graves to be seen.