Maria Moroka Game Reserve (famed for its diverse range of bird species and wildlife). Maria Moroka Nature Reserve surrounding Thaba Nchu Sun and Setlogelo Dam. Maria Moroka Nature Reserve is approximately 80 km’s east of Bloemfontein. A variety of wildlife and bird species are found here, besides a hiking trail, a traditional Tswana site, and amenities for various activities and adventures in the reserve. The reserve has been named after the political town hero Dr. Maria Moroka.
The animals found in Maria Moroka Nature Reserve include several species of mammals such as Burchell’s zebra, black wildebeest, eland, springbok, blesbok, red hartebeest and the white rhino. There are also more than 100 different bird species including many water fowl species which frequent the Montloatse Setlogelo Dam. The blue crane also frequents the reserve
Thaba ‘Nchu – Best-kept secret: Maria Moroka Game Reserve
Contact Details: Thaba Nchu. Tel: 051 873 2427
Black Mountain Leisure & Conference Hotel
Thaba Nchu – Groot Hoek | Weddings, Conferencing & Spa Treatments. Black Mountain Leisure & Conference Hotel, Luxury and elegance in the heart of Maria Moroka Nature Reserve. Approximately 80km east of Bloemfontein, the vast public areas are under interlinked pyramids, whose patterned walls and grey slate roofs fit perfectly into the surrounding landscape.
Elegantly furnished rooms in spectacular surroundings, Black Mountain Hotel has 115 en-suite rooms, including 2 suites with private gardens or balcony and all the necessary mod-cons.
Black Mountain Conference facilities comprise of 9 venues, offering state of the art facilities from 16 seater to 550 seater in cinema style seating.Leisure and sporting facilities for your entertainment include a spa, solarium, sauna, tennis, paintball, volley ball, game drives, fishing, putt-putt, water sports, horse riding, cinema, children’s entertainment and much more.
Dining facilities include the Moroka Restaurant which offers, buffets, à la carte and light meals with room service available 18 hours a day. The lounge Terrace and Pool Bar also offer light meals and refreshments.
Thaba ‘Nchu District
Tel: 051 871 4200