Offering a break from city life, the Waterberg offers an original African savannah experience that is often lost in more developed areas. The Waterberg mountain range is named after is bluish hue, and supports a biome of nearly 15 000 square kilometres. Riverine erosion has caused some interesting rock formations which add to the incredible scenery.

There is a rise in ecotourism in the area with visitors coming to enjoy the rustic beauty of the Waterberg and the great game viewing opportunities. However, for those looking to enjoy a more resort like experience, Bela-Bela offer warm springs with many different water activities.