Mohale's Hoek

Mohale's Hoek

Geography and history

Mohale’s Hoek is a region located in Lesotho. Its capital town is Mohale’s Hoek and it is the only town in this region. This region has a total population of approximately 200 000 inhabitants and the area spans over 3 530 km². Mohale’s Hoek borders on the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa and is one of the southern regions of Lesotho.

The region’s capital town of Mohale’s Hoek has the fascinating Cannibal Caves as its tourist attraction. These caves have evidence of actual cannibalistic activities. The surrounding area also has some dinosaur footprints and San rock paintings for the history enthusiasts.


The region of Mohale’s Hoek offers tourists the chance to experience this region by staying over in one of its many accommodation options. From bed and breakfasts and self-catering units to guest houses and camping facilities, there is no shortage of places to stay. Please go to our accommodation directory for a list of places to stay.


Mohale’s Hoek has no shortage of businesses in the area. The businesses are all locally owned and the owners are very friendly. The restaurants have interesting local flavours and there is something for every budget. Please see our business directory for more information on businesses you will find in the region. Activities and attractions in this area are all history and nature inspired. For a complete list of things to do in the region, please visit our activities directory