The town of Mookgophong is situated at the foot of the Swaershoek Mountains and acts as a base for the thriving farming community and resorts in the area. The environs surrounding Mookgophong are conducive to leisure and outdoor activities within unique Waterberg vegetation and a moderate climate.
Much of the entertainment in the area is based on nature, and there are several interesting motor routes also allowing visitors to explore the scenic district. 4x4 trails and horseback safaris are also very popular. Visitors who are in town in September can enjoy the festivities of the annual flower festival.