Tag: mpumalanga

  • Pilgrims Rest

    Traveling north through the Drakensberg Mountain Range, the road winds through dense forests to the tourist mecca of Pilgrim's Rest, a town which is a living museum. Founded in 1873 it has a romantic link with the gold mining and prospecting pioneers of the last century. Pilgrim's Rest has changed little and the entire village has been proclaimed a national monument and gold mining ...

  • White River

    Heading northwards, along the R40 from Nelspruit, the road takes you into the pleasant and attractive town of White River. White River has a number of excellent curio shops and venues for the tourist and is a branch off point for the Kruger National Park, as well as to private reserves and areas located to the north of the Mpumalanga province.

  • Mpumalanga

    Mpumalanga, 'the land of the rising sun' to its Siswati- and Zulu- speaking inhabitants, extends east from Gauteng to Mozambique and Swaziland. To many visitors the province is synonymous with the Kruger National Park, the real draw of South Africa's east flank, and one of Africa's best game parks.

  • Barberton

    Situated in the beautiful De Kaap Valley, Barberton is renowned for its scenic surroundings and rich gold mining history. Brightening the already remarkable landscape is the famous crimson hue of the Barberton Daisy. There is little doubt that tourists will find themselves enthralled by the splendor of this historic city.

  • Blyde River Canyon

    From a distance the Blyde River Canyon is spectacular and becomes even more beautiful closer you get. The Blyde River Nature Reserve extends from the Pinnacle and Gods Window in the south to where the Blyde River Canyon ends at Swadini in the north. There are a number of principle scenic attractions in the Blyde River Canyon, which most visitors will have seen on postcards and ...

  • Hazyview

    Located just 10 kilometers from the Phabeni Gate of Kruger National Park, Hazyview is aptly named for the hot summer haze that veils the landscape. Hazyview is the ideal destination from which to explore the Kruger Park and other popular game reserves in Mpumalanga. With fantastic accommodation options and plenty to see and do, you will definitely want to spend some time in this fantastic ...

  • Nelspruit

    East of the bustling city of Johannesburg in the Mpumalanga Province is the agricultural hub of Nelspruit. Located near the Kruger National Park, Nelspruit is not just a major centre for fruit production in South Africa, but is a wonderful destination for nature lovers and it is home to a new soccer stadium, built for the hosting of the 2010 Football World Cup. With mango, pawpaw, avocado ...