Map of Nelspruit, Mpumalanga
Nelspruit Map - Nelspruit detail and street level map showing the location of suburbs, attractions and landmarks in Nelspruit. Nelspruit is the capital of Mpumalanga, and is often called the gateway to the Kruger National Park. For additional information please visit Nelspruit Information.
If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Nelspruit Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Nelspruit, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Nelspruit Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Nelspruit Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.
Featured Attractions in (or near) Nelspruit
Crocodile Bridge Gate is the most eastern entrance to the Kruger National Park. It lies roughly 12 kilometres from Komatipoort, close to the Mozambican border. For those who enter the south-eastern parts of the park, this is the most direct way of doing so. Named after the Crocodile ... more information
Kaapsehoop Pass connects Nelspruit with Hemlock. As such the long pass proves an alternative, and far prettier, route to and from the Lowveld's capital. Despite this it is not often driven. The faster N4 is the preferred option. Atop the pass, some 12 km and 1653 metres above sea level, is the little hamlet of ... more information
Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA): The Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, (also referred to as KMIA) is a privately owned airport, operated by Primkop Airport Management (Pty) Ltd. The airport was constructed in an African theme with the Airport Terminal building being under ... more information
The largest game reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is larger than Israel. Nearly 2 million hectares of land that stretch for 352 kilometres (20 000 square kilometres) from north to south along the Mozambique border, is given over to an almost indescribable wildlife experience. Certainly it ranks with the ... more information
One of the main reasons to visit Nelspruit, the Lowveld National Botanical Garden lies just outside of town, a beautiful 159 hectare space dominated by rugged, rocky river scenery, and home to over 600 naturally occurring plant species, and a further 2000 that have been introduced to the ... more information
Mpumalanga’s Mbombela Stadium is a true reflection of all things South Africa, and a real treat for international sports fans to visit. This unique stadium is situated just outside Nelspruit and was constructed for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ event, which saw millions of football... more information
A must to play when visiting the Kruger National Park and this outstanding tourist area and the busiest golf course in the region. The course offers all indgenous Lowveld trees and over 256 different species of birds. The Nelspruit Golf Club is host to the annual Jock of the Bushveld Festival of golf when hundreds ... more information
An unusual name: Numbi. The popular south western entrance gate to the Kruger National Park takes its name from the Siswati word for the little milkplum, a small sweet fruit used to make mampoer - an Afrikaans alcoholic drink, a little like brandy in quality. Numbi Gate is set in amongst a... more information
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park is conveniently located just 14kms from Phabeni gate and Numbi gate to Kruger National Park and on the panoramic route to Blyde River Canyon. This is an opportunity not to be missed when you visit the Lowveld. Species to view include: anacondas, reticulated pythons, black ... more information
Phabeni Gate is the closest entrance into the Kruger from Hazyview – just 10 kilometres. For those travelling to Kruger from Nelspruit for the day, Phabeni gate makes the already easy journey even simpler – you're in the Kruger in just over an hour and a quarter. The gate was built as recently as ... more information
A series of caverns featuring stalactites and stalagmites. The Sudwala Caves, which are said to be about 2 000 million years old, are one of the major attractions in the Region. The caves contain not only stalagmites and stalagtites, but also the fossilised remains of 'collenia' a form of algae that it is believed ... more information
Exactly as they sound, the Three Rondavels are three round mountain tops with slightly pointed tops, very similar to the traditional round or oval African homesteads made with local materials called rondavels. They are sometimes also called the Three Sisters (although this confuses them with a similar ... more information
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