Mpumalanga Things To Do

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The beauty of Mpumalanga, the place where the sun rises, is not easily surpassed, and the access visitors have to incredible scenery, mountain landscape, sweeping rivers, waterfalls, misty valleys and the lowveld’s myriad game parks make the north-eastern province a popular choice. Blyde River Canyon, the world's third largest canyon, is just one of the highlights, which also include Sudwala Caves, Bourkes Luck Potholes, the southern Kruger Park, the Berlin Falls, God's Window and the Three Rondawels. Add to this list the quaint villages of Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton, Sabie and the Songimvelo Game Reserve, and its allure is easily understood.

Grey Rhebok Hiking Trails

Where? Piet Retief
Start: Donkerhoek Road between Amersfoort and Piet Retief Finish: base camp Duration: 5 different trails that range between 300 metres and 11km Fitness: the first 3 trails are not difficult and perfect for ...

Elephant-Back Safari

Where? Hazyview
There is something magical about swaying through the African bush on the back of an elephant. The 12 fully trained African elephants arrived at Kapama Private Game Reserve in early 2002, after being relocated ...

Five Assegais Hiking Trails

Where? Machadodorp
Start: Five Assegais Country Estate Finish: Five Assegais Country Estate Duration: 1 and 2 day hikes Fitness: moderate to difficult Our tip: start early in the morning, as the walks are long and can get ...

Blyderivierspoort Hiking Trail

Where? Blyde River Canyon
Start: God's Window Finish: Bourke's Luck or Swadini (depending on whether you're doing three or five days) Duration: 3 - 5 days (the last two days are optional) 60 km Fitness: reasonable fitness Our tip: ...

Boondocks Labyrinth

Where? Kaapmuiden
The ancient practice of labyrinth walking is known as the laying on of feet. In a garden on a mountain top amidst a ancient woodland village of Baboons, Bushbuck, Impala, Grey Duikers, Klipspringer, Kudu, ...

Spend a day at the Loskop Dam

Where? Middelburg
If you find yourself in Middelburg why not visit the malaria free area of the Loskop Dam? There are almost 70 species of mammals in the Loskop Dam reserve including three of the Big 5; white rhino, ...

Ama Poot Poot hiking trail

Where? Dullstroom
Start: Uitvlugt Ponds game farm, just outside Dullstroom Finish: Groot Poot farmhouse Duration: 19 km, 2 days Fitness: moderate Our tip: if you're a flyfishing fan, this hike is for you A game farm just ...

Prospector's Hiking Trail

Where? Pilgrims Rest
Start: just outside Pilgrim's Rest at either Morgenzon plantation or Pilgrim's Rest hut Finish: back where you started Duration: five days, 62.5 km Fitness: fit Our tip: Hikers are often unprepared for ...

Lindenau Hiking Trail

Where? Nelspruit
Start: base camp, Lindenau farm, 20 km from nGodwana Finish: base camp Duration: 2 days, 20 km Fitness: the hike is difficult, you need to be fit, particularly in hot weather Our tip: there are hippos in ...

The Num-Num Trail

Where? Machadodorp
The Num-Num 2-5 day Trail is situated just three hours from Johannesburg, in the Mpumalanga Highlands between Machadodorp and Badplaas. The Num-num five-day trail is named after the ‘Forest Num-num’ tree, ...

Interact with the Elephants

Where? Hazyview
There are various activities on offer for visitors to Elephant Whispers. The hour long Interaction offers guests the opportunity to meet each elephant and exchange trunk greetings. Guests can touch the ...

Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail

Where? Barberton
Known officially as the Barberton Makhonjwa (after the mountains behind Barberton) Geotrail, this self-drive route is a 38 km exploration of ancient rock formations that date from the Archaean period, more ...

Tides Seafood Diner

Where? Hazyview
Hazyview is a small town in the South African province of Mpumalanga, known best for its agriculture industry and for being so conveniently situated just outside of the world-famous Kruger National Park. ...

Barberton Museum

Where? Barberton
Learn about geology and mining history and the general history of the Barberton area by paying a visit to this very interesting museum in Barberton. When gold was first discovered in Barberton in 1884, gold ...

Halls Farm Stall

Where? Nelspruit
The Farm Stall at Hall’s has been hailed by many of its local regulars as being the prime coffee spot in Nelspruit, thanks to its warm ambience, delicious sweets and snacks and, of course, its excellent ...

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