Blyde River Canyon Places of Interest

Blyde River Canyon is situated on the Panorama Route, in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN Blyde River Canyon

Blyde River Canyon

The fresh mountain scenery and panoramic views over the Klein Drakensberg escarpment are quite spectacular and give the area its name of 'Panorama Route'. Viewpoints are named for the spectacle they offer, and ...

Kadishi Tufa Waterfall

The Blyde River Canyon is one of South Africa's geological wonders, its 26 kilometres of red sandstone mountains surrounding a body of water scenically breathtaking and lushly green. In the immediate distance ...

Attractions AROUND Blyde River Canyon

Abel Erasmus Pass

The Abel Erasmus Pass links Mpumalanga's Blyde River Canyon, or River of Joy, with Limpopo's game reserves, seering through the northern reaches of the Drakensberg escarpment before dropping down into the ...

Blyde River Nature Reserve

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve stretches for some 60km, its southerly reaches extending from just beyond the town of Graskop all the way north to the Abel Erasmus pass. The reserve's remarkable biodiversity ...

Mariepskop Mountain Pass

It takes an effort to reach the top of Mariepskop Mountain - the highest mountain peak in the eastern Drakensberg Escarpment. The peak stands with its back to the Blyde River Canyon 1945 metres above sea ...

... and little further afield

Echo Caves

Situated just outside Ohrigstad are the spectacular Echo Caves. These mysterious caves were discovered in the 1920's by the owner of the farm. After his cattle mysteriously disappeared on the farm he started ...

Elands River Falls

The Elands River Falls are 70 metres (or almost 230 feet) high, which makes them spectacularly impressive to witness from up close. It is owing to these awesome heights that the falls are frequented by rock ...

Forest Falls

Walking through the forests of the Panorama Route, breathing in the crisp, clear air and feeling the warmth of the dappled sunshine on your back is a truly special way to experience Mpumalanga. Forest Falls is ...

Kruger Park Lodge Golf Course

The nine-hole, 18-tee Kruger Park Lodge Golf Course is situated in the pretty vacation town of Hazyview, Mpumalanga. Thanks to its being designed by the acclaimed golfing champ Gary Player, it remains one of ...

Mac Mac Falls

Mpumalanga might be the land of the rising sun, but it's also most definitely a place of waterfalls. The Sabie Waterfalls Route – Cinderella to the Blyde River Canyon and its incredible cliffs and views - is ...

Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Lying between the town of Ohrigstad and the historical village of Pilgrim’s Rest in Mpumalanga, Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve is situated on the edge of the Greater Drakensberg Escarpment, 2 500 hectares of ...

Perry's Bridge Reptile Park

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 ...

Pinnacle Rock

Pinnacle Rock is a massive quartzite rock that erupts from the earth’s surface and reaches some 30 metres in height. It is a freestanding rock that towers over the dense indigenous forest of Driekop Gorge in a ...

Robber's Pass

Robber's Pass connects the little town of Pilgrim's Rest to Origstad, a long tarred road rich in history with a particularly scenic landscape that boasts wild horses and the odd monument. Pilgrim's Rest alone ...

Sabie Country Club

This nine-hole, 18-tee course is the only course in the town of Sabie, which is a verdant little gem in the heart of Mpumalanga. The Sabie Country Club is simultaneously challenging and fun; giving beginners ...

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