Attractions IN Ohrigstad

Mountain Passes

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 Olifants River valley. You will not find a more ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

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 looking for answers. That is when he ...

Nature Reserves

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 beautiful mountain scenery that surrounds the ...

Attractions AROUND Ohrigstad

Nature Reserves

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 God's Window and Wonder View hint at the ...

Landmarks / Natural Wonders

Bourke's Luck Potholes

Bourke's Luck Potholes are without doubt a major icon, but when thrown in together with the likes of the Three Rondawels, God's Window, the Blyde River Canyon and numerous magnificent waterfalls, one can become immune after a while. If you can, begin ...

Nature Reserves

Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve

This has to be one of the most beautiful locations in the world. The reserve is 2200 hectares and the Klipgatspruit cuts the mountainous area into a deep valley. The main habitats include thornveld and bushveld on the low-lying areas, and montane ...

Landmarks

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 the Lowveld flattens out, a vivid reminder ...

Activities / Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries / Miscellaneous

Kruger National Park Tours

Guided day trips to the Kruger National Park: The largest game reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is nearly 2 million hectares of land that stretch for 20 000 square kilometres, given over to an almost indescribable wildlife experience ...

Lakes / Dams / Landmarks

Lisbon Falls

Lisbon Falls is one of the most dramatic and scenic waterfalls in the region. It is situated in the heart of the waterfall area of Mpumalanga, where the number of these dramatic falls exceeds that of anywhere else in southern Africa. Lisbon Falls is 94 ...

Landmarks

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 well worth taking time to do. And Mac Mac ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

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 dramatic display of nature’s quirks and the ...

Mountain Passes

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 has a rich history. Not only it is the ...

Natural Wonders / Landmarks

Three Rondavels

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 ...

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Landmarks / National Monuments

Albasini Ruins

Situated just outside Hazyview, the Albasini Ruins are, in essence, what remains of the trading post of Joao Albasini, dating back to the 1800’s. Albasini was a Portuguese trader that set up his business in the early part of the 19th century. It is ...

Waterfalls

Berlin Falls

The Berlin Falls tumble down in a single drop for some 80 metres, or about 260 feet, before crashing dramatically into a round basin that is an irresistible jade colour. Seeing the green waters set off by the red cliffs around them is something quite ...

Nature Reserves

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 includes one of the last remaining montane ...

Lakes / Dams / Landmarks

Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls boasts a 70 metre drop, and visitors look on in awe and wonder as the power of water is seen in its rawest form. Still, the misty spray and elegant thundering are mysteriously and undeniably beautiful too. It is this contradiction that ...

Lakes / Dams / Landmarks

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 climbers. In fact, Emgwenya is one of South ...

Forests / Landmarks / Natural Wonders

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 an ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

God's Window

With magnificent views, canyons, rock formations and waterfalls, God's Window is an area of breathtaking scenic splendour. It is no wonder that Mpumalanga is known as Paradise Country! Gods Window is so called for the panoramic view of the Lowveld more ...

Natural Wonders / Landmarks / Forests

Graskop Gorge

The Mpumalanga Lowveld is one of South Africa’s most naturally beautiful areas. It is characterised by impressive mountains, rugged cliff faces, forests, and waterfalls. And it is here that the incredible Graskop Gorge can be found ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Horse Shoe Falls

The exquisite Horseshoe Falls are found along the Sabie River in Mpumalanga. These falls are found 4kms off the Old Lydenburg Road, signposted on the left side. A short walk through the beautiful terrains affords one the opportunity to spot magnificent ...

Golf Courses

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 the finest courses in the area. The entire ...

Ohrigstad as a destination

Also in the neighbourhood

Blyde River Canyon, Graskop, Hazyview, Kiepersol, Pilgrims Rest, Sabie, White River

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