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Top 10 Places to Visit in Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga is divided into two regions. The Drakensberg Escarpment divides the province into a westerly half, known as the Highveld, consisting mainly of high-altitude grassland and an eastern half, the Lowveld, consisting mostly savanna habitat.

Panoramic views, valleys, waterfalls and the Drakensberg escarpment, the big five and an abundance of bird life. Mpumalanga has some of the most impressive scenery and game parks in South Africa.

Big Swing
Conquer your fears on the Big Swing in Graskop. Get your adrenaline pumping as you swing off a 68m high platform and reach the end of your ride in just three second. For the less daring, you can enjoy magnificent views of the Graskop Falls from a 135m high-wire across the gorge.

Chimpanzee Eden
15km outside of Nelspruit, on a 1000hectare game reserve, is the Jane Goodall Institute Chimpanzee Eden, This reserve is dedicated to the conservation and rehabilitation of primates. Enjoy a day of education and inspiration at the JGI Chimpanzee Eden.

Emnotweni Casino and Entertainment World
Situated in Nelspruit, Emnotweni is a popular entertainment destination in Mpumalanga. Try your luck at the casino, enjoy an exceptional meal or take a relaxing walk in the Botanical Gardens. Emnotweni is fun for the whole family.

God’s Window
Located in the Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window is a viewpoint along the Drakensburg escarpment. The majestic cliffs fall over 700m to the Lowveld and private game reserves. With views that go on for ever, God’s Window is an area of scenic magnificence.

Golf Courses
Experience an unforgettable game of golf in Mpumalanga. Nelspruit Golf Club offers golfers a unique experience; enjoy a game of golf in an indigenous environment. This 18hole golf course is complimented by a Club House, Halfway House, a Bar and a Pro Shop.

Helicopter Flights with Sunrise Aviation
Based in Nelspruit and offering a variety of sight-seeing and adventure tours, Sunrise Aviation provides tourists with the opportunity to enjoy the splendor of the escarpment, cascading waterfalls and the Lowveld.

Kruger National Park
Covering an expanse of nearly 2million hectares, The Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa. Kruger National Park is home to hundreds of mammals, bird species, plants species and reptiles. Enjoy the endless African wilderness in the Kruger National Park.

Lowveld National Botanical Gardens
The African savanna, the Crocodile River and the Nels River set the scene for this Botanical Garden. Situated in the subtropical part of South Africa, the Lowveld Botanical Gardens have something to see in every season.

Panorama Route
Situated along the Blyde River Canyon, the Panorama Route is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in South Africa. Enjoy some of the most scenic views of lush vegetation and an abundance of wildlife in the northern Drakensburg and the Lowveld.

Pilgrim’s Rest
In 1873 Pilgrim’s Rest was declared a gold field; today the entire town is a national monument. This living museum preserves the history of gold mining in Mpumalanga. Go back in time and get lost in history.



Source by Karen Kohne

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