Mpumalanga is a beautiful place filled with awesome and amazing sights to see. There are so many things to do that we decided to give you a hand in naming a few attractions:
The Kruger National Park
No visit to Mpumalanga is complete without a visit to the Kruger National Park. The Kruger National Park is arguably one of the most visited tourist attractions in not only Mpumalanga but South Africa. The Park is home to an astounding variety of Fauna and Flora, both iconic and not. Everytime you visit the park you experience something new and that is what appeals to so many.
The Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
The Blyde River Canyon is the 3rd largest canyon in the world, surpassed only by the Grand Canyon and the Fish River Canyon. The canyon stretches 26 km and is on average 800mm deep. The Reserve extends all along the winding path the canyon forms and provides some of the best views over the sheer cliffs available. Some of the amazing sights that you can find in the Blyde River Canyon Reserve include the Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Pinnacle Rock, God’s Window and the Three Rondavels.
Elephant Whispers is an animal sanctuary that is located on the banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview that focuses on the conservation of Elephants. You will have the experience of a lifetime when you visit the Sanctuary, as you can interact and come up close and personal with these gentle giants in a life changing experience. You can ride the elephants, wash them, learn more about elephants and conservation and play with them. This is an experience of a lifetime that will truly be and unforgettable experience.
Dr. Jane Goodall had a life long fascination with Chimpanzees and the conservation of them. The Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary is the product of a lifelong passion that allows people to interact with Chimps in safe and controlled way. The Sanctuary focusses on the conservation of chimpanzees that have been victim to abuse, deforestation, trafficking and attempted poaching. They focus on rehabilitating the chimps and get them in good shape to be released back into the wild. Here you can learn all about the Chimpanzee from what it eats to how it acts in the wild. You can even adopt a chimp as part of a special project they have.
Sudwala Caves is a combination of a bunch of interesting and fun activities that makes a day at Sudwala Caves worth it. Sudwala Caves is an amazing natural cave that has a network of tunnels that stretches over 30km, but the catch is that only 600m is accessible. With tours that take you into the caves to experience the beautiful formations of crystals and flow stone formations that will leave you in awe. The Sudawala Caves Butterfly dome is also an amazing and enlightening experience where you can see a large variety of butterflies, both local and non-local.