Reasons to Visit Mpumalanga, South Africa

Mpumalanga is indeed an interesting, beautiful and fascinating place to visit. When deciding on Mpumalanga as a holiday destination, take these 20 good reasons to visit Mpumalanga into account.

20 Good Reasons to visit Mpumalanga

  • Explore the biggest and best National Park in South Africa - The Kruger National Park
  • Play golf on the unique Skukuza Golf Course in Kruger Park. This is one of the few golf courses in the world where one can tee off in the company of Hippo and Giraffe
  • See the third largest canyon in the world and the largest green canyon in the world - The Blyde River Canyon
  • Enjoy some of the best bird watching locations in the world
  • Explore the Sudwala Caves, the oldest dolomite caves in the world
  • See one of the most spectacular geological formations in South Africa - The Bourke's Luck Potholes
  • Experience a truly authentic African cultural day out in the Sudwala Village
  • Travel back some 250 million years ago at the Sudwala Dinosaur Park
  • Visit one of the world's most authorative breeding facilities for endangered species, home to more than 80 Cheetah
  • See one of the largest collections of cycads in the world and South Africa's best collection of indigenous ferns in the Lowveld National Botanical Gardens
  • Buy an African silk hand woven pashmina at the Tsinini Silk Farm
  • Visit the Genesis of Life in Barberton, where the oldest known single cell form on earth can be found
  • Visit the home of Jock of the Bushveld - The legendary Staffordshire Bull Terrier who travelled with Sir Percy Fitzpatrick
  • Follow in the footsteps of South Africa's pioneering miners to Pilgrim's Rest, a historical and charming mining town
  • Get an adrenalin rush in Hazyview, with activities including bungi jumping, white water rafting and quad biking
  • Visit the home of South African jazz in Mbombela township
  • Come face to face with South Africa's most deadly snakes, spiders and scorpions at the Croc River Enviro Park
  • Visit nurseries for endangered medicinal plants set up by local Sangomas and Inyangas (traditional healers)
  • Explore one of the richest cultural heritage sites in South Africa on Thulamela in Kruger Park
  • Visit the place where more than half of the world's bananas are grown

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