Mpumalanga shares its borders with Swaziland and Mozambique. The larger, more populated southern part of the Kruger National Park is in Mpumalanga. The recreated mining town of Pilgrim's rest offers some insights into the gold rush that took place over a hundred years ago. The landscapes are breathtakingly beautiful in this province with many waterfalls, and range from rugged grasslands of the escarpment to the tropical humidity and plant life of the lowveld. Click on pic for more info.
Blyde River canyon- officially the Motlatse Canyon is a significant natural feature of South Africa, located in Mpumalanga, and forming the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment. Located in the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, it is 25 kilometres in length and is, on average, around 750 metres deep - "Click on pic"
Pilgrims Rest - a small museum town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa which is protected as a provincial heritage site. It was the second of the Transvaal gold fields, attracting a rush of prospectors in 1873, soon after the MacMac diggings started some 5 kilometres away. - "Click on pic
God's Window - This site offers spectacular views across the lowveld. On a clear day, you'll be able to see across the famous Kruger National Park towards the Lebombo Mountains in the distance. - "Click on pic"
Sudwala Caves - The Sudwala Caves in Mpumalanga, South Africa, are set in Precambrian dolomite rock, which was first laid down about 2800 million years ago, when Africa was still part of Gondwana. The caves themselves formed about 240 million years ago. - "Click on pic"
Kruger National Park - The Kruger National Park is one of the gems in the Southern African tourism crown, hosting thousands of visitors daily. This is big-game country at its best and stretches for 350 kilometers from the Crocodile River in the south, along the Mozambique border to the Limpopo and Levuvhu rivers in the north. This is the flagship of all national parks within South Africa.click on pic
Bourkes Luck Pot Holes -This is a moonscape of deep hollows and channels, formed by the confluence of the Treur and Blyde Rivers. These Potholes have been formed over centuries of continuous scouring by sand and pebbles carried along by the river, and some of them are almost 600 meters deep. -"Click on pic"
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