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Top Hiking Trails in Limpopo and Mpumalanga – Hike the North Eastern Corner of South Africa
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Top Hiking Trails in Limpopo and Mpumalanga – Hike the North Eastern Corner of South Africa

The outdoor lifestyle of South Africa only expands the further north east you go, so it isn’t difficult to find top hiking trails in Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Dominated by far more than the Kruger National Park, the north eastern corner of South Africa is a p...
A Winter weekend getaway to the Highlands Meander
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A Winter weekend getaway to the Highlands Meander

For Gauteng residents, it will only take a 2-3 hour drive from the bustle of the city to reach the tranquility of the Mpumalanga Highlands Meander.  This area calls to all lovers of nature, rock climbers, fly fishing enthusiasts and bird watchers.  For those w...
I Wanna Go Camping! 6 Great Campsites in Mpumalanga
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I Wanna Go Camping! 6 Great Campsites in Mpumalanga

With the Kruger National Park on your doorstep how can anything possibly compete, when it comes to camping? Popular campsites like Berg-en-Dal, Maroela, Satara, Balule and Letaba tend to place other camping experiences in the shade, when it comes to bush campi...
I Love Komatipoort Because …
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I Love Komatipoort Because …

Hi, I’m Sue from Trees Too Guest Lodge in Komatipoort, Mpumalanga. Komatipoort IS BEST KNOWN FOR the Crocodile Bridge Gate into the Kruger, being next to the Mozambique and Swaziland borders and for prawns! GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the Kruger National P...
A hop, skip and a jump to Pilgrims Rest
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A hop, skip and a jump to Pilgrims Rest

Getting to Pilgrims Rest from Johannesburg takes longer than you think it will. It shouldn't, as the obvious route along the N4 is pretty straight forward - Witbank, Belfast, Waterval Boven - but this is where it starts getting fuzzy, because by this stage not...
Self-drive the Mpumalanga Escarpment Route
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Self-drive the Mpumalanga Escarpment Route

Take a little escape on the Escarpment Route in Mpumalanga, a specific section of the greater Panorama Route. Buckle up and head out on the road of the 'land of the rising sun' with a journey departure timed with the sunrise. An early start ensures that al...
Photo of Bourkes Luck Potholes
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Photo of Bourkes Luck Potholes

More thanks for all the photographs - they keep coming and you can view selected photos at South Africa Photographs, July 2009. Just a note to anyone planning to submit photos - please remember that we need then to be BIG! Some people have submitted lovely pho...
Discovering Mpumalanga
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Discovering Mpumalanga

The province of Mpumalanga, which straddles the Drakensberg mountain range, combines the best of both the Lowveld and the Highveld, with humid grasslands below, and cool, quiet forests blanketing the peaks above. On the Lowveld there are many excellent game vi...
The Breathtaking Panorama Route
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The Breathtaking Panorama Route

The Panorama Route runs along the spectacular Blyde River Canyon in Mpumalanga and is arguably one of the most beautiful and popular travel destinations in South Africa. The Panorama Route is best known for its cultural heritage and its dramatic landscapes ...
Horseback Safaris in Badplaas
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Horseback Safaris in Badplaas

Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge in Badplaas, Mpumalanga now offers their guests the chance to experience unique morning and afternoon horseback safaris on the 2,000 ha private estate, all under the expert guidance of highly qualified game rangers. These 2-hour...