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Everything You Need to Know to See the Blyde River Canyon in South Africa Properly
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Everything You Need to Know to See the Blyde River Canyon in South Africa Properly

When it comes to outstanding beauty the viewpoint overlooking the 16 km long, 800m deep, the Blyde River Canyon in South Africa is going to leave you nothing less than overwhelmed - the sheer scale and refined symmetry of the scene makes a trip here unforgetta...
Best Places to Stay on the Panorama Route
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Best Places to Stay on the Panorama Route

The Panorama Route winds its way through the Mpumalanga highlands of the north-eastern section of the Drakensberg’s great escarpment. The Panorama Route is easily one of South Africa’s most scenic self-drives, and certainly one of its most popular. That it i...
8 Waterfalls of the Secret Sabie Waterfall Route
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8 Waterfalls of the Secret Sabie Waterfall Route

The Lowveld's Sabie Waterfall Route is an insider secret in South Africa. Few people have written about it, despite its being just 60 km west of the famous Kruger National Park. And even fewer visitors know of the route - often cast in the shadow of the mo...
10 Superb Scenic Drives in South Africa
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10 Superb Scenic Drives in South Africa

Narrowing scenic drives in South Africa down to ten is not easy. Just the mountain passes in each of the provinces would leave you speechless for months (the Swartberg, Sani and Bainskloof passes in particular). And so we've selected a number of longer rout...
Top Ten Natural Attractions in Mpumalanga
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Top Ten Natural Attractions in Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga's rare combination of lowveld and escarpment, sub-tropical weather, summer rains and unbelievable scenic beauty makes the province one of the country's best-kept secrets. Yet despite the millions of tourists who enter the Kruger National Park ann...
Exploring the Panorama Route
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Exploring the Panorama Route

The Panorama Route is situated in Mpumalanga Province at stretches from the town of Graskop (the official gateway) and then includes famous South African attractions like the Echo Caves, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes. As the home of these popular tou...
Sabie Valley Coffee – Spilling the Beans
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Sabie Valley Coffee – Spilling the Beans

Let me start by dispelling a few coffee myths: you shouldn't store ground coffee in the fridge but in an airtight container, decaf coffee is punted by the industry because it retails at a higher price not because it's healthier for you, instant coffee is usual...
I Love Hazyview Because …
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I Love Hazyview Because …

Hi, I’m Tina from Böhm’s Zeederberg Country House in Hazyview, Panorama Route, Mpumalanga. Hazyview IS BEST KNOWN FOR its warm friendly climate and people, and being so centrally located to major tourist attractions such as Kruger National Park and Blyde Ri...
Bourkes Luck Potholes Photographs
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Bourkes Luck Potholes Photographs

Begin your wander around Mpumalanga with Bourke's Luck Potholes, for they are without doubt incredible. To see these geological wonders (it is no surprise to learn that Bourke's Luck Potholes made it onto Frommer's 500 places to take your kids before they g...
Mpumalanga Top Things To Do
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Mpumalanga Top Things To Do

They speak about Mpumalanga as the place of the rising sun. Indicative in many ways of the outdoor lifestyle that is the essence of time-out in Mpumalanga, one goes there for the wide open spaces, the sweeping mountains, torrentous rivers and waterfalls, and v...
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...
Sabie Waterfall – Photograph
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Sabie Waterfall – Photograph

Submitted by Suzaan Minnaar is this beautiful photograph of a waterfall on the famous Panorama Route in Mpumalanga. Highlights of the Panorama Route include the exquisite waterfalls in Graskop and Sabie, the Echo Caves and of course the Blyde River Canyon Rese...
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 ...