Attractions

Provincial Capital – Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Nelspruit is the capital of the Mpumalanga province and the main centre for tourism, commerce and government in the province. It is the ideal place from which to plan your visit to the lowveld parks or the Kruger National Park, or to begin a drive along one of the many historic and scenic routes of the escarpment.

Guest Houses in Nelspruit offers a wide range of interesting sightseeing tours within a short distance of the city, as well as a number of enjoyable outings within the city limits. The city of Nelspruit is situated 716 meters above sea level, at the edge of the lowveld on the Crocodile River. The climate is subtropical, with mean temperatures in summer of 30°C and in winter of 24°C.

An average annual rainfall of 620mm occurs mainly in the summer months, between September and March.

Lowveld National Botanical Gardens
One of the finest and most interesting botanical gardens in South Africa , set in beautiful surroundings on the Crocodile River near Guest Houses in Nelspruit. The gardens feature a large waterfall, 180m steel hanging bridge and a number of unique botanical collections from a Cycad garden to a tropical forest containing a comprehensive variety of fig trees.
Kruger National Park
The Kruger National Park, a world famous conservation area, can be visited daily from a base at Nelspruit, via the Malelane Gate or Numbi Gate.
Guest Houses in Nelspruit is the ideal base from which to visit this 20 000 000 hectare nature reserve. It offers more than 500 bird species, 300 different trees and more than 200 of the larger mammals.
Panorama Route
The Panorama Route is one of the most beautiful and popular travel destinations in South Africa. Guest Houses in Nelspruit
Bourkes Luck Potholes
At the meeting place of the Blyde and Treur Rivers in Mpumalanga is a geological formation known as the Bourkes Luck Potholes. The rubbing of water-borne pebbles over many centuries has scoured out a collection of rock shapes which are now protected. They are named after a miner, Tom Bourke, who struck it lucky at a mine he opened nearby.
Photographic Tours
Beautiful natural surroundings, trees and wild animals provide excellent opportunities for photographers and video enthusiasts.

For birding tours, the Lowveld offers more than 400 identified bird species which can be discovered under the guidance of experienced birdwatchers.
Swaziland Excursions
Scheduled and special trips to Swaziland leave from Nelspruit.
Blyde Gorge
Blyde Gorge is one of the most spectacular green canyons in the whole of Africa . View points at the top of the 800 metre high gorge offer spectacular views which go on for miles.
Sudwala Caves
Situated in the Mankelekele Mountains, these caves offer a unique experience to the visitor. The sheer size and extent of this natural network of caves allows for tours of up to six hours in duration. The dinosaur park adjacent to the caves features life-size replicas of prehistoric animals. Guest Houses in Nelspruit

These caves offer a fascinating network of cave chambers with amazing limestone formations and interesting collenia fossils: Guided tours available from 08h30 to 16h30. The 6 hour long Crystal Cave Tour every first Saturday of the month offers a challenge to the less fainthearted.
Mac Mac Falls
When gold was discovered along the Mac-Mac River in 1874, a gold rush followed. Many of the gold miners were Scottish, hence why the camp was named Mac-Mac. In an attempt to divert the river, the miners placed dynamite on the crest of the Mac-Mac Falls. The explosion split the 64-metre-high waterfall into two streams which plunge into the forested gorge below.
God´s Window
God´s Window Escarpment is a popular vantage point along the Blyde River Canyon , in South Africa . At God´s Window on the Escarpment, majestic cliffs plunge over 700 meters to the Lowveld and the game reserves which have made the area one of Africa´s prime wildlife destinations.