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.
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.
For birding tours, the Lowveld offers more than 400 identified bird species which can be discovered under the guidance of experienced birdwatchers.
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.