Long Tom Pass is a high-altitude pass through the Drakensberg Mountains that marks the start of the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga. There couldn’t be a better gateway to one of the most picturesque regions of South Africa. The elevated position of Long Tom Pass provides a perfect vantage point from which to enjoy the natural […]
The breathtaking vistas from God’s Window in Mpumalanga are one of the highlights for visitors to the Panorama Route. Bonus: We’ve created dozens of adventure guides to help you explore. Join our family of avid adventure seekers and get access to ALL of our adventure guides.
Try to picture a Wild Coast hike and you’ll inevitably conjure up images of half-trodden cattle trails that meander through rural landscapes, precipitous coastlines and undulating hills. These are the scenes that have become synonymous with this incredible region, and they are what hundreds of adventures-seekers from around the world come to find year in […]
The Mzinyathi Falls is an attraction that not too many people know about, yet it’s a very short distance out of Durban, making it another reason why we love this subtropical beach city! There is so much to do in and around the greater eThekwini area if you make the effort, and plenty of incredible […]
Much can be said for the waterfalls in Mpumalanga, each unique in its shape and size but every one enchanting and well worth a visit! Bonus: We’ve created a list of coordinates for each of these waterfalls: Get the 7 best waterfalls in Mpumalanga coordinates.
In a region known for its beautiful hiking trails, the Madonna and Child Falls hike in Hogsback is one of the best! Madonna and Child Falls hike highlights Complete immersion in one of South Africa’s pristine Afromontane forests. Cool, shady hiking conditions, even in the heat of the day. The Big Tree: An 800-year-old Yellowwood in […]
Mnyameni Falls near Xolobeni on the northern Wild Coast is one of those magical waterfalls that we love. For starters, it is always a treat to explore a new section of our amazing country and in South Africa, that’s not hard to do. Set in the Amadiba section of the Wild Coast, Mnyameni Falls is […]
The Kruger Lowveld region of Mpumalanga must be one of the most scenic areas in South Africa. Now, anyone even slightly familiar with this cover-girl country will realise that that is a bold statement, but after having spent time visiting the area around Sabie and Graskop, it is one that I firmly stand by. This […]
A lush primary forest is the last thing you’d expect to find in the hot, dry and acacia-thicketed Eastern Cape province. In this largely thicket- or shrubland-dominated region the small mountain village of Hogsback is a rare gem, an oasis of cool green and misty mornings. (Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for our latest travel videos!) Bonus: […]
The Lisbon Falls is one of the most amazing waterfalls along Mpumalanga’s Panorama Route. At 94m, it is the highest waterfall in Mpumalanga. There is a reason why visitors flock to see this natural wonder – the Lisbon Falls are beautiful! Bonus: We’ve created dozens of adventure guides to help you explore. Join our family of […]
Venda Culture was something completely new for me! Even the language, Venda, is something unfamiliar and doesn’t sound at all the Nguni languages of isiZulu and isiXhosa that I’ve grown up around. I had no idea what to expect from our next stop, and after Kruger National Park’s drought-ridden landscapes I certainly didn’t expect lush, fertile […]
The small towns of Graskop, Sabie and Pilgrim’s Rest in the Kruger Lowveld region of Mpumalanga, are all situated in close proximity to each other. While there isn’t much distance between them, each town does have its own unique charm and appeal. Much like Sabie, Graskop has a plethora of beautiful natural sites like walking […]