Three Rondavels in Mpumalanga

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The Three Rondavels is located in the Blyde River Canyon on the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga. The 3 rondavels have had many names like the Three Sisters and The Chief and his Three Wives.  The stunning Three Rondavels were named after the  Bapedi chief, Maripi Mashile’s three wives: Magabolie, Magoladikwe and Maseroto. The word “Rondavel” is a South African word that refers to a round hut-like dwelling (usually with a thatched roof)

Below is everything you need to know about the Three Rondavels when visiting on your next trip!

Why you must visit

Mpumalanga doesn’t fall short when it comes to nature destinations. The Three Rondavels are such an amazing sight that you should visit at least once in your lifetime. You must take your time to soak up the natural beauty of the Three Rondavels.

Best time to visit 

Although this is an all-year-round destination to visit, October to March is the best to visit the 3 rondavels as the perfect weather conditions will ensure you get great views of the Three Rondavels.

How to get there

The best way to get to the 3 Rondavels is to take the R532 from Graskop to the Blyde River Canyon that begins at Bourke’s Luck Potholes and ends at the Three Rondavels.

Things to do

The Panorama Route has so many things to do.  Some of the spectacular attractions you will see are God’s Window, Wonder View, Lisbon Falls, Berlin Falls, Graskop Gorge and Bourke’s Luck Potholes.

Also read: 10 Amazing Things To Do in Mpumalanga 

Where to stay

There is a couple of accommodation near Three Rondavels such as Blyde River Canyon Lodge and Canyon Guest Villa.

Entrance Fee

The Three Rondavels Mpumalanga viewpoint offers a stunningly clear view for one to take great three rondavels pictures. The Three rondavels entrance fee to the main viewpoint is R35 per person.

Mpumalanga Tourisn official website


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