What to do in Mpumalanga

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Mpumalanga, also known as the “Place of the rising sun” is one of the most beautiful and scenic Provinces in South Africa. This place lies in the eastern part of South Africa and shares its borders with Mozambique and Swaziland. Mpumalanga is also home to the three rondavels, and you have to visit the beautiful waterfalls in Mpumalanga. From things to do in Mpumalanga for couples or just a solo trip, below is a list of the Top 10 things to do in Mpumalanga.

1. A drive through the Panorama route

This is perhaps the most scenic road in Mpumalanga, it takes you through the most beautiful misty mountains and through to all major tourist attractions in Mpumalanga. I definitely would drive here every day if I had a chance.

Things to do in Mpumalanga

2. Sudwala Caves

If you are a fan of indigenous natural attractions, well, this is the place for you. Formed over 200 million years ago, sudwala caves are the oldest caves in the world. The entrance fee is between R80.00 – R100.00

3. Mac Falls

What could be more amazing than seeing water falling 65 meters into the ground, then form rainbow colors naturally? You wouldn’t know unless you visit Mac-Mac falls. The entrance fee is R10.00

4. Graskop Gorge Lift, Mpumalanga

If you are not scared of heights, then why not test your adrenaline by taking a 50 – 70-meter jump into the forest. This will cost you between R170.00 – R220.00, but if you just want to go and clap hands for others as they jump, then the entrance fee is just R20.00.

Official website: https://www.graskopgorgeliftcompany.co.za/

5. Lisbon Falls, Mpumalanga

With water falling 92 meters to the ground, Lisbon falls are the highest falls in Mpumalanga and the 9th highest in South Africa. I felt like I could jump in and be a part of nature for a moment. The entrance fee is R15.00

Things to do in Mpumalanga

6. Three Rondavels

Some people argue that if you visit Mpumalanga and not go to the Three Rondavels, then you are considered as not having been to Mpumalanga, of course, I agree with them. Three Rondavels are a must-do on your list of things to do in Mpumalanga. The 3 rondavels give a spectacular view over the Blyde River Canyon. The entrance fee to the Three Rondavels is R25.00 – R40.00

Three Rondavels Contact Details are here 

Things to do in Mpumalanga

7. Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga

This is the 3rd largest Canyon in the world, which therefore means that it’s a must-visit when in Mpumalanga. The entrance fee for Blyde River Canyon is included in your entrance fee to the three rondavels, these two are in the same area. It’s so peaceful you can even get a nap.

Blyde River Canyon

8. Bourke’s Luck Potholes

Trust me, you haven’t seen potholes this beautiful, these potholes mark the beginning of the Blyde river canyon. Entrance is R50.00-60.00

Bourkes Luck Potholes

9. God’s Window

Whether you have been to Mpumalanga it is obvious you have heard about God’s window. The first time I went to God’s window, I thought maybe I would see a glass window, but guess what? You need to pay an entrance fee of just R10.00 to go find out for yourself.

10. The Pinnacle

Have you ever seen a rock that goes up to approximately 30 meters high? If not, then what are you waiting for if R15.00 can get you there.

Things to do in Mpumalanga

Note: All the places above are located on the Panorama Route.

Words and Images By Ria Makhale

Also, read Top 10 National Parks in Africa 

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