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Mpumalanga is a compact, scenic area, the main attraction of which is the Kruger National Park - the world-renowned game reserve. Mpumalanga is also known for its natural scenery, mountains, waterfalls and spectacular views.

CAPITAL: Nelspruit
OTHER CITIES: Witbank, Middelburg
AIRPORTS: Nelspruit
AREA: 6.5% of the country
POPULATION: 15.5% of the country at 3 million
LANGUAGES: SiSwati, Zulu & Ndebele

Not to be missed

  • Blyde River Canyon
  • Bourke's Luck Potholes
  • Kruger National Park
  • Ndebele culture in Botshabelo
  • Pilgrim's Rest, museum gold mining town
  • God's Window and Three Rondawels

Things to see and do

Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park is one of the oldest, biggest and best game reserves in the world. While the "Big 5" - lion, elephant, leopard, rhino and buffalo, are the biggest attractions, there are 114 species of reptiles, 507 species of birds and at least 140 other mammals to be seen.

Panorama Route

The Panorama Route begins in Graskop, heads off to the Lisbon and Berlin waterfalls and continues to God's Window that has viewpoints that teeter on the edge of the wilderness. Bourke's Luck Potholes are erosion features caused by the swirling river. The route veers to the Blyde River Canyon before returning to Graskop.

  • Kwa Madwala

    A private game reserve close to Nelspruit that borders the Kruger National Park.
  • Nelspruit

    An excellent base for the Kruger National Park, the Panorama Route, Swaziland, Mozambique,

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