10 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

10 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

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White River
— 1 day
Drive
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Hazyview
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moremela
— 1 night
Drive
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Graskop
— 1 night
Drive
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Sabie
— 1 night
Drive
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Nelspruit
— 2 nights
Drive
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Carolina
— 1 night
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White River — 1 day

White River is a small holiday and farming town situated just north of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of South African National Parks.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the White River travel route planner.

Johannesburg to White River is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in White River when traveling from Johannesburg in June, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Hazyview.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Hazyview — 3 nights

A gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Hazyview boasts an enviable location in South Africa's lowveld, surrounded by a staggering number of both natural and historic sites.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Perry's Bridge Reptile Park and Pabeni Gate Kruger National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Idle & Wild Tours & Transfers and Safaris. There's still lots to do: whizz through the canopy at Skyway Trails, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Whispers, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and look for gifts at Katundo Leather Pty Ltd.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hazyview attractions planning website.

You can drive from White River to Hazyview in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Moremela.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Moremela — 1 night

On the 28th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Bourkes' Luck Potholes and then take in the dramatic natural features at Three Roundavels.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Moremela driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hazyview to Moremela in 1.5 hours. June in Moremela sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Graskop.
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Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Graskop — 1 night

Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Berlin Falls.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Graskop day trip tool.

Graskop is just a stone's throw from Moremela. In June in Graskop, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sabie.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:

Sabie — 1 night

Sabie is a forestry town situated on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Mac Mac Falls, admire the sheer force of Sabie Waterfalls, then get your game on at Long Tom Toboggan @ Misty Mountain, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Mary Shire Falls.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sabie online vacation builder.

Sabie is very close to Graskop. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nelspruit.
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Nelspruit — 2 nights

Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail, take in the dramatic scenery at Montrose Falls, and then admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): see where the action happens at Mbombela Stadium, look for gifts at Joubert en Seuns Padstal, then delve into the mystery of Adam's Calendar, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary.

Before you visit Nelspruit, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Sabie to Nelspruit in an hour. In June in Nelspruit, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Carolina.
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Carolina — 1 night

Carolina is a town situated on the Johannesburg to Swaziland route (R33 and R38) in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. On the 3rd (Sun), hike along Suikerboschfontein.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Carolina trip planner.

Drive from Nelspruit to Carolina in 2 hours. In July, Carolina is slightly colder than Nelspruit - with highs of 20°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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Mpumalanga travel guide

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National Parks · Nature & Parks · Geologic Formations
Hike through the world's third-highest canyon, and the only green one in the world; explore the world's oldest cave; and witness the diverse wildlife in the many reserves of Mpumalanga. This "place where the sun rises," as the name means in local tongues, features stunning mountain scenery, lush valleys, and charming towns with refreshingly cool weather. Mpumalanga's attractions draw crowds of visitors from far and wide: follow the trails of the 19th-century gold rush in old gold-seeker's towns, rappel down a waterfall, or just take a dip in the pools below after a hike through the rainforests.
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