Local Attractions

Kruger National Parks Orpen Gate – 30km

Orpen Rest Camp is situated centrally on the western border of the Kruger National Park.

It is a small camp that derived its name from the surname of the donor of the land, Eileen Orpen. The scattered trees and wide-open plains covered by sweet grass attract many browsers. This in turn, attracts the eye-catching cheetah, lion and leopard. Well known for its diversity of habitat and wildlife, Orpen offers visitors an excellent opportunity to experience close encounters with elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard in a natural environment. Wild dog, cheetah, zebra and giraffe are also indigenous to this area, a paradise for the wildlife enthusiast

The Blyder River and Canyon – 32km

The Blyde River Canyon, officially the Motlatse Canyon is a significant natural feature of South Africa, located in Mpumalanga, and forming the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment. Located in the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, it is 25 kilometres in length and is, on average, around 750 metres deep

Mariepskop View – 35km

Mariepskop (also known as Marepe or Mariepskop) at 1945m above sea level is one of the highest peaks in the northern Drakensberg and the highest poin of the Blyde River Canyon, South Africa. Great hiking trails.

24 Degrees South – 32km

24 Degrees South is located in close proximity to the Blyde River Canyon and the Kruger Nation Park R531 Hoedspruit, Mohololo Rehab Centre, Endangered Species Centre, Blyde Adventure Centre and Kinyoka Reptile Park

Manyeleti Game Reserve – 63km

Manyeleti Game Reserve near Kruger National Park in South Africa is one of those very special places in the world and is the ultimate African safari destination.

Gods Window – 73km

Gods Window is so called for the panoramic view of the Lowveld more than 900 m down into lush indigenous forest clad ravine. The majestic cliffs plunge over 700 meters to the Lowveld and the private game reserves which have made the area one of South Africa’s main wildlife destinations. God’s Window is a small part of a 250km long earthwork of sheer cliffs and extravagant beauty. One can observe the hills and forests as far as the eye can see. In fact, it seems as if one can see forever!

Graskop Gorge – 63km

The Graskop Gorge Lift Company is centrally located on the Panorama Route and is an ideal stop over point, whether it be for the view, the forest, the food or the various adventure activities, guided tours and hikes in the surrounding areas.