Located in the province Mpumalanga, on the northern escarpment of the Drakensberg is the magnificent natural landscape, Blyde River Canyon.
The canyon is mostly composed of red sandstone and its highest peak is almost 2000 metres above sea level and 4500 metres deep. The Blyde River Canyon is one of the largest canyons in the world and it boasts dense and green subtropical vegetation. This is the reasons whys it is sometimes referred to as the “Green Canyon”.
The Blyde River Canyon also forms part of the Panorama Route which starts in Graskop and the best views of this majestic landscape can be seen from the Three Rondavles. On this same route, there are plenty other features worth discovering and these include God’s Window, The Pinnacle and the Bourke’s Luck Potholes. At the Blyde River Canyon, wildlife, birdlife and plant life never run short as the area is home to thousands of different species. For all the adrenaline junkies, this is the perfect place for your next getaway for activities such as kloofing, boat trips, microlight flights, and hot air ballooning and many more are offered.
If you are planning your next getaway along the Panorama Route, book at some the Blyde River Canyon accommodation to enjoy a memorable experience. Featuring luxury game lodges, camping sites and self-catering units, accommodation Blyde River Canyon is the perfect base to enjoy an ultimate adventure.