Mpumalanga means “where the sun rises” and is known for its scenic environment and rich wildlife.
Mpumalanga lies north of KwaZulu Natal
and boarders Swaziland and Gauteng
. In the Northeast part of Mpumalanga the land rises to meet the mountain peaks, offering spectacular views for travellers.
People are drawn to Mpumalanga because of its rich history and magnificent landscape, which consists of valleys, mountain ranges, rivers and forests. Visit the 3rd highest canyon and explore some of the world’s oldest caves. There are so many thing to do in the area, from hiking, to leisurely nature walks, bird-watching and fun things for children to do. Places of interest include: The Sudwala caves, Blyde Canyon and God’s window, all popular historical and family-friendly attractions in Mpumalanga.
The Mpumalanga area offers travellers an array of different activities including fishing, horseback riding, safari game drives and historic tours around the gold rush towns. Pilgrams Rest or Barberton offers travellers a look into the history of Mpumalanga.
Accommodation in Mpumalanga includes guest farms, guest houses and bed and breakfasts, with choices that range from luxury Mpumalanga accommodation
to affordable stays with plenty of self-catering options to choose from too.