Graskop is a small scenic town situated on the Panorama Route in the province of Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is also situated on the edge of the Drakensberg escarpment providing excellent panoramic views that attract tourists from all over the world.
The town was established in the 1880’s as a result of a gold mining camp that was in the area, which is now a popular tourist attraction. Over the years, the town’s economy has rapidly flourished due to the growing timber industry enabled by the vast vegetation and forestry. Graskop is truly a natural beauty at its best.
Graskop is a few minutes’ drive from the Kruger National Park where an unspoilt wilderness filled with an exciting range of animals can be discovered. The famous summit in the area “God’s window” is another landscape worth a visit. It is called “God’s window” as it provides the best panoramic view of theLowveldd in Mpumalanga. Other attractions to see include the third largest canyon in the world, the Blyde River Canyon and Bourke’s Luck Potholes as well as the Lisbon and the Mac Mac Falls. With that many majestic wonders, Graskop is one destination where most adventure activities can be enjoyed. Get out of your comfort zone and try out the amazing hiking trails, 4x4 trails, horse riding, motorbike and quad bike tours. If this is not for you, Graskop offers a world-class golf course where you can relax all day playing a game of golf. You can also go sightseeing on foot exploring the curio shops or even treat yourself in of the famous pancake bars and coffee shops.
Graskop accommodation offers everything from quaint chalets and guest houses to bed and breakfasts and self-catering units.