Mpumalanga, the Zulu word for "the place where the sun rises", is a South African province that is known for its abundant natural beauty and geographical diversity.
Bordering Swaziland and Mozambique, Mpumalanga houses the southern half of the Kruger National Park, which boasts internationally acclaimed safaris accommodation and some of the best game viewing the country has to offer. The province takes great care in preserving its biodiversity, and there are a vast array of conversation areas scattered around the region.
Magnificent wildlife, unparalleled views and unique fauna and flora combine to make Mpumalanga a unique and exquisite destination in South Africa. With a whole host of outdoor activities like hiking, birding and game watching in the area, its popularity is no surprise
The iconic Blyde River Canyon, also known as the only Green Canyon, is found in Mpumalanga and is one of the highest in the world. It is known for its subtropical foliage and is second in size on the only to the Fish River Canyon on the African continent. It is a popular destination for hikers and nature-lovers alike.
An absolute must-see is God’s Window, one of the most scenic vantage points in South Africa. It is situated along the Panorama Route, and boasts impressive waterfalls and mountain vistas. You can find it in the Blyde River Canyon’s National Reserve for spectacular views of the expansive Lowveld.
Mpumalanga has an interesting history and was home to the gold rush of the 1870’s. Pilgrims’ Rest is the most famous town in the region, dating back to the gold panning days. Take a step back in time and visit the small town to get a feel of what the late 1800s were like. The rivers and streams that were once trawled for nuggets are now teeming with trout and frequented by fishermen.
When looking for accommodation in Mpumalanga, you’ll have a choice of a whole medley of options that embody the wild flair of the region. With such an exciting range of guest houses, bed and breakfasts and hotels, rest assured that you’ll find the best Mpumalanga accommodation on offer.
Hlosi Game Lodge offers an intimate and exclusive family safari in the Eastern Cape at the Amakhala Game Reserve. With only six exclusive chalets, including two family suites, 4-star Hlosi welcomes and caters for children of all ages and specialises in creating exclusive and unforgettable child-friendly safari experiences.
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What a beautiful Lodge, excellent service (5 star), location is one of the best in this country. We received outstanding service from a team that exceeded every need we had as a family. The breakfast is outstanding and they catered for my children's needs which included items not on the normal breakfast menu.