Your chances of a lion sighting are the highest in the central Kruger where nutritious grasslands support a diversity of creatures. There are great spots for humans too, from luxury lodges to remote hideouts.
2Blyde River Canyon
Part of the Panorama Route, this area has spectacular canyon views, lots of adventure opportunities and plenty of pleasant spots to stay and soak up the beautiful scenery.
4Sabie & surrounds
5Dullstroom & Machadodorp
Silver dams, wild flowers, historic villages and great trout fishing. A well-heeled region often fondly dubbed 'Trouteng'.
6Waterval Boven & Onder ( Emgwenya)
This historic mountainous region is home to wonderful getaways, torrid history, great scenery and evocative train trips. A place of passion and history.
7White River / Hazyview
Known for its artists and spectacular shopping, the area is hip and happening and full of charming hotels, B&B’s, lodges and guesthouses.
8Chrissiesmeer Lake District
Chrissiesmeer is at the centre of Mpumalanga’s lake district, the biggest freshwater lake in the country where there is excellent birding in the area.
The bustling capital of Mpumalanga is a heady mix of people and places, with some top class hotels and restaurants with an Afro-chic flavour.
This historic gold rush village is home to artists, wild horses, glorious views and forests, as well as friendly village establishments.