Mpumalanga & Limpopo
You could not imagine a finer big game area than this, with super-luxurious Africa-style lodges, gourmet bush cuisine and exciting, adrenaline-pumping wildlife experiences. If you listen carefully, you may hear a faint roar in this north-east corner of South Africa. This is big game territory.
In the world-famous Kruger National Park you’ll find the largest concentration of game species on earth, and the best developed infrastructure of all Africa’s game parks. The Kruger National Park is without doubt the best do-it-yourself drive-through reserve on the continent.
If your preference is the more secluded, luxurious version of an ‘Out-of-Africa’ experience, take your choice from the wide range of breath-taking private bush camps in the Sabi Sand and Timbavati areas to the south of Kruger Park. In these ultra-luxurious private reserves and camps, you’ll find the gourmet cuisine you desire, stunning accommodation, heavenly spa treatments, outstanding service and personal attention . . . While your game rangers will regale you with enthralling bush stories and the intimate details of every kind of life in the bush. These private reserves offer amazing game experiences: the Sabi Sand is famous for its leopard sightings, while the Timbavati boasts great herds of buffalo.
In addition to these memorable safari adventures, the region holds many more sensational natural attractions than can be listed here. You will stand in awe at the view from God’s Window near Graskop, or the Blyde River Canyon’s rust-coloured sandstone cliffs and craggy buttresses. Take a drive to Pilgrim’s Rest, the charming Victorian town ‘frozen’ in the time of the gold-mining prospectors.
In Limpopo Province to the north, you’ll find more rich wildlife sanctuaries, magnificent scenery and a world of historical and cultural fascination. Mix the past and the present as you view the archaeological treasures found at Mapungubwe National Park, a world heritage site. The journey is abundantly worth-while.
Add a side-line to your trip, with a short hop from Southern Kruger, to spend a night or two in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital. The city has everything from an intriguing history, to unequalled seafood meals and, if this is your choice, a late night with a Latin American swing.
Can't Be Missed - Mpumalanga & Limpopo
- Visit the world’s number one game reserve - the Kruger National Park.
- Pause to marvel at the wonder of God’s Window.
- Take in a visit to Bourke’s Luck Potholes, an awesome moonscape of deep hollows and channels, set among spectacular cliffs, waterfalls and enchanting rock formations.
- Recapture the past as you stop for tea or coffee at Pilgrim’s Rest, where even the petrol station looks like an antique-shop.
- Enjoy sundowners as the sun sets on a game drive in a private reserve.