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Grass and Wetlands

Grass and Wetlands Region, Mpumalanga The Grass & Wetlands Region lies just south of the Highlands Meander Region of Mpumalanga, and is known as South Africa’s Lake District. At the centre of this green and lush mountain foothill region, the town of Chrissiesmeer lies on the banks of Lake Chrissie – the largest natural freshwater lake in the country. This region is a birding paradise thanks to the hundreds of small lakes and wetlands that dot the landscape in the region around Chrissiesmeer. One of the most important o...

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Grey Rhebok or Kranskloof Hiking Trail, Carolina Grey Rhebok or Kranskloof Hiking Trail, Carolina

Several base camp day trails from the Kranskloof Camp north of Carolina make the most of the Mpumalanga Highveld's scenic beauty.

Suikerboschfontein Hiking Trail, Carolina Suikerboschfontein Hiking Trail, Carolina

This 2 day circular hiking trail near the town of Carolina is renowned for its scenic beauty and is a favourite 'weekend away'...

Outdoor Activities near Piet Retief Outdoor Activities near Piet Retief

Enjoy fishing, hiking, birding and the great outdoors around Piet Retief near the Swaziland border, with Outdoor Heartbeat

Horse Riding at Little Farm Adventures, Volksrust Horse Riding at Little Farm Adventures, Volksrust

Little Farm Adventures near Volksrust, Mpumalanga, offers horse riding holidays with activities and accommodation for the family

The Giant Footprint The Giant Footprint

The footpint of a giant or a creepily co-incidental pattern of erosion. It's worth a walk up to the granite 'koppi' near Lothair

Fly-Fishing at Komati Gorge Wildlife Reserve Fly-Fishing at Komati Gorge Wildlife Reserve

The Komati Gorge Wildlife Reserve and Lodge offers superb fly-fishing in the Komati River Gorge near Machadorp and Carolina

The Komati River Gorge The Komati River Gorge

The Komati River Gorge is an impressive, bushy and wildlife rich canyon that offers swimming, birding and superb fly-fishing.

Five Assegais Hiking Trails Five Assegais Hiking Trails

The Five Assegais Hiking Trails are made up of several excllent 1-2 day trails through beautiful scenery on a private Estate

Lake Chrissie - the Centre of South Africa's Lake District Lake Chrissie - the Centre of South Africa's Lake District

Pretty Lake Chrissie is the largest freshwater lake in South Africa and the heart of the pretty 270 lake Mpumalanga Lake District

McCloud's Pure Wool Duvets, Chrissiesmeer McCloud's Pure Wool Duvets, Chrissiesmeer

You can only take photos of scenery and birds, but you can take home 100% Wool Duvets form one of SA's top wool producing regions

Birding in Chrissiesmeer Birding in Chrissiesmeer

A 60km circular birding route around Chrissiesmeer offers great summer birding in the reed beds and pans of the 'Lake District'

Elands River Falls Elands River Falls

The Elands River Falls drop 70m down the Elands River Gorge between the towns of Waterval Boven (Emgwenya) and Waterval Onder

The Badplaas Sulphur Springs (Forever Resorts Badplaas) The Badplaas Sulphur Springs (Forever Resorts Badplaas)

The hot spring waters of Badplaas can be enjoyed by guests and day visitors alike at the Forever Resorts Badplaas Hydro

Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve & Training Centre Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve & Training Centre

Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve is home to the largest population of threatened bird species in S. Africa and a popular birding spot

Weeping willows, bird burrows, historic sorrows and new tomo Weeping willows, bird burrows, historic sorrows and new tomo

Travelling through Mpumalanga on the N11 there is a sudden, tangible change in the air when nearing R543. It's like moving ...

West Street Guesthouse, Ermelo, Mpumalanga West Street Guesthouse, Ermelo, Mpumalanga

West Street Guesthouse is located in Ermelo, a town situated in the Grass and Wetlands area of Mpumalanga ...

Welgekozen Country Lodge, Piet Retief, Mpumalanga Welgekozen Country Lodge, Piet Retief, Mpumalanga

Welgekozen Country Lodge is located 500m outside of Piet Retief, a town located in Mpumalanga ...

Waterfront Guest House, Carolina, Mpumalanga Waterfront Guest House, Carolina, Mpumalanga

Waterfront Guest House is located in Carolina, a town located in the mountainous province of Mpumalanga ...

Wakkerstroom Valley Guest House, Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga Wakkerstroom Valley Guest House, Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga

Wakkerstroom Valley Guest House is located 4km’s outside of Wakkerstroom, a small village in the Grass and Wetlands area ...

Wakkerstroom Country Inn, Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga Wakkerstroom Country Inn, Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga

Wakkerstroom Country Inn is centrally located in Wakkerstroom, a small village, 3 hours from Pretoria in Mpumalanga ...