Panorama Route Waterfalls, Sabie & Graskop
There are many beautiful waterfalls in the area around Sabie & Graskop on the Mpumalanga Panorama Route:
The Mac Mac Falls are located 13km from Sabie on the R532 toward Graskop. There is a picnic spot with tables, chairs and ablutions at the bottom at the Mac Mac Pools, where you can swim in crystal clear, pure mountain spring water. There is a small fee payable at the gate.
The Lisbon Falls near Graskop are the highest falls in the area at 92m. From Sabie turn right at the Juncture of the R534 and R532 roads. This road will take you on to a gravel road after about 800m. Drive on the gravel road for just over 2kms. There is no fee payable.
The 80m Berlin Falls on the Sabine River, 10km north of Grasskop, and near God’s Window. From Graskop head toward the Blyde River Forest Station & Sawmill, then on to the Watervalspruit picnic site at the foot of the falls. There is a big pool – ideal for swimming.
The ethereal 70m Bridal Veil Falls is situated 6km from Sabie. Take the old Lydenburg Rd south-west, turning off to the right after 2km at the Sawmill and continue on for about 3km, over the Sabie River. From the parking area, there is a 750 walk through indigenous forest. A small fee is payable.
The 68m Lone Creek Falls is situated 10km south-west from Sabie on the ‘old Lydenburg’ road in a densely forested area, surrounded beautiful indigenous ‘fairy’ forest. The Lone Creek Falls are a National Monument. There are picnic and ablutions facilities and a small fee is payable at the gate.
The Horse Shoe Falls is situated 7km south-west from Sabie on the old Lydenburg road in lush dense indigenous forest. Turn left on to a gravel road. A small fee is payable. You can swim, but the nearby Horseshoe Trout Farm has picnic facilities and dams where you can fish.
The Forest Falls are located 17km from Graskop betweene Graskop and Sabie on the R532. Wider than its height, this spectacular waterfall can only be reached via a 3.5km hike forest. Permits must be obtained from the Forest Industry Museum, Ford St, Sabie: Tel: 013 764 1058
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