MPUMALANGA

THE LOWVELD HIGHLIGHTS

BOURKE'S LUCK POTHOLES

Bourke's Luck Potholes in the Mpumalanga province are a series of natural geological formations that have formed over time through the mechanism of water flowing through the landscape.This natural attraction is made up of inter-connected pools, interlaced with sandstone outcrops. They are named after a prospector, Tom Bourke, who hoped to find gold at this site. Visiting tourists throw coins into the potholes for good luck.
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THE BIG FIVE

The term big five game ("Big Five") is a term coined by big-game hunters and refers to the five most difficult animals in Africa to hunt on foot. African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard, and White rhinoceros. These can be viewed in the numerous game/nature reserves in the province. The most popular being the Kruger National Park.

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SUDWALA CAVES

An ancient array of caves which display spectacular features such as Stalactites and Stalagmites.The Sudwala Caves are regarded as the oldest known caves in the world.They also rest in Pre-cambrian dolomite rocks that are also amongst the second oldest known sedimentary rocks on Earth.
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Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve

SABIE WATERFALLS

The Sabie Waterfalls Route in Mpumalanga is amongst South Africa's best-kept secrets. There are more waterfalls here than anywhere else in southern Africa, and you'll be astonished by their beauty and diversity.They are all located within kilometres of each other which makes it easy to explore all of them.
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PILGRIM'S REST

Is a historical village that is essentially a living museum. The entire town has been declared a national Monument - taking the visitors to the day of old Transvaal Gold Rush. If you would like to see old-style buildings and stay in one of the oldest hotels in this country; this is the place to be.
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