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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Moremela, South Africa
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+27 13 753 3115
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We brought 20 teenagers and they LOVED it! They loved hiking around and on the falls and the potholes. They loved the scenery and the water. They looked so relaxed compared to some of the places we visited. It was just fun to see them...More

Thank Barbie48025
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The potholes are very interesting and very beautiful to look at. It does get very busy very quickly and then feels crowded even if it is such a large area to explore. The picnic and braai facilities are a plus. The bathrooms nearest the gate...More

Thank richardwildner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The scenery is as interesting as the story behind this place. Quite busy without being crowded. Could have done without someone’s drone destroying the atmosphere.

Thank N D
Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting the panorama-route you must certainly make a stop here. You have a nice walk you can do (takes a bit of condition) but then you have nice bridges where you can walk over the potholes which gives you a nice picture-opportunity and you...More

Thank Yari D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Mpumalanga tourism initiative. There were hundreds of tourists. It was spotlessly clean. The physical site is an amazing phenomenon. Guides would be good to explain how it formed. At R100 pp entrance fee it is dear for the state of the ablutions....More

Thank GinaSchroeder1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a leisurely walk around the pools. As it forms part of the Blyde canyon, it makes for great photos. There is a pool that people use as a wishing well. You can also explore the upper end of the pools where the river...More

Thank Sakkie84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Utterly spectacular rock formations. Unmissable. This is the greatest highlight of the Panoramic Route.

Thank LondonTravelbird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see and you can bring your picnic as they have brain/barbecue facilities. A leisurely stroll with many photo opportunities and a lovely frame for the selfies

Thank Freda232015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is so picturesque it is hard to find words to describe it. The pathways are convenient and the holes in the rocks created by the rushing river water is incredible. So blessed to visit this area

Thank 4historyandculture
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

If you miss a visit to Pot holes- you’ve done yourself a gr8 injustice! My teens were in awe! The landscape and beauty is unsurpassable 👌.. Great opportunity for some stunning pics

Thank 803tasd
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RM0111
April 19, 2017|
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Response from 916pamm | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I never answered this before. Not sure about the opening days but it should be. Probably not Christmas day. The walk is manageable for stroller.
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FreqL
December 26, 2015|
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Response from BegichFamily | Reviewed this property |
You can try, but the terrain is very uneven.
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