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See and Do in Nelspruit

See and Do in Nelspruit

As the capital city of the South African province of Mpumalanga, Nelspruit is an important stopover for visitors from all over the world that are on their way to the renowned Kruger National Park. However, Nelspruit is an impressive tourist town in its own rights. It is a naturally beautiful part of South Africa. Its tropical climate means that the entire region has distinctively lush, fertile vegetation. In addition, it has a unique topography, with craggy outcrops and magnificent rock formations that creates a mystical intrigue around this area.

Nelspruit is only 100 kilometres from Mozambique and 330 kilometres from the commercial and financial epicentre of Johannesburg. This makes it accessible and easy to reach.

The entire region is known for its tropical crops; such as avocado pears, bananas, mangoes and Macadamia nuts. The most prolific of crops in Nelspruit is oranges. These tropical fruit farms and orchards create a spectacular countryside. Read More »

Exploring Nelspruit

Exploring Nelspruit

The Mpumalanga Province is home to scenic Nelspruit, which has been renamed Mbombela. The city may only have a total area of less than 73 square kilometres, but it is a popular holiday destination, particularly for its close proximity to the world-famous Kruger National Park. In fact, it has been dubbed the official gateway to this renowned reserve, which showcases an enormous array of some of Africa’s most intriguing fauna and flora.

Being situated in the north-east of South Africa, Nelspruit has a subtropical climate. This means that its rolling hills and endless landscapes are verdant and idyllic. The deep valleys are laden in dense vegetation that is home to many birds and other animals. Nelspruit truly is a naturally scenic gem, and the combination of an excellent tourism infrastructure, a wide range of accommodation in Nelspruit and plenty to see and do makes the city the ideal platform from which to explore the Mpumalanga province. Read More »