A wealth of Experiences…
FULL DAY EXCURSIONS
PANORAMIC SPLENDOUR Experience the beauty of the third deepest gorge in the world, and the world’s largest ‘green canyon’; the Blyde River Canyon. A qualified tour guide will take you to magnificent sites with breathtaking views, including the Three Rondavels, Gods Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the greater Sabie area.
PILGRIMS REST GOLD TOUR Re-live the history of this old mining town which was declared a National Monument in 1986. Visit the Alenglade House Museum, formerly the Mine Manager’s home which was built and furnished in 1915. Pan for gold, explore the various museums, churches and the old cemetery or spend time searching for antiques and collectables in the quaint shops.
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Spend the day in the world famous Kruger National Park exploring the wonders of the African bush in the company of a qualified field guide. The two million hectare Kruger National Park is unmatched in its diversity of mammals, birds, reptiles, flora, fauna and amphibians.
HALF DAY EXCURSIONS
ELEPHANT WHISPERS Situated in the Sandford Conservancy on the banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview, Mpumalanga, Elephant Whispers offers an Elephant Experience of a lifetime which will leave you with a renewed respect and admiration for these gentle giants of Africa. The Elephant Interaction, for both young and old, introduces you to Elephant whispers’ six rescued African Elephant. This educational and interactive experience invites you to feel their constantly curious trunks, touch their rough skin, exchange trunk greetings and offer tasty treats, while learning about their behaviour and history from the Handlers. As ambassadors for their species, this elephant herd and their committed and deeply passionate team has an important conservation message to share.
SUDWALA CAVES The caves are set in Precambrian dolomite rock formed over a period of 3 000 million years, when Africa was still part of Gondwana. The caves formed about 240 million years ago making them the oldest known caves in the world. There are a number of calcium configurations in the cave which are known by attention-grabbing names; the ‘Screaming Monster’, ‘Lowveld Rocket’ and ‘Samson’s Pillar’. The first oxygen producing plants on the earth, Collenia, which formed 2 000 million years ago are also found in the caves.
HOEDSPRUIT ENDANGERED SPECIES CENTRE A centre focusing on the conservation of rare, vulnerable or endangered animals. Cheetah Conservation is one of their main aims, with focus on releasing captive-bred cheetahs into the wild. They also concentrate in the healing and rehabilitation of orphaned and injured animals brought to the centre.
MOHOLOHOLO ANIMAL REHABILITATION CENTRE A haven for the rehabilitation and care of abandoned, injured and poisoned wildlife. View lion, leopard, servals, caracals, honey badgers, eagles and vultures up close.
HOT AIR BALLOONING An amazing sight-seeing experience where the incredible views of the Mpumalanga Lowveld are showcased in clear detail. A fantastic way to view Mother Earth!
JESSICA THE HIPPO Enjoy an interaction with the world famous Jessica the hippo... feed her tea, give her back scratches and hear her inspiring story.
THE JANE GOODAL INSTITUTE CHIMPANZEE EDEN Home to chimps that have been moved out of their natural environment and need a safe haven. The only chimpanzee sanctuary in South Africa.
SHANGAAN RIVER CLUB Follow the sound of the beating drums through a path of flaming torches and immerse yourself in a Feast of Culture, with a night of Shangaan song, dance and an outstanding African Banquet!
“NYANI ” CULTURAL VILLAGE & “ROOTS OF RHYTHM” TRIBAL DANCE & DRUMMING CULTURAL SHOW The history and culture of the African tribes comes to life at Nyani Cultural Village in Hoedspruit. The “Living Cultural Village” a journey through the stages of life in a Shangaan homestead, (muti) learrning about traditional practices from birth, through childhood up to marriage, after which a delicious lunch will served in the typical African style, after the theatre show.
GOLF - SABIE RIVER GOLF COURSE · Hazyview, Mpumalanga
Enjoy a round of golf at the Sabi River Country Cub in Hazyview on the banks of the famous Sabie River. 18 holes of golf followed by lunch at the halfway house can be enjoyed.
COURSE INFORMATION: : Rated among the top 10 courses in South Africa, the course is situated alongside Nelspruit and White River. One of only four 18 hole courses in the Lowveld. The Sabi River, one of the country’s important watercourses, as well as a network of dams, form of a hazard on all but 4 of the 18 holes.