Blyde River Canyon Adventures

The Blyde River flows from the Drakensberg in Mpumalanga down into the low veld in Limpopo.  The river carves out a magnificent canyon on its route down the escarpment.  This valley hosts some great hiking trails in beautiful indigenous forest and includes the famous Burke’s Luck potholes.  Whenever you get a huge gradient difference like this, you also get awesome white water for all those rafting and kayaking enthusiast out there.  At the bottom of the canyon is the Blyde River Dam…

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Adventures in Blyde River Canyon
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The Blyde River flows from the Drakensberg in Mpumalanga down into the low veld in Limpopo.  The river carves out a magnificent canyon on its route down the escarpment.  This valley hosts some great hiking trails in beautiful indigenous forest and includes the famous Burke’s Luck potholes.  Whenever you get a huge gradient difference like this, you also get awesome white water for all those rafting and kayaking enthusiast out there.  At the bottom of the canyon is the Blyde River Dam which host plenty of other outdoor adventure activities and is perfect for boat trips, canoeing, sunset cruises, waterskiing and other water activities. 

All in all the Blyde River canyon is an adventure enthusiast dream come true, a playground full of magnificent adventures for the whole family.  This is one of the few rivers in South Africa with crystal clear water, so remember to include a Blyde River white water rafting trip on your bucket list.

Blyde River Canyon Adventures

Paragliding

Book a tandem paragliding adventure or course in Blyde River Canyon - Dirty Boots