Nelspruit Adventures

Adventures abound in the lowveld town of Nelspruit, perfectly positioned for easy access to a long list of South Africa’s favourite highlights! Nelspruit’s balmy, sunny days go hand in hand with its happy-go-lucky African vibe, and of course this lively metropolis also offers visitors the best in modern services and facilities.

Nelspruit is a 4 hour drive from Johannesburg, or a flight from OR Tambo will have you touching down on the tarmac of the thatched, African-themed Kruger

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Adventures in Nelspruit
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Adventures abound in the lowveld town of Nelspruit, perfectly positioned for easy access to a long list of South Africa’s favourite highlights! Nelspruit’s balmy, sunny days go hand in hand with its happy-go-lucky African vibe, and of course this lively metropolis also offers visitors the best in modern services and facilities.

Nelspruit is a 4 hour drive from Johannesburg, or a flight from OR Tambo will have you touching down on the tarmac of the thatched, African-themed Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) in around 45 minutes.

The mountains, lush gorges and cascading waterfalls surrounding Nelspruit and the Crocodile River Valley make the area well suited to airborne adventures. Aerial addicts can satisfy their adrenaline cravings on a paragliding or skydiving flight, or discover what the Three Rondavels look like from above on a thrilling helicopter flip. If rock climbing is your thing, then a visit to the international rock climbing magnet of Waterval Boven is a must to experience the intoxicating sensation of scaling the cliffs beside the 70m high Elands River Falls. The scenic Sabie River Valley north of Nelspruit is Mpumalanga’s top teambuilding destination, offering an excellent program of outdoor activities and strategic games to revive the team!

Nelspruit is also an ideal base from which to explore the remarkable natural features for which the Mpumalanga and Limpopo regions are so well known. Your first port of call is bound to be the world famous Kruger National Park, and the Malelane Gate (67km) or the Numbi Gate (54km) are the closest entry points to this amazingly biodiverse chunk of South Africa. Make your way through Sabie or Hazyview enroute to the spectacular Blyde River Canyon where the panoramic views of one of the largest and greenest canyons in the world will blow your mind! A fascinating underground adventure awaits at Sudwala Caves, only a 30 minute drive from Nelspruit. South of Nelspruit the lovingly created art and crafts of Swaziland add an interesting twist to a visit to pretty Ezulwini Valley, a favourite hotspot amongst thrill seekers.

Nelspruit Adventures

Caving

Explore the Sudwala Caves in Mpumalanga on a guided tour, looking at spectacular flow structures, fossilised ammonites and other just beautiful underground vistas. If you plan carefully and book in advance you can join a four-hour crystal tour that takes you deeper into the cave into the areas that...

Helicopter Flights

Helicopter flights are fun at anytime, but a scenic ‘heli flip’ over Mpumalanga’s Blyde River Canyon near Nelspruit is the ultimate free-spirited adventure and one of those once-in-a-lifetime sights that imprints into the mind forever! Feel on top of the world as you witness one of...

Paragliding

Mpumalanga’s Drakensberg escarpment boasts some of the best thermals in Nelspruit creating exceptional conditions for Paragliding. The challenge is there for the taking! Explore the magnificent mountains near Nelspruit on the wing and experience life, and Mpumalanga’s spectacular scenery,...

River Rafting

Nelspruit has a variety of outdoor activities. The river rafting is situated closer to the scenic town of Hazyview on the edge of the Sabie River Valley. The sub tropical climate is ideal for outdoor adventures. The river rafting adventure is a fun filled trip where you can enjoy the spectacular...

Rock Climbing

Did you know that Rock Climbing enthusiasts from around the world flock to the mountains around Nelspruit to hang out and satiate their cravings for spine-tingling, vertical adventures? Mpumalanga’s Waterval Boven (100km from Nelspruit) and the Blyde River Canyon (150km from Nelspruit) appear...

Skydiving

Nelspruit from 10,000ft is even more exciting than exploring this happening lowveld metropolis from the ground, and Nelspruit’s fabulous year-round climate is perfect for Skydiving! On your adrenaline-pumping descent, marvel as the spectacular sight of the lowveld unfolds. Precise rows of macadamia...