7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

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7 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly + taxi:  3​h
1
Graskop
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Barberton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Nelspruit
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
End: Durban

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Graskop

Graskop
Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, explore and take pictures at Panorama Route, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonder View.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Graskop sightseeing planner .

Durban to Graskop is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Durban in August since evenings lows in Graskop dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barberton.

Things to do in Graskop

Outdoors Parks Nature

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nights
Barberton

Barberton ©
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. Go for a jaunt from Barberton to Badplaas to see Badplaas Golf Club Guest House & Lodge about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: trek along Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail, see the interesting displays at Barberton Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Barberton History & Mining Museum.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Barberton holiday tool .

Getting from Graskop to Barberton by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nelspruit.

Things to do in Barberton

Outdoors Golf Museums

Side Trip

Badplaas Golf Club Guest House & Lodge
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Barberton Museum ©
Barberton Museum
Barberton History & Mining Museum ©
Barberton History & Mining Museum

4
nights
Nelspruit

Nelspruit ©
Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border.
Explore Nelspruit's surroundings by going to Krugerhof Museum (in Waterval Boven), Dullstroom Bird of Prey & Rehabilitation Centre (in Dullstroom) and Safaris (in Kruger National Park). Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Kruger National Park. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Sudwala Caves, stop by Joubert en Seuns Padstal, stroll through Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, and admire the natural beauty at Lowveld National Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nelspruit online road trip planner .

You can drive from Barberton to Nelspruit in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Nelspruit can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dullstroom Bird of Prey & Rehabilitation Centre, Safaris, Krugerhof Museum
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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Safaris
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves

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