Of all Mpumalanga’s regions, none capture the vibrancy and spirit of South Africa’s ‘Rainbow Nation’ quite like the Cultural Heartlands. It’s the mix of opposites that all seem to find their place in this region that give this South African gem and the Eastern province its unique appeal..
One of Middleburg’s biggest surprises was the variety of history that is wrapped up in this Mpumalanga Town. The perfect mix of military, cultural, social and economic history – from the Anglo-Boer War to fried chicken - all with a story to tell and with a continuing relevance to today.
Although influenced by the landscape, Mpumalanga winters promise slight subtropical conditions for a mild and midrange gauge on the cold-ometer, just right for a self-drive school holiday getaway. Ah, the winter holidays, some of the longest in the school calendar offer reprieve from the bite of the cold in the dead of winter especially for road trip visitors to Mpumalanga.
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Just 35km out of Nelspruit there is a fairy tale small town gem - a place with majestic views, quaint small town charm and wild horses.
Amsterdam – the small town gem in Mpumalanga, not Netherlands – has an extensive collection of Stone Age rock tools and nearby is Goliath's Footprint, a six-foot-high geological feature that's surrounded in mystery. A trip to Amsterdam will take you back in time with mystical delights
When was the last time you explored your city? Ventured to a new attraction? Ate at new and interesting restaurant?
The Genesis Route has so much to offer. There is the spectacular scenery, amazing wildlife, a rich and diverse cultural heritage, unique geology and a huge range of attractions. There are also many adventurous ways that you can explore this amazing route.
From the moment you enter the magnificent gates of Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge, you know that you have been transported to somewhere very special.