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
You simply can't deny it, Wakkerstroom has all the elements that make it an ideal Sho't Left destination for a family weekend away or a road trip with friends. It's located in a peaceful valley in Mpumalanga's wetland region, is famed as a birding destination and has an adventurous streak too.
The Komati Gorge Wildlife Reserve in Mpumalanga is found on Carolina's doorstep. It is renowned for its bird watching, game spotting as well as various adrenaline-pumping and family-friendly outdoor activities.
There's nothing quite like returning from a Sho't Left with stories of a stay in a former jail cell or a repurposed double decker bus. Here are some quirky places to stay in Mpumalanga's Wetlands Region.