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Situated just outside of Graskop on the R533 towards Hazyview (on the opposite side of the gorge to the Big Swing), it promises a wonderful outing for the whole family.

The main attraction is the viewing lift that takes visitors 51 metres down the face of the gorge and into the forest below, where a wooden walkway, rising and falling and crossing suspension bridges, will take visitors along a 500 metre interpretation trail through the indigenous forest. Privately developed by three locals with a passion for conscientiously sharing the beauty of the Panorama Route, the gorge development includes a restaurant and bar with spectacular views, shops and curios.

Fast Facts
  • 240 tons of concrete in the foundation
  • 88 tons of steel in the shaft
  • Lift was manufactured by Otis
  • The distance from the base to the top of the shaft is 60m
  • The total travel distance in the lift is 51m
  • The lift travels at 1m/s and takes one minute to go down.
  • ONLY the front of the lift is glass from waist height upwards


•  Gorge
•  Uniquely Mpumalanga

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