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  • Blyde River Canyon Boat Cruise

    1. Blyde River Canyon Boat Cruise

    Enjoy a lovely guided boat ride on the Blyde Dam, where you can admire the splendor of the third largest Canyon in the world and see the rare “living” Kadishi Tufa waterfall and the majestic Three Rondavels mountain formation. Enjoy the splendor of the third largest Canyon in the world, recognized as the largest 'green canyon' due to its lush subtropical foliage.  Gaze at the haunting and beautiful Kadishi Tufa waterfall, whose unique rock formation resembles a face which is crying profusely, and is thus sometimes known as 'the weeping face of nature. Pass by the Three Rondavels, a trio of landmark mountain peaks resembling and named after traditional native beehive huts. Come across an abundance of wildlife and learn more about the natural history of the Blyde Canyon.

    Online booking very easy and smooth. Directions via email and WhatsApp very clear. Relaxed boat cruise in most beautiful canyon with great sightings of hippos, crocs, waterfalls and the famous three rondavels.

  • Blyde River Canyon: 1-Hour Quad Bike Ride on Franklyn Park

    2. Blyde River Canyon: 1-Hour Quad Bike Ride on Franklyn Park

    Feel the sense of adventure and adrenaline as you go on a guided quad bike ride across Franklyn Park overlooking the majestic Mariepskop Mountain. On arrival, get introduced to your quad guide who will give you a briefing on how to operate the quad bike. After, start on the trail, driving through riverine forest and savannah grasslands and over flat and low-hills areas with spectacular views of Mariepskop.  See small antelope, baboons, and an abundance of birdlife before you arrive at the foothills Mariepskop Mountain the Franklyn Park.

    The rides were good we really enjoyed ourselves. The guide, Matete was excellent.

  • From Hazyview: Blyde River Canyon Boat Cruise

    3. From Hazyview: Blyde River Canyon Boat Cruise

    Start with pickup from your hotel in Hazyview. Make your way to "God's Window" which provides a magnificent view of the Lowveld landscape. Next, travel to Burke's Luck potholes where you will see the splendor of the Blyde River and Truer River coming together shaping the rocks into curved eroded formations. Continue to the Three Rondavels, an ancient geological wonder which resembles the round-shaped huts of the nearby tribes. Proceed to Swadini Aventura, where you will enjoy a boat cruise and get the opportunity to learn about the rich vegetation, birdlife, animals, and marine life of the region. After a relaxing cruise, be returned to your hotel.

  • Hazyview: Blyde River Boat & Reptile Park Tour

    4. Hazyview: Blyde River Boat & Reptile Park Tour

    This tour starts off with a visit to the Kinyonga Reptile Park, a center for reptile-related research and public education, home to many species of snakes, frogs, and other interesting reptiles. At Kinyonga, you'll get to see and learn about reptiles, numerous amphibians and arachnids, many species of which are endangered in South Africa. After lunch, you'll board a boat on the Blydepoort Dam for a view of the mountains from the bottom of the Canyon. This 1.5-hour excursion in spectacular surroundings is not to be missed - you might spot some game on the riverbanks from the boat, and the occasional hippo or crocodile may come past for a closer look at the visitors!

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What people are saying about Blyde River Canyon

Great experience indeed our guide Thulani was excellent I got educated in just 1h30 ride he explained everything and even educated us about the canyon itself, big ups to his great knowledge of the canyon and the captain of the boat was excellent he managed to spot a crocodile in the river and gave us the most memorable experience of our lifetime ❤️❤️❤️. And I'm most definitely going to do it again when I come to mpumalanga for my vacation.

This is a must do at Blyde River Canyon. Bring binoculars if you can to spot some amazing animals and something warm. Bring water and a snack. Make a bathroom stop before. Be warned, you do get a charge to go into the park before you go on the boat

Online booking very easy and smooth. Directions via email and WhatsApp very clear. Relaxed boat cruise in most beautiful canyon with great sightings of hippos, crocs, waterfalls and the famous three rondavels.

Enjoyed the cruse very much the Guide was very knowledgeable amazi my views all round.

What an experience it was, perfect in every aspect