After being stuck at home, looking at the same four walls, everyone is bound to want to get out and have a change of scenery. There are so many beautiful places in the Lowveld to visit. There are stunning places to visit and sights to see, from stunning waterfalls, breath taking aerial views, intriguing underground wonders and great encounters. The Lowveld has been blessed with so many natural and cultural sites that you can have a truly wonderful adventure in nature.
Situated near the Sabie River, in the Sandford Conservancy, in Hazyview lies Elephant Whispers. Elephant Whispers is a conservation park that focuses on the conservation and rehabilitation of African Elephants. Elephant Whispers is a truly unique and amazing experience that you wont soon forget. You can Physically interact with the elephants, feed them, wash them and sit on them as the elephants here are all fond of people and interactions.
Kruger National Park
The Kruger National Park is one of the most popular Tourist attractions in South Africa. The Kruger National Park is a National Animal Conservation Park that was the brain child of Paul Kruger and James Stevenson-Hamilton. The Kruger National Park has a very large collection of Birds, Reptiles, Mammals, Trees and Plant life. Though the Park is located in the Lowveld, the park has a variety of different biomes, from very wet marshy areas to dry and hot sandy areas, with certain species of animals and plants only found in certain areas. The Kruger National Park is a truly memorable experience for both young and old.
Lowveld Botanical Garden
The Lowveld Botanical Garden is the only botanical garden in Mpumalanga and s absolutely perfect for plant Lovers of the large variety of different plant species. The Lowveld Botanical garden is a paradise amongst the city, located in the middle of Nelspruit, near Riverside, and is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life. An interesting fact about the Lowveld Botanical Garden is that it is built with Wheelchair access in mind.
Perry’s Bridge Reptile Centre
Perry’s Bridge Reptile Centre is a great and educational place that people can visit to encounter a variety of scaly friends like snakes, crocodiles, iguanas and many more. There is a plethora of reptile related information and cages with different snakes so you can see how they eat, act and interact with their environment. There are also live reptile feeding for those interested.
The Bourke’s Luck Potholes is a world known tourist destination and one of the major attractions in South Africa. These amazing holes were caused by the Blyde and Treur Rivers joining and creating swirling eddies. These eddies have been corroding these rocks for hundreds of years and created the Stunning attraction that is world famous today. Bourke’s Luck Potholes are also located close to other world-famous tourist attractions like Gods Window, a stunning location where you look over the expanding landscape down below.