5 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

5 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

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5 days in Mpumalanga Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
White River
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Johannesburg

White River

White River ©
White River is a small holiday and farming town situated just north of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga, South Africa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near White River: Nelspruit (Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden Sanctuary, Kruger National Park, & more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, indulge your taste buds at Shautany Chocolatiers, browse the different shops at Ilanga Mall, and look for gifts at Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our White River vacation planner.

Johannesburg to White River is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in White River when traveling from Johannesburg in August, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Graskop.

Things to do in White River

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

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Kruger National Park ©
Kruger National Park
Sudwala Caves ©
Sudwala Caves
Lowveld National Botanical Garden ©
Lowveld National Botanical Garden


Graskop ©
Developed as a campsite for gold miners, Graskop has been transformed into a gateway point for exploring the area's many natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): cruise along Panorama Route, then take in panoramic vistas at God's Window, then look for gifts at Delgoa Arts & Crafts, and finally stroll through Elephant Whispers. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Panoramic Route Mpumalanga, then take in the dramatic natural features at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Graskop online itinerary creator.

You can drive from White River to Graskop in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Graskop

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bourkes' Luck Potholes, God's Window, Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, Elephant Whispers
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Panorama Route ©
Panorama Route
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre ©
Elephant Whispers ©
Elephant Whispers