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Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

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US$86.46*
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Full-Day Blyde River Canyon Tour from Nelspruit, Whiteriver or Hazyview
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Full-Day Blyde Dam Cruise and Moholoholo tour from Hazyview
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Full-Day Panorama Route Tour from Hazyview
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The 33 km long spectacular gorge has an abundance of wildlife.
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Very surprising when you are arriving in SA and going to Krueger park. The canyon is splendid, with a lot of falls (Berlin/Lisbon falls...) to discover after some hiking. Very easy to find by your own with your car. Splendid mountain nature. You also can...More

Thank oxcebo
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We were very lucky the day we spent on this are, clear skies meant we had fabulous views of the stunning scenery.

Thank madtraveller6
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The canyon is awesome but unfortunately you get nothing but litter, dilapidated craft markets, run down fences and dirty toilets for the hefty entry fee.

Thank Tertius K
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Blyde River Canyou is one of the most amazing things I've seen in my life. Best visited in the afternoon because of the way sun shines on it. We viewed it from 3 Rondavels view point and the water glistening 1km under us was amazing....More

Thank Fymoh
Reviewed 7 July 2017

For some very nice panoramic views. We actually had a chance to see a very beautiful sunset. Lots to see and learn about if you have the right guide.

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Great place for walking or simply gazing into the canyon. For those on the way to Kruger National Park this area shouldn't be missed.

Thank Jack-Dru
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Has within it the largest green canyon in the world, or the third largest canyon in the world. Either way it was a wonderful sight. We had a clear day and a view of the dam as well as across the canyon to the low...More

Thank BT3rd
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The Blyde Canyon is a hidden Gem. The views are breath taking and stunning scenery. A must see for yourself to appreciate mother nature at her best.

Thank munsamir
Reviewed 29 May 2017

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our boat trip along the Blyde river; we saw hippos and crocodiles, as well as many birds. The views were stunning and entirely unexpected. We also took a hike through the mountains which was breathtaking! The trails were fairly...More

Thank zoemadiwilliams
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A lovely walk over formed steps and some rough patches, then a bridge that spans the river. Fascinating holes and gullies with water gushing through - really spectacular. Lovely photo opportunities and then a market at the car park. Look out for the cheeky monkeys...More

Thank Judith N
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Himanshu_The_Tourist
18 September 2017|
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Response from Samantha M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We went around May and there was more than enough water to go around. I don't think the drought has been too harsh to dry it up. Maybe give someone in the area a call and find out.
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Courtney F
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Response from Mariette M | Reviewed this property |
The Leopard Trail combines some of the best sights in the Panorama region into one. Take in majestic views of the Three Rondavels, the Blyde River and Dam, as well as Mariepskop. The trail is a four hour hike and only those... More
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