4 Day Road Trip Through Limpopo and Mpumalanga

Limpopo and Mpumalanga Self Drive Itinerary

4 Day Road Trip Through Limpopo and Mpumalanga

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Road Trip Highlights

South Africa

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4 days

1071 km

  • Discover the tranquil beauty of Magoebaskloof from cozy cabins at Viewpoint Estate.
  • Marvel at nature’s spectacle at Ebenezer Dam and Debengeni Falls on Route R71.
  • Feel the thrill of a wildlife-filled sunset drive into Kruger National Park from Sunbird Lodge.
  • Experience breathtaking views and invigorating hikes at Blyde Canyon.
  • Behold the awe-inspiring sights of Bourke’s Lucky Potholes and God’s Window on the Panorama Route.
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Author Bio

Baxter MasiiwaSouth Africa FlagSouth Africa

Baxter The Traveler is an avid traveler ,hiker and nature lover. I have traveled a lot in the Southern parts of Africa. My plan is to explore all the beauty of Africa first before going to other continents. As I travel I love to indulge and admire nature along the routes I take. I would love to take you on a virtual tour as I travel and share my experiences on my different social media platforms.

https://www.baxterthetraveler.com/

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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Drive from Johannesburg to Magoebaskloof. Use the N1 then R71 as a travel route. Stay at Viewpoint Estate Cabins & Guesthouse for 1 night. 381 Viewpoint Estate Cabins & Guesthouse
Day 2 Drive from Magoebaskloof through R71. Stopped at Ebenezeer Dam and then Debengeni Falls. Stay 1 night at Sunbird Lodge in Phalaborwa. Drive into Kruger National Park for a short game drive during the day. 150 Sunbird Lodge in Phalaborwa
Day 3 Drive along Blyde Canyon to Forever Resort. Pass through Hoedspruit, and Swadini Forever Resort for sightseeing. Sleep at Blyde Canyon, Forever Resort and enjoy the View of the Three Rondavels. Hike at Tufa Waterfall trail. 135 Blyde Canyon, Forever Resort
Day 4 It's time to head back to Johannesburg and pass through Bourke’s Lucky Potholes and God’s Window. Drive through the Panorama Route and back to Johannesburg through the N4/N12. 405 Johannesburg

Photo Gallery

Blyde river canyon, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Bourke's Luck Potholes, Blyde river canyon, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Debengeni waterfall, Magoebaskloof
Lioness in Kruger National Park
Magoebaskloof fields
Two Zebras in Kruger National Park
Blyde river canyon, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Bourke's Luck Potholes, Blyde river canyon, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Debengeni waterfall, Magoebaskloof
Lioness in Kruger National Park
Magoebaskloof fields
Two Zebras in Kruger National Park

All images copyright Baxter Masiiwa (unless indicated otherwise).