The breathtaking landscapes, diverse wildlife and natural wonder of Mpumalanga, is a utopia for nature lovers, wildlife enthusiasts and outdoor extremists. The natural grandeur of Mpumalanga’s Panorama Route is the ideal setting for a self-drive car hire holiday.
Hertz Car Hire
Booking the right rental vehicle at the right price isn’t that daunting a task, with Hertz Car Hire South Africa. With a range of different class vehicle, you are sure to find the perfect rental vehicle to suit both your drive style and budget.
Once you have booked your reliable rental vehicle on the Hertz Car Hire online booking website, you will soon be on your way to exploring the natural wonders of Mpumalanga.
The Kruger National Park
Crammed full of South Africa’s impressive wildlife and bird species spread across golden savannah plains, dramatic cliffs and breathtaking bushveld South Africa’s Kruger National Park is the ultimate start to the Panorama Route. The various Kruger Park car routes, night and day game drive options and exciting Kruger safari’s are the ultimate way to experience South Africa’s majestic Big Five.
There is really only one place to visit to really appreciate the awe-inspiring grand natural splendour of Mpumalanga, God’s Window viewpoint. The fresh mountain air fills your lungs and opens your mind to the incredible panoramic views, infinite expanses and plunging cliff- sides of the lush Lowveld region lying below. Often the scenic masterpiece is draped in a blanket of cloth transforming it into the “eighth world wonder.”
Greenway Woods Resort
While travelling to these beautiful natural attractions, you need accommodation that suites your journey. Greenway Woods Resort in White River, is ideally situated as a “base camp” from which you can explore the Lowveld. The resort is located near creative and eccentric White River in the Lowveld, 27km from Nelspruit, 18km from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, and 30km from Kruger National Park’s Numbi Gate.
Greenway Woods Resort has it all – superb accommodation, excellent service, a unique African dining experience and an enviable setting in one of South Africa’s most beautiful locations. Situated near a lake and an eighteen-hole golf course, deep in the White River Woodlands, Greenway Woods Resort provides excellent accommodation in luxury three-bedroomed suites and offers the ardent golf player and his family an unmatched break.
Elephant Herd Tours and Safaris
If you aren’t in the mood for driving, book a Panorama Tour with one of the best safari companies in the Lowveld – Elephant Herd Tours and Safaris. Elephant Herd is a small family business; their focus is on personal attention! They specialise in tailor made tours and packages, planned according to your needs. Disabled travellers are also catered for.
Elephant Herd Tours and Safaris have mastered the art of making every tour, safari or activity one that you will never forget!
For those on an extended holiday self drive road trip, if find yourself driving a little further off the beaten track and end up in the North West Province (West of Pretoria) make sure you stop at the Black Rhino Reserve in Pilanesberg. Black Rhino is a private game reserve, incorporated into the Pilanesberg National Park on the North Western side. The Park also offers a number of wonderful picnic spots, numerous hides for game watching, a walk in aviary, safari game drives and hot air balloon flights over the park.
When it comes to accommodation in Pilanesberg, situated right in the Black Rhino Reserve, is Tambuti Lodge. Set in pristine African wilderness at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater, Tambuti Game Lodge offers guests an intimate and luxurious safari experience.
The contemporary elegance at Tambuti Lodge is complemented by the excellent service and hospitality offered by the Tambuti team. Dine under the stars at night and go for a guided walk through the bush during the day.
This is a perfect end to any tour of our beautiful and diverse country.