Nelspruit Travel Guide

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Nelspruit Overview

Nelspruit is the provincial capital of Mpumalanga Province in South Africa. It is one of the major South African tourist destinations, due to its proximity to the world-famous Kruger National Park. Other than the Kruger National Park, there are also many tourist attractions within easy driving distance, such as Sudwala Caves, Bourke's Luck potholes, Kruger Park, Panorama Route, Kaapschehoop, Pilgrim's Rest, Long Tom Pass, Dullstroom Bird of Prey & Rehabilitation Centre and many more. There are also many things to do and adventure sports situated near to Nelspruit, in the province of Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Nelspruit is situated in the heart of the lushly beautiful Lowveld, on the banks of the Crocodile River. The place Nelspruit, which means literally Nels stream, attracted traders and farmers in high profile because of the natural richness of the soil, adequate water for irrigation and a level valley floor. Today Nelspruit offers the starting point for the many tourist attractions and places of interest in the Mpumalanga area. Nelspruit is a real tourist haven with accommodation establishments ranging for very affordable to extremely luxurious.

There is a wide variety of B&B accommodation, self-catering accommodation, hotel accommodation, lodge accommodation, private game farms and guesthouse style accommodation. Of course, Kruger Park is close at hand to Nelspruit, and ther are many tour guides who offer trips to the Kruger National Park and day or overnight trips along the Panorama Route.