Things to do in and around the area

Swaziland (eSwatini) Full Day Excursion

This small mountainous State is entirely landlocked and is considered one of the most beautiful countries in Africa.
Visit Mbabane, the Capital city and experience the artists at work in the Glass Factory and various other forms of craftsmanship.
Thompsons Tours: +27 (0) 13 790 0401

Panorama Route Experience

Your experienced tour guide will collect you from your hotel in Nelspruit or White River for an unforgettable experience of the wonders of nature in the Lowveld.  You will travel through the picturesque Mpumalanga escarpment, stopping at Lone Creek Falls and Bridal Veil Falls outside the town of Sabie. You will then head north towards the Mac-Mac Forest, spend some time relaxing at the Mac-Mac Pools and then visit the spectacular Mac-Mac Falls. After that, you will proceed towards Graskop (with the opportunity for a meal at the world-famous Harry’s Pancakes) with stops at The Pinnacle, God’s Window with its breathtaking view, and the stunning sights of Bourke’s Luck Pot Holes and the Three Rondavels.
Thompsons Tours: +27 (0) 13 790 0401

Full day Maputo Tour

You will be collected at the lodge for an early start to cross the border into Mozambique.  You will need a passport and visa to cross the border. There are fascinating sites of cultural, historical and social importance in Maputo, including among many: the Money Museum, the Workers Square, Louis Trichardt Trek Memorial, the National Museum of Arts and ANC historical sites in Maputo and so on. There will also be a sea-food lunch and water activities along the beach!
Thompsons Tours: +27 (0) 13 790 0401

Elephant Back Safaris and Interaction – Kwamadwala

Kwamadwala Mobile: +27 (0) 82 779 2153

Jane Goodall Institute for Chimpanzee’s

Set on a 1000 hectare game reserve, 15km outside Nelspruit, Chimpanzee Eden is home to chimpanzees that have been misplaced from their natural habitat. The world renowned Jane Goodall Institute has made this tranquil venue their South African sanctuary.

The goal of the sanctuary is to rescue some of the Chimpanzees that have survived the hunting ordeal but are still misplaced through the lucrative illegal pet trade to zoos, circus performers and medical research facilities.
Chimp Eden: +27 (0) 13 745 7406

Golf Courses

Komatipoort Golf Club

One of the ‘Top 5’ nine-hole golf courses

Contact Details:
+27 (0) 82 888 0188
+27 (0) 83 258 4915

Malelane Golf Club

Excellent nine-hole course with splendid clubhouse
Contact Details:
+27 (0) 13 790 0281

Leopard Creek Golf Club

Gary Player is especially proud of this course. Leopard Creek hosts the annual Alfred Dunhill Championship in late November. This event is part of the European Tour.
Contact Details:
+27 (0) 13 791 2000