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Nelspruit

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National Parks · Caves · Safaris

Gateway to the Lowveld

Nestled on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit provides visitors with a convenient base point boasting two airports and an enviable location on the road between Johannesburg and the Mozambican border. Day trips and scenic drives are some of the things to do in Nelspruit; the city itself offers plenty of stores, malls, and restaurants to occupy your free time if you'd rather stay close to your hotel base. Add Nelspruit and other destinations in South Africa to your travel itinerary using our South Africa trip itinerary builder.
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Where to stay in Nelspruit

As a gateway to nearby sights, Nelspruit provides a solid range of lodging options. Guesthouses and lodges, scattered all around town, vary from budget-friendly to mid-market. Other options for an overnight stay in Nelspruit include rental properties and bed and breakfasts, as well as some upscale hotels.
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