8 days in Nelspruit & Marloth Park Itinerary

8 days in Nelspruit & Marloth Park Itinerary

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Drive to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Fly to O R Tambo International, Drive to Potchefstroom

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Nelspruit

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Sudwala Caves.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nelspruit trip itinerary planner.

Potchefstroom to Nelspruit is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Potchefstroom in December, you will find days in Nelspruit are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Marloth Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Parks · Nature
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Marloth Park

— 7 nights
Marloth Park is a holiday town situated in northeastern South Africa in the Mpumalanga province (formerly Eastern Transvaal).GeographyOn the bank of the Crocodile River between Malelane and Komatipoort on the N4 national highway, Marloth Park is a wildlife sanctuary and holiday town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marloth Park: Pilgrims Rest (in Graskop), Malelane (Mthethomusha Game Reserve & Malelane Gate, Kruger National Park) and Kruger National Park (Napi Wilderness Trail & Tshokwane Picnic Site). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Kruger Africa Safaris, admire the sheer force of Lone Creek Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Bourkes' Luck Potholes.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Marloth Park trip planner.

Getting from Nelspruit to Marloth Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. December in Marloth Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Marloth Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

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