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 28th (Mon): Head underground at Sudwala Caves.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nelspruit road trip site.

Potchefstroom to Nelspruit is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Potchefstroom in December: highs in Nelspruit hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marloth Park.

Things to do in Nelspruit

Nature · Parks
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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Marloth Park: Kruger National Park (Napi Wilderness Trail & Tshokwane Picnic Site), Pilgrims Rest (in Graskop) and Malelane (Mthethomusha Game Reserve & Malelane Gate, Kruger National Park). There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Kruger Africa Safaris, take in the dramatic natural features at Bourkes' Luck Potholes, and admire the sheer force of Lone Creek Falls.

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You can drive from Nelspruit to Marloth Park in 1.5 hours. In December in Marloth Park, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Marloth Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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