‘The land of the rising sun’ is a place of game, adventure and rich history. It’s also geographically the most diverse in the country! Follow the Panorama Route for a brilliant way to explore this province - the route is scenic, steeped in South African history and centred around the world’s third largest canyon, the Blyde River Canyon.
It’s a truly magical experience to know that under our feet is a place so complex, so quiet, so tranquil, so still. And one that also boasts some incredible structures, a raw natural beauty, lifetimes of history and lots of bats!
One of the world’s richest platinum reserves is also home to the glamorous Sun City gaming and entertainment resort, an enormous range of leisure options, a wonder of premier wildlife destinations and two UNESCO World Heritage Sites! There's plenty to see, do and explore. Welcome to what is also known as the heritage destination of SA!
The sport of mountain biking has seen unprecedented growth in recent years, with South Africa at the forefront. Our fantastic weather and incredible scenery has played its part of course, but it’s the outdoor, adventure-loving nature of South Africans that’s really fueled SA’s rise as a global mountain biking hotspot.
For something completely different, this riverside adventure is a healthy combination of action-packed fun and tranquil time spent surrounded by nature. Umkulu Safari & Canoe Trails have been leading Orange River Rafting tours in the rugged beauty of the Richtersveld Desert for nearly twenty years!