"The Land of the Rising Sun" Top 5 Page for this destination Mpumalanga by cokes

Mpumalanga Travel Guide: 74 reviews and 255 photos

Mpumalanga, the place of the rising sun, is one of South Africa's newest and fastest growing provinces.

Created immediately after the country's first democratic elections in 1994, Mpumalanga covers 6,5% of South Africa's surface area, constituting an area larger than Belgium and the Netherlands combined.

Its approximately three million people generate R55 billion, or 8%, of the country's annual economic output and enjoy a higher than average quality of life and faster economic growth rate than any other province.

This is a place with a real view of Africa , Huge Mountains covered in Forest and Home to the Big 5 "Kruger National Park"

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Lovely Place to Get Away , Best for Safari
  • Cons:Some Places Here is Malaria Infected Areas
  • In a nutshell:Wild and Untouched
  • Last visit to Mpumalanga: Mar 2010
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Oct 11, 2014 at 2:33 AM

    Hadn't heard of this province. What a lovely place it is. I especially like your waterfall photos!

  • Faiza-Ifrah's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2009 at 3:46 PM

    hello featured VT member. this is a great page on slightly less known of south african destinations. i liked your pictures and writing style.

  • melosh's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2007 at 8:17 AM

    Early morning in Sabie = Great photo!

  • high_d's Profile Photo
    Mar 24, 2007 at 10:58 AM

    Ha ha...can you imagine anyone driving on those? they look like somewhere in outerspace;p Talking about malaria, is it still a big issue over there? I remember when I was a little girl in Nigeria, I had to get those awful shots.

  • Babzz's Profile Photo
    Jan 11, 2007 at 12:57 PM

    Thanks for your reply about the shoe size Collin. Very nice page here. Beautiful photos. I'll be in your neck of the woods soon! Cheers :)

  • Myndo's Profile Photo
    Apr 30, 2006 at 4:52 AM

    Very good page here. Wow at the leopard picture - did you take it yourself?

  • Tom1971's Profile Photo
    Dec 20, 2005 at 11:06 AM

    Gorgeous photos, looks like a really interesting place

  • dfactor's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2005 at 8:39 PM

    Never thought forest can look so nice. I'm impress. Great photography.

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2005 at 1:35 PM

    I got drawn to this page by your stunning Sabia photo on the homepage. South Africa looks so beautiful, Great little page, thanks (~_~)

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    May 13, 2005 at 6:18 AM

    Amazing photos! That's definitely a place I'd love to visit!


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