Our most recommended things to do in Graskop

From Hazyview: Full Day Panorama Tour

From Hazyview: Full Day Panorama Tour

From Hazyview, the tour begins as it climbs towards the town of Graskop and the southernmost point of the Blyde River Canyon. Enjoy the panorama route which encompasses some spectacular scenery. Discover breathtaking views of the Blyde River Canyon and out over the endless Lowveld and beyond. Travel along the edge of the escarpment, to look out points offering magnificent views including God’s Window, Wonder View and the Three Rondawels. Along the route, visit the famous Bourke’s Luck Potholes – deep cylindrical cavities formed by thousands of years of water erosion at the confluence of the Blyde and Treur Rivers. Pilgrim’s Rest is also well worth a visit. This old mining town was established during the heady days of the gold rush in the late 1800’s, and the whole town is now lovingly preserved as a national monument. At lunchtime the tour will stop back in Graskop so you can have lunch at a restaurant, and if time permits, you can spend a while browsing in local shops or along the pavements. Street vendors sell an amazing variety of goods – from nuts and fruit to beaded necklaces and carved wooden animals. South of Graskop, where the Sabie River rises and numerous waterfalls tumble down the mountains, you will visit the beautiful Berlin Falls and Lisbon Falls on the way back to Hazyview.

From Hoedspruit: Blyde River Canyon Guided Day Trip

From Hoedspruit: Blyde River Canyon Guided Day Trip

This day tour offers an opportunity to explore some of the most spectacular natural wonders in Mpumalanga province, from the towering cliffs of Blyde River Canyon to the cascading waters of Lisbon Falls. With an experienced tour guide to lead the way, you'll be able to learn about the history, culture, and ecology of the region, while enjoying a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Depart for Blyde River Canyon, one of the largest canyons in the world and a must-visit attraction in South Africa. The canyon offers stunning views of towering cliffs, dramatic rock formations, and cascading waterfalls. Arrive at Bourke's Luck Potholes, a series of natural rock formations formed by the swirling action of water over centuries. The potholes are named after Tom Bourke, a gold prospector who discovered gold in the area in the late 1800s. Stop at Three Rondavels, a natural wonder that resembles traditional African huts. The viewpoint offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, including the Blyde River Canyon and the distant Lowveld. Visit Lisbon Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Mpumalanga province. The falls cascade down a series of cliffs and pools, creating a stunning natural spectacle. Depart for God's Window, one of the most breathtaking viewpoints in South Africa. The viewpoint offers panoramic views of the Lowveld, stretching as far as Mozambique on a clear day. Take a leisurely walk along the rainforest trail, a short but scenic walk that offers an opportunity to spot a variety of bird species and other wildlife.

Hazyview: Panorama Full Day Guided Tour

Hazyview: Panorama Full Day Guided Tour

Pickup from residence, on a fully licensed vehicle and well trained professional Tourist Guide, Bottled Still water in a cooler. 1) Lisbon Falls Enjoy the most exceptional waterfall in the area, the Lisbon falls at 95 metres high situated in a farm which was ventured by the Portuguese during the gold rush in the 1800 century, the water comes from the Lisbon River. 2) Berlin falls Visit one of the small waterfalls in the area with a fascinating viewing points, enjoy the beautiful view on the 70 metres high view. 3) Blyde River Canyon Enjoy the beauty of the Blyde River Canyon this magnificent Canyon will blow your mind away with the green vegetation around it, learn about bio diversity and how the Canyon was formed thousands of million years ago, the Blyde River canyon is the third biggest Canyon in the world, the Three Rondavels on the east and the highest pick of 1 944 metres above the sea level. 4) The Bourke's Luck Potholes A unique geological formation occurs at the confluence of the Blyde and the Treur Rivers known as the Bourke'sluck Potholes, Swirling water-borne sand and stone have ground out cylindrical holes up to six metres deep in the bedrock of the river, enjoy and take pictures. 5) God's Window Explore into the most beautiful adventure, embark on a 20 minutes hike to God's Window former known as the Paradise view is the highest viewing point in the area standing at approximately 1 829 metres above the sea level, from the top is the rain forest spectacular viewing point of the Lowveld's surrounding areas. Travel back to drop off.

From Hazyview: Blyde River Canyon Highlight & Boat Cruise

From Hazyview: Blyde River Canyon Highlight & Boat Cruise

Start with pickup from your hotel in Hazyview. Make your way to "God's Window" which provides a magnificent view of the Lowveld landscape. Next, travel to Burke's Luck potholes where you will see the splendor of the Blyde River and Truer River coming together shaping the rocks into curved eroded formations. Continue to the Three Rondavels, an ancient geological wonder which resembles the round-shaped huts of the nearby tribes. Proceed to Swadini Aventura, where you will enjoy a boat cruise and get the opportunity to learn about the rich vegetation, birdlife, animals, and marine life of the region. After a relaxing cruise, be returned to your hotel.

Panorama Route

Panorama Route

There are multiple cultural and natural points of interest located along the route. One can expect to visit places such as Bourkes Luck Potholes, Lisbon Falls, Berlin Falls and Gods Window. During the journey, guests will learn about the rich history associated with the area and get to appreciate the magnificent sites that this route offers. Guests will be collected at the departure time and spend most of the day exploring this incredible area. For this activity, guests will be in an air-conditioned vehicle for their comfort. A lunch stop during the route will take place at another famous landmark called Harries Pancakes (they offer a variety of options on their menu). The Panorama Route is a must for anyone visiting the area!

Hoedspruit: Panoroma Route Private Day Tour to Blyde Canyon

Hoedspruit: Panoroma Route Private Day Tour to Blyde Canyon

Enjoy a full day of exploring the scenic panorama route with us, and take in all the sights, sounds and smells of unending natural beauty. From beholding a canyon and a beautiful lake to gazing upon stunning waterfalls this tour has it all. All you need to do to experience it for yourself is to join us Starting at +-06:00 am after being picked up from your Hoedspruit accommodation Explore the famous panorama route and all its sights and wonderous scenery. Join us on a tour of the third largest canyon in our world with all its breathtaking scenery which includes magnificent waterfalls and magical Sub-tropical forest scenic walkthroughs The route also abounds in many traditional markets perfect for that special souvenir. Upon arrival in the scenic town of Graskop, a lovely light lunch can be had, After which we will make our way back to Hoedspruit and your lodging. Some of the scenic stops we will have on the tour Three rondavels and breathtaking Blyde canyon - A trio of landmark mountain peaks resembling & named after traditional native beehive huts and third largest canyon in the world Bourke's Luck potholes-the result of decades of swirling eddies of water where the Treur River meets the Blyde River, the tumult of which has caused extensive water erosion over time Berlin & Lisbon Waterfalls-Beautiful natural waterfalls God’s Window-An awe-inspiring view of the Lowveld that has inspired artists and painters from all over the world with its breathtaking beauty. One look and a person can understand why it is named God's window Extra optional activity for your choosing-Graskop gorge lift A stunning feat of engineering a 51m long lift that descends into an Afromontane forest a very rare type of forest that only exists in precise conditions and is very rare in South Africa. Truly an experience not to be missed if you love wandering around in forest areas. At the end of the Tour, you will be returned to your accommodation around 18:00

From Hazyview: Full-Day Panorama Route & Gorge Lift Tour

From Hazyview: Full-Day Panorama Route & Gorge Lift Tour

Trek along the Panorama Route, and admire the beautiful scenery along the route, like views of the Blyde River Canyon and the Lowveld. See God's Window, Wonderview, and the Three Rondawels. Try out the Gorge Lift, and travel down a cliff face into the mountain forest below. Be picked up from your accommodation in Hazyview and set out for the Panorama Route. Begin the tour as it climbs toward the town of Graskop, the southernmost point of the Blyde River Canyon. Travel along the edge of the escarpment, and stop at different lookout points. See magnificent views from various points on the road, like God's Window, the Three Rondawels, and Wonderview. Visit the famous Bourke's Luck Potholes, deep cylindrical cavities formed by thousands of years of water erosion from the Blyde and Treur Rivers. Arrive in Graskop and experience the exhilarating Gorge Lift where you travel over 50 m down the cliff face into the cool mountain forest below the cliffs. Explore an extensive network of elevated walkways, suspension bridges, and interactive exhibits through 500 m of forest trails and across streams. Stop to buy lunch at a local restaurant along the way and if time permits, spend some more time browsing in local shops or wandering the streets. Admire wares from local vendors along the way, from nuts and fruits to beaded necklaces and carved wooden animals. Visit the Berlin and Lisbon Falls South of Graskop where the Sabie River rises, and marvel at the numerous waterfalls tumbling down the mountain. Finish the tour here before returning to accommodations in Hazyview.

Blyde River Canyon, Boat cruise & animal conservation

Blyde River Canyon, Boat cruise & animal conservation

Enjoy the splendour of the world third largest and greenest canyon on Earth, relax and unwind, learn some facts about fauna and flora of the Canyon with a qualified site guide, search for Crocodiles, Hippos and Birds species such as the African Fish Eagle, Visit the rare living Kadishi Tufa waterfall which is the tallest Tufa waterfall on earth. create everlasting memories, take as many pictures as possible. Drive for 15 minutes to the largest Animal Rehab centre in South Africa Moholoholo Animal Rehab Centre, explore and get a chance to interact with a number of rehabilitated, injured, orphaned or poisoned animals, learn about rehabilitation techniques and treatment of injured, poisoned and abandoned animals and birds of prey. see the rare species of White Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, Black Leopard, the small and brave Honey Badger (Stoffel) and many more.

Kruger National Park: The Best 4 Day Budget Safari

Kruger National Park: The Best 4 Day Budget Safari

Day 1: Departing from the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport by 07:00am, you will travel east through the farmlands and onto the Kruger National Park. Arriving at the Adventure lodge located in Hazyview and only 15min drive away from the Phabeni Gate into the National Park, there is time check into your en-suite, air-conditioned accommodation (Chalet or tent,), freshen up and depart on your first Open vehicle safari drive in the Kruger National Park. This safari drive is for around 2 to 2 and Half hours. Return to the Lodge at Sunset for a beverage and dinner Day 2: Following an early wake-up call, there will be time for tea or coffee and rusks before departing for a full day open vehicle safari drive from approximately 06:00 to 15:30. Brunch is included along your route, and your guide will also stop for you to purchase refreshments further during the day. Dinner is served under the stars at the Private Lodge on the outskirts of the National Park. Day 3: Breakfast is served at the Lodge before departing on a full tour of the Panorama Route, home to the 3rd Largest canyon in the world and the largest vegetated canyon in the work. The 8 hour tour takes you to sites such as, Gods Window, Bourkes Luck Potholes, the Blyde River Canyon, 3 Rondavals, 1 of the numerous waterfalls along the route, Graskop and Pilgrams rest. Lunch is on your own account at one of the many stops along route. After a full day of scenic wonders, you will return to the lodge for a welcoming cold beverage and dinner. Day 4: You wake up early again and depart on an optional sunrise safari drive in the open safari vehicle. Note this safari drive on the final day is an optional extra and can be booked and paid for directly at the lodge on arrival. – R1050.00 per person – subject to change Alternatively, you can enjoy the morning at the lodge before departing Hazyview at noon for your return transfer to Johannesburg, arriving at the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport between 17:00 – 18:00pm

From Hazyview: Panorama Tour Highlights

From Hazyview: Panorama Tour Highlights

From Hazyview, the tour begins as it climbs towards the town of Graskop, and the southernmost point of the Blyde River Canyon. The Panorama Route encompasses some spectacular scenery, with breathtaking views of the Blyde River Canyon, and out over the endless Lowveld and beyond. For guests who have limited time or for those who wish to join a shorter tour, this option provides an opportunity to visit some of the better-known attractions of the region. Visit the famous and magnificent God’s Window and Pinnacle Rock. On your way back to Hazyview, visit the beautiful Lisbon Falls and Berlin Falls.

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What people are saying about Graskop

Overall rating

4.8
(35 reviews)

The day with Stan was a very special experience. He is very friendly and likes to cater to individual wishes. Due to a small accident, I had a handicap when walking, which he emphatically took into account in the planning. The program was well coordinated and varied. I can only recommend the tour. The day with Stan was a very special experience. He is very friendly and likes to cater to individual wishes. Due to a small accident, I had a handicap when walking, which he emphatically took into account in the planning. The program was well coordinated and varied. I can only recommend the tour.

Although we didn’t take boat cruise because of full booked, Eye travel arrange for us to other trip and combine original itinerary. It is a nice solution and good service attitude. Thank you for tourist guide, thank you for arrangement. Everything is wonderful.

We had a lovely trip, impressive nature and lovely stops. Since God's window was not "open", a lovely alternative was offered.

Despite the weather not being with us. I had a great time. Breathtaking landscapes, worthy of a postcard!

Christopher was a good guide, we enjoyed visiting the beautiful spots.