Mpumalanga - Where Adventure Awaits You

31 January 2012

Head for sunny days in Mpumalanga

In the heart of the lush Mpumalanga Lowveld and only fifteen minutes drive from the Kruger National Park, the Protea Hotel Hazyview is perfectly positioned for exploring this enchanting region.

This charming country retreat is situated on a magnificent 10 acre garden estate with breathtaking views and superb facilities. Nestled on a hill, outside the malaria risk area, the hotel has exceptionally good weather and its ideal location makes for a truly relaxing getaway especially for families.

The tastefully decorated rooms are spacious and comfortable, overlooking lush gardens with an abundance of birdlife. All en-suite rooms offer air-conditioning, satellite TV, electronic safes and other modern conveniences. The family rooms can comfortably accommodate large families.

Relax at the pool while your children enjoy themselves in the kiddies play area, or enjoy sundowners in our exclusive Maroela Bar and Lounge. Healthy appetites are superbly catered for at the Letaba Restaurant and adjacent terrace, or embrace Africa's charm with the pulsating rhythm of Swazi harmony and traditional barbeque fare.

Additional facilities include floodlit tennis courts, games room and play park. Nearby attractions include the Blyde River Canyon, God's Window, Pilgrims Rest and many others. For the fun-loving, exciting adventures like hot air balloon rides, river rafting, quad biking are on offer.  And guests can also experience open vehicle day and night safaris in search of Africa's "Big Five"!

Adventure awaits you

Elephant interaction

Enjoy a superb elephant interaction at the Hazyview Elephant Sanctuary. Priced from R825 per person this experience will have you up close and personal with the Africa’s largest land mammal. An experienced guide will introduce you to the African elephants and you will learn all about their backgrounds, as well as interesting facts about their behaviour and character. And you will get the change to walk trunk-in-hand with these giants. For an additional fee you can experience an elephant ride. This adventure package includes a return transfer to and from your hotel.

Game drives

Enter the magnificent Kruger National Park in an open safari vehicle and spot as many mammals, predators, reptiles, birds and other wildlife as you can. This is priced from R790 per person. This is a half day afternoon game drive and morning drives are available from the same price.

Panoramic Highlights

Take in the spectacular sights of Mpumalanga on this tour.  Priced from R825 per person you will drive on Kowyn’s Pass (named after a Sotho chief who lived in the area), follow an old wagon route and pass through Graskop, which was an old gold mining  camp in the 1880’s. The Pinnacle, God’s Window, Blyde River Canyon and Bourkes Luck Potholes are all included on this half day tour.

Speak to your favourite Flight Centre consultant to find a package to Mpumalanga that's perfect for you.