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Attractions In Nelspruit

From The Big Five To Unmissable Entertainment

The Southern Sun Emnotweni hotel is near to some of Nelspruit’s top attractions. From the thrill of the big five to the thrill of the casino.

The Emnotweni Casino Complex offers a casino, restaurant, stylish bar and lounge as well as movies and The Arena conference venue.

Nearby attractions to Nelspruit include the Matumi Golf-course at the Matumi Lodge, Fanie Botha Hiking trail, the Riverside Mall with a variety of shops, the Lowveld Botanical Gardens, Jane Goodall Chimp Eden and more. The Blyde River Canyon and South Africa’s largest game reserve – the Kruger National Park lies further afield.

Please view the information below for visiting local attractions near the Southern Sun Emnotweni hotel.

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Mbombela Stadium 1 Bafana Road Mataffin Nelspruit 1200 +27 13 757 4600

Mbombela stadium is a truly unique facility and is a “must visit” destination in the Lowveld. It adds to the impressive list of world class attractions in the area.

Emnotweni Casino Emnotweni Ave, Nelspruit, 1201, South Africa +27 13 757 4300

Emnotweni offers the best of both worlds: a modern casino complex fashioned in the charming and inviting spirit of the belle epoque era, and the quaint tranquility of the Nelspruit Botanical gardens.

Sudwala Caves R539, Nelspruit, 1201 +27 83 446 0228

The Sudwala Caves in Mpumalanga are set in Precambrian dolomite rock, which was first laid down about 3800 million years ago, when Africa was still part of Gondwana.

Royal Bafokeng Stadium R565 (Sun City Road), Phokeng, South Africa +27 14 590 3300

The Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace is a football, rugby and athletics stadium in Phokeng near Rustenburg, South Africa. It was built and is managed by the Royal Bafokeng Nation

The Jane Goodall Institute South Africa The Jane Goodall Institute South Africa +27 82 561 3681

Jane Goodall is one of the world's most famous conservationists and scientists.

Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, R538, Nelspruit, 1200, South Africa +27 13 753 7500

Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport located north east of Nelspruit. It serves travellers to Kruger National Park. There are scheduled passenger flights to other South African cities as well as regional destinations.

i'langa Mall Corner of Bitterbessie and Flamboyant Street Nelspruit 1200 +27 13 742 2293

i'langa Mall's carefully planned mix of tenants, fresh design, superb location and easy access offers every good reason for Nelspruit's citizens to embrace it as their shopping and dining venue of choice.

Leopard Creek Malelane, 1330 +27 13 791 2000

Leopard Creek has grown out of the vision of a banker and skills and expertise of one of the world’s great golfers. It is founded on the values of friendship, a common love of the game of golf and a shared reverence for nature.

Kruger National Park South Africa +27 12 426 5000

South Africa's first National Park containing significant numbers of all of the big 5 game species.

Mediclinic Nelspruit 1 Louise Street, Sonheuwel, Nelspruit, 1200 +27 13 759 0500

Mediclinic Nelspruit offers a magnificent panoramic view of the Drakensberg Mountain range, and is conveniently situated within easy reach of major arterial traffic routes.

Elephant Whispers R40, Mpumalanga, 1242 +27 13 737 7876

Witness their intelligence, compassionate nature and the sheer delight the elephant experience when interacting with their human counterparts.

Nelspruit Golf Club 3 Singa Dr, Nelspruit, 1201, South Africa +27 13 744 0952

The club prides itself on things that Gauteng courses wish they had – GREEN winter golf. The fairways are lush year-round, which makes the track far more aesthetically pleasing.

Blyde River Canyon Blyde River Canyon Motlatse Canyon Provincial Nature Reserve

The Blyde River Canyon is a significant natural feature of South Africa, located in Mpumalanga, and forming the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment.

Lowveld National Botanical Gardens R40, Madiba Dr, Nelspruit, 1201 +27 13 752 5531

Lowveld Botanical Garden is alive with trees and creates a wonderful haven for visitors. Around 650 tree species indigenous to South Africa dominate the garden, interspersed with ancient cycads and a variety of shrubs.

Big Swing & Highwire Graskop R533, Graskop, 1270, South Africa +27 13 767 1621

Experience the adrenaline of a 68 metre freefall at 180 km/h in under 3 seconds on one of the worlds highest Cable Gorge Swings!

Southern Sun Emnotweni
15 Government Boulevard, Riverside Park Exit 1, Mpumalanga, 1200, ZAF
Phone: +27 13 757 3000