With the Kruger National Park in close proximity and the Emnotweni Casino on our doorstep there is plenty to see and do near the StayEasy Emnotweni hotel in Nelspruit.
The adjacent Emnotweni Entertainment complex offers great entertainment and includes a restaurant and bar, a casino, cinemas and The Arena conference venue. The Riverside Shopping Mall offers a range of shops, restaurants, a games arcade and movies.
Other nearby attractions include the Matumi Golf Course, Jane Goodall Chimp Eden, the Fanie Botha Hiking Trail, the magnificent Blyde River Canyon and of course South Africa’s largest game reserve – the Kruger National Park.
Take a look at our recommendations of what to do and what to see in Nelspruit and the surrounding area.
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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 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.
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.
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.
+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
+27 12 426 5000
South Africa's first National Park containing significant numbers of all of the big 5 game species.
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.
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!