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Bourkes' Luck Potholes

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Moremela, South Africa
+27 13 753 3115
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US$ 131.18*
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Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Moremela, South Africa
+27 13 753 3115
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve offers wonderful nature and geological scenery' "Formed by centuries of water flowing through the landscape, this natural attraction is made up of inter-connected pools, interlaced with sandstone outcrops." It is a must see for anyone who is interested in...More

Thank amatunguludotcom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there as a kid, and years later, now as an adult, it's still stunning outing. Fabulous, easy walk down to the potholes, two high bridges to cross. Kids loved it, especially getting their feet wet. Just off the main road, dont skip this one

Thank VonVintlo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely spot. I visited it as a child and it is still as good 40 years later. Well organised traders but a bit more expensive than at Gods window down the road. Some littering needs attention but it was a long weekend with lots of...More

Thank Mariki T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a stop. It was on a tour that I took so don't know the cost but I spent about 30 minutes here. The view is great.

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

R50.00 entrance to this amazingly beautiful attraction. After a short walk you reach the magnificent wonder of mother nature, with gorgeous views of rock formations. Mother nature has truly out done herself here. Only down sight was the unfriendly restaurant staff, who didn't greet or...More

Thank munsamir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction definitely exceeded my expectations. I was not prepared for such breathtaking views. If you are in the area I would definitely suggest a stop here.

Thank Brooke M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bourke’s Luck Potholes are a living sandstone sculpture. Great for a few photographs and an easy walk down from the car park. R50 each? Well, at least it’s a pleasant break & the vendors were easy to ignore. We saw a solo baboon wandering around...More

Thank imcarthur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is amazing what time and water can do to rock. The landscape looks as if a giant corkscrew removed multiple cores of rock. This is all part of the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.

Thank Tess V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another natural wonder that's worth spending time at. It can get busy, especially when a bus load of school kids turn up! However, patience is a virtue and the crowds soon subside. They look different in different light so worth hanging around to see it...More

Thank PaulR142014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A breathtaking natural wonder just a pity about the staff who showed no interest in any of the visitors and were more interested in their own personal chatter. It is well worth a visit for the amazing beauty of this canyon and rock formations. The...More

Thank Iain M
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How long to spend on a visit here? And is parking readily available / safe?
19 April 2017|
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Response from FalconeroT | Reviewed this property |
Spend about an hour or max two
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Is the walk to the potholes manageable with a stroller / baby pram?
27 December 2015|
Response from BegichFamily | Reviewed this property |
You can try, but the terrain is very uneven.