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Blyde River Nature Reserve | Northern End of the Drakensberg Mountain Range, South Africa
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All reviews panorama route blyde river canyon great view be careful entrance fee other attractions once in a lifetime south africa short walk scenic view worth the trip taking photos take your breath away canyon walls rock formations hiking trails you will not be disappointed
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Isn't nature amazing though? Just when we thought we'd seen it all in Blyde River area, here we are. It is quite noticeable from afar, so no need to drive up close to it. It is actually more interesting as a group of mountains.

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Said to be the Grand Canyon of South Africa, well it is. Spectacular views of the Blyde river and Dam and the towering rock formations above the valley. An unforgetable sight for young and old. No charges the day we were their, lots of local...More

Thank Margot P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful stop, plenty of small vendors, marked paved trail and restrooms. This should be considered a must stop.

Thank advcards
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Amazing views of this valley, & the mists at certain times of the day give it a surreal feel. Many rocky outcrops for that special "top of the world" photo. Highly recommended.

Thank Barry T
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views of the canyon and rondavels. Market has a variety of traditional artifacts. Parking is a bit limited.It was my second trip.

Thank Thembi N
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This viewpoint has great view of both the three roundavels and the Canyon. Another forgotten tourist attraction in the hands of government.

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The Roundavels are part of the Blyde River Canyon, you will be able to appreciated them when you drive around. It's better to get a tour to see the area better -this was our experience. Stunning!!

Thank E C
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Go later and watch the sunset - in my view this is the best viewpoint- go and relax and enjoy the sights -really the best of the rest

Thank Freda232015
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is definitely the best viewpoint of the four viewpoints on the Panorama Route. This portion of the canyon reminds me of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. The canyon walls are filled with color and interesting shapes. Pinnacle Rock is the 2nd best view point...More

Thank jbg74
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The view from the Three Rondavels is breathtaking. You can sit there for a long time gazing out at the Rondavels, the Blyde River, and much more. The children found it very interesting to see too.

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19 October 2015|
Response from Chris F |
The entrance charge for the public viewpoint was 20 rand per person.