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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 traditional huts other attractions once in a lifetime south africa scenic view short walk worth the trip small entrance fee take your breath away canyon walls you will not be disappointed take photos rock formations
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Part of the Blyde River Canyon Nature reserve, the whole area is stunning. So many stunning places to see, the Three Roundavels are a part of this experience. For us this was the equal to more famous sites such as Table Mountain and the Kruger...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AvidTraveler12
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with my entire family (husband and four kids) and there was something for everyone in terms of activities

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 252desireec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most impressive is the meander the Blyde river makes at this point. The three rondavels look like as if they were traditional huts, placed on the ridge of the canyon plateau.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed 6 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Diana L
Reviewed 4 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Margot P
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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19 October 2015|
Response from Chris F |
The entrance charge for the public viewpoint was 20 rand per person.