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Reviewed 1 week ago

The name is deceiving. You think of a road of pot. holes, but that is not what this is. Don't know who or why it was called this, but it is a natural result of thousands of years of erosion, so to speak, which has made it such an interesting sight to see.

Thank Diana L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We must have been on a bad day, the place was overcrowded with people, noisy and ignoring the route guides. The entrance looked like a theme park with people queuing for fast food. Would have to come back on a weekday early in morning to appreciate the potholes.

Thank Margot P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If our tour guide didn't stop here, you would never known about this place. They wasn't anyone else there.

Truly a magnificent setting created by nature.

Thank rschagrin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to these potholes and enjoyed the history behind the discovery of this place. The pools of water in the narrow canyon were relaxing to view and the walkways on the whole safe however when off the walkway could be a little tricky for the less abled. Nice picturesque place and very relaxing.

Thank 488jacquib
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whatever one's experience of the individuals employed to work at this natural wonder, it remains a must-do.
10/10 Mother Nature: The potholes themselves are awe-inspiring. I have been returning to stare down into the perfectly carved cylindrical potholes, marveling at the colours of the rock and at how perfect and smooth it appears, since I was a child. There is something which stirs you, when in the presence of majestic Nature. Located within the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, the potholes are an attraction on the Panorama Route.
Setting: A beautiful setting with streams, rocks to clamber over and a Lichen trial.
Additional activities: the potholes and beautiful surrounds are included in suggested walks and hiking trails in the area. One such route is the
Blyderivierspoort Hiking Trail.
Employees: Shameful. From the lack-lustre tribal dancers, just going through the motions to the staff, literally sleeping on the job- one felt shame. However, the employees at the entrance where one pays to enter the area, were helpful and enthusiastic.
Visitors: I enjoyed the other visitors and how much enjoyment they were deriving from the beautiful landscape. The area is vast and the excited visitors did not bother me in the least. Explore, enjoy, people-watch, nature-watch- there is no need to hurry...

Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent Potholes along the beautiful country drive. Good walkway and bridges create an easy walk and amazing view, totally worth going!

Thank mea97tnh
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit here. The pools of water in the narrow canyon were relaxing to view and the walkways on the whole safe for most. Nice picturesque place

Thank jonjo7
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Fantastic to be able to see the power of nature.
Generally worth a visit if you're in the area. Regrettably the effect of the human impact is also seen and more attention can be given to policing (unfortunately) visitors so that they keep to the rules which are clearly posted but largely ignored.
Facilities are up to standard for a fairly remote area and it's obvious that more attention is given to human comfort than to protecting nature.

Thank MiFour777
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Toilets grubby and dirty. Serious and urgent maintenance to be done.
The whole area needs a good clean-up.

Thank Juanita91257
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

What a breathtaking experience! You can imagine a big giant using it as their jacuzzi

The panorama route is a must! Pack your picnic basket (don't forget your iceblocks) and enjoy the views.

We are going back to do the other half. One day is not enough time.

Happy traveling!
God bless.

Thank Destination815306
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