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Nelspruit, South Africa

Famously known as the gateway to Kruger National Park, Nelspruit lies in the fertile valley of Crocodile River, 330 km (210 miles) east of Johannesburg in northeastern South Africa. Nelspruit boasts the Nelspruit Nature Reserve, with its rare collection of indigenous vegetation, and the Sudwala Caves, the oldest caves on earth. Nelspruit was renamed Mbombela by the South African government in 2009, although the city is still referred to as Nelspruit.

Nelspruit Attractions

  • Croc River Enviro Park
  • Nelspruit Lowveld National Botanical Garden
  • Barberton Museum and Heritage Walk

Nelspruit Activities

  • Witness the wide variety of birds and enjoy the indigenous flora and fauna of the Green Heritage Hiking Trail in Nelspruit
  • Wander amongst statues of long-named carnivores while subtropical birds tweet overhead at The Dinosaur Park
  • Visit the tranquil Chimpanzee Eden, the only chimpanzee sanctuary in South Africa

Nelspruit Climate

Nelspruit summers (November to February) are warm at 25ºC-35ºC (77ºF-95ºF); winters (May to August) are mild at 11ºC-23ºC (52ºF-73ºF). Average yearly precipitation is 667 mm (26 inches). Winter is the best time to visit this lovely destination.

Getting There & Around

Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport is the nearest airport to Nelspruit. Taxis are available to take visitors to their destinations.

Getting around the bougainvillea-lined modern streets of Nelspruit is best by hiring a car or taxi to get a fantastic view its meandering mountain passes. Visitors may also opt to walk along the streets of Nelspruit.

Hotels in Nelspruit

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From US$87

1 Protea Hotel Nelspruit

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

30 Jerepico Street Map

Offering a great location near Mpumalanga, Protea Hotel Nelspruit is the right place for business travellers and holidaymakers to enjoy quality accommodation and fine hospitality. GeneralProtea... More

From US$53

2 Mercure Nelspruit Hotel

3 stars
4.2 / 5

Corner N4 & Graniet Street Map

Rate includes up to 40% off

Offering unparalleled opportunities for relaxation amid stunning landscape, the Mercure Nelspruit Hotel is an ideal choice for business guests as well as long term stays. GeneralThis property with... More

From US$76

3 Three Cities Greenway Woods Golf Resort

4 stars
4.0 / 5

Plot, White River, Mpumalanga 1240, Map

Three Cities Greenway Woods Golf Resort offers luxurious accommodation, friendly service and an enviable setting in one of South Africa's most beautiful locations. This hotel provides perfect... More

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