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“the river”(28 reviews)
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Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Moremela, South Africa
+27 13 753 3115
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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...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 2 weeks 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...More

Thank Margot P
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
Reviewed 3 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...More

Thank 488jacquib
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...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 15 October 2018 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
Reviewed 13 October 2018

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
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...More

Thank MiFour777
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
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...More

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22 October 2018|
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Response from MiFour777 | Reviewed this property |
The official gate times are 07:00 to 17:00 which will allow for sunrise and sunset photo's in winter but not summer.
19 April 2017|
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Response from 916pamm | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I never answered this before. Not sure about the opening days but it should be. Probably not Christmas day. The walk is manageable for stroller.