Project Description

A customised tour for groups can include:

History
Shangaan Cultural Village – African craft, traditional village life, taste their traditional food and enjoy the story of the Shangaan culture through music and dance
Pilgrims’ Rest – 1870’s gold mining town, now open air museum etc

Nature
Sudwala Caves – regarded as the oldest known caves in the world and amongst the second oldest known sedimentary rocks on Earth, stalactites and stalagmites
Echo Caves – stalactites used as a communication drum, 2km of tunnels, less well-known hidden gem
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre – home for abandoned, injured and poisoned wildlife, vulture feeding programme, chance for post school volunteering
Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre – see their amazing cheetah breeding programme to release cheetah back into the wild, other rare and endangered species such as Sable and Wild dog, safari drive
Reptile Centre – education and conservation, hands on education, opportunity to hold a snake
Blydepoort Dam – start of Blyde River Canyon, third largest canyon in the world, only green canyon, boat cruise to see hippos and crocs, Tufa waterfall
Panoramic Route – look out over God’s Window to see 600m drop in landscape, Three Rondavels vista over Blyde River Canyon, Bourkes Luck Potholes for geographical phenomena of river gouges out the rock huge potholes
Elephant sanctuary – elephant conservation; feed an elephant, touch and elephant, ride an elephant
Kruger National Park – game drive in safari vehicle, birding and bird hides, conservation of elephants and rhino talks with SANparks, Elephant Museum including the 7 Big Tuskers, sunset game drives, night drives, bush braai sit down meal in the ‘veld’ among the animals, see the ‘Big5’ ‘Small 5’ ‘Ugly 6’ and much more
Chimp Eden – a Jane Goodall Institute with 34 rescued chimpanzees each with their own unique story, sponsor a chimp opportunity
Lowveld Botanical Garden – unique flora of the Lowveld etc

Fun and adventure

Hiking – inside Blyde River Reserve to waterfalls
Obstacle Course – next to Blyde River, some activities used in TV series ‘I’m a celebrity – get me out of here’ Australia
Tubing – with a gecko/tube down rapids on Blyde River or Sabie River, with lifejackets
Rope River Crossing – challenge to cross the Blyde River with ropes
Drumming – workshop with Tjembe drums
Quad Biking (ATV)
High ropes and ziplines
Rafting – blowup rafts, oars, lifejackets and helmets, Sabie River
Kloofing/Canyoning – on Sabie River, navigate rapids and waterfalls with lifejackets and helmets
Glass Elevator – at Graskop descend in a glass elevator down into the canyon, wooden boardwalk among the trees
Team Building – through games and other cooperative activities etc

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