How to see the Blyde canyon in South Africa
- The Blyde river canyon is among the largest canyons in the world and part of the Drakensberg escarpment within Mpumalanga province.
- This is probably the most famous viewpoint due it's cliff location that overlooks the Kruger national park and the distant Lemombo mountains.
- From the parking area, there are multiple bike trails, biking and horse trails that lead to the viewpoint.
- At about 1900m, this is the highest point along the canyon and from here you can see the Indian ocean and Maputo, Mozambique's capital on a clear day.
- It's a great site for bird seeing as well
- This viewpoint is at the beginning of the Blyde River and consists of three beehive-like huts
Burke's Luck portholes
- This is a rocky part of the canyon and close to God's window. It's the best site to see the Blyde River
- All these viewpoints can be accessed via the Panorama route, you can choose to drive around or book a tour in Graskop, the entry point to all these points.