Welcome to Mpumalanga, the place of the rising sun
A million new experiences awaiting to be discovered
Mpumalanga means ‘the place of the rising sun’ in the local siSwati and Zulu languages, a name it derives from lying on the eastern border of the country.
It is most famous for being the southern gateway to the country’s premier wildlife reserve, the Kruger National Park which is a mere 30-minute drive from the airport via Numbi Gate. It is a place of game, adventure and rich history where visitors are overwhelmed by the experience of spotting the Big 5 in their natural habitat of bush and sub-tropical vegetation, set in fertile valleys and majestic mountains.One breathtaking view after another – that’s South Africa’s Panorama Route, which takes you along the magnificent scenery of God’s Window, Wonder View, the Pinnacle, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the Three Rondawels.
You will find an array of waterfalls along your journey, which includes the Lisbon Falls, Berlin Falls and Mac Mac Falls, as well as the historical gold rush town of Pilgrim’s Rest.This is also the province where you’ll experience the truly spectacular Blyde River Canyon, the world’s third largest canyon. With awe inspiring vistas around every mountain corner, waterfalls plunging down faces of sheer rock, memories of the gold rush following you as you meander down an endless river canyon, you can’t help walking with your head in the clouds.Blessed abundantly by nature with its rich cultural history, iconic landmarks, unique cuisine, and immense hospitality this is Mpumalanga, South Africa.
We invite you to explore our beautiful province via the below platforms or contact the visitor information offices located at KMI Airport, your gateway to the Kruger Lowveld.
Wondrous wildlife, thrills and spills, leaping and laughing, wet and dry, ancient history, warm hospitality, exploring cultures, making memories …
Few parts of the world can match Kruger Lowveld for its natural and cultural diversity or for the genuine warmth of the welcome given to each and every visitor to the region. Take a look around our website to find out why we remain – and will forever be – South Africa’s premier inland tourism destination
Kruger Lowveld Tourism
Cnr Madiba R40) & Samora Machel Drive (N4)
Tel: +27 (0) 13 755 2069
The Kruger National Park is a rich biodiversity of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, plants, flowers and 380 species of trees. Established in 1898 the Kruger National Park is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, stretching 350km along the Mozambican border. KMI Airport is the gateway to the Kruger National Park.
Kruger National Park – KMI Airport office
Public Information Officer: Patricia Mohlala
Tel: +27 (0) 13 750 2995
Fax: +27 (0) 13 750 3147
Mobile: +27 (0) 82 908 3148
Tel: +27 (0) 12 428 9111
Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency
Welcome to Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA), custodians of one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Established in terms of the Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency Act 2005, the objective of the Agency is to provide for the management and promotion of responsible tourism and nature conservation in the Province and to ensure sustainable utilisation of natural resources for the benefit of everyone in the province.
Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency
Ground Floor at KMI Airport
Tel : +27 (0)13 750 2136/7