Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth

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Cheap Flights to Port Elizabeth

Book cheap flightsView and compare flights to Port Elizabeth, South Africa’s Friendly City. Compare prices and book from wherever you are in the world saving you time and money. There are regular daily flights to Port Elizabeth departing from Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.   From Port Elizabeth there are also a short flight to East London.  Booking your cheap flight in advance online will save you both time and money. Booking at the last minute will always cost you more.  The CBD is situated a mere five minute drive from Port Elizabeth Airport.

Car Hire 

Book your economical car hire in advance and collect it on arrival.. You can also have it delivered to your hotel a day or two later.  However, do book your car hire in advance online and avoid disappointment.  Advance booking will ensure that the depot remains open until your arrival.  Smaller airports only remain open until the last delivery for the evening.  Car hire collection is only available 24/7 at the main airports Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.

Port Elizabeth, also known as PE, lies 770km east of Cape Town and 900 km south of Durban. Whether you are an international traveller from Britain, France or Germany or a South African tourist, PE has something for everyone.

Blue Flag Beaches

The nearby beach front offers sun worshippers a choice of three beaches, including the oldest Blue Flag beach in the country, Humewood Beach.  Beach front attractions such as the casino and aquarium are but a stone’s throw away.

The warm Blue Flag beaches of Port Elizabeth have always been a big allure for travellers from as far afield as Europe & Britain.  They enjoy miles of sandy beaches lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the theatre, the casino and may other attractions.  Not to be forgotten  the Addo Elephant Park just north of the city offering wildlife safaris in a Malaria fee environment.

Addo Elephant Park

The world renowned Addo Elephant Park is situated in the Malaria free Sundays River Valley only 40km from Port Elizabeth. The park is home to the Big Five, most notably 450 elephants as well as buffalo, black rhino, eland and warthog.

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Port Elizabeth is the perfect place to start a road trip for self-drive touring. Driving south on the N2 will take you past the world famous surfing mecca of Jeffrey’s Bay. The highest commercial bungee jump in the world, the Bloukrans Bridge is further south near Nature’s Valley. Travel along the Garden Route and end your journey in Cape Town. One could also opt to go north and see the beauty of the Eastern Cape on your way to Durban.

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Cheap flights to Bloemfontein

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Cheap flights to Bloemfontein

Book cheap flightsView compare and book cheap flights to Bloemfontein on line.  Bloemfontein is the judicial capital of South Africa. Compare prices and book online from anywhere in the world, saving you time and money. There are regular daily flights to Bloemfontein departing from Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George and Cape Town. Booking your cheap flight in advance online will save you both time and money. Booking at the last minute will always cost you more.

Car Hire online reservations
Book your cheap Bloemfontein car rental in advance and avoid disappointment. Book your cheap car rental online for delivery to Bloemfontein’s Bram Fischer International Airport. Advance booking will ensure that the depot will remain open until your arrival. Car hire booking is available 24/7 at the main airports of Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.

Bloemfontein also known as the City of Roses is the capital city of the Free State. The Sotho name for the city, Mangaung, means the ‘Place of Cheetahs.’   Bloemfontein is situated close to the major N1 highway connecting Johannesburg to Cape Town. There are also road connections to Kimberly and Maseru, Lesotho’s capital (N8) and to East London (N6).  Bloemfontein receives daily flights from  Johannesburg OR Tambo, Lanseria, and Cape Town

Legislative Capital of South Africa

Bloemfontein city centre is located approximately 18km from the airport. The Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa sits in Bloemfontein, one of the nation’s three capitals. The city is home to many well-known museums including the National Museum and the Anglo Boer War Museum. The first digital planetarium in sub-Saharan Africa, the Naval Hill Planetarium can be found in this city of roses. The Bloemfontein Zoo is a popular destination for many visitors while the Windmill Casino offers the chance to be a winner!

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The language memorial is based outside Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein is the capital of the Free State.  Not far from the sandstone cliffs of the eastern Free State and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho.

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Cheap flights to Polokwane


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Cheap Flights to Polokwane

Book cheap flightsView and compare cheap flights to Polokwane, the capital of South Africa’s Limpopo province. Compare prices and book online from anywhere in the world, saving you time and money. There are regular daily flights to Polokwane from Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo Airport. Booking your cheap flight online in advance will save both time and money. Remember,last minute bookings will always cost you more.

Airport Car Hire
Book cheap  car rental at Polokwane online in advance and avoid disappointment, especially in season. Car rentals are available at Polokwane International Airport which is situated only 5km north of the city.  Last minute bookings always cost more so book as far in advance as possible

About Polokwane

Polokwane, the capital of the Limpopo province, formerly known as Pietersburg. The town gained city status in 1992 and has become the hub of the northern areas of South Africa. Polokwane is situated close to the neighbouring states of Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Mozambique and Botswana, making it an ideal business destination.

There are a large number of attractions to be found in and around Polokwane including museums and historical monuments. Modern shopping centres with restaurants, coffee shops and banks are plentiful. The Farmyard offers a range of fresh produce.  Whereas hand made curios, crafts can be found at the Bush Craft.

Why not book your car rental and explore the region on a self-drive tour. Polokwane is just over 200km from the Kruger National Park via the R71, which passes through the town of Tzaneen. The road takes one through Magoebaskloof or ‘the Land of the Silver Mist ‘.  The Magoebaskloof Pass is a popular scenic drive through forested hillside terrain. The Modjadji Cycad Reserve is home to some of the largest and oldest cycads on earth situated 40 km from Tzaneen.  Passing the homestead of the fabled Rain Queen, Modjadji.

Queen Modjadji

The Modjadji or Rain Queen is the hereditary queen of Balobedu.  A people of the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The Queen succession is matrilineal and so therefore her eldest daughter will be the only heir to her throne.   Males may not ascend the throne at all.

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Cheap flights to Lanseria Johannesburg

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Cheap flights to Lanseria 

Book cheap flightsView and compare cheap flights to Lanseria International Airport just north of Johannesburg.  Compare prices and book online from anywhere in the world saving both time and money. Three airlines offer daily flights to and from Cape Town, Durban, Bloemfontein and George. There is a shuttle service to Johannesburg airport.  Booking your cheap flight in advance saves you time and money. Remember, booking at the last minute will always cost you more.

Book your cheap Johannesburg car rental online in advance and avoid disappointment. Carhirecapetown offer car rental services at Lanseria International Airport, Johannesburg’s second international airport.

 Sandton City CBD

Lanseria Airport is situated 30km from Sandton, the hub of South African big business and home to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Many corporate offices moved to Sandton in the 1990’s due to the urban decay of Johannesburg’s CBD. As a result, Sandton has become the chief financial and business centre of South Africa. Companies such as Massmart, Google and Hewlett Packard have their head offices in the greater Sandton CBD area.

Sandton City is one of the largest shopping centres in Africa. When combined with the Nelson Mandela Square Centre the complex becomes one of the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere. A six metre bronze statue of former president Nelson Mandela was unveiled in the square in 2004.  Lilliesleaf Farm where the former president lived in the early 1960’s is not far from the square in Rivonia. The Sandton Convention Centre is one of the largest of its kind in Africa and hosted the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002.

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Montecasino is an entertainment complex near Fourways boasting a casino, cinemas, a mall and two theatres. A little further to the northwest of Sandton is the Lion Park where visitors can play with lion cubs and feed a giraffe!

Sandton Attractions

So whether your visit is for business or pleasure, you will find it in Sandton.
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Cheap flights to East London

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Cheap flights to East London

Book cheap flightsView and compare cheap fights to East London, a city on the southeast coast of South Africa. One can compare prices and book online from wherever in the world, saving you time and money.  East London Airport welcomes over twenty flights a day from Durban, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Lanseria and Cape Town. Booking your cheap flight online in advance will save you money. Remember that booking at the last minute flights always cost you more, they also cost others disappointment

Car Hire
Book your economical East London car rental online in advance and avoid disappointment, especially in season. Car hire services are available during normal business hours, however, if you have pre-booked they will remain open until your flight lands.   From East London car hire is also delivered to Mthatha by prior arrangements.

East London Airport was completed in 1966 and can be found 9km west of the city centre.  Whether you are an international traveller or a South African tourist you will be at home lying on one of the beautiful beaches East London is renowned for.

About East London, a little gem

Visitors from as far afield as Britain, Sweden, Netherlands, fly to East London to enjoy the atmosphere of a little town with miles of sandy beaches lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.  A holiday makers paradise.   Situated on the Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, East London is the only river port in the country. The East London Museum is one of the finest cultural and natural history museums in South Africa. The aquarium was established in 1931 making it the oldest in the country. The Lion Park offers close up viewing of all the major predators including some rare white lions.

East London Attractions

East London has a warm, humid climate ideally suited to those who live for the beach. The coastline offers anglers some excellent fishing spots and is very popular with surfers. There are a number of nature reserves close to the city, among them the Nahoon Estuary and the Amalinda Reserve.   East London is 650km from Durban and 1033km from Cape Town by road.

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Cheap Flights to Durban

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Cheap flights to Durban

Book cheap flightsView and compare cheap flights to Durban, the third largest city in South Africa. Compare prices and book online from anywhere in the world saving you time and money. There are more than 10 airlines flying to Durban from over 12 cities, both domestic and international. Booking your cheap flight in advance will save you both time and money. Remember, booking at the last minute will normally always cost you more.

The British have demand more sunshine!!  
British Airways launched its Inaugural flight direct from London Heathrow to Durban International direct on the 1st November 2018.  Wow – that’s a winning combination, the sunny seaside has just moved closer to Britain and Europe.!!

Durban Car Hire
Book your cheap Durban car rental online in advance to avoid disappointment, especially in season. Car hire offices are open 24/7 at Durban’s King Shaka International Airport, the third busiest airport in South Africa.

Durban playground by the sea

British Airways has started direct flights between London Heathrow and Durban King Shaka Airports.  This with bring seaside holidays with soft sandy beaches and the warm Indian Ocean holidays that much closer to Britain, France, Germany and most of Europe.  Durban is situated on South Africa’s east coast and is the main seaport in the country.

The city is one of the major tourist destinations in South Africa largely due to its many Blue Flag beaches and sub-tropical climate. The city centre lies 36km south of King Shaka International Airport.

Durban fun in the sun

Durban underwent a major refurbishment in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.  uShaka Marine World is a huge theme park on the seafront promenade. The park is made up of eight sections and includes an aquarium, a snorkelling lagoon and shark cage dives.  Moses Mabhida Stadium was constructed for the World Cup on the promenade.  The stadium is a futuristic structure boasting a panoramic viewing platform.

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Durban Self drive holidays

Durban is a melting pot of Indian, African and colonial influence. It is also the gateway to both the north and south Kwazulu-Natal coastlines. For self-drive travels, book your Car Hire online in advance.  A road trip along the N2 highway in either direction is a wonderful way to explore this province. One could also consider a trip to the Drakensberg Mountains, roughly a three hour drive on the N3 north motorway.

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Tour George to Port Elizabeth 3 day tour

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3 Day Tour –  Tour George to Port Elizabeth
Budget Flights & Car Hire

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A 3 day tour from George to Port Elizabeth with optional extensions. Economical  flights to George with  budget car hire rates from George airport. Tour the Garden Route, on through the Tsitsikamma forest and into Port Elizabeth – for 3 days longer….. Wow for 3 days!

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Day One
You fly into George Airport and collect your pre-booked Car Hire. From George Airport take the N2 and travel through Wilderness and Sedgefield before arriving in Knysna. This stunning drive lends itself to many photographic opportunities.  You pass the endless beaches of Wilderness and the Lake District surrounding Sedgefield.   The distance covered is only 63km before crossing the Lagoon into Knysna, but with photo stops along the way it may take as much as 2 or 3 hours.

Knysna

Knysna is situated in the heart of the Garden Route exactly 34 degrees south of the equator. The town lies on the banks of a beautiful lagoon. The entrance to the lagoon is guarded by two massive cliffs known as the Heads.

Places of interest in Knysna

Knysna Waterfront
The Knysna Waterfront is a vibrant hive of activity. There are a number of shops & restaurants in the complex offering exquisite views of the lagoon and The Heads. Ferries and yacht charters offer lagoon cruises departing daily, weather permitting, from the Waterfront.

Forest Trails
Knysna is surrounded by lush indigenous forest. There are a variety of walking and hiking trails in the area to choose from.

Overnight Knysna or continue to Plettenberg Bay.

Day Two
Depart Knysna for Plettenberg Bay approx 33 km. As you drive along the N2 towards Plettenberg Bay    you will pass the Knysna Elephant Sanctuary, Wolf sanctuary, Rapture sanctuary and various country shops that will draw your attention’ daily tours are offered.

Plettenberg Bay

This seaside town is only 33km from Knysna and is one of the most popular destinations for both local and overseas visitors. The town lies very close to the border between the Western and Eastern Cape provinces.

Places of interest in Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay boasts some of the best beaches on the South African coastline. Boat cruises offering whale watching in season while surfers will find a break at two of the main beaches.

Birds of Eden
Situated a few kilometres east of Plettenberg Bay.  The Birds of Eden Sanctuary is the largest single span aviary in the world. The sanctuary covers an area of 2 hectares and is home to over 2000 birds.

Monkeyland
A must for the little ones as well as the (big ones) fun for the whole family.  The primate sanctuary offer guided tours and was created by the same people as Birds of Eden.

The Elephant Sanctuary
Located to the right before entering Monkeyland and Birds of Eden – get up close to an Elephant

Tsitsikamma
Continuing on the N2 past Nature’s Valley one comes to The Tsitsikamma National Park, a forested area with an 80km coastline. The Storms River mouth, starting point for the Otter Trail, can be found in the park.  The Park is worth a visit where a short walk up along the river to the Pedestrian suspension bridges can be intriguing before return for lunch in their restaurant.

BlouKrans Bungy Jump
The Bloukrans Bridge on the Eastern Cape, Western Cape border is well known for being the highest bungee jump in the world, as stated in the Guinness Book of Records.  Even if you don’t take the plunge;  but only to observe, it is a heart stopping experience for most of us.

Continue east on the N2 passing the surfing mecca of Jeffreys Bay and on to Port Elizabeth. George to Port Elizabeth is approximately  324 km
Overnight Port Elizabeth

Day 3
Addo Elephant Park

To appreciate the National Park we recommend a full day is for this wildlife experience.   The Park is situated 40km north of P.E. in the malaria-free Sundays River valley. Home to the Big 5, the park also boasts over 400 elephants. 
Overnight Addo or return to P.E.

At this point you have a choice:-
1. To drop your car hire at Port Elizabeth and catch your pre-booked cheap flight back home.
2. Continue to Drive north to Durban. Approximately 850km
3. To drop your car hire at Port Elizabeth and catch your pre-booked cheap flight up to Durban airport  Collect your pre booked car hire and extend your holiday to either the Drakensburg Mountains or north through Swaziland to Kruger Park.

Book cheap flightsTo assist you with your decisions, there are Airports and Car Hire depots at, Port Elizabeth, Durban and the Kruger Park area, (Hoedspruit in the north andNelspruit KMI in the south).  Avoid last minute bookings, they often turn out to be expensive.   So what are you waiting for?  

Flights & Car Hire to enjoy a Garden Route tour

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3 Days – tour of  the Garden Route
Low cost Flights & budget Car Hire

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You can fly in to George and collect your pre-booked Car Hire to enjoy the Garden Route.  From the airport drive 7 km into the city centre of George. This city which was first proclaimed a town in 1811 is known as the capital of the Garden Route. It is the ideal starting point for a self-drive tour towards Knysna.  Sometimes also called the Lake District of South Africa.  Travellers from far afield as Britain and Australia travel to South Africa to enjoy the exciting beauty and freedom, with so much to do and see along the Garden Route.

Depending on your arrival time we might suggest that you overnight in George.  Giving you a refreshing and early start in the morning. The one way distance is approximately 65 Km with much to see & explore.
Overnight George

Day Two
There are two suggested Scenic Routes to choose from:-

1. George to Knysna via Seven Passes Road.
From George follow the Saasveld Road towards the Nelson Mandela University (George Campus) and onto the Seven Passes Road. The road was completed in 1882 and remained the main road connecting Knysna and George until the N2 was opened in 1952. The Seven Passes Road is a national monument that crosses 10 rivers and goes through 7 Gorges on its way to Knysna. You will pass through villages such as Hoekwil, Karatara and Rheenendal as you wind through the Outeniqua Mountains. Phantom Pass is the final pass and brings the traveller out on the N2 roughly 7 km from Knysna.

2. George to Knysna via Wilderness and Sedgefield. (most popular)
Depart from George on the N2. The road winds though the Kaaiman’s River Pass and up to Dolphin Point, a popular whale watching viewpoint. From here one can gaze down on the seemingly endless beach at Wilderness. Your route continues past Wilderness to Sedgefield, an official ‘Slow Town’ surrounded by lakes or vleis on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other. From Sedgefield the road continues winding through the hills and valleys for another 28km to Knysna.

3. George to Mossel Bay.
Depart George on the N2 travelling westwards towards the Blue Flag beaches of Mossel Bay.  The first European explorer, Bartholomew Diaz, dropped anchored in the Bay in 1488.   Bartholomew Diaz Caravel is on view in the museum.

4. George to Oudtshoorn.
Depart George heading north to Oudtshoorn up and over the 800m Outeniqua Pass.

Knysna.
Knysna is a charming little town.  Situated on the shores of the Knysna lagoon home to over 200 species of fish as well as the famous endangered Knysna seahorse. Two immense sandstone cliffs known as the Heads guard the the lagoon’s entrance. The first record of settlement goes back to the late 1700’s.  Although George Rex who is regarded as the town’s founder only arrived in the early 1800’s.  He is buried in a solitary grave next the N2 as you head west out of Knysna.

Places of Interest in Knysna

The Knysna Waterfront is a hive of restaurants and entertainment where one can book a ferry trip,  yacht charter or perhaps a dinner cruise aboard the famous Paddle cruiser. Knysna lagoon does a few beaches such as Bollard Bay.  Others  are only reachable by boat on the opposite shore.

Knysna Elephant Park
Knysna Elephant park is situated on the N2 between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. Daily tours offer visitors an up close experience with these magnificent gentle giants.
Overnight Knysna

Day Three
Return to George or you can choose to your extend journey onto Port Elizabeth.
Both George and Port Elizabeth have domestic Airports and car hire depots where you can return your rented car hire.

The Cape Garden Route not only attracts local South Africans but international visitor from Britain, France, Netherlands, Italy, Germany wanting a self-drive holiday tour adding a new dimension to your freedom of travel. So go online today and book your low cost flights and budget car hire for arrival and collection at George Airport.  You will not be disappointed, your time and your fun is all yours to keep, a memorable adventure.

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Cheap flights to Amsterdam

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Cheap flights to Amsterdam

Book cheap flightsView and compare some of the cheap flights to Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands. Compare prices and book from anywhere in the world, saving you time and money. Over 100 airlines will connect you to more than 250 destinations around the world. Booking your cheap flight to Amsterdam in advance will save time and money. Remember that last minute bookings will always cost you more.  Royal Dutch Airline KLM is based here and radiates out across the world to include Johannesburg and Cape Town South Africa

Schengen Visa
The Netherlands is party to the Schengen agreement which requires visitors to any of the 26 member countries to be in possession of a visa. The Schengen visa allows visitors a 90 or 180 day stay for either business or vacation. Detailed requirements for the visa are available on application.

The Town of Amsterdam 

Amsterdam city centre is only 9km from Amsterdam Airport and is linked by several bus and train routes.  Amsterdam is a vibrant European city criss-crossed by canals and filled with artistic heritage. The Rijksmuseum has works by the Dutch masters Rembrandt and Vermeer on display and is not far from the Van Gogh Museum. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of the famous painter’s art. Cycling is a great way to get around the city and there are cycle paths in almost all areas.

There are many interesting day excursions around Amsterdam. A short 40km drive down the A4 will bring you to Keukenho. One of the largest tulip gardens in the world.  Famous for Beautiful tulips.  The garden is known as the Garden of Europe with over 7 million bulbs are planted annually.

Hollands attractions

The Hague
The Hague, where the International Criminal Court sits lies 60 km to the south of Amsterdam. The city is also home to the Dutch parliament and the U.N International Court of Justice. There are a number of museums and palaces in this city including the 16th century Noordeinde Palace.

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Cheap flights to Phalaborwa

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Cheap flights to Phalaborwa, gateway to northern Kruger Park

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View and compare cheap flights to Phalaborwa in South Africa’s Limpopo province. Compare prices and book online from anywhere in the world saving time and money. There are regular daily flights to Phalaborwa departing from Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo Airport. Booking your cheap flight online in advance will save both time and money. Remember, booking at the last minute will always cost you more.

Car Hire

Book your cheap Phalaborwa car rental online in advance and avoid disappointment especially during season. Car rentals are available at Phalaborwa’s Hendrik Van Eck airport right next to the town and only 3km from the Kruger National Park.

Kruger Park

People from all over the world travel to the famous Kruger National Park.  Get away from it all and get back to nature and the wildlife.  Travellers from Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, America and Australia.  Love to get back to nature and the great outdoors.  In Kruger park you will find it.

Kuger Park Wild life

Valley of the Olifants in the Limpopo province is where the town of Phalaborwa is found.

It is the only town in South Africa that borders onto the Kruger National Park, one of the top safari destinations in the world. Phalaborwa is referred to as the Town of Two Summers as there is very little difference between winter and summer maximum temperature.

Besides the Kruger National Park, there are a large number of private game reserves to be found close to town. Phalaborwa is the perfect place to begin a self-drive tour in your cheap car rental. The majestic Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondavels as well as the incredible vistas offered by God’s Window awaits you.  The towns of Tzaneen and Hoedspruit are both easy day trips from Phalaborwa.

Attractions in the Area
Besides the obvious attractions of the Big 5.  There are many other activities available to visitors to this Lowveld town.  Play golf while viewing wildlife at the same time at the Hans Merensky Golf Estate.   The Mozambique border is only a two hour drive away.

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