Things to do


The richness and attractions of Nelspruit have always drawn a significant number of tourists to the area.  We are happy to provide information about such locations and activities and introduce the unique landscape around Nelspruit to our guests who have not yet discovered this paradise.



Activities and attractions within reach of Utopia in Africa:


  • Kruger National Park day trips can be arranged.
  • Lowveld National Botanical Garden
  • Gold mining towns of Pilgrim's Rest, Barberton and Kaapsehoop
  • Panorama route, with waterfalls, Bourke's Luck Potholes
  • Blyde River Canyon / God's Windows
  • Sudwala Caves
  • Elephant Whispers Elephant Sanctuary
  • Endangered Species Project, King Cheetah, Wild dogs
  • Chimp Eden Chimpanzee Sanctuary
  • Day trip to Kingdom of Swaziland
  • Explore Mozambique
  • Numerous shopping centres
  • Cultural villages
  • Mbombela stadium
  • Genesis Route

Nearby sporting activities from mild to wild:


  • Hiking trails
  • Numerous golf courses (bookings essential for some)
  • Trout fishing
  • Horse riding in Kaapsehoop.
  • Canoeing and river rafting
  • Mountain bike trails, quad bikes and 4 x 4 excursions