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Bourkes' Luck Potholes

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Moremela, South Africa
+27 13 753 3115
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Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Moremela, South Africa
+27 13 753 3115
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the most beautiful natural wonders of nature in Mpumalanga. Potholes that have formed over the years a must visit

Thank Francois d
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always loved taking visitors to Bourkes Luck Potholes but was disappointed this time. We were charged R50 per person to enter the area which I have always visited for free in the past. The facilities have not been upgraded in 30 years despite the...More

Thank Noel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The potholes is quite a site, the views are just stunning. Fresh air and break taking views! Its definitely worth the visit. Entrance is R55 per adult. Mpumalanga gets rainy in the summer so time your visit well for the best views.

Thank Nduvho M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow !! What a stunning stunning place ! The walk over the bridges had my wife and daughter a bit worried but all in all worth it !! We just had to put our feet in the amazingly clear mountain streamwater. The potholes left us...More

Thank Freddie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another fascinating attraction not to be missed. Bourke's Luck Potholes is absolutely incredible. To see what nature has done over time is amazing. The site is part of the Panorama Route and an ideal spot for a lunchtime picnic between visiting the Lisbon and Berlin...More

Thank Des1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time there with my wife it was a truly great place and wonderful views and we took some great pictures in the flowing river

Thank Zolisa ndoda m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So not much to say except STUNNING!!! This is a must see natural wonder that is worth the drive. Highly recommended

Thank reez69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another must do stop on the Panorama route. Really beautiful place, with stunning scenery. Cafe and other facilities and quite easy walk.

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bourkes Luck Potholes was one of the places I visited on my journey to discover SA. Good value for money with amazing views. Magical experience

Thank Mamthembusn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a beautiful December day plenty of flowing water so they were spectacular. Very busy but even so well worth calling in when doing the circuit

Thank thepatricks_2
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19 April 2017|
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Response from 916pamm | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I never answered this before. Not sure about the opening days but it should be. Probably not Christmas day. The walk is manageable for stroller.
27 December 2015|
Response from BegichFamily | Reviewed this property |
You can try, but the terrain is very uneven.