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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most incredible views, a bit of a hike to get to the very top, take water with you. Has a very special place in my heart as my dads ashes rest there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paul0419
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the whole weekend was very rainy and because the area is in a low-veld, the was mist everywhere. we forced to go to God's window but to our disappointment we couldn't see anything due to mist. we walked the rain forest but didnt go far...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank phindilem109
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I mostly got sad by going there. You pay 17 rand pp, which is great to help the locals. But there are alot of litter on the way up, no one cleaning, and alot of idle people. Then there's alot of tourist. The view itself...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sebastianbZ3526LD
Reviewed 8 January 2019

It was a cool winters day, and not a lot of people around. And so so worth seeing. Been wanting to do this for many years, and happy to finally get the chance. The hike leaves one a bit out of breath (if you are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank madeleinbooth
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

As always, the views were stunning. The car park was a little busy but well organised. The local market is a little bit of a hit and miss with not only SA and African crafts. Many items on sale are available at China Mall.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank moodieancic
Reviewed 4 January 2019

You should do this trip once in a life-time. The views are breathtaking. A short hike is necessary to reach the viewing area. Many elderly people with walking sticks were able to manage the trail.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ProfRugbeer
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Today was a rainy day, and that did not stop us to come visit this renowned sight in Mpumalanga. The cloudy day actually helped us enjoy the view.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank juliod163
Reviewed 25 December 2018

Exploitation of religion even on Christmas Day: Gods Window requires an exorbitant fee for corrupt officials who render NO useful service; The only service needed was fire-prevention, which failed: The whole indigenous eco-forest burnt down, fences derelict&dangerous; Leave God out of this name, it is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Torm_UI
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Firstly, there are more than one destination in the area that is called "God's Window". Therefore it is difficult to say which one we went to. What I can tell you is that the car park was empty besides a few stalls selling trinkets. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AvidTraveler12
Reviewed 17 December 2018

After a 20 minute gentle climb and meander up the well laid out pathways, suddenly you arrive a a balcony, where the world drops away. Mist fingers rise up the previously hidden gorge. This is one of my favourite regions due to the lush vegetation....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Terence C
29 December 2018|
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Response from Ladytiegh27 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Adults we paid R17 and the children entrance fee is R10. Parking cost R10.
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ThulaniS21
26 July 2018|
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R20 for Adults
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CaitlinR554
18 June 2018|
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Response from Sureshinee | Reviewed this property |
A few steps less than 100m
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