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Bourke's Luck Potholes - Escarpment, Mpumalanga

Bourke's Luck Potholes

Bourke's Luck Potholes, were named after prospector Tom Bourke who discovered alluvial gold in the are during the late 1880's Their formation is a natural phenomenon created by the swirling river water. They are found at the source of the third largest canyon in the world, the Blyde River canyon in Mpumalanga.

Located approximately 35 km north of the town of Graskop, the site has grown in popularity as one of the province's best tourist destinations. The potholes which lie at the confluence of the Treur and Blyde rivers, were formed millions of years ago by the swirling of sand and pebbles, which resulted in the carving of the potholes into the underlying riverbed.

The site is managed by the Mpumalanga Parks Board and a nominal entrance fee applies. A 700 m long circular path, with a number of pedestrian bridges over the river direct visitors towards the best vantage points. Bourke's Luck Potholes also feature an interesting and informative visitors centre, which sheds light on the natural history of the region, as well as providing an introduction to the early inhabitants of the region, the San. Also featured at the centre are a series of fauna and flora displays. For more information, contact the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency at (013) 759 5300 or send an email to info@mtpa.co.za.

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umVangati House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hoedspruit District

16.3km North of center of Bourke's Luck Potholes

umVangati House provides stunning and exclusive bed and breakfast accommmodation in the Hoedspruit District in the Limpopo province. Tucked away in the heart of the Blyde River Canyon, one of South Africa's most glorious scenic destinations, umVangati Hou

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Amafu Forest Lodge

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Hoedspruit District

16.9km North of center of Bourke's Luck Potholes

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Thaba Tsweni Lodge & Safaris

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18.1km South East of center of Bourke's Luck Potholes

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Lisbon Hideaway

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20.0km South East of center of Bourke's Luck Potholes

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Flycatcher Castle

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25.2km South East of center of Bourke's Luck Potholes

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Mogodi Lodge

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27.1km South East of center of Bourke's Luck Potholes

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Shikwari Nature Reserve

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hoedspruit District

31.7km North West of center of Bourke's Luck Potholes

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BushGlam Luxury Holiday Home

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34.2km North of center of Bourke's Luck Potholes

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Tshukudu Bush Camp

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37.7km North of center of Bourke's Luck Potholes

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