Things to Do in Badplaas

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Ebutsini 4x4 Trail

Ebutsini 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Badplaas (1.9 km from Badplaas)

Ebutsini 4x4 Trail is located 50 km from Badplaas; the exact GPS coordinates are unknown and have been placed in Badplaas, so please phone for further details. This is a round-trip trail of 30 km and takes at least one day to complete. The difficulty grading varies between 2 and 3. This self-drive route is suitable for 4x2 vehicles with diff...

Things to do near Badplaas

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Sudwala Caves

Sudwala Caves

Popular Attractions in Sudwala Valley (68.1 km from Badplaas)

The Sudwala Caves are an incredibly deep system of caverns lying in the Mpumalanga region of the Drakensberg escarpment. Considered the oldest known caves in the world, this astonishing unplumbed complex of passages and giant chambers extend into the mysterious Mankelexele massif. The caves are situated in the Precambrian dolomite rocks of the...

Num Num Hiking Trail

Num Num Hiking Trail

Hiking Trail in Machadodorp (26.6 km from Badplaas)

The spectacular Num-Num Hiking Trail offers seasoned hikers a self-guided three to five day hiking trail in Mpumalanga. The route takes walkers through a spectacular variety of Highveld Escarpment terrain including indigenous forest, sandstone labyrinths, grasslands and waterfalls. The scenic route delivers panoramic views of the Komati Gorge and...

Rocky Drift Nature Reserve

Rocky Drift Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Waterval Boven (39.7 km from Badplaas)

Rocky Drift Nature Reserve lies in the valleys of the Waterval Boven area in Mpumalanga. The spectacular mountain terrain is a popular destination for rock climbing and hiking. There is a fresh water stream which is nourished by the Joubert Spruit tributary of the Elands river. The nature reserve boasts a wide variety of wild life, including bush...

Elands River Falls

Elands River Falls

Waterfall in Waterval Boven (42.8 km from Badplaas)

The Elands River Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in Mpumalanga and is situated at one of South Africa's top rock climbing destinations. With a unique split and a plummet of 70 m, Elands River Falls is just as dramatic and scenic as South Africa's highest waterfall, the 90 m Lisbon Falls. Access to the observation platform is through the old...

Beauticus Country Spa

Beauticus Country Spa

Spa and Wellness in Waterval Boven (43.5 km from Badplaas)

Located at Bergwaters Eco Lodge in the Elands Valley of the Drakensberg mountain range, Beauticus Country Spa offers a world class experience that relaxes, restores and rejuvenates the mind, body and soul. Beauticus Country Spa offers various treatments and packages that can be combined to meet your individual needs, or as a gift voucher. With...

Battery Creek Falls

Battery Creek Falls

Waterfall in Kaapsehoop (47.5 km from Badplaas)

Battery Creek Falls is a spectacular 30 metre high waterfall, only a 10 minutes walk from Kaapsehoop. The waterfall sections are deep enough to swim in, but most people like to stand under the water and get a good massage.

Kaapsehoop Escarpment Walk

Kaapsehoop Escarpment Walk

Hiking Trail in Kaapsehoop (47.9 km from Badplaas)

Hike through a maze of unusual rock formations for 20 minutes from Kaapsehoop and you will find yourself at the edge of the escarpment with jaw dropping views. Here the landscape plunges 1000 metres into the Barberton Valley. At night the twinkling lights of Nelspruit and Barberton are visible. Early birds can watch the sunrise over the Swazi...

Kaapsehoop Ghosts and Historical Tour

Kaapsehoop Ghosts and Historical Tour

Popular Attractions in Kaapsehoop (47.9 km from Badplaas)

This hour-long tour takes in the sites and amazing history of the Kaapsehoop, an unassuming little village that was pivotal in making South Africa the African powerhouse it is today. Hear stories from the early wild days of gold prospecting to political intrigue, murder, mayhem, mystery and Kruger’s millions.

Kaapsehoop History Tour

Kaapsehoop History Tour

Popular Attractions in Kaapsehoop (47.9 km from Badplaas)

Kaapsehoop History Tours cover anything from geology to African culture, and the local history of Kaapsehoop, the Adams Calendar or the history of Boer War entrenchments. Tours can be anything from 1 to 5 hours.

El Dorian Hiking Trail

El Dorian Hiking Trail

Hiking Trail in Carolina (49.1 km from Badplaas)

The El Dorian hiking trail is located between Carolina and Badplaas in Mpumalanga. It is a two-day circular trail covering 15 km the first day and 12 km the second day. The trail goes past grass fields, indigenous forests, rock pools, fountains and mountains with ravines. Hikers can camp at the forestry house which serves as the base camp. There...

El Dorian Horse Riding Trail

El Dorian Horse Riding Trail

Popular Attractions in Carolina (49.1 km from Badplaas)

The El Dorian trail is situated on the Mpumalanga escarpment between Carolina and Badplaas. The horse trail covers 20 000 hectares of mountain and is ideal for beginners as well as advanced riders. There is a waterfall on the trail, rivers and natural rock pools. Riders will also see a variety of wildlife and bird life.

The Fynbos Trail

The Fynbos Trail

Popular Attractions in Overberg (52.6 km from Badplaas)

The recently launched Fynbos Trail is a unique nature experience in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom. This three-day, two night 26km trail takes walkers along a beautiful section of recently cut trail in the Walker Bay region meandering through hidden pockets of indigenous forest alive with birds, to Tolkienesque dells of dense lichens,...

Barberton Golf Club

Barberton Golf Club

Golf Courses in Barberton (58.1 km from Badplaas)

One of the oldest clubs in the country, Barberton Golf Club hosts the popular "Barberton Daisy" Golf Tournament every year. This is an uphill course where one should try to stay out of the buffalo grass which represents the rough.Facilities include a, driving range, bar, halfway house and putting green.Need to know? Barberton Golf ClubHoles: 9Par:...

Barberton Steam Locomotive

Barberton Steam Locomotive

Popular Attractions in Barberton (59.2 km from Badplaas)

Take a slow stroll along the Heritage Walk from Barberton Museum to see a relic from yesteryear. This lovely old locomotive was brought to Barberton on its own steam in 1971, having served on the railway line between Barberton and Kaapmuiden from 1899. The Barberton Steam Locomotive was manufactured in 1898 by Nielson & Co. for the Cape...

Barberton Museum

Barberton Museum

Galleries and Museums in Barberton (59.9 km from Badplaas)

Get bunged up with local knowledge at the Barberton Museum where the geology, mining, Swazi history and general history of Barberton are displayed, as well as Belhaven and Stopforth House Museums, Fernlea Museum and the Block House.Find out about the history of the area dating back 3,500 million yeas before man was able to survive on earth. The...