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Best things to do in Mopani

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“This is why you’re visiting my neck of the woods so I don’t think I need to say much about it? Phabeni Gate is 10 kms away but Kruger Gate and Numbi Gate are also nearby, +- 35kms! Look out for Lake Panic, a hide on the way to Skukuza, or visit the indigenous nursery! ”
65 locals recommend
Animal Shelter
“Interact with animals - get up close & learn about them on a quided tour! A special place”
28 locals recommend
Bar
“Hands down our most favourite restaurant. Especially as the veranda and deck have large shady trees. Also great for a winter's night inside by the fire. Originally the Hoedspruit Railway Station it's decor shows some relics from it's passed history. Consistently good food and the best pizza in town.”
13 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“30 minutes away, this restaurant serves high quality meals and foodies will love it. ”
14 locals recommend
Boarding House
“Visit Jessica Hippo at the Joubert's farm on the Blyde River. Here is a chance to see a hippo up close as never before and feed her tea and sweet potatoes! Normally know to be the most dangerous animal on the river; Jessica was rescued int the 2000 flood when separated from her mother and has been cared for by the Jouberts ever since.”
8 locals recommend
Park
“It offers guests a great insight into wildlife and especially Cheetah conservation.”
14 locals recommend
Bar
“A few kilometers out of town, heading north on the R40 is the very popular Thirsty Giraffe. The owner/chef hails from Mozambique and no one does roast chicken better. They serve a variety of Mozambican recipes, as well as more traditional grills and wood oven pizza. Heading north on the R40 from town, watch for the sign on your left, just after you pass Tshukudu Game Reserve (which will be on the right).”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Overlooking the Oliphants River, this is a beautiful spot to linger over lunch. They specialize in wood oven pizza and also offer a full menu of sandwiches, salads and grills. Occasionally they have live music in the evenings. They also offer multi-course menus for special holidays. ”
8 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Here you will find the Snack Shack for a light lunch and also Ann's Cafe where they do a slap up Sunday lunch. As well as this there is a spa, a few shops and old automobile on display.”
8 locals recommend
Car Rental
“The only way to get around here is to hire a car or request a Guide from us.”
4 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Take a zip on the wild side and slide over the Letaba River. An exciting tour that is safe and guide by their staff”
6 locals recommend
Establishment
“The view from here is spectacular! It's just a little bit further than the Bourke's Luck Potholes.”
6 locals recommend
Bar
“BEER !l That's why I recommend this place! One of my favourite South African Breweries. Set in a picturesque location in the mountains. Great pit stop for Mountain Bike Fans and Beer fans alike! ”
7 locals recommend
Establishment
“Very interesting and educational tours to learn more about our big variety of reptiles. Lizard Rock Café at the Reptile Park serves delicious Pizzas, Freshly Baked Pies and a variety of other foods and drinks.”
8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
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“Near petrol station, banks etc. All groceries and toiletries available under one roof”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice setting in a courtyard, good for small children and adults. Great food and coffee. Surrounded by nice shops. Not open at night.”
7 locals recommend