If you’re a history buff or a keen birdwatcher, you’re probably already familiar with this part of the world. In 1859, Dirk Cornelius Uys (better known as Swart Dirk Uys, due to his dark complexion), accompanied by two chaps known only as Gunter and Joubert, were instructed to search for a suitable place in the remote part of the Transvaal to establish a new town and congregation
White River is a convenient central point from which to explore the magical beauty of the “Lowveld” (This commonly used term describes the relatively low lying region in the north east of South Africa.) The Kruger National Park is on our doorstep as are the many privately run nature reserves for which our country is famous. Nearby is the beautiful Mpumalanga escarpment, also known as the Panorama Route, with its many waterfalls, vistas and activities. The airport (Kruger Mpumalanga International) is conveniently situated with daily flights to the rest of the country and Africa. White River itself boasts a range of restaurants, lodgings and activities.
There is so much on the web, but finding all the useful stuff can be difficult and some is misleading or outdated. We designed these pages to help you find what you need in order to plan your visit. Learn about what’s available, what to look out for how to choose from all the options. Here you will find links to other informative sites, booking and review sites, maps and accommodation pages. Have a look through and feel free to contact us with any questions.