Nelspruit - Things to See and Do ...
Lowveld National Botanical Garden
You can explore these magnificent gardens on several hiking trails and view the extensive indigenous tree collection, one of the largest collection of cycads, the African Rainforest and two waterfalls. There is also an abundance of bird life as well as beautiful picnic spots, a restaurant, coffee shop and a nursery for indigenous plants in the garden.
Croc River Enviro Park
It is the largest reptile park in South Africa with a large variety of local and exotic species. Live demonstrations daily at 11:00 and 15:00. The park also houses a touch farm, picnic spots next to the river, kiddies play area, nursery and coffee shop. Groups are taken on guided tours.
Nelspruit Boasts Upmarket Shopping Centres, Restaurants and Entertainment Venues
Riverside Mall, Riverside Value Mart & Crossing Shopping Center
Offers a wide variety of stores that will satisfy just about every shopping need. It has eight film theatres, restaurants and a game arcade in the complex.
The classy Casino with a Victorian ambiance offers 298 slot machines including 10 Progressives, 12 Blackjack, Roulette and Poker tables. The excellent entertainment facilities includes Livingstone's restaurant and Bar for a la carte dining, a courtesy desk, ample & secure parking and a kiddies creche.
There are eight film theatres in the complex of the Riverside Mall.
Situated in the Nelspruit Civic Centre. Regular shows and exhibitions are held here.
Is housed in an historic Church building in Nel street. Young artists from the area exhibit their work at the gallery.
Unique music venue between mountains outside Nelspruit on the Uitkyk Road. Regular open air music festivals and musical performances are held.
Enjoy "Krazy Karts Adventure Park" opposite the Lowveld Showgrounds.