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HIGHVELD & COSMOS COUNTRY

This area is known as the "energy belt" of Mpumalanga, This area houses many of the power stations that supply energy to most southern African countries. Excellent economic and agricultural activity takes place in this region. Despite the serious industrial activity, the Cosmos Country has its' own natural beauty: the open grasslands transform into a kaleidoscope of colour with the cosmos flowers blooming in late summer.

Grootdraai Dam

Grootdraai Dam is situated in the upper reaches of the Vaal River upstream of Standerton. It has a catchment area of 8 195kmĀ²

Loskop Dam Reserve

The 15000 ha Loskop Dam Nature Reserve is probably the Highveld and Cosmos region's more beautiful reserves. The reserve surrounds the 27 km long Loskop Dam that measures 2350 hectares on the Olifants River

Olifants River Gorge

The 'Great Olifants River' flows through a heavily forested and winding gorge into the Kruger National Park from its source in the Cosmos Region of the Mpumalanga Highveld. It is a beautiful area, embattled at times thanks to floods and other problems, but ever famed for its magnificent beauty

Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve

Located south east ofSuikerbosrand Nature Reserve, just off the R23 that leaves the N3 north of Heidelberg and heads into the province of Mpumalanga, Balfour nestles in a region given over mostly to farms, game farms ... Balfour information

Devoetpadkloof Nature reserve

This is a nature reserve of 600 ha and is any nature enthusiast's dream. With all the local plants and trees, wild life and peaceful atmosphere, this is the ideal place to have a relaxing experience

Lanatus Cycad

The beautiful Lanatus Cycad can be found in the Cultural Heartland of Mpumalanga, South Africa. Indigenous and unique to the area, there is an abundance of these cycads in the region causing the entire surroundings to become a plethora of wild flowers

Botshabelo Mission Station

The Botshabelo Mission Station was originally a place of refuge for Christians in South Africa and grew into an important and rather influential centre where the Gospel was widely proclaimed among the black people. It became a place where both black and white people received education and training


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