BOUTIQUE GUEST HOUSE AND B&B ACCOMMODATION
Nelspruit / Mbombela, Mpumalanga
Activities & Things to Do
While staying at 32 on Russell for a day or two why not enjoy the thrills of river rafting, tubing, abseiling, quad trails, zipline, the aerial cable trail, tobogganing or horse trails. Alternativly visit the many malls & shopping centres in the area and find something to entertain the whole family.
Shopping In Nelspruit
Nelspruit’s shoppers are certainly spoilt for choice when it comes a unique selection of shops and shopping centres to choose from. Here are some of the most popular choices:
- Riverside Mall & Casino (10 min drive)
Riverside Mall is Mpumalanga’s premier shopping centre. It is a classy shopping centre with a buzzing atmosphere and is very popular. A definite plus about this shopping centre is the variety of products that it offers with more than 140 stores, 15 restaurants & coffee shops, fashion stores, movies and a games arcade. Parking is free with covered and shade net parking. Riverside Mall is also home to the Movies @ Emnotweni Cinema, Emnotweni Casino and the Emnotweni Arena.
- Crossing Shopping Centre (5 min drive)
Convenience is where it’s at! Crossing Shopping Centre is conveniently located close to just about everything! It’s a practical centre with a bit of everything you need. You can get groceries, do banking and find a pharmacy, clothing & shoes, dry cleaning, hair salon, photographs, stationary, hardware, coffee, fast food and even a gym! A very popular shopping destination among locals.
- The Grove Shopping Centre (10 Min drive)
The Grove Shopping Centre is situated on the R40 within the continuously developing Riverside Park – an attractive, safe and secure precinct which aims to achieve a convenient retail destination for consumers.
The Riverside SuperSpar is conveniently located at The Grove and is not only wonderland for shoppers but is also the largest SuperSpar in Africa.
The Grove is a shopping centre focused on lifestyle and in particular making your life easy! It offers a selection of lifestyle stores including Dischem, Builders Warehouse, Corifcraft, Dial a Bed, Flight Centre, Post Office, Toys ‘R’ Us and Sparkling Auto Care Centre amongst many others..
- iLanga Mall (10 Min drive)
i’langa Mall is a premium lifestyle destination in the City of Mbombela / Nelspruit, Mpumalanga. Boasting an innovative selection of stores that have been carefully selected to provide a seamless shopping experience for a discerning clientele, our mall is renowned for its convenient location, ergonomic design and wide selection of dining and entertainment options.
i’langa Mall offers just shy of 70 000m² of shopping enjoyment. This includes 142 stores, with anchor tenants such as Woolworths, H&M, Edgars, Game, Pick n Pay, iStore, Mr Price, Truworths and Mopani; as well as a wide variety of additional food, fashion, beauty and specialist stores. There is an Ice Rink, a family entertainment centre and nine Ster Kinekor cinemas.
- Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre (27 min drive)
Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre is a unique lifestyle destination with tranquil gardens, quirky independent shops and a variety of food offerings, all en-route to the Kruger National Park.
Kruger National Park
Where nearly 2 million hectares of unrivaled diversity of life forms fuses with historical and archaeological sights - this is real Africa.The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Christie's at 32 On Russell is only 66km's away from the Kruger National Park Malelane Gate and 78km's from the Phabeni Gate.
Golfing In The Area
Nelspruit Golf Club: Located in Mpumalanga’s Capital, the Nelspruit golf course is the busiest and certainly a contender for one of the best courses in the region. Wide evergreen fairways create an aesthetically appealing surface to play off of, but it’s not just the looks that keep people coming back.
White River Country Club: White River Country Club is set amongst picturesque plantations on the banks of the White River. In addition to an 18 hole Championship parkland golf course the club boasts tennis, squash, cricket and hockey facilities, with an outstanding swimming pool adjacent to the clubhouse.
The Graskop Gorge Lift Company is centrally located on the Panorama Route and is an ideal stop over point, whether it be for the view, the forest, the food or the various adventure activities, guided tours and hikes in the surrounding areas.
The viewing lift takes visitors 51 metres down the face of the gorge into the forest below, where wooden walkways & suspension bridges meander along a 600 metre trail through the indigenous forest with interactive exhibits.
Long Tom Toboggan. Feel the wind in your hair and the thrill in your belly when you wind and whoosh around Mpumalanga’s Long Tom Pass mountains on the Long Tom Toboggan, with an impressive 1.7 kilometre track.
Nelspruit Caving Adventure. Explore the 240 million year old Sudwala Caves in Mpumalanga on a guided tour, looking at spectacular flow structures, fossilised ammonites and other just beautiful underground vistas.
Other Activities Available
- Aerial Cable Trail
- Big Swing
- Quad Biking
- Horse Trails
- Tree Top Challenge
- Geckoing / Tubing
- River Rafting
- Elephant Whispers
- Elephant Sanctuary
- Helicopter Flights
- Microlight Flying