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“Unique Display of God's Work in Rock”

Bourkes' Luck Potholes
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US$128.48*
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Full-Day Panorama and Blyde River Canyon Guided Tour from Nelspruit
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Moremela
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Unique Display of God's Work in Rock”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

The paths are well maintained and easy to traverse. Very unique pocket of solid rock structures with deep canyon cuts made water over the years. Quite a contrast to the green countryside leading up to it, or the Kruger Bushveld below.

Visited September 2013
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Hamilton, Canada
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“Interesting Geological Formation”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

The potholes are caused by the erosion of water from two rivers at the start of the Blyde River canyon. The site is reasonably accessible if you have mobility issues - although you will be restricted to a specific walkway. The site is quite interesting and the waterfalls and running water over the rocks is visually interesting. If you are agile and careful enough you can walk over the rocks to get quite close to the falls and water for some excellent photos. Worth visiting.

Visited April 2014
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Centurion, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Closed?”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Drove to Bourke's Luck potholes on Sunday, 6 July 2014 only to find that the gates were locked. No notices posted an no-one to ask what is going on.

Visited July 2014
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Knysna, South Africa
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“nature is beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

See the forces of nature at work. Water has created this miracle of potholes and beautiful scenery. Spend some time to sit and listen to the rushing river

Visited June 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Worth the gate price!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

Not duplicated anywhere in our country....so whilst you are on Blyde River Canyon, don't miss this site! You can plan your picnic break to be at Bourke's Kuck Potholes as they have braai and picnic facilities.If you missed crucial stops at Graskop or the other smaller towns, this is the only place I found I could buy bottled water. Vendors at God's Window, The Pinnacle and Three Roundavels are not permitted to sell foodstaff.

Visited June 2014
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