Activities

Mackers offers all guests an opportunity to partake in many activities, just let us know and we will set up a schedule for you!

We are close to all adventure activities that your heart desires and we can cater for all needs, from daredevils to relaxers.

Our guests have access to a range of activities, from Kayaking and Tubing for the adventurous to relaxing mountain biking and hiking trials. Remember to bring all your own tubes ,kyacks ,bikes etc etc Mackers is also home to over 250 species of birds, making this a birder's paradise. We also now do safari drives and panorama tours

Activities near Mackers

Mountain biking

Brimming with mountainous terrain, long stretches of untouched land and excellent weather, the Mpumalanga Lowveld is mountain biker's paradise. With mountain biking events throughout the year, every mountain biking enthusiast has to experience the tricky and challenging Sabie Forest or the Drakensberg Escarpment on a bike.

Panorama Route

The iconic Panorama Route streches from Graskop down the Blyde River Canyon to the Echo Caves in Rietfontein. Iconic landmarks along the route include Bourkes Luck Potholes, Three Rondavels and God's Window (viewpoint Blyde River Canyon). The Treur and Blyde Rivers are the main rivers, with the Lisbon Falls, Berlin Falls and Mac Mac Falls adding to the beauty of the landscape.  

The route also takes you through the historical town of Pilgrim's Rest. Animal species to expect along the route are klipspringer, dassies, grey rhebok, oribi, kudu, bushbuck, bushpig and monkeys. 

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Shangana Cultural Village

Situated at the door of Kruger National Park, the Shangana Cultural Village takes on a journey into the heart of the Shangana culture and heritage. Guests are taken on an enlightning interactive tour through the village. After the day tour, guests can attend the Evening Festival in the Chief's Kraal.

Quad Biking

The wildnerness of the Mpumalanga Lowveld provides excellent quadbiking opportunities. Take on the challenging trails or simply ride through the wild for a  day. If you're planning to stay longer, vairious activity companies offer itineraries. 

White Water Rafting

White water rafting is a popular activity in the nearby Sabie River. Rafting often takes place on the lower course of the river and members of various age groups are welcome. Come and enjoy the fresh and clean waters of Sabie River.

White Water Tubing

The Sabie River also provides excellent conditions for White water tubing. This activity normally takes places on the Upper Sabie River. For an exhilarating experience, try white water tubing down Sabie River. 

Kruger National Park

Aptly located only 24 kilometres away from Kruger National, Mackers Riverbend is the ideal gateway for tourists looking to experience the best wildlife in Southern Africa. The two million-hectare is home to 507 birds, 47 mammals and a wide variety of vegetation. The national park is also home to a number of archeological sites,and breathtaking undisturbed geological structures.

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Golf

Although not a famous golfing destination, the Mpumalanga Lowveld has a few golf courses to keep you entertained. Here's a list of golf courses in the area. 

  • Sabie River Sun (Hazyview): 18-holes
  • Sabie Country Club: 9-hole
  •  Kruger Park Lodge (Hazyview): 9-holes
  •  White River Country Club: 18-holes
  •  Pine Lake Inn (White River): 9-holes
  • TGME Golf Club (Pilgrim's Rest): 9-hole
  •  Nelspruit Golf Club: 18-hole
  •  Skukuza (Kruger National Park): 9-hole

Spa Treatments

Mackers is all about taking the time to unwind and appriciate the little things our beautiful planet has to offer.

Spa treatments leave you feeling revitalised, renewed and refreshed. 

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