Bourke's Luck Potholes Mpumalanga South Africa

Where the Blyde River ("river of joy") and the Treur River ("river of sorrow") meet, water erosion has formed one of the most remarkable geological phenomena -- Bourke's Luck Potholes. Over thousands of years, surreal cylindrical rock sculptures created by whirling water, when the once rapid river carried masses of sand and debris, have formed a series of dark pools which contrast artfully with the streaked white and yellow lichen covered rocks.

Located on the scenic Panorama Route, close to Graskop, Bourke's Luck Potholes is one of South Africa's top tourist attractions. Access is within 50 metres of the R//. An entrance fee of R20 per person is payable before entering the tourist complex adjacent to the potholes. The R20 is worthwhile investment for both South African and international travellers.

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The next time you visit the Kruger National Park make sure you see the Bourke's Luck Potholes!


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