Visiting the Mpumalanga Graskop Panorama Route will lead you to the magnificent God’s Window landmark where you can see views like no other at very affordable prices.
Mpumalanga is a well-known holiday destination for South Africans and tourists in general. Home to one of the most popular destination sites, God’s Window, this famous hotspot has attracted many who want to see the magnificence of the view for themselves, seeing as it has become the talk of many visitors to Mpumalanga.
God’s Window forms part of the Panorama Route in Graskop in Mpumalanga. The Panorama Route is not only home to God’s Window, but to other tourist routes too, including the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, and more. So how much can people who are looking to visit God’s Window anticipate paying to enter?
God’s Window in Graskop
The fascination behind God’s Window lies in its breathtakingly beautiful views of waterfalls and the popular three rondavels. It is one of the main reasons that people are drawn to the Panorama Route.
Tourists get a chance to look over the Blyde River Canyon, the third largest canyons in the world, the Lebombo Mountain Range on the border of Mozambique, and the Kruger National Park below. God’s Window is at a point of view that is situated on the Drakensberg Escarpment at an altitude of 6 000 feet.
God’s Window entrance fee
Exploring the Panorama Route is a must-do if you are visiting Mpumalanga province. With so much to see along the route, you cannot say that you have had the full experience without going to God’s Window. It was named God’s Window due to the panoramic views it offers and it is just a small portion of a 250km make-up of cliffs and beauty.
People are often left in awe of how it seems like the world continues forever when looking down God’s Window. If you are keen to visit this beautiful landmark on your Panorama Route adventures, you have to pay an entrance fee.
It is quite affordable to see God’s View as adults only pay an entrance fee of R20 and children pay R10. These are quite affordable prices, given what you can expect to see when you get to the peak of God’s Window.
It can be even more worthwhile if you choose to go on days where it is clear and bright out, allowing you to soak in every inch of splendour that God’s Window has to offer in scenic views. Avoid visiting the landmark on days where you might not get much from the views – the clearer the day, the better.
If visiting God’s Window is part of your plans, then you need to secure accommodation at one of the accommodations nearby. The Blyde River Canyon Lodge and the Blyde River Wilderness Lodge are popular options
The Blyde Canyon accommodation fees
Booking your stay at the Blyde River Canyon Lodge for any period before 15 December 2022 will cost you a fee based on the type of room you get. Rooms can be booked for up to two people with cottages that allow up to four guests. A luxury room costs R1 400 per person per room and R1 275 per person for two.
A Honeymoon Suite is R1 500 per person per room and R1 400 per person for two. Luxury cottages cost R2 800 per person, R1 400 for two, and R1 275 per person for a third and fourth guest. Children under 12 years old pay 50 percent of the adult rate when sharing with an adult.
The Blyde River Wilderness Lodge fees
At the Blyde River Wilderness Lodge you can expect bed and breakfast (B&B) and self-catering accommodation. A Luxury Single B&B costs R1 270 and a Standard Single costs R1 120. A Standard Double is R1 890 and a Luxury Double is R2 200. The self-catering Owl House for up to four people is R2 540 per room and the B&B for 2 is R2 030 per room.
Kimba House self-catering for four is R3 300 per room and the B&B for two is R2 300. Kingfisher Cottage self-catering for two costs R1 460, the B&B for two is R1 890, and R1 270 for one. Peacock Cottage Double B&B costs R1 780 and the Single is R990.
Entrance fees for more of Graskop’s Panorama Route sites and attractions
The Pinnacle Rock costs R20 per adult and R15 per child and for pensioners. Lisbon Falls and Berlin Falls both have an entrance fee of R15 per person or R400 for a bus. Bourke’s Luck Potholes costs adults R65 and R25 for children and pensioners. Lowveld View has free entry for all.
For the Three Rondavels, visitors can expect to pay R35 for adults and R20 for children and pensioners. For the latest addition to the Panorama Route, the Graskop Gorge Lift, entrance is R30 per adult and R20 per child.