Panorama Route (North
This scenic route commences
along' the R532 at the top of Louis Trichardt Ave., signposted Ohrigstad, which
goes directly to the Blyde River Canyon, while the scenic route R534, a 15,4km
loop along the escarpment, branches off to the right at 2.2km and rejoins the
R532 at a point 8.1km from Graskop.
is a tall column of weathered
quartzite littered with bright aloes. It rises 30m above the indigenous forest
in the surrounding Driekop gorge. A source of the Ngwaritsana river cascades
through the dark depths of the narrow cleft on the right at the head of the
Window at an altitude of 1730 m, offers magnificent views across the
Lowveld, Kruger National Park and the Lebombo mountain range in the distance.
The nature reserve at God’s Window includes a rain forest and beautiful Aloe
gardens scattered with large outcrops of sandstone, weathered into haunting
prehistoric shapes. A trail leads through the rain forest along the escarpment
edge towards Wonder View affording panoramic views over a vast expanse of the