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White River Tourism Information

Quick Facts: White River

  • White River is a small holiday and farming town north of Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Province
  • The quaint town of White River lies in close proximity to the border of the Kruger National Park
  • Tropical fruits (mangos, bananas), citrus fruits, vegetables, flowers, tobacco and timber are produced here
  • White River was named after the river that runs through the town
  • The town is known for its arts and crafts
  • The climate in this area of South Africa is said to be one of the best in the country: lovely and warm summer dayswhen rainfall is at its highest and cool nights during the winter

Distance to Airport: 29 km

Distance to City: 22 km

Introducing White River

The small holiday and farming town of White River nestles north of Nelspruit in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.  White River lies in close proximity to the border of the Kruger National Park.  Tropical fruits such as mangos and bananas, citrus fruits, vegetables, flowers, tobacco and timber are produced in this region of South Africa.Lord Milner, who was the administrator of the defeated Transvaal, demarcated land on the 'Emansimhlope' to demobilised Boer and British Anglo-Boer War soldiers. 

'Emansimhlope' is a tributary of the Crocodile River whose name translates from the Swazi language as 'white waters'.  White River was named after the river that runs through the town.White River and its beautiful scenic surroundings, with three irrigation dams and a number of forests, has become a popular holiday destination for those looking to enjoy the splendour of the Crocodile River Valley.  The town of White River is known for its arts and crafts.

The climate in this area of South Africa is said to be one of the best in the country which is characterised by lovely and hot days in the summer when rainfall is at its highest and cool nights during the winter.

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