A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses in White River, South Africa
A charming town of streets lined with flowering trees providing a peaceful atmosphere. White River offers visitors much to do and see from a butterfly garden to a petting zoo, as well as 3 well supplied irrigation dams. Conveniently located between Nelspruit and the Kruger National Park, White River is a tight knit community of artists, farmers and nature lovers, along with those wishing to escape city life.
A firm favourite to visit for locals and tourists alike is Casterbridge. Formerly a mango plantation, this relaxed attractive lifestyle centre is filled with wonderful shops and restaurants – definitely a must-see when visiting White River. The wooden furniture is superb here, all hand-crafted by locals and marketed to visitors. Every Saturday the town is a hive of activity with the market selling home-made goods.
The farms in this area produce tropical fruits, vegetables, flowers and timber. With the draw-card of the dams, the proximity to the Kruger National Park and number of nearby forests makes White River an ideal holiday spot.
Accommodation in White River
White River offers a range of accommodation options from Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses to Self-catering establishments and lodges. View the accommodation directory for advertisers.
Activities in White River
There are many activities in and around the town to entertain the whole family in all fitness levels. Some of them are as follows:
- Indoor Skate Park
- Orange Wine Tasting
- Handmade Candles and Glass
- White River Golf Course
- Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre
- White River History and Motor Museum
- The Butterfly Garden
- A petting zoo
The activities directory has more information on all there is to offer visitors.
Businesses and Restaurants in White River
White River has many fine dining places, while local delis and road side stalls are filled with tropical and citrus fruits and nuts. A list of options can be viewed under the restaurant directory. Businesses are mostly directed at tourism, however the town provides a well-rounded infrastructure which caters to all requirements. For a full list, please view :
|White River Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||013 759 5300/01|
|Fax:||013 755 3928|
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|Location:||Every last Sunday of the month; Casambo Exclusive Guest Lodge|