The Blyde River Canyon is a significant natural feature of South Africa, located in Mpumalanga, and forming the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment. It is 25 kilometres in length and is, on average, around 750 metres deep. The Blyderivierpoort Dam, when full, is at an altitude of 665 metres. The Canyon consists mostly of red sandstone. it’s also the world’s largest green canyon.
For many visitors to South Africa, it is both one of the most recognizable and one of the most beautiful natural landmarks the country has to offer.