Berlin Falls

Blyde River Canyon

Crashing down the cliffs, this waterfall is at its most impressive in summer (October to March), when there is most water.

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Nearby Blyde River Canyon attractions

1. Lisbon Falls

1.21 MILES

This waterfall is a highlight of the Blyde River Canyon area, especially in summer (October to March), when the water flows hardest.

2. God's Window

3.64 MILES

A viewpoint offering amazing vistas. Take the trail up to the rainforest (300 steps), where you might spot rare birds, including the elusive loerie, on…

3. Wonder View

3.78 MILES

A viewpoint offering amazing vistas of the lowveld far below.

4. Pinnacle


A striking skyscraper-like rock formation.

5. Alanglade

6.43 MILES

A former mine-manager’s residence at the northern edge of town, beautifully decked out in 1920s style with original artefacts. Tours need to be booked 30…

6. Victorian House Museum

6.85 MILES

This restored Victorian home is full of B&W photos, old dolls and furniture, including a wooden carved commode in the main bedroom.

7. Thelwall's Museum

6.85 MILES

This former fruit shop dating to 1946 has interpretive panels on the local gold rush and conflicts.

8. Central Garage Transport Museum

6.85 MILES

Great for classic-car enthusiasts, this museum illustrates the development of transport in Pilgrim's Rest from 19th-century ox wagons to Ford, Bedford and…