Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport Guide
Avis – Kruger Mpumalanga International AirportOur Avis mini guide to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport shows the way when it comes to exploring Mpumalanga.
You are the master of your own destiny in your Avis hire car, whether you choose to take to the streets of Nelspruit or head out of town to explore the wilderness.
Once our Avis rental agents have swiftly dealt with your pick up, our mini guide will lead you on adventures around South Africa’s mecca of game viewing experiences in your Avis hire car.
Gateway to Big Game Experiences
As soon as you arrive at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, you will be surrounded by warm Lowveld hospitality and an unmistakable bushveld vibe.
This spacious airport offers numerous facilities, including private executive lounges for those who seek privacy, panoramic views of the aircraft coming in to land from a pub and several restaurants. Take advantage of the opportunity to stock up on souvenirs of your trip, charge your phone or catch up with your email while waiting for your next flight, or simply to refresh after a long journey.
Head for the international arrivals desk where you will find our Avis Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport branch, ready to get you sorted with a range of products and services to suit your safari or business needs in no time.
Make sure you book yourself some overnight accommodation when planning your trip if possible – it takes more than a few hours to fit it in all that Nelspruit has to offer.
You will find an assortment of places to stay within a short drive of our Avis KMIA branch. Try the Sun1 in Nelspruit, 16km away if you are watching your budget, or go all out with an upmarket stopover at the Belgrace Boutique Hotel, just 3 km from the airport.
Beyond Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA)
Nelspruit is the obvious choice if you are short on time and this growing city with its wide streets and friendly vibe is a great place to get a feel for the delights of Mpumalanga within 20km of KMIA. Make the most of your time here with the flexibility of your Avis hire car.
Halls Farm Stall
No visit to Nelspruit is complete without spending some time at Halls Farm Stall. This iconic mega roadside stall is packed to the rafters with locally created food, jewellery, art and crafts, outstanding coffees and indigenous plants. Grab a basket and stock up to your heart’s content, then take some time out with a cuppa at the onsite restaurant in between business meetings, or on the way to your next destination in your Avis hire car.
Try your luck at Nelspruit’s number one entertainment destination just off Madiba Drive. Emnotweni casino has 500 slot machines and 20 gaming tables while restaurants and live entertainment are also available at this glittering venue.
Lowveld National Botanical Garden
Nearby, you can experience the condensed version of Mpumalanga’s beauty at the Lowveld Botanical Gardens. Gorgeous clivias, gushing waterfalls, a suspension bridge and a tropical rainforest are some of the highlights of these large gardens, which are crisscrossed by two rivers. Enjoy a meal or a snack at Kuzuri Restaurant while exploring the wonders of this place.
If you have business in the city, The Food Fundi has the best coffee in town, offering all the most popular brands like Illy, Tribeca, Bean There and Caturra at Citrus Crescent close to the centre of town.
Sonpark Boulevard offers novel ‘food crawl’ in the evenings where patrons can sample a taste of India, Portugal, Greece and China, as well as local specialities from a special mini-menu offered at each restaurant.
Discover all this and more with the freedom of a hire car from Avis.