The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa


Afrikaans name: Malelane

The town of Malelane is positioned on the edge of Kruger National Park

Malelane is a small town on the main road to Mozambique

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Whether you call it Malelane or Malalane you are talking about the same busy little town on the highway to Mozambique.

This town was originally centred around the farming industry, particularly sugar, but it is becoming more and more of a commercial hub.

Malelane is very close to Malelane Gate into Kruger National Park and because of this it also has links to the tourist industry.

Have you stayed in or around Malelane? What's it like?

References and further reading

Country Life - Issue 209 - Author: - Published: 2013 - Page: 41

On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 1995 - Page: 190

On Route - Explore South Africa region by region - 3rd edition - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 2014 - Page: 273

Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Published: 1991 - Page: 31

Conollys Guide to Southern Africa - 2nd edition - Author: Denis Conolly - Published: 1982 - Page: 295


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