Blyde River Canyon Adventure Holidays
Blyde River Canyon holidays. At 26km long and 800m deep, Blyde River Canyon is reputedly the third largest canyon of its type in the world. 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 mostly consists of red sandstone. It is the third largest canyon in the world, after the Grand Canyon in the United States and the Fish River Canyon in Namibia. It is the second largest canyon in Africa, and is known as one of the great wonders of nature on the continent.