Komatipoort is situated in the Kruger Lowveld region of Mpumalanga, sitting in the confluence of the Crocodile and Komati Rivers. The town is approximately 8 km from the Crocodile Bridge Gate leading to the Kruger National Park and only 5 km from the border to Mozambique. Komatipoort is the main rail and road link between South Africa and both Swaziland and Mozambique.
The town is small and peaceful with the perfect winter climate of around 20°C, however it is also one of the hottest towns in South Africa in summer, with temperatures reaching upper 40°C. The towns name is derived from the Komati River and the word 'poort' meaning mountain pass referring to the natural barrier of the Lebombo mountain range between South Africa and Mozambique.Read More