Komatipoort, is nestled in-between the confluence of the Komati and Crocodile Rivers. In this town nature continues to prevail at the expense of commercialism, even though facilities are excellent. Komatipoort joins Mozambique, Swaziland and the “Republic of the ”Kruger National Park”.
Malalane likewise Komatipoort is an agricultural combined tourist town. One origin of the name is Malalane was named after a Swazi tribe which means "guardians" of the ford in the Crocodile River. The town started as the first rest-stop between Lourenço Marques and Pretoria.
Marloth Park is a holiday town situated in the natural bushveld , adjacent to the famous Kruger National Park, nestled in a bend of the Crocodile River, which forms the southern boundary of Kruger. The town enjoys status of a nature conservancy registered with the Parks Board of Mpumalanga.