Tourist Attractions in Dullstroom, Escarpment, Mpumalanga

Tourist Attractions near Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Local transport - Tonteldoos

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Dam @ Dullstroom

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Trout Dam: Elgin

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With its sub-alpine climate, the misty atmosphere of Dullstroom is reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands and is ideally suited to the trout which were introduced to its cool waters in the early 1900s. Today, Rainbow and Brown Trout abound in most of Dullstroom's dams, while natural breeding takes place in many of its rivers. Dullstroom is a very popular destination for fly fishing.

Otters can be spotted fishing and frolicking in the waters, three species of crane birds co-exist (one of the few places worldwide this occurs) and herds of oribi inhabit the mountain slopes.

Location
Dullstroom is a tiny Mpumalanga town perched high on the slopes of the Steenkampsberg Mountain Range, a pleasant two hour drive from Gauteng on the N4.

History
Wolterus Dull, a benevolent benefactor, collected money in Holland to assist the Boers in the area who had lost their homes when the original settlement was destroyed during the Anglo Boer War.

My Trip to Dullstroom
To add your holiday experience, please send any text and photographs to changes@wheretostay.co.za.

"Breaking our trip between Wakkerstroom and Pilgrims Rest, the perfect choice, smothered in history was the delightful town of Dullstroom.

Although the main road through town is only a few hundred metres long, the variety of pubs and restaurants, with a few galleries and gift shops thrown in, is enough to keep any visitor interested for a day or three.
Trout fishermen will require a few more days ....... because this is trout fishing country.

We were very satisfied with our choice of accommodation - The Dullstroom Inn is certainly not 5 star accommodation (no bells and whistles) but more than adequate for our simple needs - a place to sleep with a good meal thrown in. The Dullstroom Inn is very reasonably priced but the cosiness with fireside bar and dinner are certainly worth a few bonus points. Very friendly staff and close proximity to the main tourist junction rounded off a very happy sleepover in Dullstroom" - Avril and Frank

Things To Do in Dullstroom
Dullstroom Attractions
Fly Fishing: less than 5 km
Ama Poot Poot Hiking Trail: 6 km
Clay pigeon shooting: 7 km
Elandskloof Pony Rides: 11 km
Dullstroom Riding Centre: 13 km
Kristalwater Mampoer Distillery: 21 km
Blaauwboschkraal Huts: 36 km
Nearby Towns
Belfast
Machadodorp
Waterval Boven

Bergen Cheese Farm in Tonteldoos

courtesy of tommyj Panomario

Greystone Lodge in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
Greystone Lodge offers three star accommodation and facilities on a private nature reserve in the Mpumalanga Highlands. Situated just off the N4 between Belfast, Machadodorp and Dullstroom and within easy reach of the Blyde River Canyon
The Highland Cottage @ Critchley in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
At the cottage you can expect a king size bed, block-out curtains, a wood fireplace, 2 Lazyboy recliners, a flatscreen TV with a hotel bouquet (includes sporting and movie channels), a coffee/tea station, a wine-cooler fridge, a bathroom with a corner bat
Stonecutters Lodge in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
Stonecutters Lodge is a holiday, trout fishing & conference venue of exceptional quality. Travel to the Mpumalanga Highlands, just 2.5 hours from O.R. Tambo airport and stay in this four star graded lodge. The lodge lies between Dullstroom ...
The Rose Cottage & Co B&B in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
We offer 5 suites all with fully equipped kitchens, en-suites bathrooms comfortable living rooms all with DSTV, private patio\'s and safe under cover parking.
Forest Creek Lodge & Spa in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
Forest Creek nestles in a gorge of the Steenkampsburg Mountains, set in a Private Nature reserve of the Mpumalanga escarpment. The gorge is softened only by a blanket of shrubs and trees which have grown in this malaria-free zone

With its sub-alpine climate, the misty atmosphere of Dullstroom is reminiscent of the Scottish Highlands and is ideally suited to the trout which were introduced to its cool waters in the early 1900s. Today, Rainbow and Brown Trout abound in most of Dullstroom's dams, while natural breeding takes place in many of its rivers. Dullstroom is a very popular destination for fly fishing.

Otters can be spotted fishing and frolicking in the waters, three species of crane birds co-exist (one of the few places worldwide this occurs) and herds of oribi inhabit the mountain slopes.

Location
Dullstroom is a tiny Mpumalanga town perched high on the slopes of the Steenkampsberg Mountain Range, a pleasant two hour drive from Gauteng on the N4.

History
Wolterus Dull, a benevolent benefactor, collected money in Holland to assist the Boers in the area who had lost their homes when the original settlement was destroyed during the Anglo Boer War.

My Trip to Dullstroom
To add your holiday experience, please send any text and photographs to changes@wheretostay.co.za.

"Breaking our trip between Wakkerstroom and Pilgrims Rest, the perfect choice, smothered in history was the delightful town of Dullstroom.

Although the main road through town is only a few hundred metres long, the variety of pubs and restaurants, with a few galleries and gift shops thrown in, is enough to keep any visitor interested for a day or three.
Trout fishermen will require a few more days ....... because this is trout fishing country.

We were very satisfied with our choice of accommodation - The Dullstroom Inn is certainly not 5 star accommodation (no bells and whistles) but more than adequate for our simple needs - a place to sleep with a good meal thrown in. The Dullstroom Inn is very reasonably priced but the cosiness with fireside bar and dinner are certainly worth a few bonus points. Very friendly staff and close proximity to the main tourist junction rounded off a very happy sleepover in Dullstroom" - Avril and Frank