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 DullstroomTo 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

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Field And Stream in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
Field & Stream consists of two elegant 6-8 sleeper stone cottages overlooking a beautiful dam and weir, and a more upmarket 10 sleeper lodge with private waters and excellent views.
Treelands Estate in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
Treelands Estate, Abbey, Manor and Castle offers romantic, upmarket, self-catering guest house accommodation studios or larger units set in the most beautiful old part of Dullstroom.
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
Colwyn Cottage in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
Colwyn Cottage, situated in Colwyn Close, is one of four beautiful houses in this exclusive, secure estate. Surrounded by a lovely extended garden area the front patio is private and peaceful.
Le Quartier in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga
The cottages are decorated and themed according to renowned artists, Picasso, Renoir, Monet and Van Gough. Each cottage has paintings and décor suiting the era as well as the artist style. Each experience at Le Quartier is aimed at ...

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 DullstroomTo 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