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Where to eat, when in Dullstroom

Check out our comprehensive guide on all the local eateries in town. 

Mountain Biking

We have 9 comprehensive MTB routes mapped out for you… from beginner to hardcore!  Download them here, or get a free copy from our office when you’re in town. 


Bring your binoculars to encounter all three South African Blue-Crane species that live in the area. Take the kids out to the Bird-of-Prey centre for an inspiring and educational experience.


Come and experience excellent still water and river fishing. Rainbow and brown trout are stocked in most dams and streams. Enquire with  our agents who will advise on the best farm accommodation that you can book.

Scenic Golfing

Come out and play on one of the best golf courses in South Africa. Highland Gate is set among some of the most scenic mountainous terrain in Mpumalanga. Ask about our golfing packages!

Fishing permits

Fishing permits for the Dullstroom dam is available at our office. Day permit: R150 Boat/float tube rent: R50 For use at Dullstroom dam and Oak Lane dam (catch and release only) Fish kept from top dam: R100kg All catches to be recorded and returned to the bailiff

Pet-Friendly Accommodation

We have pet-friendly venues available for you. Have a look at our pet-friendly venues here:


From drumming circles and acoustic bands, to weekend markets and fishing tournaments.  Dullstroom is anything but dull.  Have a look at our events page:

Welcome to Dullstroom

A charming village nestled in the Mpumalanga Highlands. It is a mere 2.5 hours drive from Gauteng and conveniently situated halfway to the Kruger Park. Given its altitude at 2100m above sea level, it is the highest village in South Africa and has become a very popular training base for top European athletes during the summer months.

Dullstroom is known for its crystal clear dams, perfect for trout fishing and popular outdoor activities include not only fly-fishing but also hiking, mountain biking and an array of other adventure sports. The town also boasts an Ernie Els designed championship golf course.

Culture is abundant here with true culinary experiences. Numerous excellent restaurants, coffee shops, craft-beer brewery, and a world-renowned whiskey bar and eclectic pubs all form part of this relaxed village. Dullstroom supports a significant arts community – and is an escape for artists, writers and musicians. Come out and play in this unique African jewel.

Big Oak Cottages

Beautiful stone cottages centrally located. can be booked individually or as a whole with a lockable door separating them. Sleeps 8 in total. 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms.

Protea Cottage

Cosy Cottage at top en of town. The accommodation comprises a cottage that can sleep 2 adults (king size bed), 1x sleeper couch for 2 small children or 1 bigger child.  A baby camping cot is available upon request. 

Sleep @ 84

[email protected] are ten deluxe and secure “motel style” rooms in the middle of town. Each room sleeps 2 persons with beautifully appointed, modern furnishings. Each unit has a small kitchenette with microwave, kettle and bar-fridge, perfect for weekend or overnight accommodation.


Kliphuisjes is situated in a quiet area of town and boosts six accommodation cottages on the property. It is walking distance to restaurants and shops. A gorgeous country style garden host all units which are nestled between huge old Blue Gum trees.

Misty Fly Cottage

Enjoy a peaceful break away in this romantic and stylish cottage for 2. The cottage is centrally situated in a quiet area of Dullstroom, within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants along the main road.

Cpirit Village View

Cpirit Village View is a magnificent 4 bedroom, all ensuite, house with sweeping views over the Dullstroom Valley. Each room can be made up as either a king size bed or with 2 single beds, please advise bed configuration in advance.

Honeys Haven

Honeys Haven is a quaint, cosy double storey timber home. It has three bedrooms upstairs, with one upstairs, and one downstairs bathroom.

Rocks and daisies

Rocks and Daisies, Self-Catering Guest House is situated in a quiet, established part of Dullstroom, Mpumalanga close to the Dullstroom Dam and Mrs Simpsons Restaurant.


Quiet, spotless cottage in town. Sleeps 2 in bedroom with 1 bathroom.


A cosy wooden cottage, centrally situated in Dullstroom. Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms with 1 bathroom

The Bucket List

Set in a pretty garden, with lovely views, and in a very quiet part of town, this pretty new venue is ideal for couples, small families, or a group of 6. All the beds can be used as either king size or split into 2 single beds, please advise in advance. 

Dullstroom Inn

Accommodation in 11 en suite rooms (4 double, 5 twin ) each with either bath or shower; inclduing 2 family rooms (bath). Room 6 Family room has one double and 2 twin beds, and Room 1 has an en-suite bathroom with a bath, and 2 bedrooms with one double and 3 single beds.

Muddlers Minnow

Muddlers Minnow is a self-catering, fully equipped, country cottage,1 km from the village of Dullstroom. Perfect for a small family or a couple, looking for a quaint stay, close to a variety of quaint country shops, restaurants and outdoor adventures ! Muddlers comprises open-plan living and is beautifully furnished.

The Eyrie

The Eyrie is an unusual triple storey house looking over the Dullstroom Dam and Mountain, with panoramic views from all 3 floors.

Gecko Castle

Gecko castle is a lovely old fashioned, spacious family style house, good to have a “lekker kuier” with an indoor built in braai.
Fully equipped kitchen, living area with a fire place and tv (please bring own decoder), 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
The downstairs sleeper wood bar is ideal for watching rugby and spending time chatting with friends.

Dullstroom On The Dam

5 cottages, each equipped with 1 bedroom, with double bed; double sleeper couch in lounge; self catering kitchen with fridge, microwave,2 plate gas hob, pots/utensils etc for 4; outside braai. Bathroom with bath, comfortable lounge, outdoor furniture, looking over the dam. Pet-friendly, dogs must be socialised, as cottages are not individually fenced, and the dam and camping area are open to the public.

Peace Corner

Peace Corner is a beautifully renovated destination, with 3 individually appointed and decorated private units, each with king size bed, DSTV, wifi, lounge area with fireplace and access to a pretty garden and braai area.

Pauls Place

Elegant apartment situated in town, on ground floor of the Millers Cove apartment block. The unit consists of two bedrooms (doubles), as well as a pull-out couch. It has a single bathroom to share with bath and shower. Pet Friendly

Alm U

Cute double-storey stone cottage centrally situated in “old” part of town. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms.

Sunset View

3 bedrooms, 1 en-suite, with full bathroom, and a second double and a twin room sharing the second full bathroom, and a separate WC.

Trout & Butterfly

4 star graded house is within walking distance of the main shopping and restaurant hub of Dullstroom. Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms.

Windsor House

Elegant 4 bedroom house, with 2 bedrooms ensuite, and a 3rd bathroom shared between the other 2 bedrooms.

Dullstroom Backpackers

Catering for guests who want a bit more than just the traditional backpacker type accommodation.
All the rooms are furnished with tri-bunk beds, with double lower and single upper bed, only 2 persons per bunk.

The Beagles Nest

Pilgrims Rest style cottage, set in a quiet area of town, with lovely, uninterrupted views down to the dams and Mountain. Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom.

Anglers Court

The pearl of Dullstroom, this stunning venue offers 5 uniquely and stylishly appointed self contained, private studios, all fully self catering.

Treelands Estate

A romantic, upmarket, self-catering, 5 unit establishment set in the most beautiful garden in Dullstroom.

Artist Cottages

4 Cozy cottages in the centre of town. Each sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms with 1 bathroom.

Netties Nook

Elegant apartment at the top end of town. Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom.


Charming modern dwelling in quiet part of town. Sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms.

Cherry Grove

This is unsurpassed elegance! Luxury self-catering rooms in the Cherry Grove complex behind Duck&Trout. Sleeps 6 x 2 persons.

Norman’s Place

Stunning house in the middle of town, with panoramic views. Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.


Sleeps between 8 to 10 persons. Walking distance from town.


Spacious stone house, close to Dullstroom Inn and municipal dams.

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2 upmarket studio suites, situated above the popular Mayfly Restaurant. Sleeps 6.

Amber Hill

Elegantly appointed 2 bedroom cottage in town. Sleeps 4 with 2 en suite bedrooms. Excellent facilities, walking distance from town.

Behind the Inn

Sleeps 6 in total, or can be rented as two seperate apartments that sleeps 2, and 4. Very well appointed with excellent finishes and furnishing.

Eland’s Valley

Eland’s Valley Farm Guest Farm in Dullstroom is a cosy country retreat set in a tranquil thousand acre estate. The quaint stone cottages offer self catering facilities to guests escaping city life and discovering the charm of the Mpumalanga Highlands.

Go Country Estate

Go Country Estate is set against the slopes of the escarpment overlooking  forests and dams.

Hamill’s Lodge

A spacious, well-furnished four-bedroom lodge. Each bedroom has a private entrance, en-suite bathrooms and a sleeper couch, so the lodge can sleep eight comfortably with an extra eight on sleeper couches if required.

Hartfell Cottage

A spacious country farmhouse that opens out onto an expansive lawn, making it perfect for families.

Forest Creek Lodge & Spa

This incredibly exclusive, private place in the Mpumalanga Escarpment offers an escape from the bright city lights. Marvel at the expansive night sky and fall asleep to the sounds of the night in our Luxury Lodge Suites or one of the self-catering accommodation options available.

Fins & Feathers

The property has a large farmhouse, that can sleep 13 people, sharing, in 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms.


The self catering farm can accommodate up to 28 guests – accommodation for couples up to large groups.

Morgenzon Farm

Beautiful farm with opportunities for fishing, hiking, MTB etc. Sleeps 12 in total in 6 bedrooms


Nature lovers paradise! This 168ha trout farm boasting 4 substantial dams and 2 weirs, is situated close to Dullstroom. Paved road up to the farm house for easy access.


Lovely private cottage towards Highland Gate Golf Estate. Sleeps 4 in 2-ensuite bedrooms.

Lake Heron

Lake Heron Farm is situated in the Elandskloof Valley, just 19 km from the village of Dullstroom. It is ideally suited for the keen fisherman or a quiet, romantic weekend away and family getaways .

Amberley Mountain Reserve

Gorgeous luxury lodge, set in a spectacular location with impressive views over the reserve. Sleeps 12 in the main lodge, and 6 in the smaller luxury cottage.

Glen Aden

Glen Aden’s beautifully appointed stone houses offer a wonderful family setting overlooking dams, with wildebeest and zebra roaming the property. Nature lovers can enjoy hiking, cycling and bird watching.

Dunkeld Estate – Family Luxury Villa

Situated on the Equestrian side of the Estate, these beautiful 2 and 3 bedroom units offer luxurious self-catering accommodation to all guests. The units offer fully equipped kitchens, a lounge with fireplace as well as a flat screen TV with DStv bouquet.

Trout Woods Cottage

The chalet is nestled in amongst large old Blue gum trees with a panoramic savanna grassland surrounding the lodge. Apart from cattle, sheep, chickens and goats that you may hear in the background at times, you will find tranquility for your soul.

Dullstroom Country Cottages

A selection of two, four and six sleeper cottages privately situated amongst 40 year old trees on Harmony Farm. The farm is picturesque with lovely open grassland interspersed with tree filled groves.

Greystone Lodge

Greystone Lodge offers AA recommended accommodation and facilities on a 500 acre private nature reserve in the Mpumalanga Highlands on a self-catering or B&B basis. Situated just off the N4 between Belfast and Dullstroom and en-route to the Blyde River Canyon, Pilgrim’s Rest and Kruger Park…


Upmarket self-catering fishing lodges in beautiful surrounds only 4km from Dullstroom. Each house has a lovely deck overlooking the Estate and dams, where you can have a lazy braai, while watching the fish rise on dams below you. Maximum occupancy per cottage, including all children/babies, is 10 people.

The Stix House

Directly across Highland Gate Golf course. Lovely open wooden house that sleeps 10. Pet friendly. Also 4 cottages on the farm with 2 bedrooms each.

Linger Longer

Very popular destination, with 4 houses on the estate. Each house is upmarket with bespoke furniture and finishes and guarantees chic country comfort.

African Leaves

Truly magnificent fly-fising on this countryside retreat. Sleeps in total, 14 guests in 7 bedrooms with 7 bathrooms.

Blue Crane Farm

Bespoke farm with stunning upmarket cottages. Beautiful furnishing and excellent facilities. Completely private with gorgeous views and on the waterside. One our most sought after destinations. Cottages sleep between 4 and 6 persons.


Stonecutters is a 4 Star graded Self-Catering Lodge situated between Dullstroom and Lydenburg. The scenic property is surrounded by mountains and has two well stocked trout fishing dams and 3 kms of free-flowing river supporting wild and stocked Rainbow Trout. Guests may dine at Stone Manor where breakfast and dinners are available.

Dunkeld Equestrian Estate

Luxurious and modern farm house with picturesque views. Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms all en suite.

Willow Creek

Three beautiful fishing cottages in pristine surrounds on the Willow Creek Farm, some 33 km from Dullstroom.

Hawksmist Farm

Eegant and spacious farm style house overlooking large trout dam.

Rivermans Cabin

Nestled in the beautiful valley of Tonteldoos, Riverman Cabin is the perfect place to exchange traffic for donkeys lazily grazing, rushed lunches for a picnic in the veld and city noises for an evening song, sung by crickets and orchestrated by frogs.

Stone Tin Lodge

Secluded, private farm offers privacy, views, and total quiet from the hustle and bustle of the city. 3 bedrooms en suite

Waterval Farm

Picturesque cottage, with panoramic views. It offers 2 bedrooms, 1 with king size bed, ensuite, and second with 4 single beds, 2 bathrooms (

Forest Dawn Lodge

Very comfortable and spacious house in pine forest, close to town (6+6km) with fishing in 3 nearby well stocked trout dams.

Searles Cottage

Situated on Hartfell Farm, 11km from Dullstroom, this charming fishing cottage overlooks a small trout dam and offers magnificent views of the valley.


Stunningly beautiful upmarket house in private setting with breathtaking panoramic views.

Field & Stream Farm

Escape to another world on Dullstroom’s doorstep. Beautiful farm 9km out of town. Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms.

Heysbrook Country Lodge

Luxury destination situated off the N4 close to Waterval Onder. Sleeps 22. Very stylish and elegant.

Accommodation options

Dullstroom offers a wide variety of accommodation establishments, ranging from family style to luxurious, executive standard accommodation, all at affordable prices. And this is all linked to the many varied activities in and around Dullstroom.

Stay at a family or luxury hotel, a B&B or elegant self-catering cottage in the area. Phone us with your requirements – we’ll find a place that would suit your needs and pocket. You don’t pay more – we offer the service.

South Africa’s fly-fishing capital

Only 2 hours from Gauteng

Dullstroom is arguably South Africa’s fly-fishing capital, offering excellent still water and river fishing. Rainbow and brown trout are stocked in most dams and streams. For a package of farm accommodation with fishing included, contact our info offices or on telephone 013 254 0020.

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