Welcome to Dullstroom
Explore Dullstroom-Emnotweni (meaning Dullstroom the place of prosperity) with it’s scenic hikes, horse riding trails and picnic spots beside breathtaking waterfalls. Walk through an abundance of wild flowers and catch a glimpse of secretive fauna.
Due to the nature of our various venues, visitors will come into contact with South Africans from all walks of life, sharing in the rich tapestry of cultures and people that make South Africa the “Rainbow Nation”.
Dullstroom-Emnotweni dates back to the early 1880's when Dutch Settlers made their way to the place of "eternal mist". The town is situated at 2100 m above sea level, making this one of the highest towns in the country. The architecture in the town is a mixture of 19th and 20th century building designs.
Dullstroom-Emnotweni is on route, halfway from Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park. The ideal stop over! You will find the village of Dullstroom to be a charming little hamlet situated in the heart of the Highlands Meander, a beautiful part of Mpumalanga, noted for it's clear streams, lakes and breathtaking scenery.
Dullstroom-Emnotweni has seven claims to fame:
- it is one of the coldest villages in South Africa,
- it is South Africa's premier trout fishing area,
- it is the home of the highest railway station, 2076 m above sea-level,
- it is the only place where elm and beech trees grow in any number and ...
- it is also the only region in South Africa where you will find the endangered the Blue Crane, Crowned Crane, as well as the Wattled Crane which is critically endangered.
- it hosts a Whiskey bAR WITH THE LARGEST COLLECTION OF Whiskeys in the southern hemisphere.
- It is also the host of a specialized clock shop with the largest collection of clocks in the southern hemisphere.