Belfast, Highlands Meander
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Near the Drakensberg escarpment and 210km east of Pretoria, you’ll find the town of Belfast. Belfast is one of the coldest places in South Africa, but it’s wonderful and homely atmosphere will make up for that.
Belfast is also well known for its cattle, dairy and sheep farming and the fact that it has the oldest bluegum plantation in South Africa. Avid fishermen are very familiar with Belfast thanks to its excellent fishing opportunities. The cold rivers, streams and its six well stocked dams promoting good trout and bass growth, provide excellent fishing that attracts anglers from across the country - even the world. The combination of prime fishing and stunning scenery make Belfast a perfect fishing holiday destination.
Belfast is one of the most naturally beautiful locations you’ll visit and because of this, it is heralded as one of the most popular tourist destinations for those who love nature and the outdoors. There are plenty of hiking trails, allowing you to view the beauty that this area has to offer, up close and personal. There are many beautiful gardens and the tulip nursery is well known and a definite must see.
Belfast is the undiscovered jewel of South Africa. Offering great sight seeing possibilities in the form of monuments as well as the natural beauty that can be seen anywhere in the town, Belfast will keep you and the family entertained and mesmerised for days.
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Featured Attractions in (or near) Belfast
The Berg-en-dal Monument is located just outside the town of Belfast in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Erected in 1935, the monument honors those killed at the Battle of Berg-en-dal in Belfast, onew of the largest battles of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) in South Africa ... more information
Fly fishing is an activity that is as mesmerizing to watch, as it is to partake in. Whilst its predominantly enjoyed by the older generation, fly fishing is fast catching the attention and interests of a whole new generation of enthusiasts. The incredible art of fly fishing was initially developed as an angling ... more information
Guided day trips to the Kruger National Park: The largest game reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is nearly 2 million hectares of land that stretch for 20 000 square kilometres, given over to an almost indescribable wildlife experience. Certainly it ranks with the best in Africa and is a flagship ... more information