Mpumalanga DestinationsDullstroom, Highlands Meander
Dullstroom has everything you need to have the perfect family vacation - Beautiful scenery, great activities, and a population thatíll welcome you to their lovely town. Dullstroom is home to one South Africaís finest trout fishing rivers which attract eager anglers from across the world.
Many guest farms cater purely for the angler and provide whatever is necessary to help you catch these elusive fishes. A tailored fishing holiday in Dullstroom is sure to provide you with some memorable events. Despite the plummeting winter temperature in Dullstroom, the trout seem to love it and so the fishermen keep coming to this delightfully quaint town.
Dullstrooms fishing rivers were originally stocked in 1916 from hatcheries in the mountains of the Cape Winelands. The hatchlings did so well that today angling tourism and trout breeding are the most important industries in Dullstroom.
Like many towns in the area, Dullstroom has its Boer War memories. When it was razed to the ground, the women and children were removed to a British concentration camp. Many died fighting and others died in detention. A stone memorial and garden of remembrance commemorate those terrible times and many of the visitors to Dullstroom come to pay respects to these individuals and to learn more about its history.
Dullstroom offers a wide variety of accommodation establishments, ranging from family style to luxurious self catering accommodation, all at affordable prices. Dullstroomís quaint architecture and village feel makes for the perfect romantic getaway, or relaxing fishing holiday.
The many varied activities in and around Dullstroom will keep you happy if the fish arenít biting and will ensure your comfort and ease of living while on your Dullstroom vacation.