Dullstroom, Highlands Meander
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Dullstroom has everything you need to have the perfect family vacation - Beautiful scenery, great activities, and a population that’ll welcome you to their lovely town. Dullstroom is home to one South Africa’s 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 in Dullstroom, all at affordable prices. Dullstroom’s 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 aren’t biting and will ensure your comfort and ease of living while on your Dullstroom vacation.
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"This place is far from dull as it's name suggests. We had an awesome family holiday here and I was able to teach my son how to catch fish. Wonderful place to ..." - Danie, JHB
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The Dullstroom Nature Reserve receives little publicity, which is something of a bonus for those who happen to stumble across the reserve and its accompanying dam, and are only too pleased to have the place more or less to themselves. There is little other than word of mouth to vouch for its existence at all, but ... 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
The Steenkampsberg Nature Reserve, outside the town of Dullstroom, provides sanctuary for the rare wattled crane which is a major attraction, tourists from all over the world flock here to watch this magnificent bird and its definitely a sight that would make any bird watcher realise just why they took up ... more information
One of the few places in the country to breed all three of the world’s endangered cranes, the Verloren Vallei (lost valley) Nature Reserve lies roughly 13 km outside Dullstroom, a beautiful, peaceful part of the Steenkampsberg plateau that includes rolling grasslands and sensitive wetlands. Guided tours around ... more information
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