Pilgrims Rest Map

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Pilgrims Rest Map - Pilgrims Rest detail and street level map showing the location of major attractions within the historical town of Pilgrims Rest. The entire town of Pilgrim’s rest has been declared a national monument. Here, visitors can relive the days of the old Transvaal gold rush. For additional information please visit Pilgrims Rest Information.

If you are interested in overnighting in the area, we can recommend some great hotels, guest houses and self catering establishments. Find them at Pilgrims Rest Accommodation. If you're only planning on driving through Pilgrims Rest, en-route to another destination, you may want to peruse our Pilgrims Rest Restaurants before you leave to see if you should plan a stop here for lunch or maybe just a coffee. Also check out Pilgrims Rest Things To Do to see if there are any activities for which you would consider stopping.

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Featured Attractions in (or near) Pilgrims Rest

Abel Erasmus Pass

The Abel Erasmus Pass links Mpumalanga's Blyde River Canyon, or River of Joy, with Limpopo's game reserves, seering through the northern reaches of the Drakensberg escarpment before dropping down into the Olifants River valley. You will not find a more scenically rich gateway to the Lowveld... more information

Blyde River Canyon

The fresh mountain scenery and panoramic views over the Klein Drakensberg escarpment are quite spectacular and give the area its name of 'Panorama Route'. Viewpoints are named for the spectacle they offer, and God's Window and Wonder View hint at the magnitude of the scenery. The 'Pinnacle' is a ... more information

Blyde River Nature Reserve

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve stretches for some 60km, its southerly reaches extending from just beyond the town of Graskop all the way north to the Abel Erasmus pass. The reserve's remarkable biodiversity includes one of the last remaining montane grassland areas in the province ... more information

Bourke's Luck Potholes

Bourke's Luck Potholes are without doubt a major icon, but when thrown in together with the likes of the Three Rondawels, God's Window, the Blyde River Canyon and numerous magnificent waterfalls, one can become immune after a while. If you can, begin your wander around Mpumalanga with Bourke's ... more information

Fort Merensky

Fort Merensky was built to protect Botshabelo (place of refuge), a mission station established just 5 km north west of Middelburg, in the 1860s by Alexander Merensky and Heinrich Grutzner of the German Missionary Society. Amongst other things the fort provided a refuge for black Christian ... more information

Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve

This has to be one of the most beautiful locations in the world. The reserve is 2200 hectares and the Klipgatspruit cuts the mountainous area into a deep valley. The main habitats include thornveld and bushveld on the low-lying areas, and montane grassland on hillsides and plateaus with protea ... more information

Kadishi Tufa Waterfall

The Blyde River Canyon is one of South Africa's geological wonders, its 26 kilometres of red sandstone mountains surrounding a body of water scenically breathtaking and lushly green. In the immediate distance the Lowveld flattens out, a vivid reminder that it is here that the Drakensberg escarpment... more information

Kruger National Park Tours

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

Mount Sheba Nature Reserve

Beautiful Mount Sheba Nature Reserve is extremely popular amongst bird lovers and is regarded as one of Mpumalanga’s premier forest-birding destinations. The reserve is privately owned, but is open to the public - many of whom use the particularly good series of walking trails to set their sights ... more information

Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve

Lying between the town of Ohrigstad and the historical village of Pilgrim’s Rest in Mpumalanga, Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve is situated on the edge of the Greater Drakensberg Escarpment, 2 500 hectares of beautiful mountain scenery that surrounds the Ohrigstad dam and makes for a tranquil and almost ... more information

Pilgrims Rest Golf Club

This hidden gem outside the national monument town of Pilgrim’s Rest is a tranquil and forested nine hole, eighteen tee course. With its undulating fairways, and challenging layout, this will be more than just a stroll in the park. Tricky, well forested and surrounded by mountains, the course boasts an ... more information

Robber's Pass

Robber's Pass connects the little town of Pilgrim's Rest to Origstad, a long tarred road rich in history with a particularly scenic landscape that boasts wild horses and the odd monument. Pilgrim's Rest alone has a rich history. Not only it is the birthplace of South Africa's gold rush but there ... more information

Three Rondavels

Exactly as they sound, the Three Rondavels are three round mountain tops with slightly pointed tops, very similar to the traditional round or oval African homesteads made with local materials called rondavels. They are sometimes also called the Three Sisters (although this confuses them with a similar ... more information

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