In the 'hood, Machadodorp as a destination

Machadodorp is a small town situated above the escarpment in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province, with the world famous Elands River running through the town. There is a natural radioactive spring here and is reputed to have powerful healing qualities and is quite a magical place. Accommodation options in Machadodorp are comfortable and perfectly adequate. Ranging from farm cottages such as ... cont.

Portion 1 and 2 Bermondsey, Machadodorp, 1170, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Five Assegais Country Estate

Take the N12 from Johannesburg to Witbank, which joins the N4, go past Belfast and take the second turning into Machadodorp.

Go into town over the river and get to a 4 way stop by the FNB, turn left on to the R541 to Badplaas.

Follow the road for 17.5 kilometres and take the Bloemfontein turn of to the right.

This becomes a gravel road, go for 2 kilometres to the T-junction turn left and follow the road, through one farm gate, to the lodge for about 3 kilometres and turn right at the ‘HOUSE’ sign and follow the road to it.

Enjoy and drive carefully.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (25 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (25 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (25 km)
  • Grocery Store (25 km)
  • Post Office (25 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (25 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (50 km)
  • Airport (120 km)
  • Car Hire (120 km)
  • Shopping Mall (120 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Hiking trails
  • Kloofing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking

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