In the 'hood, Lydenburg as a destination

Lydenburg is a town abuzz with new developments and the atmosphere is charged with excitement and interest. Lydenburg is situated at the foothills of the famous Long Tom Pass and surrounded by the Steenkampsberg and Mauchsberg mountain ranges. Lydenburg experiences a climate typical of the Mpumalanga middleveld with cold nights and warm days. Its central location - only 290kms from Pretoria - ... cont.

Farm 14, Badfontein, Dullstroom / Lydenburg District, Highlands Meander, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Forest Creek Lodge & Spa

Take the N4 Witbank / Middelburg. Go through Machadodorp Toll Plaza. 2km after the toll on the left take the Schoemanskloof bypass towards Lydenburg (Mashashing) / Nelspruit. Drive 15.6 km - there is a turn off to the left to Lydenburg, which is the R36. On the R36 to Lydenburg, 17 km you will see Kwena Dam on the right. Start looking for Forest Creek/Rustenburg signs on the left. Take the Rustenburg dirt road to the left, travel 4 km, on the left hand side you will see the Forest Creek sign, farm no 14. Two concrete eagles on gate post. Up the hill 4.4 km.

When programming your GPS please enter these coordinates
Forest creek bottom Gate:
S25° 19.598
E30° 19.334

This will take you to the Rustenburg dirt road, turn left, travel 4 km and enter our gate. Up the hill another 4 km and you will find "Forest Creek Lodge".

** Please Note: The last 4 kilometres of dirt road require a high clearance vehicle, however we can collect you at the bottom of the hill and leave your vehicle in a safe place. Most vehicles come up the hill, but please don't bring a new BMW or Mercedes!

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (35 km)
  • Grocery Store (35 km)
  • Post Office (35 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (60 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (60 km)
  • Shopping Mall (100 km)
  • Airport (130 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Clay pidgeon shooting
  • Fishing
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain bike trails

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