Barberton Manor Guest House
Barberton, Wild Frontier - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Barberton Manor Guest House, built in 1927 after a Sir Herbert Baker design, is a National Heritage and still in its original state, but offers modern day comfort. Dinner by prior arrangement.
The spacious bed and breakfast in Mpumalanga, South Africa, is situated close to Swaziland (Mbabane) (40 km), 60 km from the Kruger Park\Kruger National Park and 45 km from Nelspruit (Kruger Mpumalanga Int. Airport).
Barberton, a small town nestled in the Makwonja Mountains has a rich history: in the 1880's gold was found at Eureka City, which turned this small settlement into a booming town.
It also is a place of geological interest: 3.5 billion years ago, the earliest lifeforms on earth lived in this area. Their fossils can be found in the rocks around Barberton and attract many scientists every year.
Our town, being the undiscovered gem of the Lowveld - "˜the Wild Frontier' - offers many attractions: hiking trails, scenic drives, visiting a gold mine, the Heritage Walk (starting at the museum) to name a few.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Barberton Manor Guest House, Barberton, Wild Frontier
- Children Welcome
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Barberton Manor Guest House, Barberton, Wild Frontier
- AA Travel Guides
- Tourism Grading Council
Things to do near Barberton, Wild Frontier
Barberton is set in very old country, and well worn to boot. The hills were scuffed threadbare by treasure hunters centuries ago. Even before the glint of gold there was the allure of red ochre, and almost every thing is prefaced by the phrase "the oldest". This is the Frontier of Time. The wildness is surprising. For land so trod-over, delved into, dug over and uprooted, it is blissfully serene ...
The Crocodile River reaches the end of its course when it becomes a tributary of the Komati River. At the confluence of the Komati and Crocodile Rivers is the town of Komatipoort. The word Komati comes from the Swazi word, "Nkhomati", which means "river of cows".Komatipoort is situated near the Kruger National Park, on the Western slopes of the Lebombo Mountains. The Lebombo mountains form a natural ...
Malelane is a small town in Mpumalanga close to the Kruger National Park. It is only 43km from the Mocambique border and the Swaziland border at Matsomo is also only 43km away. Only a couple of kilometers outside Malelane is one of the gates to Kruger Park making it possible to use Malelane as base whilst exploring the southern parts of the Kruger Park. Game drives and walks are just some of the activities ...
Marloth Park is a wildlife sanctuary situated on the southern boundry of the Kruger National Park. (Approximately R390 kilometers from Pretoria). Marloth has its own wildlife and boasts four of the big five with the exception of elephant , however as the crocodile river forms the boundary between Marloth Park and the Kruger National Park you are lightly to spot elephants playing in the river. Buffalo ...
Marble Hall is known for its extensive irrigation farming where crops such as cotton, wheat and citrus, play an important role in the country's economy. And extensive vegetable cultivation provides for the great demand countrywide. Marble Hall boasts a pleasant climate with an average maximum winter temperature of 23ÂºC and an average maximum summer temperature of 29,5ÂºC ...
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 31° 3' 12.1" E / 25° 46' 36.9" S
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Driving to Barberton Manor Guest House in Barberton, Wild Frontier
|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O R Thambo Airport Road, OR Tambo International Airport (JNB), Kempton Park 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 350 km / Duration: 3 hours 41 mins|
|1.||Head northwest||0.5 km|
|2.||Slight left onto the R21 N ramp to City Center/Kempton Park/Pretoria||0.4 km|
|3.||Merge onto R21||2.3 km|
|4.||Take exit 43 for Voortrekker Road toward Kempton Park/M96||0.5 km|
|5.||Turn right onto Voortrekker Rd||83 m|
|6.||Turn right to merge onto R21 toward R24/Johannesburg/O R Tambo International Airport||7.3 km|
|7.||At the interchange 429-Rietfontein, keep left and follow signs for N12 toward Witbank||113 km|
|8.||Merge onto N4
|9.||Turn right toward Generaal St||1.0 km|
|10.||Continue straight onto Generaal St||0.2 km|
|11.||Turn left onto Potgieter St||1.5 km|
|12.||Continue onto R541||48.5 km|
|13.||Turn left onto R38||56.4 km|
|14.||Turn right onto R38/R40||6.9 km|
|15.||Turn right onto Sheba Rd
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O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg+ OPEN WEBSITE
OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.
OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.
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