Machadodorp Tourism - Machadodorp, Highlands Meander

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Machadodorp, Highlands Meander - Things to do

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Machadodorp is well known for its rainbow trout fly fishing at the Machadodorp Municipal Waters - the Fly Fishing Club and at a number of private dams in the area. There is an excellent fly fishing shop in the village where you can purchase all your tackle.
Machadodorp is an interesting historical village where President Kruger ran his parliament for 3 weeks during the boer War during 1900. There is a very interesting Boer War Grave Yard at the outskirts of the village - and many other historical sites in the area.
Runes - round stone circles built by an ancient peoples are evident in the area for those interested in stone age history.

Machadodorp has an old apartheid bridge over the railway line where an Apartheid Museum is planned to be built.

Machadodorp has an interesting township - Emthonjeni - where many of the black people live which is interesting and safe to visit.

Machadodorp has a Monthly Craft Market at the Riverside Fly Fishing Park on the last Saturday of each Month where quality local arts and crafts can be purchased.

There is Kallie & Petra Grove's Museum Home and Alta & Flip Taljaard's Teddy Bear Bedroom open to the public for viewing.

Alta also has the lovely Tea Rose Coffee Shop open for breakfasts - light lunches and teas.

Steam Train trips are available from Waterval Boven only 5km away.

Art Workshops can be arranged with a local artist to capture the beautiful scenery of the area.

Accommodation near Machadodorp, Highlands Meander

Forest Creek Lodge & Spa - Dullstroom, Lodge, Self Catering

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Forest Creek nestles in a gorge of the Steenkampsburg Mountains, set in a Private Nature reserve of the Mpumalanga escarpment. On this magnificent piece of land we hope we have catered for everyone, from Luxury guest suites at the main lodge to a self-catering cottage. We have 3 different types of self-catering accommodations and 5 luxury lodge suites to choose from. There are hiking trails along ...

Stonecutters Lodge - Dullstroom, Lodge

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Stonecutters Lodge, (graded 4 stars) is positioned in a beautiful setting between mountains and river between Dullstroom & Lydenburg. Whether you are planning a holiday or weekend away, organizing a small conference or looking for excellent trout fishing, Stonecutters will accommodate you in superlative style. Guests may enjoy excellent meals in Stone Manor or may choose to self-cater. Stonecutters ...

Highland Giants Estate - Dullstroom, Self Catering

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Highland Giants Estate is a country estate that offers you privacy; peace & quiet; panoramic views; a large variety of bird life and renowned fly fishing. We offer 4 private cottages, which sleep up to six people. We offer self catering accommodation. We are one of the premier fly fishing destinations in the area with our selection of 5 dams, 5 weirs and 3.5 km's of wild river. Our Estate ...

Misty Valley Lodge Family Resort - Machadodorp, Bed and Breakfast, Hotels and Resorts, Lodge, Self Catering

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Misty Valley Lodge, only 2.5 hours from Johannesburg, is located a few kilometers above Waterval Boven, on one of the highest lying farms in Mpumalanga. It is part of the Highland Meander where surroundings of unspoiled forest and mountain scenery will make each stay a memorable one. Misty Valley Lodge caters for the whole family... we have endless activities to keep you entertained. Join ...

Things to do near Machadodorp, Highlands Meander

Belfast Tourism - Belfast, Tourism Information

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Belfast the main gateway to the picturesque Mpumalanga Highlands and warm Lowveld areas. Renowned for its surrounding breathtaking scenery and unique flora & fauna, its high altitude imbues you with a sense of relaxation and rejuvenation. Belfast provides the perfect base from which to explore and enjoy the beauty of the indigenous landscape. You are only ideally situated for a day trip to ...

Dullstroom Tourism - Dullstroom, Tourism Information

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Explore Dullstroom-Emnotweni (meaning Dullstroom the place of prosperity). with its scenic hikes, horse riding trails and picnic spots beside breathtaking waterfalls. Walk through an abundance of wild flowers and catch a glimpse of secretive fauna. Due to the nature of our various venues, guests will come into contact with South Africans from all walks of life, sharing in the rich tapestry of cultures ...

Lydenburg Tourism - Lydenburg, Tourism Information

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Lydenburg, the town a buzz with new developments, is situated at the foothills of the famous Long Tom Pass and surrounded by the Steenkampsberg and Mauchsberg mountain ranges - the highest points in Mpumalanga. 1,469m a.s.l the town experiences a climate typical of the Mpumalanga middleveld with cool to cold nights and warm days and its central location, only 290kms from Pretoria, makes it THE ideal ...

Machadodorp Tourism - Machadodorp, Tourism Information

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Machadodorp is well known for its rainbow trout fly fishing at the Machadodorp Municipal Waters - the Fly Fishing Club and at a number of private dams in the area. There is an excellent fly fishing shop in the village where you can purchase all your tackle. Machadodorp is an interesting historical village where President Kruger ran his parliament for 3 weeks during the boer War during 1900. There ...

Forest Creek Hiking Trails - Machadodorp, Hiking trails

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Various marked hiking trails through the 'Cloud forest', along the banks of the stream. Bird watching is amazing; there are many rare species here. We have built a tree house in the riverine forest for bird watching and Picnics. It is set high up in the canopy of the large trees and offers superb views of the forest canopy and gorge. Some of the more exotic species of interest to birdwatchers, such ...

Waterval Boven Tourism - Waterval Boven, Tourism Information

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The railway from Komatipoort to Pretoria reached Waterval Boven in March 1894. In order to establish a supply depot, The Transvaal Republic acquired about 78 ha of the farm Doornhoek, lying on either side of the line. Between Waterval Onder and Waterval Boven, the line rises from the Elands River valley and the Lowveld to the eastern edge of the Highveld - 208 metres over a distance of 7.5 km - which ...

Elangeni Hiking Trail - Waterval Boven, Hiking trails

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Situated near Waterval-Boven at the Elangeni Holiday Resort. 21 kilometres are completed in 2 days. The hut which caters for 32 people has bedrooms and a kitchen. Lapa, running water and barbecue facilities. Information provided with courtesy of SA Hikes ...

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Machadodorp Tourism

GPS Co-Ordinates: 30° 15' 0" E / 25° 40' 0" S

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Directions to Machadodorp Tourism in Machadodorp, Highlands Meander

Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport
Address: O R Thambo Airport Road, OR Tambo International Airport (JNB), Kempton Park 1627, South Africa
Distance: 0.5 km / Duration: 2 hours 13 mins
1.Head northwest0.5 km
2.Slight left onto the R21 N ramp to City Center/Kempton Park/Pretoria0.4 km
3.Merge onto R212.3 km
4.Take exit 43 for Voortrekker Road toward Kempton Park/M960.5 km
5.Turn right onto Voortrekker Rd83 m
6.Turn right to merge onto R21 toward R24/Johannesburg/O R Tambo International Airport7.3 km
7.At the interchange 429-Rietfontein, keep left and follow signs for N12 toward Witbank113 km
8.Merge onto N4
Toll road
108 km
9.Turn right onto R360.5 km
10.Continue onto Molen St
Destination will be on the right
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O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg

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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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Nearby Towns

Things to do near Machadodorp, Highlands Meander

TOWN, REGION DURATION DISTANCE
Machadodorp, Highlands Meander » Current Current
Waterval Boven, Highlands Meander » 16 mins 15.0 km
Dullstroom, Highlands Meander » 46 mins 37.3 km
Lydenburg, Highlands Meander » 59 mins 73.1 km
Belfast, Highlands Meander » 2 hours 34 mins 184 km

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