Situated high up on the eastern escarpment, on the Steenkampsberg mountain range in the Highlands Meander region of Mpumalanga, South Africa is, Dullstroom - Emnotweni. Dullstroom is not only one of the highest situated towns in South Africa, it is also one of the coldest. Emnotweni, meaning ‘Place of Prosperity’, was added to the name recently.
The buildings in Dullstroom - Emnotweni are between 19th and 20th century designs.
Dullstroom - Emnotweni has everything a visitor to the town would need to have the perfect family holiday – beautiful scenery, fun activities, and welcoming people.
Dullstroom - Emnotweni and surrounding area, is home to a large number of bird species, from Raptors to Water Fowl. The Steenkampsberg mountain range is one of the few places in the world where all 3 South African species of Crane (Blue, Crowned, and Wattled) are found together.
If you are “Wild About Whiskey” – visit this pub, which has the largest collection of Whiskeys in the Southern Hemisphere!
With its crisp mountain air and scenic beauty, Dullstroom - Emnotweni lends itself perfectly to trout fishing. This area has many of the finest trout fishing rivers. Most dams are stocked with rainbow and/or brown trout, and natural breeding occurs in many of the area’s rivers.
There are plenty of activities to keep the visitors to this town busy. One could explore on foot by taking scenic hikes, or doing horse riding trails. Another idea would be to pack a delicious picnic to eat beside the breathtaking waterfalls.
There is said to be over 200 different species of wild flowers naturally growing in this area. Some tree-ferns would be over 100 years old!
Dullstroom - Emnotweni Bird of Prey and Rehabilitation Centre, located just outside the town, hold two presentations daily where they fly eagles, owls, falcons, hawks etc. It is fun for all the family and a great chance for close up photos of all the birds.
There are many restaurants on offer in Dullstroom to suit every visitors budget. There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from! Dullstroom - Emnotweni has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.
Dullstroom - Emnotweni has a range of accommodation options available from Bed and Breakfasts, Self Catering units to Guest Houses.