If you ever find yourself with an hour or two to spare amongst all the things to do in Dullstroom, there are quite a few options available within an hour’s drive of your Dullstroom accommodation to fill the gap. Wherever you travel on the Highlands Meander, whether it be for an hour or more, you can count on superlative scenery en route and many attractions to choose from. The following are some of your options:
Sterkspruit Nature Reserve – 60 km from Dullstroom
This small reserve is great for fly-fishing, bird watching and hiking among grassland, kloofs, streams, cliffs and woodland.
4×4 Trails in Nelspruit – 61 km from Dullstroom
See what your 4×4 can really do when it is let loose on this challenging track filled with steep and rugged trails.
El Dorian Trail at Carolina – 72 km from Dullstroom
Take a hike or a horse and explore 20 000 hectares of mountain wilderness, with a variety of landscapes filled with birds and wildlife to enjoy.
Orighstad Dam Nature Reserve – 74 km from Dullstroom
This 2 500 ha reserve consists of wild grasslands, large expanses of water and dramatic mountain views – perfect for some relaxing time out.
Battery Creek Falls in Kaapsehoop -76 km from Dullstroom
Take a swim or indulge in a natural massage under the streams of this 30 m high waterfall located a ten-minute walk from Kaapsehoop.
Lone Creek Falls in Sabie – 75.4 km from Dullstroom
This 68m waterfall is part of the Sabie waterfall route and a peaceful place to pass the time.
Kaapsehoop Escarpment Walk – 76 km from Dullstroom
Go to the very edge of the escarpment on a short hike from Kaapsehoop, through unusual rock formations, for astounding views over the Barberton Valley. Here you can enjoy the twinkling lights as the sun sets, or watch the sunrise, both are equally awe-inspiring.
Kaapsehoop History Tour – 75 km from Dullstroom
Learn about the history, geology and culture of this quaint village, which was pivotal in South Africa’s history and see if you can figure out the location of the Kruger Millions.
Loskop Dam Nature Reserve – 84.2 km from Dullstroom
Eland and other antelope abound at the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve surrounding the Loskop Dam, where you can enjoy a range of activities such as boating, water skiing, water slides, swimming pools and sporting activities.
With these and other attractions on your doorstep, you can count on Dullstroom as a comprehensive destination for an action-packed break from the daily grind.