Top 10 Things To Do In Dullstroom

Dullstroom is less than three hours away from Joburg so why not take a weekend trip there? It’s a great place if you’re into fly fishing or are simply after an outdoorsy getaway. 


Harrie’s Pancakes

Harrie’s Pancakes is an institution. They’ve got all kinds of pancakes on the menu – both sweet and savoury options – but, if you’re not in the mood for pancakes, they also serve egg breakfasts, salads, croissants and more. But back to the pancakes – some flavours that really get the drool going are dark chocolate mousse, fig preserve and pecan nuts. And on the savoury side, chicken and mushrooms with cashew nuts, sticky pork with peaches and spring onion. They even have gluten-free pancakes!

Address: Shop 87, Naledi Street, Dullstroom.

For more information, visit their website here

Horse Riding

If horse riding sounds like something that’s up your alley, why not head to the Dullstroom Riding Centre and book yourself a session? It’s a great way to explore the area and if you’re travelling with little ones there are pony rides available for kids too – you can really get the whole family involved.

Address: GPS Coordinates: S25 19 19.65 E30 11 41.36

For more information, visit their website here

River Rafting

Are you an adrenaline junkie? This exhilarating experience will be one you won’t soon forget! This activity can be catered to both beginners and experts so, no matter your experience level, you can get involved! River rafting is a wonderful activity to take part in with family and friends so round up as many people as you can and try it out!

For more information, visit their website here

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Have some fun by taking part in a clay pigeon shooting session! This shooting range is a great place to head for a bachelor’s party, or just with a group who wants to have some fun! It’s super-relaxing and will be a great time for all.

Address: Farm B, 10 Kruisfontein Road, Dullstroom.

For more information, visit their website here

Rock Climbing

Another one for those who love the outdoors and adrenaline – Dullstroom is a great place to get some rock climbing and abseiling in! Whether you want to do one or both of these activities is entirely up to you but you can rest easy knowing that qualified guides will help you along the way if you’re a newbie.

For more information, visit their website here

Fly Fishing

Dullstroom is well known for its fly fishing. In actual fact, it’s considered to be the fly fishing capital of South Africa. Both rainbow and brown trout can be found in most bodies of water in the Dullstroom area, so get your gear together and get fishing!

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Beans About Coffee

If you need to get your caffeine fix in, head to Beans About. They take their coffee very seriously so if you feel the same way, best you get there for a cup of java. They also serve food so you certainly won’t go hungry!

Address: 86 Naledi Drive, Dullstroom, Mpumalanga.

For more information, visit their website here

Wild About Whisky

Attention all whisky lovers! Wild About Whisky boasts over 1 100 whiskies to choose from and has a tasting menu that consists of over 30 different tastings! They also have a shop where you can stock up on your favourite drams so be sure to check it out.

Address: Auldstone House, 506 Naledi Drive, Dullstroom.

For more information, visit their website here

The Rock Shop

The Rock Shop is a must-visit for those who are into gemstones, crystals and jewellery. They also stock rocks and fossils so you’ll definitely be able to pick up something special at this spot, whether it’s for yourself or that special someone.

Address: 66 Naledi Drive, Dullstroom.

For more information, visit their website here

Birds Of Prey And Rehabilitation Centre

Marvel at the beautiful birds of prey at this rehab centre. The centre exists to educate people about these amazing birds and to promote their wellbeing. There are also amazing flying displays that are not-to-be-missed! Check out their website to stay up to date with times.

Address: R540, Dullstroom 1110, South Africa.

For more information, visit their website here

By Nikki Samakosky

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