IN THE BEAUTIFUL DULLSTROOM

Things to do

  • Golf

    Visitors to this magnificent golf course, rated by many to be one of the best in South Africa are in for a treat as the course is set among some of the most scenic mountainous terrain in Mpumalanga. – Pro Shop – 082 287 4652 Soekie/Ian/Schalk

  • World class fly fishing

    Four stocked fly fishing dams on the Estate – no bookings is required. Fishing Rods can be hired from The Angler in Dullstoom Town @ R100 + R50 Deposit. Contact Jenny 079 527 2537

  • Mountain biking

    There is a number of exciting MTB routes on the Estate which are marked on the map – bikes can be hired in Dullstroom Town at The Old Transvaal Inn. R200 per day. No Deposit. Maximum of 3 Mountainbikes are available. – Callen Watson – 082 785 7623

  • Hiking

    Our hiking trails meander through the rolling hills of the Steenkampsberg mountain range, the highlight being the hike of 2km along the escarpment to view the spectacular 125m waterfall which cascades to join the Crocodile River.

  • Picnic

    A beautiful picnic spot near the trout dams with its cobbling water streams offers a tranquil setting for a glorious family picnic. Enquire with the restaurant for picnic hampers or a snack table with gin & wine bar (exclusively for groups). 082 454 7960

  • Relax at the clubhouse

    The state-of-the-art clubhouse allows for spectacular views and features the pro-shop, a fine dining restaurant, luxurious lounge, TV bar and terrace, conference centre, tennis court as well as a kid’s play area.

  • Bird watching

    Take the family on a stroll on the walking paths to discover these treasures and more. Specials include the Ground Woodpecker, Sentinel Rock-Thrush, Rufous-crested Sparrow hawk, Southern Bald Ibis, Gurney’s Sugarbird, Wattle and Blue Cranes, Red-crested and White-winged Fluff tails, Denham’s Bustard, Pale-crowned Cisticola, and Black winged Lapwing, Cape Eagle-Owl, Yellow-breasted Pipit and Buff-streaked Chat. The best season for this is September to January.

  • Tennis

    2 Tennis courts is available next to the clubhouse. The clubhouse do sell tennis balls. Bring your own tennis racket – no bookings is required.

  • Helicopter

    A helicopter landing pad is available. If any of our guests want to land, they need to send an mail to (admin@highlandgate.org.za) with the below information. Please note there are no fees associated and transport to the house or clubhouse would also have to be arranged.

  • Conference Facilities

    The multi-functional conference room is available for use by companies or individuals for meetings, team building sessions, training, product launches, birthdays or any other business or private function. Various room configurations will allow up to 120 delegates in a function or presentation room style set-up. 082 287 4652

  • Suttle Service

    FETCH will transport you to Dullstroom Town and back to the Estate. Tariff is R280 one way, mimum of 10 people. Michelle 072 588 5285

  • The Flycatcher Restaurant @ Clubhouse

    The Flycatcher Restaurant serves Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. They also have a very nice display of cakes for a tee/coffee break. They are closed on Mondays – 082 454 7960

THINGS TO DO

Outside the Estate

  • SPA Treatment

    Discover a spa environment that will renew, rejuvenate and replenish you body, mind and spirit. The Haven Spa is situated at The Highlander Hotel, 2 Bosmanstreet.in Dullstroom Town 20 minutes drive from Highland Gate. Bookings is Essential – 071 661 8139 / 062 279 3808

  • Bar & Restaurants in Dullstroom

    There is a lot of Bars & Restaurant to enjoy in Dullstroom Town:

    • Duck & Trout – 013 254 0047
    • Waffle & Company – 013 254 0159
    • The Mayfly – 013 254 0332
    • The Poacher – 013 254 0108
    • Carlies C’s – 082 823 8289
    • Art and Food -082 324 7594
    • Pickles @ Things – 013 254 0115
    • Seattle Coffie Shop – 082 441 5099
    • Old Transvaal Inn – 013 254 0102
    • Harries Pancakes – 013 254 0801
    • Rose Cottage – 013 254 0218
    • The Coachman – 013 254 0019
    • The Farmstall – 082 556 0363
    • Mrs Simpsons – 013 254 0088
    • Dullstroom Inn – 031 254 0071
    • Anvil Ale – 063 681 5100
    • Critchley Hackle – 013 254 0055
    • Dunkeld *1883* – 078 293 1403
    • The Sporting Horse – 078 293 1403
    • Udderlicious Milkshake Bar – 071 505 2541
    • Bohobo Cafebar – 082 312 2266
    • Fatima’s Kitchen – 031 254 0173
    • The Cat & The Cow – 083 445 5037
  • Bird of Prey Centre

    Bird Prey shows and all the birds in their aviaries. Shows daily at 10h30 and 14h30 – 082 899 4108

  • Horse Riding

    Experience a beautiful view while on horse back. 1 hour trips @ R250 pp route start at Dullstroom dam and goes along the dam, goes little in to the country side and back again. 2 hour trip R380 start on Dullstroom dam along dam to the top of the mountain and experience a full view of the town. Maximum of 6 people in a group. No experience is needed. Bookings is essential – Alanthe 064 552 3727

  • Zipline and Abseiling

    These are activities at Dunkeld Estate. R150pp for Zipline (1 hour) and R450pp for Abseiling(1 hour). Please take note that activity must be booked well in advance. – 078 293 1403

  • Verloren Valei Reserve

    It is one of few places in the country to where three of the world’s endangered cranes breed. Venture out on your own, there is a small entrance fee or arrange for a guided tour. Guided tour by appointment only – 072 423 7205

  • Saturday Markets

    Critchley Lifestyle Market. A day of pure indulgence with delicious food, treats, something to drink and homemade goods with handcrafted items – 9am-17pm

    30 & 31 March
    19 – 22 April
    27 & 28 April
    4 & 5 May
    25 & 26 May
    01 & 02 Jun
    15 – 17 Jun
    21 – 23 Jun
    29 & 20 Jun
    06 &07 Jul
    27 & 28 Jul
    03 & 04 Aug
    09 – 11 Aug
    31 Aug & 01 Sept
    28 & 29 Sep
    05 & 06 Oct
    26 & 27 Oct
    02 & 03 Nov

  • Clay Pigeon Shooting

    The cost is R450 per person per round of 25 shots. The full service includes the gun (12gauge) ammo, the clays, the range / safety officer, induction, and some light coaching & tips on how to shoot moving targets. Minimum age 12yrs. There is a board with directions on the tar road going to Elandskloof intersection. Bookings are essential in advance. Only cash, sorry no card facilities on the farm. – Frank Gaweda 082 781 0242

General Information Regarding Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate

  • Golf

    The Pro-shop ended 2019 on a very good note with a total of 20551 players playing at Highland Gate throughout the course of the year. This was an increase of 2611 players on the year 2018.

  • Golf Course – Highland Gate moves 6 positions to number 15 on the Golf Digest top 100 SA Golf Course Rankings

    Highland Gate has become the destination of choice in Mpumalanga and a bucket list course for many local and international golfers.

  • Building Projects on the Estate

    Building activity is at an all time high with 21 houses under construction and 48 houses completed.

  • Events for the rest of 2020 – On Highland Gate Estate

    • 19 Feb 20 – Race to Highland Gate
    • 1 Mar 20 – Highland Gate Open – all members of all clubs are welcomed (limited to 70 players). Course closed
    • 4 Mar 20 – Mercedes Trophy Golf Day. Course closed
    • 7/8 Mar 20 – Highland Gate Club Champs – HG members only. Course is limited
    • 9-16 Mar 20 – Hollow Tining. Course closed
    • 27 Mar 20 – Honorary Rangers Charity Golf Day
  • Contact No of Staff on Highland Gate

    • Golf: Ian – 082 386 4961 Soekie – 082 794 1016 Schalk – 079 348 4539
    • Management Office: Anna – 076 556 1345 Matt – 083 456 6717
    • Restaurant: Lushce – 082 454 7960 Sue-Ann – 073 203 0031 Steve – 076804 8819
    • Reception: Dominique – 071 493 7213

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