The town of Dullstroom in South Africa is situated halfway between Johannesburg and the Kruger National Park. Dullstroom is one of the premier fly fishing destinations in South Africa. The town was founded in the early 1880’s by Dutch emigrants. Dullstroom is situated on the scenic Panorama Route in Mpumalanga province and is the heart of the Highlands Meander. The town is the ideal location to explore, amongst others, God’s Window, the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, Hazyview and the Sudwala Caves.
Dullstroom is best known as an excellent trout fishing destination. The first hatchling boxes were placed in the municipal dam in 1927. The town has since grown to accommodate the many tourists who enjoy the nature based activities, including hiking, horse riding trails, scenic waterfalls, abundant waterfalls, wild flowers and fauna.
Dullstroom is the coldest town in Mpumalanga. The winter conditions can drop below 0 but the day time temperatures are most often warm and sunny. The region is popular throughout the year and the central access makes the town an ideal spot to explore the region. See Dullstroom accommodation below.