Barberton is a small town located in the North of Mpumalanga in South Africa on the border of Swaziland. Barberton is home to the famous Geo Trail and Green Trail that is known as the Genesis of Life. Barberton is surrounded by beautiful nature with rolling forested gorges, mountains, nature reserves and amazing wildlife. Barberton is a town filled with a rich history that dates back to South Africa’s gold rush days.
Discover the origins of planet Earth by visiting the majestic Barberton Mountains. The Barberton Mountains has a unique Geo Trail that houses the planet’s oldest rocks which still show fossilised traces of early life forms created millions of years ago. Barberton might be a relaxing town, but it has a wonderful heritage route showcasing important places and events through the town.
Partake in some of the fun activities amongst the world’s most scenic landscapes from gold panning, hiking, paragliding, biking, off–road adventures and more. Barberton is a little town with a big story waiting for you to discover. See Barberton Accommodation.