Self-Catering Lodge Dullstroom
Amberley Lodge is a self catering lodge situated on the beautiful Amberley Mountain Reserve, a 904ha private game and trout estate that is accessed via private farmland. The Lodge is the only residence on the property (other than the managers home) and boasts spectacular views overlooking a valley with four well stocked trout dams and a wide variety of Plains game.
Hiking, Biking, Walks
Guests have the entire estate to themselves and can explore the property at leisure either on foot or bike. The estate is home to wild plains game and a safe distance is advised.
Cellphone reception is good but internet data connection can be poor (edge)
The number of rods is limited to 4 per dam at any one time and although we encourage catch-and-release we do allow a quota of 3 trout per day.
The Lodge housekeeper's primary function is to ensure a restful stay. The Lodge is serviced daily with the housekeeper cleaning, making up the bedrooms, resetting the fires and helping with kitchen duties including laying of the table, setting out ice and drinks and all the washing up
Guests have exclusive use of the lodge swimming pool. A pool net can be put over the pool prior to your arrival upon request. Use of the pool is at your own risk and children must be supervised at all times
Catered Meal Upon Arrival
Should you wish to have a home cooked meal ready upon arrival, we can certainly accommodate you. However all requests must be made a week in advance and will be quoted separately
THINGS TO DO
Wild about Whisky in Dullstroom is well known for its whisky tours and now offers an amazing selection of premium spirits from around the world each with their own story and range from gin to rum and all in-between
Rated by many to be one of the best in South Africa this Ernie Els signature course is set among some of the most scenic mountainous terrain in Mpumalanga. Grab a bite or drink at The Fly Catcher restaurant at the club house.
Pro Shop & Golf Bookings 087 287 4652 / 3
Escarpment Battlefields Tours
Gerard Delport is passionate about the history of the Dullstroom area and will bring the battles of the area to life complete with incredible facts and anecdotes . Although there are 5 days in the Circle Tour, you can book a one day tour that focuses on the Battle of Berg en Dal, the final set piece battle between the British forces and the Boer Commandos of the Eastern Transvaal. To book or for information call 083 622 4961
Every Saturday there is an official Park Run at the Dullstroom Dams at 8am. Don't miss out on a chance to get your Discovery Vitality Points while enjoying one of the most picturesque park runs with the benefit of high altitude. Location (25°24'25.74"S 30°6'25.63"E)
Get a close up view of how raptors fly and hunt with an accompanying educational talk which is great fun for all ages. Daily displays are approx 1 hour twice a day at 10.30am and 2.30pm (weather permitting – to avoid disappointment please phone to check). Closed Tuesdays. Contact 082 899 4108
Open daily except Tuesdays until about 4pm. If you're not sure what brew to try, opt for a free tasting, but if you want a proper presentation for R25, book ahead and the food is great. 073 168 6603. Beans about Coffee is located on the same premises and is the only place to get your custom grind
The Dullstroom Riding Centre is located at Walkersons Hotel and offers a variety of trails that cater for everyone, from first-timer to experienced rider. Children can enjoy a led pony ride too. Bookings essential. Dave 082 442-9766 or Chrissie 082 581-0984
Shops & Beauty Dullstroom Village
Local village shops are small and often unique in their offerings. Take time to browse deli food and sweet delights, home décor, antiques, and artworks, as well as boutique clothing, jewellery and accessories. Book a beauty or spa treatments at various spots from Walkersons Hotel & Spa to Calson Massage Clinic. Dullstroom also has hairdressers and makeup artists and for the arty and creative, studios offer the opportunity to paint and throw pottery, frame-making, pewter creation, decoupage and mosaic lessons.
Zip Lining, Abseiling, Climbing Wall, Archery, Quad biking, Horse Riding at Dunkeld Country & Equestrian Estate
Picnics, Fly-fishing, MTB and hikingTrails at Dullstroom On The Tennis Courts - Pick up the Keys at Milly's Trout Shop in the Critchley Centre
Squash Courts at Millstream by prior arrangement only. Call (013) 253 9911/10
Where To Eat
Dullstroom has many celebrated restaurants and pubs in which to enjoy glorious food, sundowners or a few drinks watching a major sporting event. From the casual Duck and Trout Pub to the award winning fine dining at Art of Food, you'll find your spot. Other options include Mrs Simpson Restaurant, The Mayfly Restaurant, The Coachman, The Dullstroom Inn, The Madhatter Café, The Terrace Restaurant at Walkersons, The Waffle Company and Harries pancakes to name a few. Alternatively there are some lovely coffee shops with light meals from Seattle Coffee to Charlie C's restaurant. For more private celebrations, the town offers a number of excellent caterers.
Everything was great, the staff were especially helpful and friendly.
Amberley Lodge | Amberley Mountain Reserve | Dullstroom | 1110