Highland Run, Lydenburg - Mpumalanga

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Through the wild rugged scenery of the Drakensberg Mountains in Mpumalanga, flows one of the finest trout fishing stream on the country.

Here, on the banks of the beautiful Spekboom nestles Highland Run Fly Fishing Estate, the perfect habitat for both trout and fishermen. Forming part of the Mount Anderson Water Catchment Reserve, Highland Run is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including many species of antelope and the elusive leopard.

Those ablr to tear themselves away from the five kilometres of rapids, riffles, runs, glides and pools can hike in the reserve, in the company of over 100 hundred species of highveld avifauna, The magic Spekboom Valley accessed via a 17km dirt road near Lydenburg, still bears relics of its romantic gold-rush days.

Activities/Facilities Close By

Kruger National Park
Pilgrim s Resrt
Blyde River Canyon
Bourke s Luck Potholes
God s Window
Sudwala and Echo Caves

Resort Facilities/Activities

Hiking and scenic walks, with abundant bird life, are added attractions. Indigenous mountain game species occur. Numerous historical gold mining sites may be explored.
Some of the finest stream fishing in the country may be enjoyed, with an abundance of rainbow and brown trout averaging 2lbs in weight, although fish of up to 8lbs 8ozs have been taken. In addition to the natural river fishing, there are a number of pools off the main stream suitable for less experienced fly fishermen.
Barbless flies and catch-and-release rules are applied. The number of rods per kilometre and bag limit is restricted, although trophy and table fish may be kept. Only people with a responsible attitude toward the environment, and those who respect fishing etiquette and common courtesies are welcome.
Thanks to its remote location and bright starlit skies, the apr s fishing experience at Highland Run creates many extra special memories.

Unit Facilities

Fully equipped kitchen Oven/Stove, Fridge, Deep Freeze, Microwave, Cutlery Crockery
Open plan Kitchen living room, dining room with fireplace (wood is supplied). Television (DSTV selected channels).
Outdoor deck with patio furniture
Braai Area Please take own charcoal and firelighters
Four Bedrooms and 4 Bathrooms Linen, Towels
Main Bedroom King Size Bed and en-suite bathroom (toilet, basin, shower bath)
2nd Bedroom with 2 single beds and en-suite bathroom (toilet, basin, shower bath)
3rd and 4th bedroom with 2 single beds in each bedroom
3rd and 4th bathroom with toilet, basin and bath
Covered car port for two to three vehicles
Laundry room with washing machine
Cleaing Service There is a housekeeper on hand in each unit, for household chores, and to do SIMPLE cooking. It is suggested that the housekeeper on duty be paid R200.00 per party per weekend / or equivalent number of midweek days.
Please be aware that there is no mobile/cellular phone reception. There is a land line phone at the Cottage, for use ONLY in emergencies
OVERCROWDING A fine of R500.00 per person per day will be charged to any member that is overcrowding a unit


From OR Tambo International Airport take the R21 towards Boksburg/East Rand
Then take the N12 towards Emalahleni (Witbank)
This road become the N4 (please note this is a toll road) to Nelspruit
Continue on this route, past Middleburg and take the Belfast turn off (R33) turn left
Travel through Belfast Town and at approximately the fifth stop street turn right onto the (R540) Dullstroom/Lydenberg Road (Please be careful of the pot holes)
Travel through Lydenburg, follow signs towards the R36 towards Ohrigstad.
Approximately 7km after leaving town, look out for the FINSBURY sign and take a right-hand turn onto a gravel road
Follow this road for 17km (Accessible by vehicle with good ground clearance).
You will enter into the Mt Anderson Reserve through a gate which you will need to sign in
Continue to the Highland Run Gate, which requires a R70.00 road fee
Continue straight for apprx 1km and turn left at the sign saying Cottage

Book In Time

From 15h00

Book Out Time

Before 10h00

Check Out is Strictly 10h00. Late check-outs will be subject to a R500.00 an hour or part thereof surcharge.


A charge of R80 cash is payable at the Highland Run gate on arrival
It is suggested that the maid on duty be paid R200.00 per party per weekend/or equivalent number of midweek days


No pets allowed


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