Volksrust Accommodatie

The settlement known as Volksrust is a reasonably large town in the Mpumalanga wetland area ,and has a population just less than 25 000. It lies on the border with KwaZulu Natal at the meeting point of the R23 and N11 freeways. Its position on the border makes it an ideal stop-over when travelling from the interior to the KwaZulu Natal battlefields and onwards to the coast, but there are also some points of interest around the town itself.

The town is the commercial centre of an agricultural area, but is also historically rich with numerous Boer War battle sites within close proximity. The town's main industries however are beef, dairy, maize, sorghum, wool and sunflower seeds. Its mild climate with summer rainfall supports the crops grown in the area.

Volksrust, which means 'Citizens' Rest' in Dutch, was initially laid out across 4 farms in 1888, but was only officially proclaimed in 1889. It was given its own municipality in 1904. A site close to Volksrust was where one of the major battles of the 1st Anglo Boer War took place, and it's said that the victorious Boers rested there after the battle, hence the name.  In an unfortunate turn of events, Volksrust became the site of a British concentration camp in the second Anglo Boer War, where hundreds of Boer women and children were made to suffer. Today the best historical site to visit in the area is Majuba Hill, the site of the initial battle.

Close by there are also 4x4 and hiking trails, as well as a popular paragliding launch site.

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Marlene's Guesthouse

Vanaf R317 PPS

The Grass and Wetlands region is unequivocally a birding paradise that lures bird watchers in their droves. Marlene's Guesthouse is situated in Volksrust the most southern town in Mpumalanga on the KZ... Lees verder

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Kwa-Dlamathe Guesthouse

Vanaf R630* Kamer

Kwadlamathe Guest House is a family owned charming country-style self-catering guest house offering travellers the opportunity to relax and unwind in natural tranquility and peace. Nestled in a qui... Lees verder

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Bergbau Haus

Vanaf R350 PPS

Bergbau Haus is situated in a quiet neighbourhood, in the upper reaches of town. The guest house is conveniently located 42 kms from Eskom's Majuba Power Station & close to the Majuba Memorial Hospita... Lees verder

Volksrust Guest House

Vanaf R450 PPS

Volksrust Guest House offers five exclusive and luxurious individually decorated en-suite rooms, in a quiet neighbourhood. The guest house is surrounded by a tranquil garden with large trees. All the ... Lees verder

Gecko's Guest House

Vanaf R550* Kamer

Need to be away from home? Find yourself in Volksrust (Mpumalanga)? Then Gecko's Guest House is the home away from home. With friendly professional personnel you'll soon feel like part of a famil... Lees verder

3 Provinces Mountain Cabins & Campsites

Vanaf R115 PPS

Three hours' drive from Gauteng, near a little town called Volksrust, lies a gem of mother nature that is well worth exploring. It's a place that has been blessed with abundance. Where waterfalls flow... Lees verder

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Additional Accommodation in the Area

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Wakkerstroom Farm & Town Lodge
25.7 km

Vanaf R200 PPS

Wakkerstroom Farm lodge is a bird watchers paradise, situated 6 km from Wakkerstroom on the south-eastern Highveld, approximately 270 kilometers (3 hours) from Johannesburg. Wakkerstroom is a world-re... Lees verder

Forellenhof Guest Farm
26.9 km

Vanaf R500 PPS

On the Mpumalanga Highveld bordering Kwa-Zulu Natal, nestled between mountains and wetlands, lies Forellenhof Guest farm. Forellenhof is one of those unique accommodation establishments that have tha... Lees verder

Semi Soet Self Catering House
27.8 km

Vanaf R400 PPS

  • Laagste prijs garantie

Semi Soet is a spacious, self- catering house situated in the town of Wakkerstroom,, central to the village which offers shopping, art galleries and restaurants serving wholesome country food. Wakkers... Lees verder

28.3 km

Vanaf R1100 PPS

  • Laagste prijs garantie

DeKotzenhof, a lovingly restored guesthouse located in the heart of historical Wakkerstroom has 5 luxurious en-suite rooms (one stand-alone with patio and mountain views) charming décor, tea/coffee fa... Lees verder

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Volksrust Accommodatie scoort 4 / 5 op basis van 19 beoordelingen van gasten die boeken met Sleeping-OUT.

It's small quiet town with friendly people.
- Godfrey Kubheka

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- Belinda Klopper

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