Articles and local information by Stonecutters Lodge

Mar 16, 2020

Bird Watching around Stonecutters close to Dullstroom and Lydenburg

Bird watching at Stonecutters Lodge is most rewarding. Spot the Gurney’s Sugarbird flying amongst the protea bushes or the Buffstreaked Chat boulder hopping. The river banks are home to a variety of Kingfishers and in Spring the reeds in the […]
Mar 17, 2020

Visit Archaeological Iron Age Sites (500 A.D) near Lydenburg

Lydenburg is the home of numerous Iron Age sites (500A.D.) particularly in the Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve, where stone-walled enclosures, engraved circles  and pottery attest to these earlier inhabitants of this beautiful area.  Most of this pottery is closely related to […]
May 21, 2020

Get 15% discount on conference and team building

Our rates are highly competitive and in addition we are offering 15% off all MIDWEEK conference and team building bookings. This applies to 24 hour packages with a minimum stay of 2 nights. Send us details and we will get back to you with a great offer, tailor made to your requirements
Mar 17, 2020

Catch Trout in Mpumalanga and Prepare Fresh Trout For the Table!

In the Mpumalanga Highlands trout is a regular feature on the menus of most of the local restaurants. Being a dish not often served in households around the country, many visitors to the area take the opportunity of ordering trout […]
Mar 16, 2020

Nature Reserves close to Lydenburg and Dullstroom

There are many national parks and reserves throughout South Africa but it is the smaller lesser known ones that often offer the visitor something over and above the “Big Five”. Special wild flowers or birds, areas to hike, walk, mountain […]
Mar 17, 2020

Visit Verloren Valei Nature Reserve near Dullstroom Mpumalanga

Please note that Verloren Valei is a closed reserve. Entry is by appointment only. To book a visit, contact the Verloren Valei reserve office on 013 254 8800. A Mpumulanga Parks Board specialist reserve situated approx. 15km out of Dullstroom on […]
Mar 17, 2020

Fly-Fishing for Rainbow Trout in Dullstroom Mpumalanga

Trout Fishing in two well-stocked dams The waters at Stonecutters Lodge near Dullstroom and Lydenburg are are fully managed. Coupled with a generous restocking programme, this ensures excellent rainbow trout fishing with accommodation onsite. Conveniently, all the accommodation is within an […]
Mar 16, 2020

Visit Lydenburg (Mashishing) in Mpumalanga, South Africa

Lydenburg is situated at the foothills of the famous Long Tom Pass and is surrounded by the Steenkampsbeerg and Mauchsberg mountain ranges which are the highest points in Mpumalanga. Besides being close to the many tourist attractions in the surrounding area, Lydenburg is today a […]
Mar 17, 2020

Visit Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga

The Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve is situated on the eastern side of Lydenburg along the scenic Long Tom Pass to Sabie and is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in the world. One of the main attractions in Gustav […]
Mar 17, 2020

Hiking in Nature Reserves Close to Lydenburg, Mpumalanga

Hiking in the nature reserves close to Stonecutters is a wonderful experience. The Gustav Klingbiel and Sterkspruit Reserves are close to Lydenburg These reserves lie adjacent to the Long Tom Pass which from its summit drops 1100m over 8kms in […]
Feb 2, 2023
Stone Manor -4 star lodge in Mpumalanga with fishing

Accommodation Special Offers

Book Direct for discounts! 15% on a 1 night stay, 25% on a 2 night stay, 30% on a 3 night stay. Applicable to all of the accommodation options: Trout House with 3 bedrooms en-suite sleeps 7 (for family or 3 couples) Stone Cottage is ideal for a Romantic Getaway for 2 or for a family of 4 Cobbles studios are ideal for couples, (no children under 12)
Mar 17, 2020

Experience Incredible Fly-Fishing at Stonecutters Lodge

Incredible Fly-Fishing in 3km of River or Dams The Stonecutters Lodge waters, two dams and 3 km of river, are fully managed and this, coupled with a generous restocking programme, ensures excellent fishing. Stonecutters Lodge is a member of FOSAF and abides by […]
Mar 16, 2020

Mountain Biking Trails in Dullstroom and Lydenburg

Lydenburg Mountain Biking The Gustav Klingbiel and Sterkspruit Reserves are close to Lydenburg. These reserves lie close to the Long Tom Pass which from its summit and drops 1100m over 8kms in dramatic curves- this sets the scenery for mountain bikers […]
Apr 21, 2020
Learn to fly-fish with an expert near Dullstroom

Fly-fishing Weekend Special

Take up the challenge! Learn the fine art of fly-fishing on 2 well-stocked dams. Encourage your partner to join the fun! The package for 2 people includes fly-fishing lessons by an excellent local guide, plus equipment. Picnic next to the dams - we provide a delicious breakfast basket of goodies and drinks! Book this package directly for best prices.
Mar 17, 2020

About the Voortrekker History in the Lydenburg Area

Voortrekker pioneers explored the Lydenburg area since the 1800’s and in 1845 under the leadership of Andries Pretorious, some 300 Voortrekker families settled in Ohrigstad and established the first Volksraad. A large number succumbed to malaria and in 1849 the […]

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