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Didingwe Hiking Trails

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The Didingwe River Lodge and Conference Centre is situated in the mountains close to the small mining town of Steelpoort in the Mpumalanga Province. It incorporates a long section of the perennial Groot Dwars river. The area in very picturesque and lush. The trails cost a bit more than usual but sometimes it is nice to spend a bit more and spoil yourself.

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There are two day trails laid out at Didingwe, a walk of about 5-6 hours up to a beautiful waterfall and a short two hour walk close to the camp.

The trails are not too difficult but the heat can make things difficult at times. The trail crosses the river at several places and this involves a bit of boulder hopping.

Another option would be to arrange for a braai at the waterfall and then a lift back to camp by 4x4 vehicle.

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The Accommodation

The accommodation for hikers is in the bush camps. These can take up to a maximum of 26 people. The camps are luxurious and within an easy stroll of the restaurant and fully licensed bar.

There is also the option of game drives available as well.


This is certainly a hiking venue with a difference. There is an increasing number of hikers who like to occasionally go upmarket and this is certainly worth the visit if you fall into that category.

Bookings for Didingwe can be made through Anvie ventures +27 12 662 0586/1140


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