Things to do in Middelburg

Winona Griggs

Discover the Hidden Treasures of Middelburg

A little-known secret, Middelburg is a captivating destination waiting to be explored. This vibrant town in Mpumalanga offers a rich tapestry of history, exciting wildlife encounters, and a wide array of leisure activities.

Let me show you some of the amazing things you can do in and around Middelburg:

Embark on a Journey at Loskop Dam Nature Reserve

Image: Sourced / Loskop Dam Nature Reserve

Discover the breathtaking beauty of Loskop Dam Nature Reserve, tucked away in the heartland of Mpumalanga, just 55km north of Middelburg. This magnificent dam stretches a colossal 27km, ranking as one of the biggest in the entire Southern Hemisphere.

Image: Sourced / Loskop Dam Nature Reserve

The Loskop Nature Reserve is a magical place for people who love nature. It’s teeming with all sorts of animals and birds. You might even catch a glimpse of some members of the Big 5 or other mammals. You can explore the reserve and see animals by taking a boat ride or hiking the trails. If you prefer, you can also go fishing in the dam or try horseback riding or paintball.

Contact: 013 753 3115

Middelburg Country Club

Photo: Sourced / Middelburg Country Club

If you’re looking for a place to have fun and do something interesting, the Middelburg Country Club is perfect for you. It’s located on the outskirts of town and offers a variety of activities.

Hey there! So, let me tell you about the amazing club I found. It’s called the Middleburg Golf Course, and let me tell you, it’s got quite a history. This place has been around since the 1890s! Can you believe that? Talk about a rich history!

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Now, if you’re into golf like I am, then this is the place for you. The Middleburg Golf Course is beautifully maintained and just perfect for a good game of golf. But that’s not all they have to offer at the Middleburg Country Club. Oh no! They’ve got a swimming pool, tennis courts, squash courts, and even a bar. So, if you’re looking for a fun afternoon or evening, this club has got it all.

And here’s the best part, the Middleburg Country Club is located at 75 Eufees St, Clubville, Middelburg, 1050. Now you know exactly where to go!

Discover the Middelburg Historical Tour

Are you a history buff like me? Well, then you’re in luck! The Middelburg Historical Tour is just what you need. It’s an incredible opportunity to delve into the fascinating history of the Anglo-Boer War and learn all about Middelburg’s crucial role in it. This tour is definitely something you don’t want to miss.

You’ll also have the chance to explore some fascinating old buildings, such as the English Fort and the place where Louis Trichardt signed the peace treaty. The town also has a rich Jewish history that you can learn about.

Let’s not forget about the Botshabelo Historical Village! Originally, it was a safe haven for Christians who wanted to spread the Gospel to black people. This village has a special section dedicated to the Ndebele tribe. It’s like an open-air museum where you can learn about their culture and traditions. You’ll see their unique clothing, beautiful beadwork, and colorful homes. It’s a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in their world and gain a deeper understanding.

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