Oppidam Houseboats is situated on the banks of the beautiful Vygeboom Dam in Mpumalanga. Known as the place where the sun rises, this unique getaway is situated conveniently close to Badplaas in the grassland and wetlands area. Definitely something you should be considering for your honeymoon, family holiday or team building event. Houseboat holidays have become increasingly popular in South Africa and around the world. Imagine waking up to a different view every morning and watching the scenery change around you all day while sitting back and simply soaking up the sun. And what better place to spend your leisurely days adrift than on the breath-taking Vygeboom Dam which is known for its many species of fish, abundant birdlife and varied surrounding landscapes.
A winding river, majestic cliffs, imposing krantzes and rolling hills – all these await you at Komati Gorge Lodge & Wildlife Reserve – one of the most alluring Lodges in Mpumalanga. This untouched expanse of more than 2500 hectares with its thorn bushveld and highveld grassland offers an unparalleled experience to lovers of the outdoors. Whether your interest is fishing, bird-watching, wildlife, boating, walking or just relaxing in a beautiful, tranquil setting, you’ll find what you want, and more, at Komati Gorge. Wherever you look, you will see breathtaking scenes of natural beauty. Mysterious gorges, dense forests, cascading water, indigenous trees and flora and creatures of all kinds – from a brightly coloured butterfly to a stately kudu. All these creations of nature in one place. Come to the resort and experience the joy and tranquility of Komati Gorge 4 Star Lodge. It is less than three hours from Johannesburg on the Drakensberg Escarpment in Mpumalanga between Carolina and Machadodorp.
Middelburg is an extensive farming and industrial town in the South African province of Mpumalanga. The British Army occupied Middelburg on 27 July 1900 and left at the end of the Anglo Boer War after 1903. At that time the businesses that survived the occupation formed the Middelburg Chamber of Commerce in 1903. MCCI has had many exciting projects that have impacted our town’s economy, such as offering businesses Medical Aid for the smaller businesses’ staff members from 1957 and the establishment of the English High School, Steelcrest in the 1980s. In 1998 MCCI opened the Information Centre that offered tourism and business information. These successes inspired every generation to support and create a prosperous community. Current economic data is available in our 2018/19 Business Guide.