Schaefers’ Halt is
a secure and scenic country property where
scenic walks, mountain hikes, bird watching
and mountain biking can be enjoyed. Throughout
the spring and summer months wild flowers
are abundant and the beautiful country gardens
attract many birds. The area offers excellent
bird watching opportunities. Rolling grasslands
are home to endangered cranes and the vast
and rugged landscape offers nesting sites
for Bald Ibis.
can try their hand at the gentle art of fly-fishing
in the four ponds of the farm or catch a wild
trout on a stretch of the Dorps River. Trout
rods and kit can be hired and day fishing
can also be arranged for you at other venues
at your request.
a short drive from the lodge is the quaint
town of Dullstroom with its many pubs, restaurants
and quirky shops offering a unique insight
into country life. For the ultimate in relaxation,
beauty therapy is offered in a tranquil environment.
A visit to the Bird of Prey Centre just beyond
Dullstroom gives a fascinating insight into
bird rehabilitation and raptor behaviour as
well as displays of falconry. Horse riding
and mountain biking are available nearby.
is a central spot for embarking on short,
medium or long MTB trails with exciting challenges
20 minutes from Schaefers’ Halt, offers
golf, tennis and bowls and practical shopping
for those requiring provisions. Visit the
small Lydenburg museum displaying the Lydenburg
Heads, an early example of African sculpture
and a display of Voortrekker memorabilia.
is at the foot of the Longtom Pass, a historic
and spectacular route leading to the many
tourist attractions that are within reach
on a day trip – Pilgrims Rest, Blyde
River Canyon, God’s Window and the many
waterfalls and look-out points along the way.
to do: fishing, hiking, birding, bird watching
& mountain biking