Free travel home page with storage for your pictures and travel reports! login GLOBOsapiens - Travel Community GLOBOsapiens - Travel Community GLOBOsapiens - Travel Community
 You are here: Member pages
 Forgot password?
sign up

Top 3 members
wojtekd 40
Member snaps
freewheeler Graskop - A travel report by André
about me      | my friends      | pictures      | albums      | reports      | travel log      | travel tips      | guestbook      | activities      | contact      |

Graskop,  South Africa - flag South Africa
1831 readers

freewheeler's travel reports


  6 votes

It is a tranquil town situated high in the hills of Mpumalanga (place where the sun rises). With no heavy industries - it has a real neat village atmosphere... where the air is crisp and fresh. Graskop is ideally located to explore all the other sites including Pilgrims Rest and the world famous game reserve Kruger Park.

Favourite spots:
When there we stayed at Elbereth House. There are a couple of nice restaurants - specialising in pancakes - try Harries. Went to a spot on the one river where we could jump off the rocks into a deep, clear pool.

What's really great:
The mist that blankets the town sometimes. A real nice hike that takes you up to a place called Fairyland. You have to see it!! Many nice spots to stop off along the way too.

Gods Window and Wonderview - see forever and further.... Also visit the waterfalls - Lisbon and Berlin - are close to town. On the other side take a drive to Maria Shires waterfall and Forest Falls. Mac MAc pools and waterfall are further along and worth the stop.

There are many types of accomodation, we chose self catering - ELBERETH HOUSE. It is an early turn of the 20th century house, fully kitted and serviced and had 3 double bedrooms. For the time you are there it is your place in the mountains and it easily accomodated all 8 of us. For detail phone +013-767-1626 if you phone from out of the country drop the '0' and add the rest of the code up-front. The one room had a brilliant view of the mountains.

Other recommendations:
Bourkes Luck Potholes & Blyde River Canyon. Make sure you visit the old mining town - Pilgrims Rest

Published on Monday December 30th, 2002

send travelogue via e-mail    Publish on Facebook  

Wed, Mar 08 2006 - 06:57 PM rating by debs

Hi Andre
Do you live in this area, or did you visit it? How about som pics.

Login if you are a member, or sign up for a free membership to rate this report and to earn globo points!

 South Africa
   Graskop average user rating for this report
 United States
   Memphis average user rating for this report

Publish your own story!
 More on South Africa

   Pilgrim's Rest average user rating for this report
   Durban - nedkelly average user rating for this report
   Cape Town - carolr average user rating for this report
   Addo Elephant Nati. average user rating for this report
   Cape Town - zaktim average user rating for this report

  Terms and Conditions    Privacy Policy    Press    Contact    Impressum
  © 2002 - 2023 Findix Technologies GmbH Germany    Travel Portal Version: 4.2.8