• Shopping

    A charming and enjoyable experience with a rich variety to choose from. Make sure you relax for lunch somewhere on your shopping outing.

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  • Things to See and Do

    Activities include birding, biking, fishing, horse riding, hiking and more...

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  • Events

    The Wakkerstroom Music Festival, annual event in March (keep a look out for the dates), Parties, Christmas Celebration Dinners and happening in Wakkies!

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  • Find Accommodation

    Choose from a variety of accommodation to suit your needs and give you access the beauty of Wakkerstroom.

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  • Birder's Paradise

    The village of Wakkerstroom has developed significantly because of the rapidly growing interest in birds and birding and the fact that Wakkerstroom is one of the best places to see the grassland biome specials...

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There is magic in the air of Wakkerstroom – named as “The Jewel of Mpumalanga”  for its dedication to the visitor experience.  

What IS happening in Wakkerstroom?

Now that winter is over, our little village is coming to life.  Although we are still having heavy frosts almost every morning, the weather gurus tell us that winter is almost over at last.

29 September 2014 by Kate Turkington

The Bird Club….  Fantastic Prize to be won, Trailer Competition.

Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga – not only for the birds

  • The mountain challenge will take place on 8 November this year.  Please register at the Mucky Duck on 7th, and enjoy the race in our beautiful valley.
  • The Christmas Country Fair will take place on Saturday 13th December 2014.  If you would like to book a stall, please get hold of Wendy on 082 895 7776.  This is the Saturday of an extra long weekend, and once again accommodation will be at a premium, so book your place to stay early.
  • Hannelie 078 416 3712 at Oude Stasie is organising a Jazz Festival which will take place before the end of the year and more details will be available soon.

We are in discussions with various parties about the introduction of formal walking tracks around the town, and also non-motorised mountain biking.  There is lots to look forward to and to encourage visitors to share out little bit of paradise, without damaging the environment.  Clean air, beautiful surroundings, a wonderful selection of accommodation and eating places, friendly people, high levels of personal safety and no e-tolls!  What more could one want from a holiday destination?