Wakkerstroom Tourism Association – Tourism Mpumalanga South Africa 

Wakkerstroom Emergency Numbers

Wakkerstroom Emergency Numbers

Wakkerstroom Tourism –  “The Jewel of Mpumalanga”

Motto: Inter Flumina et Montes  – Between rivers and mountains

Now a popular Tourism destination in Mpumalanga.  The area was first inhabited by the SAN people around 1500 and experienced the first white settlements in 1853 with the town being established in 1859. Part of the history of the town may be seen in its Historical cemetery which today covers graves from the first settlers and founders of the town to modern day residents as well as the graves of British soldiers killed in action  in the area during the First and Second Boer wars.

The area offers a climate of warm temperate summers to cold and freezing winters.  Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities on an individual or group basis.

Birding, for which we are world famous in Wakkerstroom, offers all interested Birders the opportunity to search for some of the vast number of common species in the area to the vulnerable and endangered species such as Rudd’s and Botha’s Larks, White Winged Flufftail , Blue and Wattled Cranes and the Bald Ibis.

Other activities include Fishing, Hiking/Walking Trails, Historical Walks and Tours, Off Road Biking and Cycling, Scenic drives , an annual Music Festival and much more.  Together with all this, Wakkerstroom offers any visitor a choice of both eating and accommodation venues to suit ones pocket and where one can enjoy the different offerings of all.


Kristi Garland – Chairperson

Mark Kotze – Vice-Chairman

Jeff Lawrence – Treasurer

Lynn Goodrum – Secretary

The WTA committee is please to announce that Peter and Lynn Goodrum have been asked to take over the responsibility of the management of the INFO centre This is with immediate effect.

Information Centre Times

Friday:       11 am to 15:30 pm
Saturday:     9 am to 15:30 pm
Sunday:        9 am to 12:30 pm
Regular meetings held monthly at dates to be advised.

Wakkerstroom Tourism Association
NPO # 087 560

Information Centre

Currently in the old Wakkerstroom Bioscope (Cinema) 157 Van Riebeek street, which has recently been renovated internally and awaiting National Monument Historical status.

P O Box 279

 Bikers’ code of conduct

All off-road and quad bike riders are requested to read and observe the Bikers' Code of Conduct available on this web site, in accommodations or the Info Centre, and comply with the code at all times.

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