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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Lodging
“For snow skiing and snowboarding, Tiffindell is 29km from Reedsdell Country Guest Farm - a 4x4 high clearance is needed to access the resort from our Wartrail side.”
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Establishment
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Lodging
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Food
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Establishment
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Lodging
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Ski Lodge
“South Africa's only skiing destination - superb snow, skiing, snowboarding or general fun in the snow!”
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Natural Feature
“Breath-taking view of the Southern Drakensburg mountain range. highest point in southern region.”
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Natural Feature
Point of Interest
“You have the most scenic spot right here at Reedsdell Country Guest Farm, nestled in the valley below the peaks of the Southern Drakensberg. The 8 mountain passes are easily accessible from Reedsdell.”
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Natural Feature
“The first stone building built, instructed by the commissioner who later became first Governor of the Cape, Isbrand Goske of the Dutch East India Company.. 1966-1979 A beautiful example of a Bastion Fort. It marks the original shoreline before more land was claimed changing the Table Bay coastline. Jan van Riebeeck arrived in 1652 & left the Cape in 1662. The original fort was a clay & wood structure. his successor Zacharias Wagenaer was instructed to build a stronger fort. As there were In renewed rumours of war between Britain and the Netherlands in 1664 and fears of a British attack on the Cape, the Lords Seventeen instructed Wagenaer to build a five-pointed stone Castle similar to other such fortifications in Europe and the East. The Castle was planned around a central point – a water-well under the “Boog” – with five bulwarks known as bastions. Three hundred sailors, commandeered from passing ships, soldiers, local Khoikhoi, women and imported slaves were used as workforce.”
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Point of Interest
“Bushman paintings abound in the area, and Allan will guide you to the favourite sights in the district.”
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Natural Feature
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