The village of Waterval Boven is nestled in the Drakensberg Mountains
on the fringe of the escarpment, at the foot of the southern hills.
It is rich with historical sites and buildings, which belonged to
the old NZASM and are now proclaimed national monuments.
There is also the old ZASM Tunnel and Five Arch Bridge, as well as
President Paul Kruger's official residence where he resided in 1900
before going into exile in Europe. The Elands River Waterfall is visible
from the mouth of the old Railway Tunnel.
View the accommodation ranging from budget
and backpacker to upmarket fraternity chalets. Take a closer look
at Rack Rail
Inn. There are numerous fly fishing dams and rivers for the fly
fishing enthusiast. There are all types of other businesses
in the town.
Elandskrans Holiday Resort caters for the outdoor enthusiast. Other
is also available in the area.
Trails in the area.
Try accommodation in Waterval Onder at Luilekker
Guest House & Chalets or Elangeni
Holiday Resort which also caters for campers and caravanning enthusiasts.
For the more adventurous the world-renowned rock climbing cliffs offer
challenges to the outdoor enthusiast. Visit the Roc
& Rope Adventures website for more information. Gustav Janse van
Rensburg is the only qualified rock climbing guide in Mpumalanga and
offers various valuable services to the area.
steam train is not running at the moment. Contact your host for more
Visit us for fun, flyfishing, bird watching, rock climbing and other
adventures in the Western Middleveld!