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Find accommodation in the most popular places to stay in Pilgrims Rest in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa.  Accommodation Africa South will soon provide you with a list of all the best destinations, things to do and see whether you are looking for a ‘naughty’ weekend away from the kids, an adventure, vacation or holiday accommodation or somewhere to stay because you are a travelling salesman, contractor or other profession that involves a lot of travelling and staying away from home.  We also plan to have venues and places where you can have conferences, conventions, expos,  special events like weddings, birthday parties, art, craft, and other exhibitions, as well as farmers or christmas markets and agricultural and other shows.  We also have a calendar of events in the Mpumalanga and other places in South Africa if you wish to see whats on.

Pilgrims Rest closest city is Nelspruit or Mbombela,  with Witbank or Emalahleni and Pietersburg or Polokwane equidistant a little further away. Towns in the vicinity are Graskop, Sabie, Lydenburg, Ohrigstad,  with Klipskool,  Hazyview, Plaston, Acorn Hoek, Kiepersol,  and Numbi Gate and Kruger Gate of the Kruger National Park.

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See below the table for more about Pilgrims Rest, its vicinity and neighboring areas. Below the table is a bit of history, emergency and other numbers, attractions in the area, what to do and see in and around Pilgrims Rest, and links to find out more.

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The Royal Hotel 013 768 1100 none hotel A-G N N N
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About Pilgrims Rest

Afrikaans name Pelgrimsrus.  The town of Pilgrims Rest was declared a national monument and all the buildings have been retained in their original form. district municipality and local municipality.

Pilgrims Rest History

Gold was found near Mac-Mac falls and a number of people established themselves here in tents at first.  There are a number of versions of how Pilgrim’s Rest got its name, but all are suppositions.

Attractions in and around Pilgrims Rest

Pilgrim’s Rest is an a tourist attraction in itself.  See the lovely old buildings. Look out for the robber’s grave that lies facing the wrong way in the old cemetery in the bottom part of town. (Find it to the to the far right of the entrance).  There is an upper and lower part of town.  The lower part is a little distance along the road. (bo-dorp en onder-dorp).

Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve,  Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve,  Joubertbrug, Passes: Robbers Pass, Kowyns Pass, Caspersneck Pass, Verraaiersnek Pass, Long Tom Pass, and Voortrekker Fort, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Echo Cave, s Strydom Tunnel, Sterkstroom Nature Reserve, Sudwala Caves,  and the following Waterfalls: Berlin Falls, Lisbon Falls, Lone Creek Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Maria Shires Falls, Mac-Mac Falls and Pools, Forest Falls. Other sites are Gods Window, Pinnacle, Bourkes Luck Potholes, Three Sisters and Three Rondawels.

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Helpful numbers for Pilgrims Rest

Emergency Services

Local Number enquiries 1023
International Enquiries 903
Time 1026
Tourism Info and Safety Line             083 123 2345
Police 10111
Ambulance 10117
SA Weather Service 82 162

American Express             +27 (0)11 359 0111
Diners Club             +27 (0)11 358 8400
Mastercard International (TF)             0800 990418
VISA International (TF)             0800 990475
Thomas Cook – Rennies (TF)             0800 998175
Europ Assistance             +27 (0)11 359 5000
Medical Rescue International             +27 (0)11 242 0242
SA National Parks Board             +27 (0)12 428 9111
Mpumalanga Parks & Tourism Board

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