Griqua, Kokstad, Matatiele, Swartberg and Mount Currie are some of the towns related with this mesmerising gateway region to the province of KwaZulu-Natal or the Zulu Kingdom. The region is great for trout fishing in the many rivers and dams, as well as for hiking, walking and mountain biking. The region features rolling hills, primal wetlands and sparkling streams shielded on three sides by lofty mountain peaks.
Here we can find three fascinating game reserves : Mount Currie near Kokstad, Wildfred Bauer near Matatiele and Mountain Lake with wetlands that is about 2 000m above sea level. These wetlands are a trout-filled splendour, along with approximately 80 bird species combined with panoramic views of the Drakensberg mountain range. The activities directory provides a comprehensive list from advertisers on things to do and see in this area.
Kokstad’s points of interests are the town hall, built in 1910, and the Kokstad museum, formally the library built in 1907 and Adam Kok’s grave (the founder of the town). The town Matatiele, also has a museum showcasing the history of early the Stone Age and San hunter gatherers.
East Griqualand is a beautiful area filled with astounding beauty and a colourful, living history.
Places to stay with Accommodation in East Griqualand includes hotels, self-catering establishments, guest houses and bed and breakfasts.
A great selection of Restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from! The business directory offers a range of business listings to be found in this area, alternatively you can add your own free business listing.
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