PRICE (pp sharing):
from R 2,090
Walkersons, with its stone and thatch buildings and 1,500 acre Highland Estate, offers a royal experience if you are seeking something truly special. The Main Lodge exudes atmosphere and warmth, while all bedrooms are very private, with lake views, and afford guests every comfort imaginable. <br /><br />Fireside armchairs, a well-stocked private minibar and a television are among some amenities to be enjoyed. Excellent cuisine and hand-picked wines are a speciality of the house, and friendly and attentive staff complement the fine dining experience. <br /><br />Indulge in gentle country pursuits with the estate's beautiful forest and river walks. For fly-fisherman, the lodge offers fly-fishing for rainbow trout in several kilometres of private river or one of the many lakes, and a full selection of fly-fishing tackle and accessories is available to guests at a nominal charge. Alternatively, enjoy breathtaking walks from the lodge to the mountain peak, rich with fauna and flora.<br /><br />Walkersons is only 2.5 hours from OR Thambo International Airport, en route to the Kruger National Park, on the outskirts of the trout-fishing village of Dullstroom.