Getting to Know SA’s Premium Fly Fishing Destination

Mpumalanga is most certainly where the sun rises and shines its resplendent light on the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. This glorious South African province is home to some of the most magnificent mountain ranges ever known to man. It is home to various fauna, flora, and avifauna. If you are looking for the perfect home away from home, for a weekend or more, you should consider visiting Mpumalanga – South Africa’s popular fly fishing and tourist destination.



To help you getter better acquainted with this marvelous piece of Africa, we have compiled a few interesting facts; you will have no other choice but to rally up the whole family and take a trip to one of the most scenic in places South Africa.


Interesting facts about Mpumalanga

1. Mpumalanga lies in the northeast of South Africa, and it is bordered by Mozambique and Swaziland.

2. It is home to the following languages:
Swati Woman Mpumalanga

  • SiSwati
  • isiZulu
  • XiTsonga
  • isiNdebele

3. Mpumalanga boasts rich natural resources such as coal. Most of South Africa’s largest power stations are found in Mpumalanga.

4. Mpumalanga’s landscape makes it the perfect destination for activities such as hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing. The streams and rivers of Mpumalanga, such as the Spekboom River, are filled with trout that are waiting to be caught.

Mpumalanga San Art5. Mpumalanga is rich in history and culture. Centuries before the Nguni traveled down South, the area was populated by the San; their art is emblazoned in many caves in Mpumalanga, to remind us of the heritage that is so unique to the province of the rising sun.


If you would like to immerse yourself in the beauty of Mpumalanga, contact the Highlands Run Fly Fishing Estate today.

We offer high-class accommodation and exciting activities. Come experience the rising of the sun with us.