Geography and History
Apart from farming and mining, Belfast is actually renowned for its great trout fishing conditions. The town's name is in the process of changing to eMakhazeni meaning "The Cold Place". This town is one of the coldest in South Africa.
Millions of Tulip bulbs are produced here every year for export.
The town was named after Richard Charles O'Neill from Belfast, Northern Ireland, who owned the farm on which the town was built.
Belfast has a range of accommodation options available ranging from Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses to Self Catering units.
There is an annual Tulip festival which is held to show these beautiful flowers.
The combination of prime fishing and beautiful surrounds make Belfast a perfect fishing holiday destination. Belfast is a naturally beautiful location and is seen as one of the most popular tourist destinations for visitors who love the outdoor life.
There are plenty of hiking trails, to take you on a journey to discover all the natural beauty this town and surrounds hold.
There are many restaurants on offer in Belfast to suit every visitors budget, from coffee shops to pubs!
Belfast has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.
For more information on Belfast, please visit www.highlands-meander-info.co.za.
|Belfast (eMakhazeni) Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||013 759 5300/01|
|Fax:||013 755 3928|