Middelburg (including Botshabelo)
Middelburg is a large farming and industrial town situated in the Cultural Heartlands region of Mpumalanga in South Africa.
Geography and History
Originally named ‘Nasareth’ in 1846, but renamed to Middelburg in 1872 because of its location between Pretoria and Lydenburg.
The town is situated close to one of the main routes of the Kruger National Park and is a convenient stop for visitors to the park.
Middelburg has a range of accommodation options available from Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses to Self Catering units.
There are a number of interesting activities to do in Middelburg which include hiking trails, a native Ndebele tourist village and the chance to visit the beautiful Dutch Reformed Church, built in 1890.
The Kees Taljaard Park Stadium regularly hosts rugby matches and a number of local festivals and events.
The Middelburg Dam plays host to the annual Middelburg Mile swimming event. The event, celebrated its 40th year running in 2013 and is the world’s largest open water swimming event.
There are many restaurants on offer in Middelburg to suit every visitors budget. There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!
Middelburg has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.
See our business directory for a list of businesses in Middelburg, or add your own free business listing.
|Middelburg (including Botshabelo) Tourism Office
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