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Barberton Manor Guest House

'The Gem of Barberton'

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Barberton - South Africa, with the Jacaranda's in full bloom.

The scenic town of Barberton in Mpumalanga South Africa, is nestled at the foot of some of the oldest and most spectacular mountain ranges in the world. Barberton affords the traveller and nature lover an ideal opportunity to travel back to the dawn of time more than 3.500 million years ago! The geological and biological base of the Barberton Mountainland is unique on the planet and the scenery compliments this spectacular and wonderful area.

Apart from being home to some of the oldest rocks and first life forms on the planet, Barberton has a rich cultural background with gold pioneering history and Swazi pastoralists playing a major part. The richest gold discoveries ever have been made at places like Eureka City and the Golden Quarry. The Victorian heritage is omnipresent in the town with several architectural examples of the lifestyle of the 19th century open to the public.

Adventurers are equally catered for with 4x4 trails, hiking trails, day tours, microlight flying, hot air ballooning and scenic drives to mention but a few.

Why not come and explore off the beaten track: visit Barberton, the Gem of the Lowfeld!

Things to do in this area: Activities

Geographical Information
Rainbow-nation flag. Latitude 2546.771 S
Longitude 3103.134 E
Altitude 877m
Rainfall 755mm
Temperature 16C July
32C January
South Africa Map
   Distances Interactive map
  From Barberton to:
Swaziland 45 km.
Nelspruit 45 km.
Badplaas 75 km.
Kruger Park (Malelane) 75 km.
Sabie 105 km.
Hazyview 85 km.
Blyde River Canyon 165 km.
Pilgrim's Rest 150 km.
  Johannesburg 360 km.    
  Pretoria 355 km.    
Maputo (Mozambique) 155 km.
Mpumalanga Area map
Health (malaria)
Barberton is situated in a malaria free zone. No special precautions are therefore needed for the town.
However, travelling from Barberton to the Kruger Park and Mozambique, you will have to take precautions.
Have a look here for detailed information: www.malaria.org.za
Daisy Mountain Bike Challenge January
S.A. Irish Regiment Parade March
Jock Marathon May
Scottish Regiment Parade July
Jock Cycle Tour July
Prov. Paragliding Tournament August
Staffie Motorcycle Rally August - Sept
Daisy Golf Tournament September

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