Dawsons Game and Trout

Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge

Embrace luxury at the foot of the Nelshoogte pass lies a spectacular home of luxury. Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge in the Mpumalanga Province, just a three-hour drive from Johannesburg, offers guests magnificent accommodation, superb cuisine, and impeccable service.

At Dawson’s, eight exclusive suites focus on pampering the guests and are individually decorated to create an African Colonial ambiance with emphasis on luxurious indulgence. Romantic turndowns, private fireside dinners, picnics and flowers at breakfast truly make the magic of true love come alive at Dawsons. Exquisite meals are served in the dining room, on the patio or at the poolside. A picnic basket can be prepared to be enjoyed during the day away from the lodge.

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Dawsons overlooks an abundance of plains and game grazing peacefully in a way that spells……we belong!

Scenic explorations whether it is a picnic for two, horse riding with the family or fishing with friends, Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge offers the most exceptional activities. Of the variety of activities on offer, just a few recommended are guided game drives and walks, trout and bass fishing, bird watching, horse riding, and scenic forest and waterfall walks.


ROOM CONFIGURATIONDawsons Game and Trout Lodge

• 8 Standard Bedrooms, sleeps 16 (3 of the Standard rooms can be configured as twins)

• 1 Luxury Homestead accommodates 14 guests

• 1 Luxury private cottage accommodates 4 guests

• Cots available on request

STANDARD ROOM FEATURESDawsons Game and Trout Lodge

• 3 Twin and 5 Double beds

• All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with separate showers, bath and toilet walk in closet, safe, fireplace, private balcony, mini-bar, coffee station and complimentary sherry and nuts


Situated in Mpumalanga overlooking the magnificent escarpment

01h30 from the Kruger International Airport

02h00 from Sabi Sands

01h00 from Nelspruit

01h30 from Malelane Gate in the Kruger National Park

03h00 from Johannesburg

01h00 km from Mbabane in Swaziland

01h15 from the Royal Swazi Sun (Bring passports for traveling to Swaziland)


By Air:

From Johannesburg International Airport take the R21 to Boksburg, turning east to Witbank onto the the N12, which joins the N4. Follow the N4, turning off at Machadodorp onto the R541 and follow signs to Badplaas. At the T-junction turn left to Barberton (R38) and the entrance to the lodge is approximately 15.2 km up the road on your left.

By Road:

From Johannesburg take the N12 to Witbank, which joins the N4 and carry on towards Nelspruit. Turn off at Machadodorp (R541) and follow signs to Badplaas. At the T-junction, turn left to Barberton (R38) and the entrance to the lodge is approximately 15.2 km up the road on your left.


Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge offers fully inclusive packages as well as day packages, to suit your every requirement. With magnificent views, neat venues and amazing staff conferencing at Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge is effortless.

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SPADawsons Game and Trout Lodge

Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge now offer their guests spa treatments that focus specifically on de-toxification and de-stressing in an inspiring environment. Dandy-Line Spa at Dawsons was started by Debra.

With eight luxurious suites overlooking the Nelshoogte Valley, rooms are colonial in style with a warm African ambience, off-set with elegant bathrooms and cosy fireplaces. View a variety of fauna and flora, participate in exceptional trout fishing or experience distinctive game viewing on horseback.

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