Dunkeld Country and Equestrian Estate

80 Tonteldoos Road, Dullstroom

About Dunkeld Country and Equestrian Estate

Dunkeld is situated in the middle of the Dullstroom countryside and is the perfect breakaway location less than a 3-hour drive from Johannesburg.

Dullstroom is halfway between Johannesburg and the Kruger National Park.  A wide variety of activities are on offer, such as horse riding, hiking, abseiling, fly fishing and rock climbing.

This 4 Star Equestrian Centre offers a variety of accommodation options, event facilities, self-catering and a Sporting Horse Restaurant. 


Dunkeld offers self-catering accommodation as well as lodge accommodation.

Lodge Accommodation

The rooms available at the lodge and all have a small balcony overlooking the 2 fly-fishing dams, gardens and water features.  The luxury rooms provide the following facilities / amenities:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Bar fridge
  • Fireplace
  • DSTV selection
  • Hairdryer available
  • Safe in room/reception


The self-catering units are located around the estate and are close to the restaurant and lodge.  Each of the self-catering units has a private balcony and are on a single level.  The self-catering units provide the following features / amenities:

  • Fireplace
  • Private balcony
  • Braai facilities (BBQ)
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen and dining area (open plan)


Dunkeld Country & Equestrian Estate provide the following facilities for its guests:

  • Jazz bar and lounge
  • Wellness spa (onsite)
  • Forest wedding area
  • Conference facilities and venue
  • Horse riding academy
  • The Sporting Horse Restaurant
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor heated and outdoor pool
  • Selection of games and books
  • Mini superette
  • Wedding chapel

Wining and Dining

There are 2 dining options available at Dunkeld Country and Equestrian Estate namely the 1883 restaurant and The Sporting Horse.

1883 is the place where one can enjoy freshly produced dishes from the wholesome menu.

The Sporting Horse which offers spectacular views of the countryside that can be enjoyed over the restaurants exceptional breakfasts.  The Sporting Horse operates as a restaurant, but also a clubhouse, wedding / function venue (up to 30 guests) and bar.   A boardroom is also available and is able to cater for up to 12 delegates.


A whole host of activities are available at and nearby Dunkeld including:

  • Fly Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Abseiling
  • Rock climbing
  • Mountain biking
  • Trail running
  • Fly-fishing permits
  • Horse trail rides
  • Hiking
  • Archery
  • Horse riding
  • Scenic walks
  • Pro Putt Course
  • Running
  • Mountain biking


Dunkeld Country and Equestrian Estate offers 2 conference venues – one smaller one which is a u-shaped conference venue and caters up to 15 delegates and then the larger venue which caters up to 80 delegates.


Dullstroom lies halfway between Johannesburg and the Kruger National Park – making it a great place to stop over for a night or two.

It’s one of the coldest villages in the country, but with fireplaces in pubs, restaurants, and shops, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a glass of red wine after a day of adventure, fishing or horse riding. And there is no shortage of restaurants in town, from pub grub to gourmet pancakes; micro-breweries to coffee roasters, there’s something for everyone.

Bird lovers enjoy watching Dullstroom’s abundant bird life. The region is famous for being home to three endangered cranes – the Blue Crane, Crowned Crane and the Wattled Crane.

The area – with its natural charm, still water dams and open plains – is dream territory for fishermen, families and horse lovers alike.

Room Types

Country Lakeview Chalet

  • Country Lakeview Chalet
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Country Manor

  • Country Manor
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Country Studio

  • Country Studio
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Hotel Room Deluxe

  • Hotel Room Deluxe
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Luxury Lodge 3 Bed

  • Luxury Lodge 3 Bed
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Equestrian Luxury Lodge Room

  • 13 Equestrian Luxury Lodge Room
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Country Apartment

  • Country Apartment
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Hotel Room Double / Twin

  • Hotel Room Double / Twin
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Country Villa

  • Country Villa
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Luxury Villa

  • Luxury Villa
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Luxury Lodge 2 Bed

  • Luxury Lodge 2 Bed
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Country Chalet

  • Country Chalet
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Country Cottage

  • Country Cottage
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Luxury Lodge 4 Bed

  • Luxury Lodge 4 Bed
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