If you’re a history buff or a keen birdwatcher, you’re probably already familiar with this part of the world. In 1859, Dirk Cornelius Uys (better known as Swart Dirk Uys, due to his dark complexion), accompanied by two chaps known only as Gunter and Joubert, were instructed to search for a suitable place in the remote part of the Transvaal to establish a new town and congregation
One option is to go undercover and stay home. Boring. White River and surrounds is at it’s best in January, even during this awful drought. It’s pretty and lush, far too good to waste it skulking indoors.
We have selected a wide-ranging sample of things to suit all ages and interests. Whether you are visiting or a ‘local’ looking for things to do, we are sure you’ll find this guide handy.