Cultural Heartland

The Cultural Heartland is famous for the indigenous Ndebele tribes, with their bright multicoloured arts and crafts.

To see these arts and crafts simply visit the following villages: Kwaggafontein, Matibifi, Waterval. While visiting these villages you will be able to learn about the Ndebele tribes and experience the warm African spirit for yourself.



Clewer is a small town near the Kendal Power Station, surrounded by collieries, mines, the farmstead of Tweefontein and the mountain of Doornrug.

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The Cultural Heartlands city of eMalahleni, formerly Witbank, is the first stop for many travelling to the Kruger Lowveld from Gauteng. Yet there is far more to eMalahleni than simply a stopover.The City’s original name ‘Witbank&rsq...

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Kendal is most well known for being based around the world’s largest coal-fired power station.

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Located just 5kms away from the region’s biggest natural landmark and tourist attraction, Loskop Dam, Kraanspoort Vakansiedorp provides holidaymakers and residents alike with the picture perfect bushveld lifestyle ideally situated only 45km awa...

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Marble Hall

Marble Hall is a small town in the north of the Mpumalanga province, close to the Loskop Dam. It is the agricultural hub of the region, which features extensive irrigation farming in the Loskop Dam floodplains. It is also the residential base for wor...

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Founded in 1864 on the farm Sterkfontain, the towns original name was Nasareth and only officially became Middelburg in 1872 due to its central positioning between Gauteng and the gold mining hub of Lydenburg. The town has changed a lot since its ear...

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Ogies is the first major town for those entering Mpumalanga and Cultural Heartlands Region on the N12 from Gauteng. While Ogies is not a typical tourist town, there are still a number of landmarks including the towns two churches that are worth stopp...

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Pieterskraal is a suburb in Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality, Nkangala District Municipality, Mpumalanga and has an elevation of 1,139 metres.

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Rooikraal is a farmstead located just outside of the larger town of Groblersdal and has Watervalkloof ravine and the Rooikrall dam within its boundaries.

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The small town of Roossenekal is situated between Groblersdal and Lydenburg and falls within the Greater Roossenekal Area - which incorporates the Roossendal, Draaikraal, Tonteldoos, Laersdrif, Staapberg, Wapaaskloof and Rooikraal communities. T...

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The small agricultural town of Stoffberg is often one of the first towns encountered for those entering Mpumalanga from Limpopo on the R555, R519 or R33. While you can easily drive through the town itself without realising it, the huge grain silo in ...

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Witbank was established as a town in 1903 when the rush for coal became greater, the coal mines were built before 1890, the people failed to take the coal to market. The town only began to function properly when the Pretoria/Delagoa Bay railway was b...

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