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Nestled on the edge of the Escarpment at the foot of the beginnings of the mighty Drakensberg, surrounded by endless wide open spaces, misty valleys and majestic scenery, Trout Hideaway (measuring some 450 hectares in extent) is bordered by the Ohrigstad and Mount Sheba Nature Reserves and lies within the Mount Anderson Conservancy measuring in excess of 20 000 hectares.

A pristine location within Southern Africa, abounding in a rich diversity of fauna and flora. Home to the vervet monkey, chacuma baboon, African civet, eland, kudu, oribi, rhebuck, duiker, otter, caracal, zebra, bushpig and aardvark - to name just a few, and complimented by 126 specie of herb, flower, tree and shrub as well as over 150 recorded bird species, make Trout Hideaway a nature lover and bird watcher's paradise.


Within a couple of hours drive, one is at the doorstep of South Africa's most spectacular natural treasures and scenic destinations. Follow the Highlands Meander or Panorama Route down into the Lowveld to the world famous Kruger National Park which borders a host of exclusive game reserves and resorts.

Through breathtaking God's Window en-route to the Blyde River Canyon and it's Three Rondawels, the Bourke's Luck Potholes, the Mac Mac Falls, Echo & Sudwala Caves - excursions and attractions are endless.

For the hiking and biking enthusiast, there are no limits to the choice of path or track that abound around and about the Hideaway and beyond.