Fancy Free Fly-Fishing Retreat

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Fancy Free Fly-Fishing Retreat in Dullstroom offers 3 Self-Catering Cottages from R600.00 per person per night. Fireplaces & DSTV
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Fancy Free Fly-Fishing Retreat in Dullstroom offers 3 Self-Catering Cottages from R600.00 per person per night. Fireplaces & DSTV

Fancy Free Fly-Fishing Retreat in Dullstroom is situated approximately 260km from Johannesburg, in a tranquil landscape of green rolling hills, crystal clear streams and beautiful dams.

This delightful haven, which forms part of Mpumalanga’s premier fly-fishing region, promises an unforgettable experience for body, mind and soul.

Accommodation at Fancy Free Fly-Fishing Retreat is provided in a selection of three self-catering cottages.

Matuka Cottage is the largest of the dwellings, comfortably sleeping 6 guests. The cottage comprises a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a second double bedroom and a third room with two twin beds share the 2nd bathroom.  The dining/lounge area has a log fireplace and DSTV. A fully equipped kitchen and secluded boma with braai facilities offer spectacular views over the water.

The cottage has an annex which offers additional accommodation for 4 guests in 2 rooms which share a bathroom with shower.

The charming Invicta Cottage is a 4 sleeper unit which has two cosy bedrooms (a double and a twin), both with en-suite bathrooms. The cottage features a well equipped kitchen, lounge/dining area with DSTV, indoor fireplace, wooden verandah and a private outdoor boma with braai facilities. Invicta Cottage is situated close to the water’s edge.

Marabou Cottage is a two bedroom cottage with en-suite bathrooms (a double and a twin). The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, lounge with fire place, DSTV and a private boma with braai facilities, a gas hot plate and fire place.

Fancy Free offers something for the whole family. Apart from fishing, other activities include bird watching, mountain biking, boating, walking and relaxing by the swimming pool.


Rates are as advised by Fancy Free Fly Fishing Retreat - no additional cost when booking with Up And Go

Rates are a guide price and will be confirmed when making your reservation

Rates are subject to change without notice

Self-Catering Cottages 

From R600.00 per adult per night

From R750.00 per adult per night (1 night surcharge for weekends) 


7 Trout Dams and 3 Bass Dams

Housekeeping on request (from R150.00 per unit per day)

DSTV (bring own decoder and smart card)

Children’s Play Area and Jungle Gym


Fly-Fishing for Brown and Rainbow Trout

Bass Fishing in warmer months

Walking Trails

Mountain Biking

Bird Watching


On-site hatchery

Float tubing is permitted on dams

On-site bird watching and mountain biking (bring own bicycles)

Specific details

Area Activities: Bar, Bird Watching, Fishing, Golf, Hiking Trails, Mountain Biking, Nightlife, Restaurant, Running Trails, Shopping / Markets, Spa
Facilities: DSTV, Fire Place, Television, Housekeeping, Swimming Pool, Braai facilities, Linen, Towels
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Self-Catering


Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Dullstroom Road, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa