Along the Assegai River in Mpumalanga lies a small town called Piet Retief.
Piet Retief is a great stopover for most those travelling between Gauteng and Mpumalanga as this is the last major town with facilities before reaching the Elephant Coast. The name Piet Retief was derived from one of the great Voortrekkers who was killed by the Zulus in 1938. The town has always attracted people from all over the world due to the abundance of a variety of woods especially yellowwood and other indigenous hardwoods. The abundance of wood has allowed the timber industry and other farming activities to flourish.
Whether you are visiting or just passing by, it is a great idea to spend some tine in the town and take part in some exciting activities that the town offers.Various activities to enjoy while in the town include picnics, fishing, birding and hiking on the several trails found in the town.
Accommodation in Piet Retief offers some very good and well-maintained places to stay and you are sure to feel at home while away from home. Varying from lovely guest houses and comfortable lodges to welcoming bed and breakfasts, Piet Retief accommodation has everything for every preference at affordable rates.