This town, off the N2 and close to the Swazi border, is just 330km from Johannesburg/Pretoria and 460km from Durban. It is surrounded by several game farms and is a gateway to the game reserves of Swaziland, northern KwaZulu-Natal, southern Mozambique and the Mpumalanga lowveld. Forestry and wood manufacturing processes back a thriving community, including a large German community and numerous churches are dotted over the countryside. Sports facilities include tennis, squash, golf and indoor cricket.
Assegaai Tourism Assoc:
Telephone : & Fax +27 (0) 17 826-5477;
Postal Address : PO Box 2002, Piet Retief 2380.
Physical Address : 10C Retief Str.