Machadodorp, Mpumalanga

Bermanzi translated means: “The Mountain where the Water is”

Bermanzi is situated between Machadodorp and Badplaas, in Mpumalanga, and is a two hour drive from the bustling cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria. Offering affordable accommodation in Machadodorp and with some of the best hiking trails the province of Mpumalanga has to offer, Bermanzi is the ideal place for hiking groups and holidaying families alike.

Few places offering accommodation in Machadodorp, or even accommodation in Mpumalanga, have the stunning views that you will get when you are staying at Bermanzi.

A lot of thought and care has gone into the development of Bermanzi. Whether you are looking for a quiet weekend away or an action packed weekend spent traversing the hiking trails and seeing the waterfalls, you will find what you are looking for at Bermanzi.

The Ultimate Hikers Retreat

Hiking trails in Mpumalanga make for the perfect outdoor hobby. Mpumalanga is a top hiking destination and at Bermazni we have 3 popular hiking trails for our guests to embark on. Please note that while we welcome day visitors wanting to hike, we only allow day guests to hike from between 8 am and 5 pm.

When hiking in Mpumalanga, at Bermanzi, our trails are for all types of people. We have the easier trails for those looking for a relaxed introduction to hiking or who have children and then we have the more difficult trails for those who have a little more experience and who are in search of a challenge. Upon arrival at Bermanzi, be sure to talk to our team to find out more about our hikes. We’ll be able to point you in the right direction by suggesting the hike most appropriate for you.

Enjoy our scenic hiking trails in Mpumalanga
Mpumalanga is the ideal hiking destination. The province boasts stunning landscapes, an abundance of wildlife, natural forests and challenging mountain ranges, all of which are certain to bring you back in touch with nature. What better way to break away from a busy schedule and the bustle of city life than by going on a hiking trail in Mpumalanga.

By far our biggest attraction and most sought-after activity, we have three exciting hiking trails in Mpumalanga for you to embark on. The Bermanzi Two Day Hiking Experience, the Oom Paul Hiking trail and the 5 Day Num Num Hiking Trail all offer something a little different from the next and each is designed to provide you with a unique hiking experience.

Hiking Trails:

The hiking trails will take you through the gorges, the forests and the rock pools that are hidden away in the vast landscape that surrounds Bermanzi. During any of your hikes, you might be lucky enough to spot some of the local wildlife! This area is home to bushbuck, kudu, and mountain reedbuck. As for the vegetation, kiepersol and yellowwood trees make up the forests and provide shade for hikers.

The Bermanzi Two-Day Hiking Experience:
This is our most popular hiking trail simply because it is the ideal trail for people of all kinds. It has a low difficulty and is quite easy to complete. This hiking trail is perfect for group visits and we happily accommodate church groups, school children and corporate retreats. The groups of guests who will be embarking on the Bermanzi Two-Day Hiking Experience can be comfortably accommodated in The Stables.

The Oom Paul Hiking Trail:
Our next most popular hiking trail is the Oom Paul trail. It is a two-day hike where guests will be accommodated in one of the Num-Num stopovers. This trail will take you down into the gorge, through rock pools and through the beautiful forests. The Oom Paul hiking trail is one that is ideal for visiting couples and families.

The Num-Num:
Num-Nums are some of the best hiking trails in South Africa and we are part of the Mpumalanga Num-Num. Along with 2 other places, Bermanzi is a stopover for this 5 day hiking trail in Mpumalanga. There is plenty of wildlife and natural landscapes and rock formations to see, but one of the main attractions of the hike is the Bankspruit Falls, also known as the Brides Leap Falls.


The Stables

  • R 264.00 per person per night.(Discount can be considered when larger groups staying longer than 4 days).
  • R 180.00 per person per night for children under 12 .L.W.
  • Pax up to 50 people
  • R55.00 Admin fee once off reservation fee.
Bermanzi Hiking Trail