Graskop town stands on the farm Graskop that belonged to Abel Erasmus in the Nineteenth Century. It became an important railway terminus for supplies being sent to the mines at Pilgrim’s Rest as well as a loading point for timber “mine-props” needed by the gold mines on the Witwatersrand.
The climate is invigorating throughout the year with many different seasons sometimes all occurring on the same day. The summers are cool, with warm sunshine days in the winter months.
Graskop is a snug, pretty, bustling tourist town with a mix of various kinds of comfortable accommodation, from where one can visit the magnificent Blyde Canyon, Pinnacle, and Wonderview. Graskop is most conveniently situated enabling the patrons to explore the whole Panorama route and beyond. Check the trips and tours page on www.graskop.co.za
Interesting visits with exciting shopping options can be enjoyed at Africa Silks, the Chocolate Shop, Delagoa, The Window and The Austrian Coffee Company between Graskop & Bushbuckridge, while Graskop is a vibrant Arts & Crafts center with four Art Galleries, and Artist’s Guild supported by very able & accomplished Artists.
There is a variety of restaurants with tastes varying from Mozambican/Portuguese, or Haute Cuisine to South African comfort food.
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