Management Couple: Steve and Jackie Vincent
Administration Manageress: Pheona Kemp
Fish Bailiff - Maintenance Manager: Dana Kemp
|PHYSICAL ADDRESS||POSTAL ADDRESS|
|Millstream Farm||P.O Box 37|
|R540 Belfast Road||Dullstroom|
|Belfast District, Mpumalanga||1110|
|4km from Dullstroom||GPS co-ordinates:|
|25° 26' 28" S and 30° 04' 48" E|
The Millstream Farm Facebook page is regularly updated with useful and interesting information about the resort. To read feedback from recent visits to Millstream Farm, view some of the latest fly-fishing reports and keep up-to-date with important events, click on the Facebook link and “Like” our page.
ACTIVITIES / FACILITIES available on the Farm
- Fly Fishing is one of the Farm's major attractions; this can be done on weirs, ponds and dams,
- Bicycle Hire,
- Horse Riding,
- Pool Table, Suana, Squash, Table Tennis and Tennis,
- Games - Board Games & Puzzles,
- Racquets & Bats for Squash, Table Tennis and Tennis can be hired from Reception,
- Heated Swimming pool,
There is a FNB and ABSA in Dullstroom.
We unfortunately do not provide this service.
Nearest banks are in Belfast, 30km away – Absa and FNB.
BEAUTY THERAPIST (ON SITE)
Beauty Therapist on request at Millstream Farm.
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Stunning in the summer months - hard work but rewarding in the winter - over 170 species have been positively identified, of which 30 species are migratory.
These include most of your typical Highveld, Mountain Grassland and Water Birds such as, Red Collard Widows, Red & Yellow Bishops, L.B.J.s such as Wing-snapping and Cloud Cisticolas. Cormorants, Crakes, Dabchicks, Bitterns and Flufftails, with common Raptors being Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk, Black-shouldered Kites and Jackal Buzzards. An updated Bird List is available from Reception. There is a Bird Hide on the North-Western side of Wordsworth Waters.
BICYCLE HIRE / MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL
There are a limited number of bicycles available for hire. Please enquire at Reception.
These bicycles may not be ridden off the Farm. There is one marked mountain bike trail on the farm. It is +/- 8.3km in extent and starts near Reception. It is marked in red with a bicycle front wheel and handle bars. Maps available at reception at a nominal fee. For additional trails in the Dullstroom area please visit www.dullstroommtb.co.za
There are rowing boats available on Lake Millstream. Oars and rowlocks can be collected from the Reception for a nominal refundable deposit. Use of these boats is limited to three hours at any one time unless prior arrangements have been made with Management. Life Jackets must be worn. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. The boast must be returned to the jetties after use.
LIFE JACKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT RECEPTION.
Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble, Balderdash, Pictionary, 30 Seconds, Rummy 'O', Chess, Rummikub, Playing Cards. We also have a selection of Puzzles.
Each Cottage has its own outside braai facility as well as a Weber. Fire wood, charcoal and fire lighters can be purchased from Reception during office hours or from the main gate after hours. There are also braai facilities at the Recreational Centre. Braais are permitted in the designated areas only.
CATCH & RELEASE DAMS
Lake Crystabel and Solitary Reaper are trophy dams. We request that you use barbless hooks and release all fish. If you would like to keep one of these for a trophy it has to be brought to Reception for processing.
CHECK IN & OUT TIMES
The CHECK IN time is:- 14h30 for 15h00 on the afternoon of your confirmed arrival.
The CHECK OUT time is:- 09h30 for 10h00 on the morning of your confirmed departure unless your written confirmation states otherwise.
There is a charge of R200-00 per hour or part thereof for Late Check Outs after 10AM on the due date of departure!
The flying of drones or UAV's is strictly prohibited on Millstream Farm
The discharging of fireworks is not permitted on Millstream, the use thereof may lead to veld fires and the injury or death of animals on the farm including our horses.
Millstream is situated nearly 2000m above sea level, in a summer rainfall area. Sunscreen and hats are a must almost all year round due to the altitude.
The Cottages are serviced once daily.
CREDIT CARD FACILITIES
All purchases can be made using a credit card (Visa & Master only).
Guests staying on the Farm may entertain day visitors. All Day Visitors are required to pay a non-refundable fee of R50 per car per day or part thereof, on arrival at the Security Gate. Day visitors are NOT permitted to fish but may use all other facilities available on the Farm.
There are currently no doctors in Dullstroom, the closest recommended doctors are in Lydenburg (Mashishing) +/- 55km
This can be enjoyed on the weirs, ponds or numerous dams. No fishing licences are required to fish on Millstreams waters. Only Fly fishing equipment may be used. Bag limits apply per Cottage per day. Some dams are strictly catch & release. See fishing etiquette for more details. Complete Fishing kits (Rod, Reel, Line & Fly) can be hired from Reception. Additional Flies can also be purchased. Fishing/Casting lessons can be arranged - Advanced booking essential.
LIMIT YOUR KILL DON'T KILL YOUR LIMIT. Click here to view full set of rules
Firewood, charcoal, fire lighters and matches are available at the Reception and at the Security Gate.
Here is a list of the animals commonly seen on the Farm:-
|Antelope||Approximate Numbers||Other||Approximate Numbers|
|Blesbuck||50 - 100||Hair||Scrub||Common|
|Duiker||+/- 6||Hyrax||Rock (Dassie)||Common|
|Grey Rhebuck||+/- 6||Mongoose||Slender|
|Springbuck||40 - 80||Yellow|
|Zebra||20 - 45||Water|
|Otter||African Clawless Spotted-necked|
Remember all the above animals are wild and must be treated accordingly.
No Hunting or discharging of fire arms is permitted on the Farm.
There is a nominal fee of R165.00 per vehicle, payable at reception (Visa or Master Card accepted)
Elize 082 335 5694
Trevor Conn 084 900 0948
Millstream offers horse rides daily - for the children, the inexperienced and intermediate riders. Most of the common species of Game on the Farm can be seen at close quarters on the one hour rides. All rides are accompanied rides. Please enquire from Reception with regards to times, costs and availability.
Government: 30km – Belfast
Private : 100km - Middelburg
KEY & BREAKAGE DEPOSITS
An imprint of your credit card or R500 cash deposit is required on check in. Should everything be found to be in order the imprint is destroyed. Breakages under a R100 are automatically put through your card. Should any breakages total more than a R100 you will be notified on the details provided on check in, before any charges are put through.
The washing and drying of clothing can be arranged for a nominal fee.
All linen is supplied, fresh towels are provided once a week. Should you require a linen change, this must be arranged in advance and a nominal fee is charged per room.
MOUTAIN BIKE TRAIL
There is one marked mountain bike trail on the farm. It is +/- 8.3km in extent and starts near Reception. It is marked in red with a bicycle front wheel and handle bars. Maps available at reception at a nominal fee. For additional trails in the Dullstroom area please visit www.dullstroommtb.co.za
Motorcycles are NOT permitted on Millstream.
Please note that the number of beds in your unit indicates the number of people allowed to occupy the unit, (this includes children of all ages). Please save us the embarrassment of having to ask some of your GUESTS to leave in order to comply with our rules. If the extra person/s has already spent a night on the Farm you will be charged with a substantial penalty.
There are partially covered parking bays, two at each of the 5 bedroom Cottages and one at the 1 and 2 bedroom Cottages.
NO pets are allowed at Millstream.
A Pharmacy has opened up in the Cherry Grove Centre in Dullstroom +/- 4 km.
|Monday - Thursday||07h00 - 13h00||&||14h00 - 17h00|
|Fridays||07h00 - 13h00||&||14h00 - 18h00|
|Weekends & Public Holidays||08h00 - 13h00||&||14h00 - 16h00|
The Centre is located adjacent to the Stables close to Reception and offers the following:-
Children's play room, Dart board, Library, Lounge with a fireplace and DSTV, Pool Table, Sauna, Indoor heated pool, Squash court, Table tennis table, Tennis court floodlit.
There is approximately 500m of gravel road after turning off the R540 before entering the Farm. There are concrete strip roads on the Farm. NO OFF ROAD RIDING IS PERMITTED. Click on Location at the top of the page to download a Map of how to get to Millstream.
Each Cottage has one small Keypad safe for keeping valuables.
At the Recreational Centre. A nominal fee is charged per hour. Booking is through Reception, for afterhours bookings please ensure that you collect the key before the office closes.
The Farm is generally considered to be very secure and the main gate is manned 24 hrs a day. However to assist in preventing any incidents we advise the following:-
- Do not leave your Cottage unlocked when you go out or retire for the night.
- Do not leave any valuables laying around lock them in the Keypad safe.
- Due to the new firearm act we are unfortunately not permitted to keep firearms in the office safe.
There are no public card telephones available. Cell phone reception varies from Cottage to Cottage.
There are NO Televisions in the Cottages. Television reception can only be obtained by means of a satelite receiver. There are 2 TV sets in the Recreational Centre with full DSTV. The Centre is open 24 hours a day.
There are four marked trails on the farm varying from 2 – 8km. There are also a number of well worn, cut but unmarked paths that lead from each cottage to the various dams (see map of farm under Farm Info). Detailed maps also available at Reception at a nominal fee.
Millstream offers Pre-paid Wi-Fi per cottage, which is provided by means of a Token System, to guests who are residents in the cottages. Enquire at Reception.
The Highlands of Mpumalanga are renowned for their abundance of wild flowers and Millstream is no exception. With 34 different families listed and some 85 species identified on the farm. Some of the more spectacular, being Brunsvigia radulosa (Tumble weed) Scadoxus puniceus (Royal paint brush) Zantedeschia rehmanni (Pink arum lily) Schizostylis coccinea (Scarlet river lily) an abundance of the grassland orchids and many others. A flower list is available from Reception.
"LIMIT YOUR CATCH DON'T CATCH YOUR LIMIT."