Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate

Kruisfontein Rd,

Dullstroom, Mpumalanga 1110

  • Office

    +27 (0)87 808 6078
  • Pro shop

    +27 (0)87 287 4652
  • Golf pro

    Ian Geringer (Golf Director).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Open rolling countryside, grasslands and mountain scenery.

  • Designer:

    Ernie Els

SSS or slope






How to get there:

16 km SE of Dullstroom / 165 km W of Mbombela (Nelspruit) (30 km shorter if unpaved roads used).

Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 2015

Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate: nestling in the Steenkampsberg mountain range near Dullstroom in Mpumalanga, and located just two and a half hours drive from Johannesburg, Highland Gate is home to a well-rated Ernie Els-designed championship layout.

Set against a scenic backdrop of rolling mountain terrain, Els' enjoyably testing layout provides a challenge to both club player and tour professional alike.

Rated by many as a Top 20 South African course, the expansive open parkland layout contains many excellent holes as it rolls its way through pleasantly undulating terrain. One of Highland Gate’s many strengths lies in its high altitude charm which continually delivers a scenic and memorable golf experience.

Stay&Play at Highland Gate: although not managed by the Highland Gate Estate, onsite accommodation is available in short-term rental properties (see Highland Gate website).

List of courses: Kruger Park, S Africa


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Closed Mondays.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes (Tues-Thur / Fri-Sun): R750/R950 (non-affiliated); R650/R850 (SA-affiliated). Shared golf cart included.

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2022].

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Highland Gate offers an excellent weekend retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. The focus is not only on the championship golf course, but also a wealth of leisure activities including hiking trails, fly fishing, mountain biking, picnicking, and bird watching in this rare and tranquil setting.

Published ranking

South Africa's 21st best course (SA's Top 100 Courses, 2023).


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    Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate, Kruisfontein Rd, Dullstroom 1110.

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    Highland Gate offers the opportunity to stay in short-term rental properties (contactable via the Club), with access to the Ernie Els-designed championship golf course, as well as a wealth of leisure activities including hiking trails, fly fishing, mountain biking, picnicking, and bird watching in this rare and tranquil setting.

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