Critchley Hackle Lodge


Get hooked on the most scenic spot in Dullstroom.

In the picturesque village of Dullstroom, an easy two and a half hours drive from Gauteng and a whopping 7000 feet above sea level, lays Critchley hackle Lodge. Howard Walker’s (of Walkersons fame) dream came true in 1988, when the lodge opened its doors for the first time. Since then it has grown in popularity and stature into the tranquil establishment with some of the best views in Dullstroom!


Critchley Hackle Fact Sheet



Accommodation Features

Critchley Hackle Specials



This restaurant offers an assortment of fusion cuisine as well as a selection of old traditional favorites which features a rustic country garden appeal and overlooks the estate's own private lake. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is open to guests and day visitors.


Spa treatments are on offer for guests to relax and rejuvenate in a peaceful and beautiful surrounding.


The luxurious Country House in Dullstroom, caters for conferences, workshops, seminars as well as board meetings. On site is a professional conference team of friendly consultants who assist in planning, managing and facilitating any groups' requirements.


Book an appointment with our wedding consultant or forever hold your peace. Give our consultant a call or send an email and she will  come and see you, bringing along answers to your questions, fact sheets and picture-perfect photos. 

Tel: 012 443 6700



While the quaint and picturesque town of Dullstroom is most widely known as South Africa’s premier fly fishing destination, both Critchley Hackle Lodge and the surrounding town boast an abundant amount of activities.

Ranging from hiking and mountain biking trails, to saddling-up to explore the countryside, and spending a day honing your skills in the fine art of fly fishing, Dullstroom offers much in the way of things to do.



2018 / 2019 Rates

Critchley Hackle
Room Only rate
01 April 2019 - 31 August 2019
01 November 2018-31 march 2019
01 September2019 - 31 october 2019
Per Room
Per Room
Luxury Lakeside Room
R 2275
Garden View Cottage
R 2070
R 1865
Tower Room R 2015 R 1815
Leisure Cottage- 1 bedroom
R 2065
R 1860
Leisure Cottage - 2 bedroom
R 3020
R 2720
Royal Suite
R 3565
R 3210
Managers Cottage
R 3820
R 3340

Directions to Critchley Hackle

Guests are requested to please follow directions provided by our central reservations. Do not follow Google Maps as this can direct guests onto gravel roads and non tarred roads.

From Johannesburg:

1. Drive on the N12 head east toward Witbank
2. Continue onto N4 - Partial Toll Road
3. Take exit 190 left R540/Dullstroom/Belfast
4. Turn left at R33/Vermooten St.
5. At the 3-Way Stop proceed straight
6. Turn right at Voortrekker St/R540
7. Continue on the R540 to Dullstroom
8. Proceed straight through the village and turn right at Teding van Berhout St.
9. Critchley Hackle is located at 585 Teding van Berkhout Street.

GPS Coordinates:

S 30.109400
E -25.417379

Critchley Hackle Reception: +27 13 254 0055