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Maclear is situated at the foothills of the Drakensberg in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, and is famous for its wild trout, Rock art (San Paintings), dinosaur footprints and spectacular scenery. The Town was founded in 1876 as a military camp and developed rapidly, reaching municipal status in 1916. Named after Sir Thomas Maclear (1794-1879), famous astronomer who laid the foundation for a trigonometrical survey of the Cape Colony.

Annual festivities include the Fees Zonder Naam (FZN), the Trout River Festival during April/May and Kapaailand Classic golf tournament during November.

The first time visitor will find that the town's main street a business hive, but escape to the side streets or one of the outdoor activities and enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountains and the fresh mountain air. Sit beside one of the many perennial rivers and streams and enjoy the sights and sounds of a never ending stream of water rushing past...

Rock art, dinosaur footprints and skeleton sites, abseiling down the spectacular Tsista Falls, fly-fishing, horse trails, Ecowa and other scenic hiking trails, Gatberg, adventure sports, scenic Barkly Pass, Naude's Nek and Bastervoedpad (4 x 4 ) and wildflower tours are just a few of the activities to be enjoyed in and around Maclear. Registered guides are available.

Accommodation in Maclear includes B&B's, guesthouses and self catering.

 

Information courtesy of Maclear tourism.

 

Maclear Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.maclear.co.za/
Telephone: 045-9321038
E-mail: noel@maclear.co.za
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