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2012 WORLD GOLD PANNING CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

1st to 7th October, 2012
Pilgrims Rest, Mpumalanga Province

30 September 2012
MAC MAC GOLD PANNING COMPETITION

Mac Mac Gold Panning club, 20km from Pilgrim's Rest will be hosting a competition on the weekend before the World championships.
Transport to and from this event will be available from Crystal Springs Mountain Resort, Pilgrim's Rest Information Centre and Graskop Information Centre. Prices to be confirmed.

Monday 1 OCTOBER 2012
EXCURSION TO THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
Full day excursion to the Kruger National Park, including breakfast and mineral water. A day trip to the Internationally acclaimed Kruger Park, by coach, departing 6.00 am and including a bush breakfast / brunch at a picnic spot inside the park. The coach will travel through areas of wild game and natural bush, and will return to Pilgrim's Rest by late afternoon. A bottle of mineral water will be provided to each passenger. Guests can be collected from Crystal Springs Mountain Resort, Pilgrim's Rest Information Centre and Graskop Information centre en route, and returned to the same areas. A valid passport or South African Identity Document is required for entry to the park.


Tuesday 2 OCTOBER 2012
EXCURSION TO THE BLYDE RIVER CANYON AND PANORAMA ROUTE

We will take a tour to the Worlds largest green canyon, only 20km from Pilgrim's Rest, we will stop at 2 waterfalls and Bourke's Luck Potholes, the Three Rondawels View site as well as at God's Window view site and natural rain forest. Departure at 9.00am and return late afternoon. Lunch is available at Bourke's Luck Potholes for own account. A bottle of mineral water will be provided to each passenger.
Guests can be collected from Crystal Springs Mountain Resort, Pilgrim's Rest Information Centre or the Graskop Information Centre en route, and returned to the same areas.


Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 OCTOBER 2012
EXCURSION TO THE ELEPHANT SANCTUARY

Excursions to the Elephant Sanctuary for an interactive tour and elephant ride will be scheduled for during the weekdays. A maximum of 9 passengers per vehicle can be accommodated. The tour is approximately 4 hours long, and will be subject to availability. Departs from Pilgrim's Rest Information Centre.

Monday 8 OCTOBER 2012
BARBERTON MINES AND GOLD PANNING

An excursion to Barberton, which has 3.8 billion years of history, where the most ancient rocks on the planet are found and fossils of the oldest life on earth are preserved. Experience an underground tour at the Agnes mine and gold pan in the Tiger trap for your own replica watches flake of the oldest gold on the planet. This excursion will leave at 9.00 and return late afternoon. Lunch will be on your own account but a bottle of mineral water will be provided for each passenger. Guests can be collected from Crystal Springs Mountain Resort, Pilgrim's Rest Information Centre and Graskop Information centre en route, and returned to the same areas.

 

Transport arrangements
Transport to and from OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg), Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (Nelspruit) And Nelspruit City or Lydenburg. Transport to Pilgrim's Rest from these centres can be arranged.
Bushveld link, rolex replica City bug, Intercity, City to City, Translux and Greyhound bus services are available, and transport from the depots in Mpumalanga to Pilgrim's Rest is available.
Prices on Request


Tours of Pilgrim's Rest Museums, Village Tours, Alanglade House Museum and
Ghost Tours are available daily.
Additional Tours and excursions can be arranged on request.
Transport will be available to Graskop, for shopping and banking requirements

For information and booking of all these services please contact:
Pilgrim's Rest Business and Tourism Chamber
P.O.Box 96
Pilgrim's Rest
1290
Mpumalanga
South Africa
Cell No. +27 825221958
Land Line No. +27 13 768 1060
E mail: brummertours@gmail.com
Fax No. +27 13 768 1137

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS FOR THE WORLD GOLD PANNING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2012
The Pilgrim's Rest Local Business and Tourism Chamber Information Centre is available to assist with all accommodation and land arrangements for your trip to Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Accommodation options range from camping, back packers, self catering and bed and breakfast guesthouses, to 3 and 4 star Hotels, and International Time Share resorts in and around the Pilgrim's Rest area. Transport to and from the further away accommodations will be available.
For all prices and availability please contact:
Sherry Goodwin
Cell No.+27 82 522 1958
Land Line No.+27 13 768 1060
Fax No.+27 13 768 1137
Email brummertours@gmail.com