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Town Medium Matatiele

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Located in South Africa :: Eastern Cape  :: Matatiele
Category: Places :: Town Medium


Matatiele is a Sotho word based on the Sesotho phrase “matata aile” meaning “the ducks have gone”or "the ducks have flown."The town is within the Matatiele local municipality and is conveniently on the R56 Route between Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal and Middelburg in the Eastern Cape. Surrounded by beautiful scenery of mountainous foot -hills, rural villages, sparkling streams etc.

The little town of Matatiele serves local farming and trading communities. The museum and monument also make the town an interesting tourism destination including two nature reserve. For more information about the town contact the Matatiele Local Municipality Offices.

Address :  Eastern Cape, South Africa
Contact :  Matatiele Local Municipality
Contact 2 :  Umzimvubu Matatiele Tourism Information
Tel :  +27(0)39 737 3135
Tel2 :  +27(0)39 737 4041
Host Website :  Click Here
Main Cellular Network :  MTN. Cellc. Vodacom

Destination Information
Police Hospital Doctor Petrol Diesel Gas Refill Bank ATM Foreign Exchange Internet Cafe Lodging Camping Butchery Bakery Liquor Restaurant Pharmacy Tyre Repair Tyre Sales Mechanical Repair Towing Service
Facilities :  Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Tour Services
Police Telephone :  +27(0)39 737 9904
Hospital Telephone :  +27(0)39 737 3107
Doctor Telephone :  +27(0)39 737 4675
Towing Service Telephone :  +27(0)39 737 4227
Petrol Type :  ALL
Diesel Type :  ALL

Internet Wireless Networking
Other Facilities :  Auto Specialist Service. Court. School/s. Water Works/Scheme. Fast Food.

4WD Trails Hiking Trails Fishing Swimming Bird Watching
Mountain Biking, Golf
More Activities :  Tennis. Squash. Bowls. Polo and shooting. Visit the Mountain Lake Nature Reserve.Visit the Ongeluksnek Nature Reserve and the Wilfred Bauer Nature Reserve. Matatiele Museum. The Matatiele Heroes Acre. Enjoy traditional dancing with the local dancers performing at different locations. Visit the Mariazell Mission built in 1904. (Jul-15).

Travelling Information

Accommodation options includes Guest houses, Lodges, B&B and camping sites.

There are several other doctors around the town.

There are several fuel stop for Engen, Shell and Caltex service stations for fuel refill.

The Umzimvubu Matatiele Tourism Information is situated in Matatiele. There is also a post office for courier and banking services.

There are internet service providers in town.

Towing services try the Matatiele Breakdown Services. For vehicle repairs and services, try Carrol And Riddel Auto Fit along North Street, Tel : +27(0)39 737 3899.

There is a Nedbank bank and also an ATM. FNB bank and ATMs in different location in the town. There is also an ABSA bank and ATM.

Hospital, clinics and pharmacies in town.

Visit the Supa Quick Fitment Centre along High Street, try tel : +27(0)39 737 3183. Along the Main Street, there is also the Tyremart, try tel : +27(0)39 737 3574.

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