Vrederus Wild Trout offers superb trout fishing and high country scenes in the most spectacular location.

When you take an epic journey over mountain passes, there is always that fear that the destination won’t be worth the effort. But with Vrederus Wild Trout, you arrive at a place that has you planning your return before you even leave.

3 things about Vrederus that you can’t find anywhere else:

Why should you choose to visit Vrederus Wild Trout:
Numerous fishing options

Half a dozen of the purist trout streams and 20ha of wild trout stillwaters can keep you busy for days. 

Scenery to get lost in

Visiting this working farm located in Naude’s Nek between Maclear and Rhodes is a like stepping into a coffee table book.

Country cottage accommodation

Original stone cottages overlooking Naude’s Lake with inviting fireplaces and cosy beds. 


“If you know the upland country halfway between Rhodes and Maclear, where the Naude’s Nek Pass just about touches the clouds, then you know some of the best trouting country God put on this fine planet. It is high altitude grassland, cold, sparse and remote, threaded throughout with mountain streams, all swift and clear and full of the promise of trout.

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Accommodation at Vrederus Wild Trout

There are 2 cottages at Vrederus Wild Trout, both of which have outdoor lapa/boma fireplaces, indoor fireplaces, fully equipped kitchens and are located next to Naude’s Lake. For groups of 6-8 anglers, both cottages can be booked out together as a perfect base for a fishing tour.

Boatsmen Cottage

Ideal for couples, small families or small groups and is a 2 bedroom cottage with both bedrooms upstairs.  

Stonefly Cottage

Best for larger groups or families with older children with 3 bedrooms (1 upstairs).

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