Experience life of the Gold Rush era at Pilgrims Rest, an old mining town dotted with restored 19th-century buildings. Roam the small town, easily explored on foot, and admire the numerous historic structures, from the old Anglican church and graveyard, to an authentic period house that now serves as a museum. Take a guided tour of the digging site for a glimpse into the daily life of the gold miners, or try panning for gold yourself. The town includes a golf course, restaurants, cafes, and a variety of stores selling traditional crafts, gifts, and collectibles. Use our Graskop day trip planning site to arrange your visit to Pilgrims Rest and other attractions in Graskop.
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Pilgrims Rest reviews
What a surprise to see this little village being restored to it’s former glory!!!! They really need our support to keep going. more »
Nice place to visit if you have alot of time. About 10 kilometers down to the town and return same distance. Road is full of sharp bends so drive with care. The town closes at 5 PM, so dont leave the.... more »
Very nice to walk around but I found the local craft venders a bit pushy and nagging. There are many quaint little gift shops, one or two coffee shops and even a Gin Distillery where you can do some..... more »
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