About Marble Hall

Marble Hall is well known for its rather extensive irrigation farming where numerous lush crops such as wheat, cotton and citrus fruits. Farm tours and game viewing are popular activities for travelers and the Flag Boshielo Dam provides an abundance of vibrant birdlife and relaxing fishing experiences.

Quick Facts

Province: Mpumalanga
Country: South Africa
Address: Marble Hall, Mpumalanga

Why go?

Marble Hall is rich in cultural and historical heritage town. Marble deposits were discovered here in 1920 by Christoffel Visagie and family while on a hunting trip. In 1929 the Marble Lime Company was developed to work the beautiful deposits.
Visit the various ostrich farms and shop at the fascinating curio stores influenced by the famous Ndebele culture. Explore the mining museums which showcase the history and heritage of this area.
For the sporty type the town offers a 9 hole golf course, car races and a registered airfield for flying enthusiasts.

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Marble Hall developed in 1942 and was originally known as Marmerhol, meaning Marble Hole. Yet, this name was soon changed during the Anglo-Boer War to Marble Hall. Today, Marble Hall is known as the agricultural centre of the area and is the residential base for all the workers of the marble lime mine situated here.

top things to do nearby




Mountain Biking




Game Viewing