About us

Burgersfort is located in the valley of the Spekboom River at the edge of the Bushveld Complex in the Greater Tubatse Local Municipality, near the border of the two provinces Limpopo and Mpumalanga. The town was named after a hexagonal fort built there during the 1876-77 Second War against the Bapedi of Chief Sekhukhune, and was named after President TF Burgers of the ZAR.  The region is rich in platinum and PGMs.  The town's neighbouring towns are Lydenburg (60 km), Steelpoort (16 km) and Ohrigstad (26 km)

Die Watergat employs around 30 people on a permanent basis throughout the year.  It takes uneducated people from around the community and trains them in the following fields in the Hospitality industry:

  • Front Office Supervision
  • Food and Beverage i.e Food preparation and catering
  • Waitrons
  • Housekeeping
  • Grounds Maintenance

Die Watergat supplies the following services to the community and people travelling through the Greater Tubatse area:

  • Accommodation
  • Restaurant
  • Entertainment
  • Function Management

Die Watergat strives to give the best service at a most affordable price.

Credit Cards are welcome and ATM facilities are available on the premises.