The town was established by Wolterus Dull. The word ‘stroom’ refers to the Crocodile River that passes by close to the town. Dullstroom is situated in the Steenkampsberg range, which is 2100m above sea level. The small town was established by Wolterus Dull, and is one of the coldest in South Africa because it is close to the Crocodile River and is over 2100m above sea level. So bring some warm clothing. Dullstroom is one cold little town, but it is also cosy and misty and it that makes you feel like you are stepping into a fairytale. When visiting this foggy wonderland here just a few things you can do.