Bed & Breakfast
A small exclusive luxury lodge nestled under the majestic
Drakensburg Mountains. In a elegant and relaxed setting. This is an
ideal base to explore the Limpopo Province and only an hour to
Kruger National Park.
Strydom Tunnel, Valley of the Olifants,
Our lodge commands wonderful vistas of the Drakensburg Mountains
which are home to the Manoutsa Vulture Colony with up to 660 pairs
of Cape Vulture. This is the fourth largest colony in the world.
Our lodge is
home to a variety of non-dangerous game such as Giraffe, Wildebeest,
Impala, Livingstone’s Eland, Zebra and Bushbuck. Less seen are
Leopard, Porcupine, Pangolin, & Warthog. Explore the bush on foot
or in our safari vehicle with our experienced FGASA Guide, do some
birding and learn about the lesser known interesting facts of the
bush. Remember to take your binoculars and camera. You might just
get a winning shot of our wildlife! The
Drakensburg Mountains above the lodge are Many other
raptures may be seen. We are recognise by Birdlife SA as a birding
spot and are on the Kruger to Canyon Birding route.
The Main lodge
area has a tranquil plunge pool and shady veranda. Watch the sunset
turn the Mountains into a rainbow of colour while having snacks and
sundowners then dine under a dark velvet sky full of stars or in our
well appointed candlelit dining room.
Pangolin Bush Camp
is set among mixed bush veld woodland with a flora and bird life.
Accommodation is in large Rondavels (round huts) three have queen
beds and one is a twin.
There is full shared bathroom, separate toilet, full equipped
kitchen with oven, fridge and microwave on an open veranda. There is
lounge for the cooler nights and a boma for Braais (Barbeque) under
the African sky. Towels and sheets are supplied and braai fires are
lit on request with wood supplied. Come and enjoy our wonderful
relaxed self catering option with views of the Skilderkrans
Retire when the day is done to our four luxurious suites, secluded
amongst the bush. Each suite is beautifully decorated and well
appointed with a hospitality tray and stocked mini bar. The en-suite
bathrooms have large oval baths and outdoor showers. All have beds
with percale linen and all rooms are air conditioned.
- air conditioner (all
- babysitting service
- bar fridge
- game drives (less than 30km)
- game drives onsite
- parking all onsite
- reptile park (less than 20km)
- restaurant (less than 5km)
- tea / coffee making facilities
Kruger National Park
A must see, largest big five park in South Africa. Please ask
reception for the best drives and scenic routes to enjoy the Kruger
Park to its fullest. We can arrange a full packed breakfast that can
be cooked on a gas grill, hired from one of the picnic site +/-
R15.00. They are known as skottels and are used extensively by South
Africans. This is truly a memorable experience. One can also hire a
guide to cook you breakfast and give you interesting information
regarding the flora and fauna in the park.
The Blyde River Canyon (meaning
River of Joy)
This route takes one on a breathtaking journey through the
mountains. Blyde River Canyon is the third largest canyon in the
world. On route one can stop at well know view points such as: Three
Rondavels, Bourke's Luck Potholes, God's Window & various
waterfalls. There is an entrance fee at the Potholes.
Blyde River Dam
Take a boat trip on the dam in a completely unspoiled most beautiful
area. See the Tufa Falls and spot varies animals on the 1 1/2hour
trip. Trips at 9am, 11am and 3pm. Ask the lodge to book for you.
Panorama Route (on
the R532.) One can visit the following:
Three Rondavels, Bourke's Luck Potholes, God's Window. Visit these
and various wonderful waterfalls such as The Bridal Veil Falls, the
Lone Creek Waterfall and Horseshoe Falls, they can all be reached
from the scenic forest track along the south bank of the Sabie
Old gold rush village, visit the Robbers Grave, Pilgrim's Rest is
situated on the magnificent Panorama Route on the eastern Escarpment
region of the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The entire town
of Pilgrim's rest has been declared a national monument. Here,
visitors can relive the days of the old Transvaal gold rush. Shop
for souvenirs, visit the Robbers Grave and see panning for gold.
Sabie Valley Coffee
Lunch and see how coffee is produced. Tours at 11am on Wednesdays,
or by appointment. Also a shop where one can buy coffee and coffee
related products and gifts.
Meet Jessica the Hippo
Drive towards Hoedspruit and on the left take the turning to Essex
Road, the sign for Jessica is also at this turning.
Bombyx Silk Farm
Excellent place for lunch. Silk Tours (free). Only the second silk
farm in South Africa. Gives one an understanding as to how the silk
Ann's Cotton Club Café
- Bistro Style eatery
Situated on the Bombyx Silk Farm. Great Light lunches, Coffee's and
Tea's. Nice shady garden in which to dine and relax.
Ballooning from Otter's Den