The farm is in the heart of the lowveld tourist attractions and close to the historical gold rush ghost town of Leydsdorp and Giant baobab. Within an hours drive are three very interesting and diverse towns. To the West is the town of Tzaneen, a large tropical garden town, situated in a lush fertile region with tropical and subtropical agriculture. To the East is Hoedspruit, the hub of the wildlife and safari industry and gateway to Kruger National park. To the North is Phalaborwa, a small mining town situated at the heart of the Kruger National Park.
The Orpen and Phalaborwa entrance gates are situated less than an hours drive away from the farm, these areas boast some of the best game viewing in the Kruger National Park. Experience the South African wilderness and be home for supper!
Visit giant specimens of ancient baobab trees only a few kilometres from the cottage.
There are a network of gravel roads off the farm which are ideal for cycling and exploring the area.
There are a number of Spa and wellness centres within an hours drive from the cottage which you can enjoy. Or we can organise private treatments in the comfort of the cottage if requested.
Take a private tour of the reptile centre to see and learn about snakes, other reptiles, spiders and scorpions in a safe environment.
Get up close and personal to a variety of different African animals and learn about their conservation challenges and the efforts to protect them.
Visit the world-famous Jessica the hippo and learn about hippos up close!
Visit the lower end of the Blyde River Canyon and enjoy a day for exploration. Here you can go on hiking trails, swim in the waterfalls and even take a boat ride on the dam where you can see hippos and crocodiles.
Visit the breathtaking world heritage site of the largest green canyon in the world, offering spectacular views of the Drakensberg mountain range and the valley below. Visit the Three Rondawel view point, Bourkes luck potholes and Gods window in a day trip from the cottage
Learn about the challenges facing endangered animals such as cheetah and wild dog whilst on a tour in an open safari vehicle.
This scenic mountain reserve is part of the Drakensberg mountain range and is characterised by grassy hills, lush kloofs and indigenous forests. The Biodiversity hotspot has awesome natural beauty with its crystal clear rivers and waterfalls.
There are a number of restaurants in the area which we can advise on arrival.