Cheerio Trout Fishing and Holiday Resort
Magoebaskloof, Valley of the Olifants - Accommodation
Cheerio Trout Fishing and Holiday Resort in Magoebaskloof
Our self-catering chalets accommodate two, four or six people. All amenities are provided and the chalets are serviced daily. Enjoy the serenity of the mountains from your private accommodation nestled among beautiful trees, shrubs and flowers. This is the ideal stopover toward Kruger National Park and other private game parks.
Tourism Magoebaskloof has established mountain bike routes, which could also be used for hiking, between the various tourism establishments in the area (accommodation, tea gardens etcetera. Visitors to the area will be able to pick up a route from any participating establishment or a hub such as Cheerio Gardens/ Stanford Lake College. The establishment owners will share the responsibility for maintaining routes and ensuring that signage is visible and appropriate. Maps of the routes will also be available. The trails consist of some single track through forests and/or open farm land, existing farm roads and paths, fire boundaries and public country sand roads. To create the optimum linkage, the routes also traverse commercial timber growers’ properties.
Presently there are 4 trails, but these will be added to on a regular and planned basis. The current routes are as follows: Stanford Lake/ Ebenezer Dam: This 5.3 km route is suitable for families with young children. It follows the edge of Stanford Lake and Ebenezer Dam on well used roads and is fairly flat. It can be extended by 3km by following the road along Ebenezer dam further and returning the same way. It can be accessed from Stanford Lake Lodge.
Cheerio/Sequoia: This 5 km route is suitable for families. It passes through the pine plantations, avo orchards and the beautiful gardens of Cheerio and Sequoia along grass paths and roads. The climb to the top of the hill is made worth the effort by the spectacular views of the Wolkberg and Cheerio Valley. It can be accessed from Cheerio Trout Fishing and Holiday Resort, Sequoia and Cheerio Gardens.
Magoebaskloof Adventures: This 10km route is for very experienced mountain bikers. 5 km of technical single track hug the contours of the Letaba Gorge through riverine forest. A steep climb gives spectacular views of Georges Valley before a steep descent back to the start. It can be accessed from Magoebaskloof Adventures.
Cheerio/ Sequoia/Bramasole/ Stanford Lake College: This 25 km route is suitable for experienced riders and weekend warriors who want to test their strength and stamina. It follows roads through plantations, gardens and natural forest, passed secluded dams and babbling streams. The climbs are steep and long but the views from the top over the Ebenezer dam towards the Wolkberg make it all worthwhile. It can be accessed from Cheerio Gardens, Cheerio Trout Lodge, Sequoia, Bramasole, Zwakala and Magoebaskloof Hotel.
Facilities & Activities nearby:
Facilities available at Cheerio Trout Fishing and Holiday Resort,Magoebaskloof, Valley of the Olifants
- Available Next Weekend
- Credit Card Facilities
- Indoor Fireplace
- Laundry Facilities
- Parking on Premises
- Satellite TV
- Swimming Pool
- Womens Day Weekend
- Big 5
- Bird Watching
- Canoeing / Kayaking
- Fishing - Fly
- Fishing - Freshwater
- Horse Riding
- Paddling - Canoeing
- Paddling - Kayaking
- River Rafting/Expedition
- Sailing - Dingies
- Trout Fishing
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 57' 10.3" E / 23° 53' 47.3" S
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|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.4 km / Duration: 3 hours 35 mins|
|1.||Head northwest||0.5 km|
|2.||Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R21 N/City Center/Kempton Park/Pretoria and merge onto R21|
Partial toll road
|3.||Take exit 134 for N1 N toward Polokwane|
Partial toll road
|4.||Merge onto N1|
|5.||Keep right to stay on N1|
Partial toll road
|6.||Take the N1 exit toward Louis Trichardt||1.2 km|
|7.||Continue onto N1/R71||11.5 km|
|8.||Take the exit toward Grobler St||0.6 km|
|9.||Turn right onto Grobler St||0.9 km|
|10.||Continue onto R71||41.1 km|
|11.||Turn left||10.1 km|
|12.||Turn left||0.4 km|
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OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.
Reviews for Cheerio Trout Fishing and Holiday Resort
Perfect getaway. Lovely facilities.
Very good. Peaceful and relaxing.
Decent and friendly reception, good facilities, poor access for elderly or individuals who need mobility assistance.
Very comfortable. Great setting with dams, forest and plantations. Unit (Paul's Cottage had all the requirements. Staff including Jady and the general workers very friendly. Ideal base to explore the annual spring festival which is scheduled for last week in September
Wonderful spot. Perfectly set up unit
Everything was amazing. Clean and well presented
stayed in stone cottage great view and super relaxing
Peaceful and pretty place. Good area for walks.
Great comfortable family orientated accommodation in beautiful Magoebaskloof
Lovely place! I stayed in the Stone Cottage. Huge double bed, nice bathroom and well equipped kitchen. The staff here are friendly too! I'll be back. I'm glad I never read the reviews because I might not have come here and discovered this cosy place.
"Van Onselen Family"
Very peaceful and quite. Clean, neat and refreshing forest environment.Easy forest walking trails.
"Review Cheerio Farm"
Very pleasant stay. Caro and her husband very supportive and friendly.
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