Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages - Haenertsburg, Valley of the Olifants

Self-catering
Haenertsburg Accommodation
Haenertsburg, Valley of the Olifants

Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages

Haenertsburg, Valley of the Olifants - Accommodation

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Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages in Haenertsburg

Magoebaskloof Birders’ Cottages are located on Dragonwyck Farm in the Magoebaskloof on the edge of the Limpopo Drakensberg escarpment. Accommodation comprises two self-catering cottages surrounded by indigenous plants providing the ideal habitat for many birds and animals. The cottages are accessed by a 2 km dirt road. The road is not suitable for very low profile cars or drivers who are unaccustomed to dirt roads.

Narina Cottage is fully equipped for self-catering accommodation. The cottage is equipped with a gas stove, fridge/freezer, microwave and kitchen utensils. Linen and towels are provided. Narina Cottage has a double bed plus a large couch in the bedroom suitable for younger children. It has a portable braai stand and a built- in braai/fireplace in the rondavel. The rondavel braai is perfect for those cold and wet Magoebaskloof days. The unit has an inside shower and a private outside double bath. Narina is not serviced daily. Hot water is supplied by an electric geyser with a wood burning donkey(geyser) as back up. The units do not have TV’s. Smokers are kindly requested to smoke outside. Regret no pets allowed. We supply a box of wood per day for the warming fire. Charcoal and braaiwood can be purchased on the farm.Trogon Cottage has a splash pool.

Trogon Cottage is fully equipped for self-catering accommodation with a gas stove, fridge/freezer, microwave and kitchen utensils. Linen and towels are provided. Trogon Cottage has a single bedroom. Trogon Cottage has a King size bed which can be converted into two single beds depending on guests’ requirements. Please request the single beds if required .
Use the inside fireplace as a braai when it is cold and wet . Trogon has a portable braai. Trogon Cottage has an inside shower and double bath with a private double bath outside. Trogon is not serviced daily. Hot water is supplied by an electric geyser with a wood burning donkey(geyser) as back up. The units do not have TV’s. Smokers please smoke outside. Regret no pets allowed. We supply a packet of wood per day for the warming fire. Buy charcoal and braaiwood on the farm.

Robin Cottage offers self catering accommodation with two bedrooms. Both bedrooms have double beds. The cottage can be booked by a couple or a family. The cottage has an outside and indoor bathroom. The outside bathroom has a double bath, shower and toilet. The inside bathroom has a shower and toilet. The second room has a double bed on the mezzanine level with two single beds on the lower level. Linen and towels are provided. The cottage is not serviced. Hot water is supplied by an electric geyser with a wood burning donkey(geyser) as back up. The Robin Cottage self catering kitchen is fully equipped with a gas stove, fridge/freezer, and microwave oven. A braai stand is supplied. We supply firewood for the indoor fireplaces, please bring your own braaiwood or charcoal. The cottage is a no-smoking zone; smokers are kindly requested to smoke outside. Regret no pets are allowed.
Indigenous and bird attracting plants surround the cottage. Because of this many of the farms birds can be seen from the veranda. Excellent birding can be had walking on the paths that follow the streams and go into the forest
Dragonwyck Farm is a working farm producing avocados and indigenous plants. Various walks can be enjoyed on the farm which follow the streams and provide access to escarpment forest. Woodbush Forest, one of the premier birding spots in South Africa, is also a short drive away and there are a number of scenic drives in the district for excellent bird watching opportunities. Fishing and adventure activities are available in the Haenertsburg area.

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Facilities available at Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages,Haenertsburg, Valley of the Olifants

Facilities
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Womens Day Weekend

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 30° 0' 27" E / 23° 52' 0" 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: 65.3 km / Duration: 3 hours 41 mins
1.Head northwest0.5 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
36.8 km
3.Take exit 134 for N1 N toward Polokwane
Partial toll road
1.6 km
4.Merge onto N1
Toll road
20.9 km
5.Keep right to stay on N1
Partial toll road
238 km
6.Take the N1 exit toward Louis Trichardt1.2 km
7.Continue onto N1/R7111.5 km
8.Take the exit toward Grobler St0.6 km
9.Turn right onto Grobler St0.9 km
10.Continue onto R71
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65.3 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 Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages

"Birders' Cottage"

Accommodation is excellent. Very pleasant surroundings.

review by eric cowling, South Africa

"Robin Cottage"

Awesome experience! Nature at her best! Body and soul revived. Thank you for the privilege.

review by Chawn Rorke, South Africa

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