Wolwefontein Lodge - Colesberg, Upper Karoo

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Colesberg, Upper Karoo

Wolwefontein Lodge

Colesberg, Upper Karoo - Accommodation

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Wolwefontein Lodge in Colesberg

Wolwefontein Lodge is a spacious five-bedroom guest house situated on a working farm just 30 km outside Colesberg on the N9. The lodge provides a quiet, scenic stopover for those travelling towards Port Elizabeth and the Garden Route, and a drive to the farm is almost like envisioning an oasis - a great contrast to the stark beauty of the Karoo, as lovely green lands and a forest of poplar trees lay just below the guest house. Relax in the solidarity of the vast serene space at the guest house and enjoy the peace of the abundant wilderness and animal life.At Wolwefontein, there is always heaps of fun activities for children to do. Most of the year there are little orphan lambs to feed, sometimes there may even be a baby buck. From August, the mares will have their foals running and playing nearby and if you are really lucky, you may even get to see a mare foaling. Aside from the animals on the farm, play is only limited to the imagination, and mom and dad can relax in peace.Unwind in one of the five spacious bedrooms, each with its own en-suite or private bathroom to wash away the tension of the day. All rooms promise comfortable beds with crisp sheets for a restful night. Two bedrooms can accommodate families of four each, one bedroom sleeps two guests, a cosy bedroom with a fireplace sleeps three guests and the newly added Nguni room also with fireplace sleeps two guests. Each bedroom also has its own TV with guest house DStv bouquet, its own entrance and braai area. There is a self-catering cupboard in each room with microwave, bar-fridge, tea and coffee facilties as well as cutlery and crockery.Enjoy the barbecue facilities under the star-filled sky or take a cool dip in the swimming pool at the main house. Undercover parking is provided, and two cots are available for guests with babies or toddlers, free of charge.Wolwefontein Lodge is ideally situated for day trips of the surrounding areas, such as Graaff-Reinet, a lovely little town to explore with much history just 160 km away. Colesberg museum offers much information about the Boer War as well as interesting walks through the town and surrounding area with regards to the Boer War skirmishes and sites. The Gariep Dam is 70 km away and one can organize day trips on a house boat or just have a nice day relaxing by the waterside. White water rafting and horse riding can also be done near the dam.

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Facilities available at Wolwefontein Lodge,Colesberg, Upper Karoo

Facilities
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Pet Friendly
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
Activities Nearby
  • 4 X 4 Trails
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Paddling - Canoeing
  • Walking
  • Yachting

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 25° 0' 44.8" E / 31° 0' 30.1" S

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Driving to Wolwefontein Lodge in Colesberg, Upper Karoo

Departing: Bloemfontein Airport
Address: Unnamed Road, Linquinda, Bloemfontein, 9301, South Africa
Distance: 266 km / Duration: 2 hours 42 mins
1. Head south 1.1 km
2. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit 0.9 km
3. Turn right to merge onto N8 toward Bloemfontein 2.6 km
4. Exit onto M10 9.6 km
5. Turn left onto Oliver Tambo Rd/M30 2.1 km
6. Turn right 2.3 km
7. Turn right onto M30/N6 0.4 km
8. Turn left to merge onto N1 214 km
9. Take the Port Elizabeth ramp 0.9 km
10. Merge onto N9 30.0 km
11. Turn left
Restricted usage road
1.9 km

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Bloemfontein Airport - Bloemfontein

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President Jacob Zuma renamed Bloemfontein International Airport to Bram Fischer International Airport on 13 December 2012. Bram Fischer was a lawyer notable for anti-apartheid activism.

Bram Fischer International Airport caters for more than 400 000 passengers per year and is only 15 kilometres from Bloemfontein city centre.

Reviews for Wolwefontein Lodge

"One night stay"

We had a lovely one night stay at Wolwefontein and enjoyed seeing the white springbok and horses.

review by Wendy Hutton, South Africa

"Excellent"

Excellent midway stop - so peaceful and stress free. It was good to walk around in the silence and fresh air.

review by George Smith, South Africa

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