Where To Stay

There are lots of great places to stay in the area. For more up to date information please have a look at Magoebaskloof Tourism and Mountain Getaways.

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Satvik Backpackers and Self-Catering Accommodation – George’s Valley Road
Prices start from R85.00 per person, camping R140.00 dormitories Double rooms R350.00 ( 2 p ) Single rooms R160.00 pp pd Cottage R710.00 sleeps 5 p
Contact: Petrus: 0783183874 Louis: 0845562414 Email: reservations@satvik.co.za

Bed and Breakfast / Guest Houses

Bali Will Will – Road D3, Haenertsburg
+27 15 276 2212 / +27 72 196 8125

Black Forest Mountain Lodge – Road D5, Haenertsburg
+27 82 715 1606 / +27 82 572 9781
Fax: 086 667 4005

Bramasole Guest House – Road A37.1 (Off R71), Magoebaskloof
Nestled at the edge of a rain forest, Bramasole offers luxury accommodation in a warm and tranquil atmosphere. This lakeside setting is often shrouded in a mystical mist which adds to the splendour of this beautiful area. At Bramasole, you can do as much or as little as you like. If you feel like unwinding, you can curl up next to a crackling fireplace and lose yourself in a novel. Explore the magnificent forest or try out the many hikes in the area. If you feel like tussling with ‘the big one’, trout fishing is also an option.
+27 82 375 9467

Glenshiel Country Retreat – R71, Heanertsburg
+27 15 276 4335

Kaya Khutšo – Maré Street, Haenertsburg
+27 15 276 4822 / +27 82 462 7938

maGriet’s B&B / maGriet’s Fine Foods – 7 Bok Street, Haenertsburg
MaGriet’s B&B is situated in the picturesque village of Haenertsburg, nestled in the magnificent mountains of Magoebaskloof. Ideally placed for a stop-over to the Kruger National Park, on the R71 approximately 3 and a half hours drive from Johannesburg. Two spacious en-suite double bedrooms are provided with DStv in each suite. Scrumptious breakfasts are served to satisfy the most discerning palate.
+27 15 276 4762

Viewpoint Guesthouse – Just outside Haenertsburg Village
Viewpoint Guesthouse offers accommodation in Haenertsburg. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Viewpoint Guesthouse features free WiFi. You can engage in various activities, such as fishing and hiking. The Tryst Picnic Site is 1.1 km from Viewpoint Guesthouse, while Forest Cabbage Tree is 1.1 km from the property. The nearest airport is Polokwane International Airport, 48 km from the property.
+27 82 797 2403

Camping and Caravanning

Bali Will Will – Road D3, Haenertsburg
+27 15 276 2212 / +27 72 196 8125

Black Forest Mountain Lodge – Road D5, Haenertsburg
+27 82 715 1606 / +27 82 572 9781
Fax: 086 667 4005

Magoebaskloof Getaway – R71, Magoebaskloof
Magoebaskloof Getaway Cottages, Log Cabins, Camping & Caravan Sites provides a welcome stopover for business travellers’ and holiday makers. It is an oasis of peace and tranquillity where one is able to unwind and enjoy the lush subtropical vegetation. The magic of fresh spring running water is a taste of heaven, as is the chance to breathe some clean, fresh air. Magoebaskloof Getaway is serenely situated in the scenic mountainous setting of Magoebaskloof. The establishment is less than three hours drive from Pretoria you are at liberty to wander throughout the area, through the forests and along the river while enjoying and experiencing the call of the prolific bird life in a peaceful environment & maybe even seeing the protected & rare Samango monkey. Come fly-fishing for Trout in the one dam or fish for Bass, Carp, Curper and Catfish in the other dam whilst enjoying the beautiful nature and mountains of Magoebaskloof.
+27 15 305 4938 / +27 83 449 7024

Magoebaskloof Ruskamp – R71, Magoebaskloof
+27 15 305 4142 / +27 82 571 2555

Rheebokvlei Mountain Wilderness (Full catering available) – Road B9.3 Wolkberg
+27 82 661 5526

Satvik Backpackers and Self-Catering Accommodation – George’s Valley Road
Prices start from R85.00 per person, camping R140.00 dormitories Double rooms R350.00 ( 2 p ) Single rooms R160.00 pp pd Cottage R710.00 sleeps 5 p
Contact: Petrus: 0783183874 Louis: 0845562414 Email: reservations@satvik.co.za

Silvermist Resort – Haenertsburg
+27 82 083 7083


Orion Magoebaskloof Hotel – R71, Magoebaskloof.Magoebaskloof Hotel
A warm welcome awaits visitors to this mountain haven. Your every need for this valentine weekend has been anticipated and taken care of. Our rooms are spacious with bathrooms (choice of showers or bath and showers). They have their own patios with views overlooking the famous Magoebas Valley, Flat Screen TVs, telephones and tea coffee making facilities. Please refer to our website for our Valentines Special – Berry Festival Weekend.
Tel: 015 276 5400 Website: www.magoebaskloof.co.za Email: resmagoebas@orionhotels.co.za

Glenshiel Hotel – R71, Magoebaskloof
+27 15 276 4335/6/7


Agoris Cabin – Magoebaskloof Valley
+27 83 458 2159

Applegrange Cottage – G Road, Magoebaskloof
Applegrange Cottage is a two bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage nestled in the country side outside Haenertsburg – It has an open plan lounge/ dining room with a cosy fireplace. The kitchen is fully equipped. There is a covered veranda and a braai area. Sleeps 6.
+27 82 575 5738

Bali Will Will – Road D3, Haenertsburg
+27 15 276 2212 / +27 72 196 8125

Bifrost Mountain Retreat – Road F5, George’s Valley
+27 11 784 0314 / +27 72 235 4075

Black Forest Mountain Lodge – Road D5, Haenertsburg
+27 82 715 1606 / +27 82 572 9781
Fax: 086 667 4005

Blueberry Heights Farm, Turaco Cottage – Road A24, MagoebaskloofTuraco Cottage
Come stay in our 50 year old farm cottage on a working blueberry farm 7km’s outside Haenertsburg. We are part of the Berry Festival so it is an ideal location to stay if you want to pick berries. From the cottage you have access to walks around our farm through the pine forests, to Ebenezer Dam, Stanford Lake and the waterfall. The cottage has a Queen bed, large living lounge with fireplace, and fully kitted kitchen. We can also add a bunk bed for children if required. From the cottage there are beautiful views over Ebenezer Dam. We are just off the Magoebaskloof Road (R71) about 7 kms from Haenertsburg.
+27 83 880 8787

Boscobel Cottages Road 02
Boscobel Cottage
Located in the beautiful mountains of Magoebaskloof. Boscobel Cottages is an intimate, luxury self-catering establishment that offers memorable accommodation in Magoebaskloof. Set within a secure English Country Garden, each of the three cosy stone and thatch cottages offers privacy and charm. The three stone and thatch cottages each have their own colour scheme and are meticulously appointed and furnished for your maximum comfort with lovely wood burning fireplaces a special feature. Each cottage consists of a main bedroom and an upstairs loft area with two single beds; with private carport and outside braai patio overlooking picturesque scenery. The kitchen is fully equipped and a continental breakfast with coffee and tea is provided. Complimentary home-made rusks add the cherry or should we say ‘berry’ on the cake. The surrounding area where Boscobel Cottages is situated comprises of many wonderful activities such as birding in the famous Woodbush; trout fishing in local rivers and dams; mountain-biking trails and hikes to name just a few. Boscobel Cottages is also well located within a 10 – 15 km radius from all berry festivities. For more information regarding Boscobel Cottages please check out our website or to be in touch with Boscobel Cottages, use the contact details provided below.
GPS Coordinates 23.86 15 48 S. 29.93 8125 E.
Margie +27 (0)83 452 2418

Bramasole Guest House – Road A4.2 (Off R71), Magoebaskloof
+27 15 276 1223 / +27 82 375 9467

Cair Paravel Cottages -Road J11, Haenertsburg
+27 83 309 9348

Canadian Log Cabins – R71 Magoebaskloof
+27 82 694 9168

Cheerio Gardens Self-catering cottages – Cheerio ValleyCheerio Cottage
Nestled in the heart of our famous gardens are 2 very beautiful rustic self-catering cottages. All our units are fully equipped and both units have fire places inside and built up braai areas outside. The cottages do not have TV’s and cell phone reception is very limited. One can make use of our free Wi-Fi facilities at the tea garden.
We are pet friendly. One can order breakfast or lunch from our tea garden. We supply fire wood for your first night; thereafter wood bundles can be purchased on the farm.
+27 83 355 0835 / +27 83 263 7663

Cheerio Trout Fishing & Holiday Resort – Road L4.1, Magoebaskloof
Cheerio Trout Fishing & Holiday Resort is situated in the mountains, forests and streams of Magoebaskloof in the Cheerio Valley, home of the annual Spring Azalea and Cherry Blossom Fare. It is a comfortable three and a half hours drive from Johannesburg on the N1 National highway. Cheerio is an ideal stop over to the Kruger and other private game parks and is a comfortable hour and a half drive from the Phalaborwa gate and two hours from the Orpen gate.
Fully equipped self-catering chalets, accommodating from 2 to 8 persons, and B&B rondavels are set in beautiful gardens. There are three trout dams on the property and river fishing can be arranged with the local angling association. Other facilities/activities include a swimming pool, tennis court, put-put, birding, biking, hiking or just relaxing under a tree on a garden bench. Other places of interest, which are easily accessible, are the Ebenezer, Magoebaskloof, Tzaneen and Dap Naude dams, the Debengeni falls and the Woodbush and Agatha National forests. A visit to the Modjadjikloof area, to the home of the Rain Queen, the cycad and tree fern forests and the Giant Baobab must not be missed. For golf enthusiasts, the Tzaneen and Polokwane Country Clubs are within an hours drive. For the adventurous there are the Wolkberg mountains and national hiking trails and adventure activities such as quad biking, kloofing, tubing, abseiling and paintball are available at our associate in the mountains close by. If it’s a getaway from the turmoil of a hectic city life, a stop over to the Kruger Park or countries north of our boarders, a fishing expedition, or a visit to the annual cherry blossom and azalea fare, Cheerio Trout Fishing & Holiday Resort is the perfect place.
+27 72 650 2366

Die Kothuis – Road A20, R71, Magoebaskloof
+27 82 925 5261

Graceland Eco Retreat – Hotbosdorp-Mooketsi Road, MagoebaskloofGraceland Eco Retreat
Nestling in the northern tip of the Drakensberg in Limpopo Province, Graceland Eco Retreat offers a relaxed environment in an almost untouched and scenic landscape. Bordering on the forests and plantations of Magoebaskloof and the Woodbush Forest Reserve, Graceland offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a unique kind of Mountain Bushveld overlooking the Kudu River Valley with views all the way to Mooketsi and the mountain range beyond. The area is famous for its unique birdlife and the mountain bushveld with its granite formations and boulders is home to such birds as the Verreaux, Crowned and Long-Crested Eagle, Lanner Falcon, Alpine and African Black Swift as well as the famous African Fish Eagle. The retreat offers an opportunity to view a variety of small game including our giraffes named Elvis, Priscilla, Lisa Marie and little baby boy Memphis. There are also Kudu, Impala, Mountain Reedbuck, Klipspringer and Waterbuck. You may catch a glimpse of them whilst hiking, enjoying your morning coffee or sundowners on one of our terraces, pergolas or at the splash pool with a view of the valley.
+ 27 83 277 5553

Kuhestan Farm Cottages – Road J22, MagoebaskloofKuhestan Farm Cottages
Touching indigenous Afro-montaine forests on the crest of the majestic Magoebaskloof pass and situated in the grounds of an organic avocado and raspberry farm, rest the Kuhestan Farm Cottages.
Each of the two cottages comprises two self-contained, fully furnished double (or twin beds) units. Each unit comes with its own en-suite bathroom including a heated towel rail. Serviced daily, each unit is tastefully furnished with easy chairs in front of a wood-burning fireplace and a fully equipped, quality kitchenette.
With easy access to all the various activities on offer in the area, the Kuhestan Farm Cottages offer an unforgettable experience for all who visit us.
+27 82 887 8029 / +27 82 903 7593

Kurisa Moya Nature Lodge – Road Q4.2, Houtboschdorp
This soulful place embraces a pristine indigenous forest with massive moss-covered trees where ancient Yellow-woods carry an energy all of their own.  Burbling streams make their way over boulders to the dams below.  Here, nature’s tranquillity is broken only by booming Samango monkeys, croaking crimson-winged Knysna Turacos and Bushbuck barks.  We have over 250 bird species including the Black-fronted Bush Shrike, Narina Trogon, Green Twinspot and Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk. Kurisa Moya has mountains, rivers, indigenous forests and bushveld and offers accommodation in 3 unique venues – each private and tranquil.  Activities include 7 marked walking paths, hiking trails, guided birding walks with South Africa’s top local Bird Guide, 4×4 sunset drives, village tours and home stays, adventure mountain bike trails and fly-fishing lessons.
+27 15 276 1131 / +27 82 200 4596

Lamei Lodge – Road A8.3, Haenertsburg
+27 15 276 2600 / +27 82 266 5724

Little Thorntree – Maré Street, Haenertsburg
+27 15 276 5055 / +27 83 326 8038
Little Haven – Road G3, Magoebaskloof
+27 82 452 3708

Magoebaskloof Birders Cottage – Road A46.5, R71, Magoebaskloof
+27 84 402 3709

Magoebaskloof Getaway – R71, Magoebaskloof
+27 15 305 4938 / +27 83 449 7024

Magoebaskloof Ruskamp – R71, Magoebaskloof
+27 15 305 4142 / +27 82 571 2555

Mountain Flyfishing – Road N4.2, Magoebaskloof
Experience the thrill of fishing the stillwaters of The Land of Silver Mists the beautiful Magoebaskloof / Haenertsburg area of the Limpopo Province. We offer accommodation in three beautifully appointed and fully equipped self-catering cottages offering comfortable and secluded accommodation. Two of the cottages are overlooking the majestic trout waters. All our cottages have cosy fire places, braai facilities and TV in 2 of the cottages (5 channels). Cottages are serviced daily. Mountain Fly Fishing offers the best fly fishing in Limpopo Province in our five fully stocked dams. Day fishing allowed by appointment only. Private fly fishing lessons with prior arrangement. Fly Fishing rods tackle and Explorer V boats for hire. Breakfast, dinner and catering on request. Only 12km from Haenertsburg.
+27 83 255 7817 / +27 72 698 7813
GPS Coordinates S23 52.398 E29 54.451

Oaklands Cabins – Road J10, Magoebaskloof
+27 15 276 4753 / +27 82 568 3236

Owl Cottage – Road A44.2, Magoebaskloof
+27 82 853 9950

Pavetta Country House – Road A39, Magoebaskloof (R71)
+27 82 446 9263

Sequoia Gardens s/c Cottage – Road L6, Cheerio Valley, Magoebaskloof
+27 83 659 1227

Saether’s Cottage – R71, Magoebaskloof
+27 15 276 2803

Satvik Backpackers and Self-Catering Accommodation – George’s Valley Road
Prices start from R85.00 per person, camping R140.00 dormitories Double rooms R350.00 ( 2 p ) Single rooms R160.00 pp pd Cottage R710.00 sleeps 5 p
Contact: Petrus: 0783183874 Louis: 0845562414 Email: reservations@satvik.co.za

Shuari Lodge – Road GV14, R528, Georges Valley
+27 83 580 9550

Stanford Lake Lodge – Road A21, Magoebaskloof
Your own piece of paradise
Both Cabins are equipped and decorated to the highest and most soothing standards. Such is their privacy, you can luxuriate in a bath looked upon only by a forest and an enormous sky. Centre-piece of the spacious open plan living areas are fitted log fires for those quiet, romantic evenings. The decks give you a choice of forest and lake views and once sundowners are over, the Weber braai beckons.
Right at your doorstep, the 17 hectare Stanford Lake, whose waterfall feeds the spectacular Ebenezer Dam, has trout and bass to test your fly fishing skills. The lodges are situated on a 127 hectare farm with surrounding areas neighboring the Ebeneezer dam, providing an abundant area of vast exciting trails of exploration for any avid mountain biker or hiker. Birdlife on the farm is fantastic, with Knysna and Purple Crested Loeries, several species of eagles and the very rare black fronted bush shrike. Stanford Lake lodge has over 67 birds on its Bird List.
+27 82 322 9729

The Pennefather s/c Cottages – Rissik Street, Haenertsburg
+27 15 276 4885 / +27 79 525 7849

Woodmere Lodge – Magoebaskloof
Woodmere is a self catering Lodge set in a pretty garden with lovely views. The house consists of 4 bedrooms, 3 with Queen sized beds and the fourth with 3 single beds. One bedroom has a full ensuite bathroom and there are 3 additional bathrooms, one with bath only, another with shower only and another exposed shower with closed in toilet. The main entertainment area consists of a large open plan living/dining/kitchen area. A play room with table tennis is available downstairs. There is a lovely wooden deck overlooking the valley and a swimming pool in the garden. The farm offers forest walks and beautiful birds. Only 2 km off the R71.
+27 83 255 5816 or +27 15 276 5048
Astrid Botha

Zwakala River Retreat – Road L10, Haenertsburg
+27 83 980 8433


Tzaneen Country Lodge
In the heart of the north eastern lowveld you will find the award-winning Tzaneen Country Lodge, famous for its superb service, friendly people and country cuisine.
Tzaneen Country Lodge offers 46 luxury en-suite rooms made up of double, twin and family rooms and include facilities for the physically disabled. With two swimming pools, full amenities, room service and free High Speed Internet Access we cater for every need. The new Earth Spa Wellness Centre specializes in treatments to pamper our guests with the best in relaxing massages and face and body treatments. Our four dams on the property offers excellent bass fishing on a catch and release basis. With canoes, picnic spots and the call of the Fish Eagle – this is the place to be. Other hotel facilities include mountain biking, canoeing, and walks with an abundance of birdlife. We are also family friendly with our new Mangela Animal Touch Farm with pony rides and farm life for children. Experience real African warmth, personal service and sophistication at TZANEEN COUNTRY LODGE. It’s a state of mind…
Reservations: Gift Mhlarhi reservations@tznlodge.co.za
General Manager: Bruce Mogg bruce@tznlodge.co.za on 082 824 4291