Olievenhoutsrus, Vaalwater Accommodation, Limpopo Game Lodge

Olievenhoutsrus

Vaalwater Self Catering Accommodation & Game Lodge

We are situated in the heart of the (malaria-free) Waterberg Biosphere only 10mins outside Vaalwater. Enjoy a break-away in the bushveld only 2hrs north of Pretoria! This is the perfect place-to-go with your family or friends! Wake up watching giraffe, zebra and wildebeest grazing around the Lodge!

We have 2 cosy Rondavels and 2 comfortable Family Cottages (sleeps 4 & 6) all well equipped for self-catering. The accommodation is in a beautiful garden setting with views of the bushveld. There are central facilities incl. Lapa with braai facilities, a fully equipped kitchen, DSTV, swimming pool and a large open fireplace which is popular for social evenings under the stars.

The farm offers great self-guided game and bird viewing walks as well as horse- and pony rides. There are plenty of things to do and recreational facilities in the nearby area.

Olievenhoutsrus is also conveniently situated en-route to Botswana, which makes it the perfect stop-over for the overland traveller. For these adventurers we have a neat bushveld camp-site situated away from the Main Lodge.

Accommodation:

Rondawels

We have 2x cosy Rondavels (each sleeps 2) which are furnished with double bed, bathroom en-suite, an open-plan lounge and kitchenette (fridge/microwave/coffee & tea tray).

For your convenience, the units have been equipped with a TV, portable fan and personal safe.

If necessary a sleeper couch can be provided in the lounge to accommodate small children.

All units are situated in a well-maintained bushveld garden with views into the bush. Communal facilities such as the Swimming Pool and Lapa are easily accessible from your unit.

Family Cottage (3 beds)

The main bedroom has a double bed and there are two rooms each with two single beds. There is an open-plan lounge and kitchen area which is well equipped for self-catering. Appliances include a fridge, microwave, coffee & tea tray, oven & stove combination as well as all crockery. The unit also has a bathroom with a shower and basin as well as a separate toilet.

Both cottages have been equipped with a TV, portable fan and personal safe. All units are situated in a well-maintained bushveld garden with views into the bush. Communal facilities such as the Swimming Pool and Lapa are easily accessible from your unit.

Family Cottage (2 beds)

The main bedroom has a double bed and there is a childrens' bedroom with a bunkbed, which can easily be converted to two single beds if necessary. There is a bathroom with basin, shower and toilet. The unit also has an open-plan lounge and kitchen area which is well equipped for self-catering with crockery, a fridge, a microwave, an oven & stove combination and there is a coffee & tea tray.

Both cottages have been equipped with a TV, portable fan and personal safe. All units are situated in a well-maintained bushveld garden with views into the bush. Communal facilities such as the Swimming Pool and Lapa are easily accessible from your unit.

Camping

For the more adventures and travelers to Botswana we have a rustic but neat Bushveld Camp-site without electricity but with running water (heated via donkey). This site is tucked away in the bushveld and away from the Main Lodge. A fantastic place to view the many game species!

Ablution include: flushing toilet/shower and two basins. There is also a boma area with braai pit.

Please note:
The camp-site can be booked during the rainy season only! We only book one group/family at a time for your unique camping experience!

Facilities:

The accommodation is in a beautiful garden area with an amazing variety of birds to watch throughout the day. Squirrels, bushbabies, rabbits and many more are frequent visitors in this garden!

You can enjoy self-guided game and bird viewing walks around the farm or take a ride with your own mountain bike.

We also offer guided horse- and pony rides through the farm. Beginners or children can take their first steps in our arena to gain confidence or walk on a lead. Advanced riders can ride out and explore the farm with a guide. From our herd of 5 tame horses in all sizes there will be a horse suitable for you.

There is a central Lapa with braai facilities, a fully equipped kitchen and DSTV. This 'outdoor living room' is the ideal place to spend the hot summer days in the company of your travel companions while your kids can cool off in the swimming pool!

For social evenings under the stars we have a boma with a large open fireplace and more braai facilities.

There are plenty of things to do and recreational facilities in the nearby area like Quad Trails, Hunting Safaris, Elephant Rides, Fishing at Mokolo Dam, Marakele National Park (Big 5), D'Nyala Game & Nature Reserve or visit one of the local little towns which offer a variety of shopping opportunities and restaurants.

Olievenhoutsrus 2015 Rates:*Rates are subject to change without prior notice

Self Catering Accommodation

Rates are quoted per unit per night and include coffee / tea / rusks

Rondavel (sleeps 2): ZAR 600 - ZAR 800
Family Cottage, 2 bedroom (sleeps 4): ZAR 1000 - ZAR 1400
Family Cottage, 3 bedroom (sleeps 6): ZAR 1200 - ZAR 1500

Complete Lodge (All 4 units = 14 beds)

Rates are quoted per unit per night and include coffee / tea / rusks

From ZAR 3500 (midweek), ZAR 4000 - ZAR 4500 (weekend/school holidays). This is ideal to celebrate a special occasion, as your family/group has exclusive use of the lodge!

Business Package (Monday - Friday)

Rates are quoted per person per night

Rondavel (single occupation): ZAR 450 - ZAR 550 per person per night / self-catering including coffee / tea / rusks + Continental breakfast platter supplied in your own fridge @ ZAR 65 - ZAR 85 (available by prior arrangement only!)

Camping

Rates are quoted per person per night

ZAR 100 - ZAR 150 per person per night. Please note, your family / group has exclusive use of the campsite and a minimum charge applies!

Optional Extras

Bon-fire: ZAR 250 - ZAR 300
Laundry: Rates on request
Sundries: Rates on request
Catering: Rates on request

HORSE RIDING (please book before arrival)

Outrides (experienced riders): ZAR 200 per ride per person
Outrides (beginners, children & lead-rein): On request and by prior arrangement only
Pony Rides: ZAR 50 per child

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ZAR 250
  • 14+
Waterberg Biosphere, 10 minutes outside Vaalwater, Limpopo, South Africa
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