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Witklipfontein Eco Lodge

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Rates

Summer

November to April
R 9300 / night / 6 persons*
  • * minimum price for 6 persons
  • Extra guest R930/night
  • Under 2yo - FREE
  • Max 10 persons( excluding babies)
  • Self Catering

Winter

May to October
R 6800 / night / 6 persons*
  • * minimum price for 6 persons
  • Extra guest R680/night
  • Under 2yo - FREE
  • Max 10 persons( excluding babies)
  • Self Catering

Week days

From Sunday to Thursday
-20% Except Easter and Christmas holidays
  •  
Discount

Long stay

Book 7 nights pay for 6
1 night free Except Easter and Christmas holidays
  •  
Discount
Included

Linen and towels

Basic condiments

Coffee and tea

Drinkable borehole water

Soda stream sparkling water

Firewood

Housekeeping service

24 free range eggs

Self harvested vegetable basket

Access to the game farm

Access to the hiking trails

Bedroom setup
Bedroom setup
Check in / out

Check-in: 2 pm to 8 pm
Check-out: 11 am

Payment

Payment:

  • Booking confirmed only after 50% deposit has been received.
  • Full payment to be done 14 before arrival.

Refund:

  • Full refund if cancelled 2 month prior arrival.
  • 50% refund of total quoted if cancelled 14 before check-in date.

    Read our full terms and conditions and the indemnity form that will be signed upon arrival.

Notice
  • The house runs completely on solar energy for hot water and electricity. We are not responsible for weather conditions.

You may have to adapt your energy consumption habits to  the weather conditions.

  • In usual sunny conditions, electricity supply is sufficient for average household energy needs.
  • For the safety of your animal and our game and livestock on the farm, we do not accept pets.
  • No motorbikes are allowed on the game farm.
  • Always keep an eye on children. The swimming pool and the green roof are not fenced. 

Booking

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Number of guests over 2yr:

Specify the number of adults - kids - infants*:

First Name*:

Last Name*:

Phone*:

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Details:


Activities:

  Sundown: R0.00

  Treasure hunt: R0.00

  1h bakkie game drive: R0.00

  1:30h guided walk: R0.00


Total estimated cost of your stay:
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terms and conditions


ORGANISED

ACTIVITIES

ORGANISED

TREASURE HUNT

The treasure hunt is an 1:30-2 hours activity on the whole game farm.
Educational enigmas are hidden along a beautiful hike.
The children must solve puzzles, riddles, and logic games to find clues, passwords, find out where to go next, while learning about wildlife, plants, history and/or livestock of Witklipfontein and the Vredefort Dome. The treasure hunt is a real adventure where the participants will work together to find a real treasure chest filled with a real reward and engrave never-to-be-forgotten memories.  
Scenarios, clues and treasures are adapted to each group. 
The treasure hunt is mainly created for children and teenagers 
(4 to 18 years old) but adults often get hooked into the game .
(This activity needs to be booked at least 1 week prior to check-in)

The Easter eggs hunt (Easter period only)
The eggs are nested in trees, shrubs and noticeable rocks along a fun hike.
The eggs are hidden before the sun rises and the hunt should start early in the morning to avoid melted chocolate 😉

Rates / 
Treasure hunt R2000
Easter eggs hunt price on request

ORGANISED

GUIDED HIKING TRAIL

The farm is ideal for walking and hiking. From a stroll in the plains to a 4-5 hour hike there is no better way to connect with nature and encounter wildlife. The terrain is hilly and thus providing for incredible views over the Dome area. The fauna and flora are diverse and range from grassy plains to bush, forest and rocky hilltops. Some points of interest like The Rocks in the kloof, The Sundowner Tree, Almaz Head, The Boulders, the Bushmen paintings and many viewpoints offer great destinations or places to stop for a drink and snack.

While the shorter walks are located on the farm itself, the longer walks go across neighbouring farms. These walks are marked trails part of the larger trail network of the Dome area.

Guided Trails are organised on demand for those who want further insight on the fauna, flora and wildlife.

Rate /   R1000

ORGANISED

SUNDOWN BASKET

Going for a sundowner at our special Sundowner Tree is a treat not to be missed. The viewpoint overlooks the West end of the Dome, looking over the trees of the rolling hills. The natural spot with rocks allows for the whole family to sit and watch the daily show of the sun making its bow.

Choose our Sundowner Basket and enjoy the treat of a glass of Champagne and ice cream for the children while waving goodbye to the day.

The Sundowner Basket includes the following:
– A bottle of Champagne, Dry or Sweet.
– A beer for each adult, fruit juice for children.
– Snacks
– An Ice Cream for the children
– A Bakkie Drive back down the hill in the dark.

Rate /   R2000

ORGANISED

BAKKIE GAME DRIVE

The bakkie Game Drive around the farm is an adventure full of emotions.
Without mentioning the sensation of the 4×4 driving up the hills, down the slopes, and being able to spot the animals from a higher point of view, the fact of standing at the back of the bakkie is a treat for the children. 45 minutes to 1h drive can be organised on demand to roam around the farm. There are several paths going from a drive through the 3 plains, along Agave Row, towards the dry Dam or up the hills along the foot of Kwame’s Head. 

You are also free to use your own 4X4. The terrain is rocky and steep in some places so no normal cars can be used for Game Drives

Rate /  R600

OTHER

ACTIVITIES

SWIMMING

In summer, swimming will probably be one of the main activities and there is no better place for this than the natural swimming pool attached to the Lodge.
Almost like a natural Dam, the pool has been designed to offer a variety of features ranging from the beach where toddlers can experience their first encounter with water, the rocks on the other side are an area of discovery and where one can find a good spot to sit or the rim flow edge with its soft incline where one can lie down and watch the long views across the Dome to Sugar Loaf Peak or the Angle Wings Hills.

SWIMMING POOL NOTICE: Please note that the pool is unfenced and does not have a safety net. All children to be under adult supervision at all times. Right of Admission is reserved.

MOUNTAIN BIKE

Bring your Mountain Bike and go for a ride on the Farm or free your endorphins by snaking your way through the Vredefort Dome. The October MTN Ride Crater Cruise MTB is a reputed annual event.

For MTB on other farms in the area consult please check on deelfontein websit

Petting the livestock

Goat lambing season is one of the most enjoyable time for the little ones to cuddle and hug goat little baby’s. 
We also have horses and chickens.

VEGGIE GARDEN HARVEST

Dorothée’s Mandala Permaculture Vegetable patch is a world of scent and tastes. Growing with ancestral seeds and finding the plants that pair one another is a delicate balance that only years of experience will let you master.

STAR GAZING

With little light pollution form Parys and Potchefstroom, our sky is a beauty to watch at night. We cherish evenings ending with stargazing from the roof or into the Boma next to a fire, observing the immensity of the universe, the ridicule smallness of humankind and the miracle of life.

AND MUCH MORE...

– Watching over 300 species of birds
– Reading books from our large      English and French library
– Pic Nic
– Boardgames 
– etc.

EXTERNAL

ACTIVITIES

SKYDIVING

What an amazing experience. Jumping from a plane, free falling for about 20 seconds then open the parachute and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Dome and the Vall river.

More info and reservation at Skydive Parys

AND MANY OTHERS

– Cheeta Sanctuary
– Horse riding
– River rafting
– Quad bike
– Antique shops in Parys
– Restaurants
– Etc.

More informations on info Parys website

FISHING

The Schoemansdrift bridge is just 5 km from the lodge. That spot is just a gem where you can eather fish or just enjoy the lush nature.