Magoebaskloof - Tzaneen -- Magoebaskloof Getaway
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A Touch of magic between the mountains and streams in an enchanting green dream! Magoesbaskloof Getaway Cottages are serenely situated in a beautiful fertile valley on the escarpment of the Drakensburg in the scenic mountainous setting of Magoebaskloof, only 15km from the historic village of Haenertsburg and a mere 23km from Tzaneen. The cottages (Three to choose from) are less than three hours drive from Pretoria, and are situated amongst spectacular mountain scenery and surrounded by the Wolkberg mountains in the Limpopo (Northern) Province. It is an ideal stop over to the Kruger National Park. You are at liberty to wander throughout the area, through the forests and river while enjoying and experiencing the call of the prolific birdlife in a peaceful environment. This district boasts some of the most beautiful and exotic gardens in South Africa. During spring there is a magnificence of brilliantly coloured azaleas and flowering cherries. Come Fly-fishing in the beautiful mountains of Magoebaskloof where trout fishing is an extremely popular pastime and sport. The farm offers a beautiful Trout dam and another dam with bass. There is also a volley ball court, jungle gym for the kids and a beautiful hiking trail with two majestic waterfalls. The hiking trail goes to the top of the farm alongside a perennial stream. While on your way up you can have a shower under the waterfall in crystal clean spring water. Come and experience nature at it best. (PETS ALLOWED)
Narina Cottage (entrance in centre) and Trout Cottage (entrance left) ..  and view from the cottages
Narina Cottage (entrance in centre) and Trout Cottage (entrance left) .. and view from the cottages
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Fishing There are two beautiful dams stocked with Trout and Bass, offering great fishing. Magoebaskloof Getaway gives some of the most exciting fishing in a tranquil and beautiful environment.

Game Viewing Kruger Park is onlt 130 km away.

Bird Watching Birders will be pleasantly surprised at how sophisticated the local bird life at Magoebaskloof Getaway has become of late. It is an absolute pleasure walking in the forests along the hiking trail or just sitting in the garden enjoying the prolific bird life. One of the large raptors that will be seen is the majestic Crowned Eagle, soaring over the forest canopy. Please to go to The Nature to see some of the species that can be seen in this area.

Hiking Trails There is a beautiful hiking trail on the farm were you walk through breath-taking natural forest, and come upon a number of beautiful waterfalls while doing the hike. On the way up you can be refresh by taking a shower under one of the waterfalls in crystal clear spring water. Those that stay at the cottages are welcome to do the hike at no additional cost to there stay.

Other Activities Volley ball court, jungle gym for the kids. Horseriding on trails 15 km away; Debegeni Waterfall with walking trails, swimming, braaiing and picnics (7 km); Fly fishing in the dams and river on the farm and dams nearby; Visit the Ebenezer, Tzaneen, Mazgoebaskloof and Dap Naude Dams; Agatha Crocodile Ranch; Absailing in the mountains; Paintball in Pietersburg and Tzaneen; Glof at Merensky championship rated course; nurseries well-known for azaleas, cherry trees and more; explore the ancient cycad forest at Modjadji; Visit the well-known Sapekoe Tea Estates at Middelkop (15 minutes); Biggest Baobab tree in South Africa ; Walk in the Rain Forests; Watersports at nearby dams and hiking could be arranged for those who wish to see more of the region.
Season Single Double
In season R 0.00 R 0.00
Out season R 0.00 R 0.00
Remarks: Rates are per person and for self-catering. Children under 12 half price and under three free. There are three units available: NERINA (sleeps 4) – self-catering cottage with bathroom/shower, lounge, dining room/kitchen fully equipped with freezer/fridge, microwave and soda stream, fire-place, braai area and personal garden with ponds. TROUT COTTAGE (Sleeps 6) – fully equipped for self-catering. One room with double bed and another with two bunk beds. It also has a shower/toilet/dining room and kitchen with freezer/fridge, microwave, soda stream, fireplace, braai area and own garden. SAMANGO (Sleeps 9) – Self-catering cottage with four bedrooms – one queen size bed, one double bed and a single bed and two other bedrooms each having a bunk bed. (Last-mentioned two for kids and small). Kitchen equipped as for Narina and Trout Cottages plus two lounge areas and own garden with ponds. NB ALLE BEDDING AND TOWELS, SOAP, TOILET PAPER AND COOKING UTENSILS SUPPLIED
Rooms include :   Yes  Yes   No  No
Phone No
Television No
Radio No
Heater No
Roof Fan No
Airconditioner No
Ebenezer Dam is close to the farm (small pic) and bedroom in Samango Cottage (large pic)
Ebenezer Dam is close to the farm (small pic) and bedroom in Samango Cottage (large pic)
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Nearest Town:
Distance: 16km
Police: Yes
Hospital: Yes
Access to the property with low vehicles might be a problem in heavy rainy season (slippery gravel road). Please contact the owner prior to departure during these periods. RESERVATIONS: Make a reservation enquiry (only an enquiry) by clicking on the reservation icon at the bottom of this page or contact the Farmstay reservation office hours: 039 313 0608 or phone August after hours on 082 882 7475. E-mail enquiries to August at
Agricultural sites of interest in the area.
Sapeko Tea Estates and Safcol Forests
The Menu
Submit own preferences Al units are fully equipped for self-catering. Pre-arrange for breakfast (R35 – R40) and supper (R65 – R95)

Farm Details
Farm Name/s:Onderhoek - 67 ha
Farming Activities: Avo’s and blue gum trees.
Farm History: Ian’s father bought the farm from general Knobel some 14 years ago. All the house were in poor condition but have been renovated. The accommodation is rustic and clean.

A bit about your hosts:
Ian is a Pastor in die village of Haenertsburg and knew that the congregation would not be able to support a family and that it would be unfair. He and Annchen started the B&B and self-catering in order to supplement their income to care for their family. They have two beautiful little boys – “we all love people and are privileged to live in one of the most beautiful spots in the country” Ian and Ancchen are your hosts (small pic) and another bedroom (large pic)
Ian and Ancchen are your hosts (small pic) and another bedroom (large pic)
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How to get there:
Route map supplied when reservations are made.

  Photo gallery

The two dams on the farm -- small and large pictures
The two dams on the farm -- small and large pictures
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   Samango Cottage (small pic) and kitchen in Nerina Cottage (large pic)
Samango Cottage (small pic) and kitchen in Nerina Cottage (large pic)
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