Memel – Drakensbergkloof wedding and function venue
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The Drakensbergkloof Trout and Outdoor farm, located near Memel in the Free State and Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal, is certainly one of the most beautiful nature, birding and fly-fishing destinations in South Africa.

Drakensbergkloof was rated as one of the top three facilities out of 500 on the famstay.co.za website! The farm nestles high in the foothills of KwaZulu-Natal's mountain range in a spectacular gorge surrounded by majestic cliffs, and boasts numerous waterfalls, beautiful indigenous forest, various game species and spectacular vistas.

Drakensbergkloof now also offers it a spectacular wedding and conference venue with ” Hol Krans “ as chapel and overlooking a dam and seasonal water fall -- a weekend wedding venue, where your guests can stay for the weekend on the farm (no driving after the wedding). Also great for Team building events, Big Birthdays, Yearend functions, Family gatherings....

Accommodation comprises of a thatched chalet for 8 persons in spectacular mountain setup, a safari bungalow tented camp for 8 persons and newly renovated “stable rooms” for the rest of your guests (View separate web pages on farmstay for accomoodation - “ Drakensbergkloof Game and Trout Chalet ” and “ Drakensbergkloof Game-Trout Safari Bungalows
The spectacular wedding and conference venue with ” Hol Krans “ as chapel  (small and large pics)
The spectacular wedding and conference venue with ” Hol Krans “ as chapel (small and large pics)
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Activities:
Fishing The dam at the chalet is regularly stocked with trout – and only catch and release is allowed -- except if arranged otherwise. (Fingerlings are reared in a dam at then main farmstead) Bass dams also available

Game Viewing Guests will spot various game species on the drive to the chalet, safari bungalows and wedding venue

Bird Watching The dam and cliffs make for excellent birding and a large variety of feathered friends will be spotted from the chalet and sundeck. Fish Eagles and various other birds of prey will be spotted from time to time

Hiking Trails Follow the dirt road on casual walks. The more adventurous are welcome to explore the whole area at own peril

Other Activities Swim in the dam or rock pools. The farm has beautiful indigenous trees and is frequently visited by experts in the field.Visit the world-renowned Seekoeivlei Wetlands at Memel. The 2000 ha Seekoeivlei Wetlands -- listed as a Wetland of International Importance (RAMSAR) -- offers an estimated 350 bird species including many 'specials' and 15 Red Data listed species.
 
Rates:
Season Single Double
In season R 0.00 R 0.00
Out season R 0.00 R 0.00
Remarks: Quotes for weddings, functions and accommodation on request. Can accommodate 80 - 300 persons for weddings and functions

Drakensbergkloof now also offers it a spectacular wedding and conference venue with ” Hol Krans “ as chapel and overlooking a dam and seasonal water fall -- a weekend wedding venue, where your guests can stay for the weekend on the farm (no driving after the wedding). Also great for Team building events, Big Birthdays, Year-end functions, Family gatherings

Accommodation comprises of a thatched chalet for 8 persons in spectacular mountain setup, a safari bungalow tented camp for 8 persons and newly renovated “ The Stables rooms” for the rest of your guests - 12 en suite rooms
Rooms include :   Yes  Yes   No  No
Phone No
Television No
Radio No
Heater No
Roof Fan No
Airconditioner No
Also great for Team building events, Big Birthdays, Yea-rend functions and Family gatherings (small and large)
Also great for Team building events, Big Birthdays, Yea-rend functions and Family gatherings (small and large)
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Nearest Town:
Memel
Distance: 24km
Police: Yes
Hospital: No
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 august@farmstay.co.za
Farm Details
Farm Name/s:Drakensbergkloof - 1100 ha
Farming Activities: Game, cattle, forestry and charcoal
Farm History: 

A bit about your hosts:
Gena and George Conradie are you hosts Inside the
Inside the "Hol Krans" chapel - small and large
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How to get there:
Route map and GPS co-ordinates supplied when reservations are made

  Photo gallery

The safari bungalow camp in an idyllic setting in the mountain at a seasonal waterfall
The safari bungalow camp in an idyllic setting in the mountain at a seasonal waterfall
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   The thatched 4-bedroomed chalet anlongside a beautiful dam high in the mountain (small and large)
The thatched 4-bedroomed chalet anlongside a beautiful dam high in the mountain (small and large)
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