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Blaauwbosch Trout Inn

Location & Contact Details
Address: Blaauwbosch Trout Inn
Waterval Boven
Mpumalanga
Contact : Tamlyn Pretorius-Hanks
Cell : 084-7305394

Family Friendly Log Cabin - Eagle Cabin
Situated on the shore of the trout dam, the Eagle cabin sleeps 11 people, two in each of the two bedrooms, with a mezzanine floor providing sleeping space for seven more guests. Fully equipped, with all linen and towels supplied, it also features its own braai area, fireplace. There is also place to build a bonfire. No TV.

Romantic Chalet - Drongo Chalet
Quiet and secluded the Chalet is the ideal retreat for two. All linen and towels are supplied. Rounding off the retreat is a fireplace, braai area and deck over the dam. (Dam currently empty) No TV. No dogs.

Homely Farm House - Robin House
The Farm House is ideal for families - with three bedrooms and two bathrooms (main en suite) it offers ideal accommodation for a family of seven. Apart from a braai and bonfire area and story to die for. All linen and towels are supplied. No TV.

Bunk House - Woodpecker
Don’t mind sharing your space with other people? The Woodpecker, with its five bunk beds, three showers and two separate toilets is communal living at its best; especially if you are a backpacker. There is also a braai area, fireplace and bonfire area. Please note that only linen is supplied, please bring your own towels. No TV.

All units are at least 200m away from each other

You can do fly-fishing, birdwatching, mountain biking (bring your own bike) or a walk in the mountains looking at the ancients ruines. This is all available on the property. We now have a solar heated swimming pool.

Things to do in the area:

  • Paragliding
  • Waterfall
  • Rock climbing
  • Five Arch bridge
  • Horse riding
  • Visit ancient ruins (Adam's Calendar)
  • Elandsriver Marathon
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Two towns are situated near the property, Waterval Boven (7km) & Machadodorp (10km). Restaurants situated in both towns.
  • 150km away from the Kruger Park and Bourksluck potholes, God'swindow 180km away from Bourk's luck potholes.
  • 130km away from Sabie.
  • 160km away from God's Window/Graskop.
  • 70km away from Dullstroom
Map
Directions
From Johannesburg

Take N12 from Johannesburg to Machadodorp. Pass through the Machadodorp toll gate, after 2 KM take the left hand fork to Schoemanskloof, after 300 meters turn left and towards the old closed down petrol station. Turn right and pass in front of the Cape Dutch house then take the right hand fork in road, pass over the river bridge then go through a wooden horse boom. After a few hundred meters turn left and go through a steel farm gate and follow road up to the farm house.

From Pretoria

Take N4 from Pretoria, pass through Witbank to Machadodorp. once through the Machadodorp toll gate, travel 2 KM take the left hand fork to Schoemanskloof, after 300 meters turn left and go towards the old closed down petrol station. Turn right and pass in front of the Cape Dutch house then take the right hand fork in road, pass over the river bridge then go through a wooden horse boom. After a few hundred meters turn left and go through a steel farm gate and follow road up to the farm house.
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Bed Configuration
  • Drongo Chalet (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
  • Eagle Cabin (Sleeps 11) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - twin
    • Room 3 - single, single, single, single, single, single, single
  • Robin House (Sleeps 7) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
    • Room 2 - single, single
    • Room 3 - single, single
  • Woodpecker Hideaway (Sleeps 10) x 1
    • Room 1 - bunk, bunk, bunk, bunk, bunk
  • Facilities
  • DSTV in communal area
  • horse riding (less than 50km)
  • Special Categories
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodation
  • Pet Friendly Accommodation
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
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