The Karoo farm Taaibochfontein is a welcome oasis 14km off the N1 at the foot of the Nuweveld mountains, in the Three Sisters area. Situated halfway between Bloemfontein and Cape Town it is an ideal destination for the overnight visitor in a safe area with beautiful Karoo nature. Visitors are welcome to go for a drive watch the birds or climb a mountain. Taaiboschfontein is included in the Kromriver riverine rabbit conservancy, has an indigenous aloe nursery.
Activities and Attractions
We have an off the beaten track hunters' hut for the more daring guests who would truly like to experience the Karoo and have 100% privacy. However the "hunters' hut" only works on gas and oil lamps.
Taaiboschfontein Guest Lodge offers guests a variety of outdoor activities which include hiking, bicycling and 4x4 driving. We have a trail available for each of the mentioned activities. Please note that we do not supply equipment such as bicycles etc.
Surrounding the guest lodge is a big lawn, which is ideal for stargazing, having a picnic or entertaining pets. We also renovated a big farm reservoir into a big Karoo-style swimming pool - perfect for cooling off after a long, hot day on the road.
Taaiboschfontein Guest Lodge offers their own home-made jams and preserves, which can be bought and taken home as reminder of a Karoo experience. We sell these products and more at our little "farm stall"-style shop.
Accomodation Options and Dining
Bed & Breakfast, braai facilities and equipment for preparation of supper (braai packs, braaibroodjies and salads available), a variety of cooldrinks, ice, glasses and cutlery(ADD).
We offer the following accommodation options:
This room containsa double bed, with an en-suite shower and toilet. It has views of the garden and direct access to the living room of the guest house. Perfect for a couple.
Room 2 is perfect for the family with a double bed and a bunk bed complete with an on-suite shower. Fully self-catering communal kitchen and outside braaiing facilities with a beautiful garden view.
Contains a double bed, a ¾ bed and private en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet.Has a beautiful view of the garden, a separate entrance and private braaiing facilities.
Two single beds and is compiled with beautiful antiques. Has a sharing bathroom with both a bath and shower. Fully self-catering communal kitchen and outside braaiing facilities with a beautiful mountain view.
Contains a double bed and 2 single beds in separate but adjoining rooms. Hasprivate en-suite bathroom with bath, shower and toilet and a private entrance to the room.
A room separate from the old farm house and contains a double bed and a large corner bath with a separate toilet. It also has a separate porch and braai area with a view of the garden. Private outside braai facilities available.
A room separate from the old farm house and contains 2 single beds and a large corner bath with a separate toilet. It also has a separate porch and braai area with a view of the garden. Private outside braai facilities available.
Unit 8 is a private unit outside of the main house. Sleeps 8 people and issuitable for a large family, with two bedrooms, each their own private bathroom. The unit also has an inside and outside braai area, dining room, living room and fully equipped kitchen.
The chalet sleeps six people and has three bathrooms. The chalet has both an inside and outside fireplace. With a gas stove oven, no plugs and electric lights the chalet offers a unique experience. It is fully equipped with cutlery etc. and a fridge.
Sleeps nine people and has two bathrooms. It has an outside and inside fireplace and is fully equipped with all the necessities in the kitchen and a fridge. Enjoy the real farm experience with a gas stove and oil lamps(no electricity), relax and become one with nature
|Bring your own bicycle|
|Bicycles to hire|
|Bicycle set trails|
|Bicycle - free to explore|
|Bring your own quad bike|
|Quad bikes to hire|
|Quad bike set trails|
|Quad bikes – free to explore|
|Bring your own off-road motorcycle|
|Off-road motorcycles to hire|
|Off-road motorcycle set trails|
|Off-road motorcycle – free to explore|
|4x4 vehicle set trails|
|4x4 vehicle – free to explore|
|Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside|
|Kennels must be used|
|Other animals on the property|
|Horse stables – bedding provided|
|Horse stables – bedding not provided|
|Parking area for horse box / float|