The Oxwagon Lodge

Bed & Breakfast/ Guest House/ Guest Lodge, Hartbeespoort & Dam, Eastern Region, North West

General Information
Come and treat yourself to an unforgettable night in an authentically restored ox-wagon and a panoramic view of Hartbeespoortdam high from the Witwatersberg Mountains.

Facilities
  • Oxwagon Chalets
  • Restaurant
  • Conference venue
  • Pub and lapa
  • Outdoor function venue with spectacular views
  • Nature Museum and Oxwagon Museum
  • Nature Trail
  • Backpackers Inn
Description of Venue
A living museum and private hideaway for nature lovers where you relive the romance of the early Pioneers and Jock of the Bushveld era. The Ring Oxwagon Lodge is a unique concept combining original ossewa with some modern comforts, in an atmosphere of friendliness, bird song and beautiful trees.

Room Description

Ox-Wagon Chalets:
  • Three, four, five or six beds per chalet (double bed in ox-wagon)
  • Own bathroom with shower
  • Bedding provided; tea and coffee provided; no self-catering
Backpackers Inn:
  • A converted double-decker bus!
  • 4 single beds and 14 bunks
  • Mens and ladies ablution block
  • Bedding provided; no self-catering
Sleeps:
  • Total number of beds in oxwagon chalets 27
  • Total number of beds in the double-decker bus 18
Number of Rooms:
  • 6 oxwagon chalets, each one with an oxwagon and a chalet under a single thatched roof.
  • 3 rooms in the Backpackers Inn
Things to do in the area

Nature and cultural attractions:
  • The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site
  • De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Research Centre
  • Elephant Sanctuary
  • Curio markets
  • Pilanesberg National Park
  • Crocodile Ramble and Magalies Meander
  • Historical Boer War sites
Sports:
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing and water sports on Hartbeespoort Dam
  • Fly fishing
Activities:
  • Hot-air ballooning
  • 4x4 and quad bike trails
  • Boat trips on Hartbeespoort Dam
Annual attractions and events:
  • Motorbike Impala Rally in February
  • Om die Dam Ultra Marathon in March
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment

  • National Accommodation Association
  • Tourism Grading - 3 Stars

Directions

The Ring is located on the main Joburg - Harties road, the R511. If you drive north from Johannesburg, just as Hartbeespoort Dam comes into view, proceed down the hill for 0.5km and look for our entrance on the right hand side. Turn in here and take the road to the top of the hill.

From Pretoria, take the N4 heading west from Church Street and come off at the Pelindaba exit. We are then about 2kms along the R511 towards Hartbeespoort, as above.

Location & Contact Details
Address: On the R511
near Hartbeespoort Dam
North West
South Africa
Contact :Mark Turner Local Fax :086-6105113 INT Fax :+27-86-6105113 Cell :078-0750720
HoneyStays Accredited Destination
  • Payment Methods

  • Bed Configuration

  • Click on the rooms/units to see their bed configurations.
  • Oxwagon Bert Joubert (Sleeps 6) x 1

    Room 1 - double, single, single
    Room 2 - single, single

    Oxwagon Chris Beyers (Sleeps 4) x 1

    Room 1 - double
    Room 2 - single, single

    Oxwagon Die Eigegrond (Sleeps 5) x 1

    Room 1 - double, single
    Room 2 - single, single

    Oxwagon Felix Lategan (Sleeps 2) x 1

    Room 1 - double

    Oxwagon Henk Terblanche (Sleeps 5) x 1

    Room 1 - double, single
    Room 2 - single, single

    Oxwagon Wag 'n Bietjie (Sleeps 4) x 1

    Room 1 - double
    Room 2 - single, single
  • Facilities

  • aquarium (less than 5km)
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • boat trips (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • conference venue onsite
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • lake (less than 5km)
  • live entertainment (less than 3km)
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance
  • reptile park (less than 20km)
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • Special Categories

  • Wedding Venues
  • Conference Venues
  • Interesting Place
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The Oxwagon Lodge - Hartbeespoort & Dam Bed & Breakfast/ Guest House/ Guest Lodge