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Golden Gate Highlands National Park

  • Dramatic sandstone features rise upwards to form a spectacular meandering drive for over 15kms. It's a photographers paradise!
    Dramatic sandstone features rise upwards to form a spectacular meandering drive for over 15kms. It's a photographers paradise!  © PixelPirates
  • Golden Gate National Park on route to Clarens
    Golden Gate National Park on route to Clarens  © PixelPirates
  • Heading towards the Protea Corner view site.
    Heading towards the Protea Corner view site.  © PixelPirates
  • The route offers ample pull-over points to get that perfect picture
    The route offers ample pull-over points to get that perfect picture  © PixelPirates
  • A portion of the panoramic view from the Protea Corner view site
    A portion of the panoramic view from the Protea Corner view site  © PixelPirates

Golden Gate Highlands National Park

The dramatic sandstone rock formations are the defining feature of Golden Gate. Named after two towering, almost perpendicular, rock formations that face each other and divided by a valley, Golden Gate National Park is a photographers paradise. Hiking trails, afford the opportunity of coming across some of the wildlife which include the black wildebeest, blesbok, springbok and eland. The rare bearded vulture, uncommon bald ibis and black eagle are just some of the highlights for bird watchers.

Attractions & Activities at Golden Gate Highlands National Park.
- hiking trails
- bird watching
- horse trails

Summary of Wildlife & Flora:
Birdlife: bearded vulture, bald Ibis, black eagle
Mammals: black wildebeest, blesbok, springbok, eland, oribi
Vegetation: highveld grasslands

Directions:
- just over 65 km southwest of Harrismith, 20 km east of Clarens on the R712.
 


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The Loft Room @ Craigrossie
Guest Rating: 10
Sleeps 2 in 1 unit
From R 380
Per person, per night sharing
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The Loft Room @ Craigrossie

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

15.8 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

The Loft Room @ Craigrossie is a newly renovated space for two people on Craigrossie Game Farm, 8 km outside of Clarens en route to Golden Gate.

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Guest Rating: 10
Sleeps 10 in 1 unit
From R 4000
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Barrister House

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

18.9 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Barrister House offers exceptionally well-appointed self catering accommodation in the Clarens Golf Estate, located on the slopes of the Rooiberg, overlooking the majestic Maluti Mountains...

Wedge-Wood Cottage
Sleeps 6 in 1 unit
From R 2600
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Wedge-Wood Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

19 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Wedge-Wood Cottage is a charming 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, cottage on the Clarens Golf and Leisure Estate and can accommodate 6 guests. The cottage is situated opposite a peach orchard with uninterrupted views of Mount Horeb. There is a children's play area

Waterford House
Sleeps 8 in 1 unit
From R 4600
Per unit, per night
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Waterford House

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

19.1 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

The charming artistic village of Clarens, situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains and just 3 hours by car from Johannesburg, is the picturesque location for The Clarens Golf and Trout Estate, which features an 18-hole golf course. There are

Madrid Farm Cottages
Guest Rating: 10
Sleeps 13 in 3 units
From R 450
Per person, per night sharing
* Rates may vary according to season

Madrid Farm Cottages

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

19.1 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

We have three self-catering cottages in the large garden on the farm "Madrid", which has been in the Mousley family for 144 years. The cottages are close enough to the homestead to be very safe but still out of sight of each other. Also in...

The Clarens Country House
Sleeps 10 in 4 units
From R 700
Per person, per night sharing | Sleeps 4 adults max
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The Clarens Country House

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

19.1 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

The Clarens Country House is nestled in a wooded corner of the secure Clarens Golf and Trout Estate, with wrap-around mountain views. The century-old stone house offers 4 luxury self-catering suites opening onto an enormous fully-glassed veranda...

Rochester
Sleeps 6 in 1 unit
From R 4890
Per unit, per night | Sleeps 1 adults max
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Rochester

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

19.4 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Rochester is a newly built property situated in the stunning, Clarens Golf and Trout Estate, completed 2nd June 2016. The self-catering unit accommodates up to six guests with unobstructed views overlooking the golf course, fishing lake and Clarens.

The Savoy
Sleeps 5 in 1 unit
From R 1690
Per unit, per night | Sleeps 1 adults max
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The Savoy

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

19.6 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

The Savoy offers affordable self catering accommodation in Clarens in the Eastern Free State. This self catering semi-detached chalet can accommodate up to five guests. The chalet has an open plan area, that consists of a King bed, with a single and a ...

Paddocks 6
Sleeps 6 in 1 unit
From R 650
Per person, per night sharing | Sleeps 1 adults max
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Paddocks 6

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

19.7 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Paddocks Six is a brand new home in a new development still in progress. It is situated in the Swartland in Clarens.

Mystic Mountain
Guest Rating: 9
Sleeps 6 in 1 unit
From R 475
Per person, per night sharing | Sleeps 8 max (6 adults)
* Rates may vary according to season

Mystic Mountain

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Clarens

0km from Clarens

19.9 Km from Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Mystic Mountain is a self-catering Guest Lodge in the heart of Clarens, Free State. Walking distance from shops & restaurants, yet secluded enough to have peace and quiet.

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