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Tugela River Hideaway

Location & Contact Details
Address: R600 between Ladysmith and Winterton
KwaZulu-Natal
South Afria
Contact : Claire Fuller
Cell : 072-2404963

 Tugela River Hideaway is a tranquil cottage set on a game farm on the foothills of historic Spionkop Mountain in the Central Drakensberg. It perches over the Tugela River and provides a picturesque view of the berg and surrounding thorveld vegetation.

It sleeps 6 comfortably, with both bedrooms affording lovely views of surrounding farms from upstairs. The main bedroom has a queen bed and a single bed the other bedroom has 3 singles. Downstairs is a bathroom with shower and a separate loo. The kitchen, dining room and lounge with fireplace are all open plan, and open onto a sundeck and braai area overlooking the river.
Please bring towels, binoculars, charcoal and ice. Pets are welcome. On private game farm Golf nearby (not 5kms but within region of Champagne Sports and Racquet gold courts, Cathedral Peak, Monks Cowl and Hlalanathi) Biking (mountain and road biking Not Quad) Mountain bike and trail routes Fresh water fishing friendly Sleeps 6 Interesting places (at Spionkop monument)
The kitchen has gas oven and deepfreeze and is fully stocked with crockery, pots, cutlery, etc. To enhance the natural bush feeling there is no electricity. Lighting is solar and hot water is provided by donkey boiler.

Thoko will wash your dishes and make your beds in the morning. (Just let staff know what time you need them). Dishwashing liquid provided. Bring towels.

As we are on a game farm, there are plenty of walks, mountain bike and 4x4 trails for the serious enthusiast. A canoe is provided for your use as well as tubes for the river. Water skiiers and horse riders make use of Spionkop Dam and Nature Reserve next door to us.

The Hideaway is next door to Tugela River lodge which sleeps 18 and can be booked together in order to accomodate groups of 24.

Minimum rates apply.

Nearest town: Winterton 20km

Also see: Tugela River Lodge

Directions
Directions from Gauteng: Take N3 towards Durban. Go straight through Tugela Toll Plaza. After 10 kms you will find the Bergville offramp. Go left up the off ramp and then LEFT TOWARDS LADYSMITH. After 4,6kms turn right towards Spionkop/Winterton. After 11kms at the bottom of the 2nd steep hill you will find the lodge on your left.

Directions from Durban: Take N3 west. After Ultra City take the 1st offramp LEFT TO BERGVILLE/CENTRAL DRAKENSBERG. Proceed left towards Winterton. GO STRAIGHT THROUGH WINTERTON IN THE DIRECTIONS TOWARDS BERGVILLE. After 1km turn RIGHT on the R600 towards SPIONKOP DAM. Proceed 22kms. You will see the lodge on your right hand side before the steep hill.
  • Bed Configuration
  • The Hideaway (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
    • Room 2 - single, single, single
  • Facilities
  • big game (less than 30km)
  • big game onsite
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fishing onsite
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • game drives onsite
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • private entrance
  • water skiing (less than 10km)
  • Special Categories
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodation
  • Interesting Place Accommodation
  • Pet Friendly Accommodation
  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodation
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
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