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The Homestead

The Homestead is a 26 bedroom Guest Lodge that is situated in Bergville, Drakensberg. This family guest lodge is described as a home away from home and offers some of the best value for money accommodation around. The Homestead is located in Middledale Pass allowing you to escape the activity of the city.
Northern Drakensberg | 3 Star Guest House | 26 rooms | self catering | 290 Km's from Durban | 350 Km's from Joburg
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Description of The Homestead

Accommodation

The Homestead offers accommodation in the form of 5 bedroom types.

Standard Room Facilities:

  • ensuite bathrooms - shower or bath
  • double bed or single beds
  • tea and coffee facilities

Standard Family Room Facilities:

  • two bedrooms
  • shared bathroom
  • double bed or single beds
  • tea and coffee facilities

Deluxe ensuite bedrooms:

  • double bed or single beds
  • ensuite bathrooms with shower
  • air conditioning
  • tea and coffee facilities

Honeymoon suite:

  • Queen size, four poster bed
  • spa bath for two
  • double shower
  • tea and coffee facilities

Self Catering Units:

  • one bedroom
  • kitchen
  • bathroom with shower
  • braai area

Dining room

There is a dining room which can seat 125 people making it ideally suitable for a large or small function, wedding, Church group, Senior Citizen group or Conference at very affordable rates. Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Facilities

  • Main Lounge
  • Tam o' Shanter Pub
  • Games/Activities room - darts,a pool table and a 9 pin skittle alley,cards and box games
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Lapa area
  • securely fenced swimming pool

Activities

  • Walks, Bird-watching(134 species in the area including Bird of Paradise)
  • Mountain Biking (bring your own bikes)
  • Training for Mountain bike competitions up Middledale Pass with it's hair-pin bend.
  • Quad Biking
  • Lost Valley quad and 4x4 tour.
  • Bezuidenhout's Pass (4 x 4 or 4 x 2 with Dif. Lock) route
  • Off road bike trails, Bezuidenhout Pass and Middledale Pass.
  • Kwaggashoek Game Ranch Drives with Giraffe, hippo, Wart-hog and many more rare species. (+/- 15 kms from Geluksburg)
  • Hunting when available.
  • Tintwa and Middledale Pass scenic drive

Weddings

Wedding packages include Buffet Starter, Buffet Main Course, Buffet Dessert, Hire of Venue, Hire of Chairs, Tables ,Crockery, Cutlery, Glassware, White Table Clothes, White overlays, Stainless steel Under-plates, Complimentary Honeymoon Suite with Breakfast (available from 14h00), Complimentary Bottle of Champagne also provided in Honeymoon suite, Wedding Ceremony in Gazebo, Gazebo hire with white draped décor, Chairs, Red carpet leading from Lapa and into Gazebo, Draped Lapa with table (for snacks.)optional, Draped Wedding Hall with white draped décor.

 

The Homestead Rates

Dinner Bed and Breakfast from R 700 pppns
Standard rooms, deluxe rooms,executive/Honeymoon room

Conference Facilities available for +/- 100 people
Conference price on request


Directions from JHB:

You would travel down the N3.Go through the Tugela Plaza Toll near Ladysmith.Travel a further +/-13kms and take the Bergville Off-ramp(Exit 230).Turn right towards Bergville and travel +/- 7 kms . The first turning right.Travel 22 kms. When the road changes to tar again you are in the village of Geluksburg.Take the fifth right turn, travel +/- 400 metres and the Homestead is on your right.

Turn left to the pass and Bergville.Travel a further 8 kms then turn left to Olivershoek Pass and Bergville.This is the R74.You will pass Sterkfontein Dam and go down Olivershoek Pass,+/- 50 metres before Bergville you turn left onto the R616 to Ladysmith. You travel +/- 2 kilometres to the top of the first hill and turn left.You are now going to travel 26 kms.The first 6 kms are tar and the next 20 are gravel. When the road changes to tar again you are in the village of Geluksburg.Take the first left turn, travel +/- 400 metres and the Homestead is on your right.

Directions from Durban:

Travel up the N3 to 5 kms past the Estcourt Ultra City Petrol Stop.You will see a left turning to Bergville and Colenso,(EXIT 194)take this left turn,go left to Bergville onto R 74.Travel through Winterton to Bergville.50 metres after Bergville you turn RIGHT to Ladysmith,the R616.Travel +/- 2 kms to the top of the first hill then turn left and follow the above directions.(THIS IS THE BEST WAY) Take the road to Bethlehem at the far side of Harrismith.Travel +/-4 kms, You will see a sign.left turn for the R74 to Bergville,Olivershoek Pass and Qwaqwa.

 

The Homestead

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Aimed at those driving down from Joburg to Durban and are looking for a bit of a quiet break inbetween the two cities. 2 nights at Cathedral Peak in the central Berg and 2 nights at Elephant Rock in the Nambiti game reserve. Total actual drive time is 4 hours to Cathedral Peak - 90 mins to Nambiti and 3 hours to Durban.

Price for 4 nights accommodation and meals where included is R 5 500 per person sharing What you can add on: Helicopter flip over the Berg. Rhino Hunting, Cave painting

Aimed at those driving down from Joburg to Durban and are looking for a bit of a quiet break inbetween the two cities. 2 nights at Cathedral Peak in the central Berg and 2 nights at Elephant Rock in the Nambiti game reserve. Total actual drive time is 4 hours to Cathedral Peak - 90 mins to Nambiti and 3 hours to Durban.

Price for 4 nights accommodation and meals where included is R 5 500 per person sharing What you can add on: Helicopter flip over the Berg. Rhino Hunting, Cave painting

Aimed at those driving down from Joburg to Durban and are looking for a bit of a quiet break inbetween the two cities. 2 nights at Cathedral Peak in the central Berg and 2 nights at Elephant Rock in the Nambiti game reserve. Total actual drive time is 4 hours to Cathedral Peak - 90 mins to Nambiti and 3 hours to Durban.

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