We are about 50km from Giants Castle with hiking trails or leisurely strolls along the contour path to the famous River walk, Champagne pools and Bushman Paintings at the Main Caves.
Kamberg Rock Art - Take a guided trail at 8.30 am, 11.30am, or 1.30pm to marvel at the paintings & visit the interpretive centre to view a spectacular film on the history of the San (Bushman) people in the park
The Weenen Game Reserve is about 45km away from us, well known for rhino, buck, giraffe, zebra etc. There are shady wild fig trees ideal for picnics. We are part of the Midlands Meander well known for Arts & Crafts and places to eat & drink.
Escape to 5 Health Spa's and treat the body, mind & spirit. Treatment in a day package for ladies & men, Massages, Hot Stone therapy and Facials. All the packages include the heated pool, Jacuzzi, Steam room, Sauna, Gym. Tel: 033 2666217 I
ndigo Fields– African Day Spa - for ladies & men. Massages & Hot Stone therapy. Tel: 033 2666101
Karkloof Canopy Tours – Enjoy the unequalled beauty of the Karkloof Forest while sliding between towering platform view points along a steel cable up to 35m above the forest floor. Tel: 033 3303415
Why not do a trip to Sani Pass? You don’t have to have a 4 x4, drive to Himville and the Sani Pass tour co. arranges 4 x 4 vehicles that take you up the pass ( don’t forget your Passport) to the highest point in Africa. Tel: 033 7011628
20km from Estcourt with its history of the Boer & Zulu Wars, Fort Durnford is worth a visit for the Zulu village and famous bird egg collection. We have a very good tour guide that offers one day tours of the Battlefields, a talk the night before or morning then a very interesting and enjoyable day including lunch Tel: 0835564068
Off Road Karting & Quad Biking are available in the area.
We can arrange River rafting along the Bushman River (if the water is high enough) and abseiling down the Wagendrift Dam Wall. Tel: 0833082095/0824938658
4x4 track available 40km away – in the Hidden Valley, along the Mooi River.
The Mooi River Country Club is 7km away where you are able to play Golf, Bowls or Polo.
Fly Fishing – a company that offers fishing in 32 dams in the area. Tel: 033 2666980 Horse trails into a neighbouring farm with views of the surrounding country and mountains (ask at reception).
If you prefer a quite time we have a beautiful garden with many birds that visit every day. Take a stroll on our 50 acres overlooking the Drakenberg with views of Giants Castle.
Breakfast is served from 08h00 to 09h30 and is included in our tariffs. Breakfast includes: fruit, yoghurt, cereals, toasts & scones or muffins as well as a cooked breakfast of bacon, eggs & daily specialities.
Dinner is served at 19h00, please let us know if you have any dietary requirements, or if you will not be eating with us.
All meals are served in our Dining Room or on the patio.
An hour or an hour and a half horse trail, riding onto a neighbouring farm, is available. Please ask at reception for further details.
A laundry service is available at reception; there is a charge per load (un-ironed).
DirectionsTOLL ROAD DIRECTIONS. From PMB/Durban Take N3 towards Estcourt. Take the 2rd off ramp after the Mooi River Plaza Toll Gate. EXIT 152 Hidcote Road. Turn right - under the Highway towards R103 for 1Km. Take note the road starts taking a bend, at that bend, note cream walls with the green signs on the right. SYCAMORE AVE. TREEHOUSE & GUEST HOUSE ALTERNATIVE ROAD NO TOLL. From Mooi River Town. Take the R103 towards Estcourt. Pass Treverton School, pass the Plains Farm Stall. Take the next road to the Left - HIDCOTE ROAD – Towards the N3 ON RAMP Travel 1.5 Km on the Left note the Cream Brick Walls with the Green Signs SYCAMORE AVE. TREEHOUSE &, GUEST HOUSE From JHB. Take the N3 towards PMB. After Estcourt take the Exit 152 Hidcote ramp off N3. Turn left at bottom of the off ramp for about 1 Km. Note cream walls with the green sign – SYCAMORE AVE. GUEST HOUSE & TREEHOUSE on the right hand side.