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Orange River Lodge
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Orange River Guest and Game Farm is a hidden secret in the Upper Karoo on the banks of the Orange River that blends together mythologies of ancient Scotland and Ireland with old mystic Africa in times when dinosaurusses roamed its vast planes.
Some 601km from Johannesburg and 774km from Cape Town (27km north of Colesberg), it is the ideal stopover for weary travellers a long journey while it offers nature's splendour in an exciting retreat for weekend and mid week getaways.
Accommodation for between 16 and 24 guests per night is upmarket and luxurious, as is the fine and fully licensed traditional restaurant, Brigadoon, set in the shade of 100-year-old pepper trees. Both accommodation and food is well withing the reach of the South African pocket. Most of the chalets are air conditioned in summer and all are equippted with heating and electric blankets in fall and winter. Some of the rooms are equipped with colour televisions. There is also a swimmingpool to cool from the summer heat and the informal bar and entertainment area sports a cosy fireplace.
Orange River Guest and Game Farm caters for tour groups and parking is ample and safe. Lunch can be provided for up to 60 guests. Conference facilities are available and working groups sessions are accommodated in the spacious entertainment area, complete with own bar, ktichen facilities and cosy fireplace.
Fully licensed restaurant (seat 34 people).
Separate informal restaurant (seat 40 people).
Office facilities (fax ,email, typing, photo copying, etc)
Stables for traveling horses.
Gariep Dam tarred landing strip 13 km away. Aviation fuel can be arranged.
Hunting of game and geese.
The off-road bike and quad enthusiasts are more than welcome to bring their equipment and explore the country side.
|Colesberg, Northern Cape|
27km North of Colesberg
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Restaurant / Dining Room
Private Airstrip/Landing strip