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About Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages

Magoebaskloof Birders’ Cottages are located on Dragonwyck Farm in the Magoebaskloof on the edge of the Limpopo Drakensberg escarpment. Accommodation comprises two self-catering cottages surrounded by indigenous plants, providing the ideal habitat for many birds and animals. The cottages are accessed by a 2 km dirt road. The road is not suitable for low profile cars or drivers who are unaccustomed to dirt roads.

The Trogon Cottage features one bedroom furnished with a double bed and a bathroom consisting of a shower only. Hot water is supplied by a wood-burning stove and solar geyser. The two-bedroom Robin Cottage features one en-suite room consisting of a shower and an outdoor bath and the other has a mezzanine with a double bed and two single beds on the lower level. Linen and towels are provided in both cottages and each unit also has a kitchen equipped with an gas stove, fridge-freezer, microwave, and barbecue facilities. The cottages are no-smoking and smokers are kindly requested to smoke outside. Unfortunately no pets are allowed.

Dragonwyck Farm is a working farm producing avocados, kiwis and indigenous plants, and various walks can be enjoyed on the farm which follow the streams and provide access to escarpment forest. Woodbush Forest, one of the premier birding spots in South Africa, is also a short drive away and there are a number of scenic drives in the district for excellent bird watching opportunities. Fishing and adventure activities can also be participated in in the Haenertsburg area.

Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Room availability and prices

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    • Adults
        • Adults
          ON REQUEST
          Thursday 11th September
          • Per Person Sharing:
          • R450
          • Per Person:
          • R600
          • Per Unit:
          • R1350
          • Minimum Stay:
          • 2 Nights
           
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          Includes: Self Catering
          This self-catering cottage offers guests two bedrooms furnished with double and single beds. One room has an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a private outdoor bath, while the second room has double bed on the mezzanine and two single beds on the lower level, with a shared bathroom. Linen and towels, fans and heaters are provided for guests' convenience, as well as tea and coffee facilities.
          Bathroom Facilities En-suite, Shared bathroom Beds Double beds, Single beds Other Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, Self-catering Views Mountain
           
          Robin Cottage
          Sleeps 7 Price:
          • R350
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          Trogon Cottage>X 1
          Includes: Self Catering
          This one-bedroom cottage is furnished with a double bed. The bathroom has a double bath and toilet with a separate shower. Linen and towels are provided and hot water is supplied by a wood-burning stove and solar geyser. The kitchen is equipped with a gas stove, fridge-freezer and microwave, with barbecue facilities provided. The cottage also feature a small splash pool where guests can cool off on those hot days.
          Bathroom Facilities Shower only Beds Double beds Other Self-catering, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms Views Garden
           
          Trogon Cottage
          Sleeps 2 Price:
          • R350
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          Reviews for Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages

          21 guest reviews Reviews of

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          Lisa Laas, South Africa
          22 June 2015

          We planned a short, much needed getaway. Just for 2. It was fabulous! We had a wonderful stay. Surroundings so tranquil. Nothing comes close to this atmosphere. And so well equipped! Thank you very much!! Willem & Lisa

          Rosario Douglas, South Africa
          14 March 2015

          This cottage was very nice, clean and larger than we expected.  The place has been well designed to provide you with lots of windows to look out in different directions.  I loved the kitchen which was very well appointed.  Seed was provided to feed the colorful birds.  The samango monkeys came by briefly but did not bother us.

          Very quiet and relaxing.   The road to the cottage is a bit rough but with the right vehicle it is ok.
          Did not have time to explore the trails nearby.  We would return and stay longer if we are in the area.

          Alistair Routledge, South Africa
          01 December 2014

          I recently enjoyed a week in Trogon cottage and can't recommend it highly enough. Very comfortable accommodations, and fantastic birding, too!

          Phil Alves, South Africa
          25 November 2014

          This place is just the best.

          Caren Oberholzer, South Africa
          10 November 2014

          What a little gem! Will recommend to anyone. Excellent facilities and the hosts thought of every last detail.This is in fact a little piece of heaven!Thank you so much.

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          Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages Map

          Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages is 11km from the centre of Haenertsburg , the nearest airport 61.1km (Polokwane Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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