Oukraalvalle is located on a privately owned farm, nestled in a secluded valley surrounded by the Mpumalanga Drakensberg mountains, which provides the perfect location for a retreat from city life.
We are situated 3 hours’ drive from Johannesburg, approximately 30 km from Machadodorp towards Badplaas, 20 km from Waterval Boven. The farm is in a malaria and bilharzia-free area, with a mild climate.
The Farmhouse offers three comfortable bedrooms, furnished with double and bunk beds. The rooms share a bathroom that consists of a bath and shower which is run by a gas geyser. The kitchen is equipped with a 2 plate gas stove and a gas fridge/freezer. Water at Oukraalvalle comes from a natural spring.
The lounge is comfortably furnished with a lovely fireplace for those chilly nights.
This is the ideal accommodation for outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers and anyone wanting to get away to the country side. Bird-watching is amazing and there are many rare species here. Tree enthusiasts have the opportunity of identifying many uncommon species of trees, shrubs, orchids and ferns. The walk to the waterfall is approximately 2 km, winding through the forest and criss-crossing the stream in several places under the canopy of large indigenous trees. Scattered in the forest are remnants of old stone structures, some of which are supposedly several thousand years old and are under study at present. The forest is beautiful, friendly and safe.
Your four legged children are more than welcome to stay at Oukraalvalle.
Guests are welcome to bring along their quad and mountain bikes. For the fishermen, various trout farms are a short drive away as well as the Misty Valley Lodge Game Farm. Those looking to do a bit more driving can visit the Sudwala Caves or the Kruger National Park which is about an hour away. Dullstroom is 60 km away and the Forever Badplaas Resort is a 45-minute drive away.
Oukraalvalle has gone green. We don’t have conventional electricity any more. Don’t worry we have solutions to make sure our guests are as comfortable as possible. Gas runs the water geyser, the 2 plate stove and the fridge/freezer. A solar panel runs the 12V lights. Unfortunately there are no working plugs, so charge your phone in your car and...
Oukraalvalle has gone green. We don’t have conventional electricity any more. Don’t worry we have solutions to make sure our guests are as comfortable as possible. Gas runs the water geyser, the 2 plate stove and the fridge/freezer. A solar panel runs the 12V lights. Unfortunately there are no working plugs, so charge your phone in your car and leave the hairdryer at home. So this will truly be a back to nature experience.
The 1 km Farm road is only suitable for high clearance vehicles. A 4x4 is not a must, but is recommended.
Towels are not provided.
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