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About Oewerzicht Tented River Lodge & Farm Cottages

Oewerzicht farm is located in the peaceful and picturesque Greyton Valley only 9 km from Greyton. Oewerzicht is an operational farm with fresh apples, pears, grapes or citrus available from January to June. The rest of the 600 ha farm consists of rolling wheat lands, many cattle and a herd of Reebok. Birdwatchers will also be delighted to see, amongst other, blue cranes, secretary birds, and large flocks of guinea fowl. You are of course free to hike all over the place, or bring your mountain bikes along to enjoy the farm. We also have fishing rods, tractor tubes. There are two lovely braai facilities on the riverbank to use.

Oewerzicht farm has six tents accommodation each with its en-suite bathroom and seven cottages. Welgeleë and Bergzicht are semi-detached and was the original farmhouse. The old blue gum ceilings and Oregon pine doors creates a real farmhouse atmosphere. The cottages are located on the edge of a citrus orchard and about 100 m from the Riviersonderend River where you can do some excellent bass fishing.

Each cottage has its own outside as well as an inside braai facility. The cottages are decorated with old Oregon pine and oak furniture that enhances the atmosphere. The two tree houses in the citrus orchards equipped with mattresses is ideal for mum and dad to take an afternoon nap or for the kids to play in.

Uitsig are four freestanding cottages set next to each other about 300 m from the river on a hill with spectacular mountain views. Each cottage has two bedrooms with double beds, one bathroom, and open plan kitchen living room area with inside as well as outside braai facilities. Uitsig cottages do have a swimming pool between the four. All seven cottages are fully-equipped with all essential appliances. Towels, linen and wood are provided. Please note that we only accept two night bookings over weekends. During the week we do accept one night bookings.

Wedding Venues: Perfect for a bride that dreams of a wedding in the country in a unique location on the banks of the Riviersonderend river, with the mountains as the perfect backdrop.

Conference Venues: Oewerzicht farm is well-equipped to offer conference facilities and can accommodate 20 to 30 delegates.

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Room availability and prices

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Reviews for Oewerzicht Tented River Lodge & Farm Cottages

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Cheryl Wright, South Africa
18 July 2016

The farm is lovely and peaceful with stunning views and the bed and duvet were so comfy :-)

Angelique Jordaan, South Africa
12 July 2016

We had a lovely weekend at Oewerzicht! The stay in the safari tent was very private and comfortable - it was lovely not having cellphone signal and we left feeling very relaxed having enjoyed each other's company and the beautiful setting around us. The communal kitchen is well-equipped and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We also enjoyed the friendly farm dogs. Highly recommended for a relaxing breakaway from the city! 

Linde Liebenberg, South Africa
28 September 2015

Our accommodation was lovely, nicely decorated cottages with the best view. Kids loved the walks; tennis court and swimming in the river.Greyton was full of activity with lots to see. Hope to be visiting soon.

Rentia Geldenhuys, South Africa
07 September 2015

We had a great time at Oewerzicht. We stayed in Uitsig Cottage 2 which was nicely decorated, well equipped and comfortable.The main bedroom and bathroom with open shower overlooking the mountains was just breathtaking. Will definitely be visiting again.

Cornelia van der Merwe, South Africa
17 November 2014

Heerlik gekuier...geskenk broodjie baie welkom. Alles baie skoon en netjies. Baie dankie en geluk met die Citrus badkamer! Dit is great!Wonderful time. Gift of bread very welcome. Everything is very clean and tidy. Thank you and good luck with the Citrus bathroom! This is great!

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Oewerzicht Tented River Lodge & Farm Cottages Map

Oewerzicht Tented River Lodge & Farm Cottages is 9.3km from the centre of Greyton , the nearest airport 119.9km (Cape Town International Airport).
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