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About Olienhout Lodge

Olienhout Lodge is a beautifully decorated lodge with exceptional views of the Vaal River and the surrounding mountains. It is situated in the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site, a mere two hours' drive from Gauteng. It consists of three bedrooms (sleeping up to eight people) and two bathrooms. The lodge also has two braai areas as well as a fireplace for the cold winter nights. The kitchen is fully-equipped for a weekend away and all bedding and towels are provided (including electric blankets during winter).

The house is situated 100 m from the river on a mountain slope, and occasionally you can hear the call of the fish eagle.


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

A 50% deposit is required to secure a booking.The balance should be paid no less than seven days before arrival.

Room availability and prices

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    • Adults

      Reviews for Olienhout Lodge

      15 guest reviews Reviews of

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      Reinmar Biesenbach, South Africa
      23 May 2016

      Our family stayed at the house for the weekend.  It is beautifully located and has everything that you require for a wonderful weekend away from the city and the people.The only comment I would make is that the house does require an information booklet on where you can walk and what you can do while staying at the house.  Other than that, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay

      Anneke Botha, South Africa
      19 January 2016

      We had such a wonderful time at Olienhout Lodge with friends.The view from the stoep of the river is tranquil, the lodge comfortable, beautifully furnished and has everything you need.We were sad that we could not spend more time there and really experience the quiet. 

      Francois Lambrechts, South Africa
      16 November 2015

      Wat n aangename verassing! Pragtig, skoon, goed ingerig en beslis waarde virgeld. Gaan die plekkie aanbeveel en self ook weet n draai maak...

      Christo Joubert, South Africa
      11 May 2015

      What a wonderful place to go and charge your batteries. It was very clean, well stocked with everything you need and very quite. What more do you want. We will go back again. Thanks Cronnie.

      Ntshebo Mopedi, South Africa
      25 August 2014

      What a relaxed weekend away from the hustle and bustle of Pretoria. Enjoyed myself and will definitely do it again.

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      Olienhout Lodge is 27.5km from the centre of Potchefstroom , the nearest airport 139.2km (Lanseria International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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