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About Brackenhills

BRACKENHILLS is a Private Nature Reserve and conservation project to reintroduce and protect the natural wildlife in this beautiful part of Southern Africa. By staying at BRACKENHILLS you are contributing to this project - it is the ultimate getaway destination, whether its a romantic weekend away, or an adventure mountain biking and cross-country trail running weekend, a family holiday, or just to relax in peaceful nature. The four stylish and luxurious double tented camps are located in beautiful peaceful surroundings. Wake up to the beautiful chorus of forrest birds and the magnificent mountain views; take a walk through indigenous forests and largely unexplored mountains, swim in the refreshing pools in the deep river gorge; take a guided forrest tour to the Canyon or to view the wildlife, hone your skills with clay pigeon shooting, have a picnic in the forrest, and enjoy good food and wine in front of an open African fire.The Tented Lodges have been designed to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible with each tent having its own private outdoor bathroom. Enjoy our highly acclaimed fully catered service, with exquisitely prepared traditional African meals, or if you prefer the self-catered experience, you can make use of the open air shared facilities which include a braai area and fully equipped kitchen

  • Response Rate: 93%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 11 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 14 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


25% OFF Special Spring Mountain Apreciation

Stay between 08 Aug 2018 and 15 Oct 2018 and get 25% off.

25% OFF Special Spring Mountain Apreciation

Stay between 08 Aug 2018 and 15 Oct 2018 and get 25% off.

Brackenhills Rooms

Reviews for Brackenhills

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Michael Baeuerle
20 February 2018

We had a great stay at Brackenhills. When we arrived Simon had already lit a big fire for braai for us. The whole place is absolutely breathtaking. The tents are spacious and provide you with everything you need. The beds were the most comfortable ones that we had so far in SA. We especially loved the outdoor bathroom. On the next day we enjoyed a great and tatsy breakfast. Simon even took us on a Jeep trip to his buffaloes. We'll definitively come back to this beautiful place with this most welcoming and friendly hosts!

Simone Esch
21 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Brakenhills. Simon and Lee were splendid hosts and we met a great bunch of folks which made our experience fun and unique.

Maretha Kriel
11 April 2017

Thank you for a lovely time. We enjoyed the privacy and comfort and beautiful surroundings.

minette de beer, South Africa
04 January 2017

Oh my gosh!!!! Words cant even describe the magic and tranquility we've experienced at this lovely place with the best and friendly hosts! THANK YOU THANK YOU! We are def coming again on a different time of the year to experience it in a diff climate! The buffaloes are awesome and you get to go REALLY CLOSE and the accommodation is top top and so welcoming! Our hiking trail was magnificent to see the redwood trees and the rock pool as ur savior in the heat! DEFINITELY COMING BACK

Erin Nixon, United States of America
25 December 2016

Simon and Lee were the most welcoming and accommodating hosts our group could have asked for. Everything at the campsite was ready for us when we arrived, wood for the fire, a fully stocked kitchen, and charming and cozy tents. Our group enjoyed a braai and a beautiful evening dinner at the large central table on the campsite and enjoyed a nice quiet evening by the fire (with some playtime with the adorable dog Sir Montgomery). In the morning, Simon and Lee took us on a drive to see the buffalo having their morning meal and told us all about the conservation and breeding project the reserve...
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Brackenhills is 17.3km from the centre of Heidelberg (WC) , the nearest airport 171.9km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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