About Bucklands Guest Farm
Bucklands Guest Farm offers Karoo hospitality for guests visiting this tranquil part of the Eastern Cape. It is situated outside of the town of Steytlerville and is a great option for nature enthusiasts, or guests hoping to get away from the busy city life.
The Poortjie is a renovated farm worker’s cottage ideal for small groups. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom. This charming cottage has a kitchen and a lovely patio showcasing views of the surrounding area.
The Ouwerwe was initially one of the outbuildings of the original farmstead. This rustic stone house has four bedrooms and two bathrooms, making it a great choice for larger groups. The house has no power or cellphone reception, ensuring a peaceful getaway. Guests can enjoy a braai on the patio, or keep warm next to the fireplace on those chilly winter nights.
Guests hoping to be even closer to nature can enjoy a guided walk over rough terrain to end up at The Blougat Cave. Here, visitors can enjoy sleeping in an authentic cave while listening to the sounds of nature all around. Activities include fishing, visiting bushman paintings and hiking. Guests may even have a unique opportunity to glimpse a fish eagle or a leopard.
The farm also offers shaded campsites which are situated close to the river. Guests can enjoy swimming, fishing and exploring the farm. Bucklands Guest Farm is also not too far away from the warm coast of Port Elizabeth, the Baviaans Mega Reserve and the Addo Elephant National Park.
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