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About Carryblaire River Retreat

Only an hour’s drive from Johannesburg and nestling on the banks of the Vaal River near Parys, Carryblaire River Retreat embodies peace, tranquility and a sense of oneness with nature. With its own natural island and being a bird sanctuary, the views offered at Carryblaire are breathtaking.The yellow-fish that leap through the water are considered to rival trout in their ability to entice fishermen in a challenge of wits, while the calls of the nesting Fish eagles remind us of their superiority in the air. Drink in the beauty and serenity around you, and let us and nature do the rest. Carryblaire River Retreat can accommodate up to 24 people in 10 double rooms. Accommodation options include dinner and breakfast or just breakfast. Meals consist of healthy and wholesome farm-style cooking, served in the dining room in the main lodge with stunning views overlooking the river. Our conference venue includes the use of all equipment, tea and coffee, snacks and lunch.

Conference Venues: We also cater for small conference groups and have a fully equipped conference room seating up to 18 delegates.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 4 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 40
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 57 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy
  • Conference Venues

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • AA Highly Recommended

Important Information

Please note that we are not liquor licensed, you are welcome to bring your own. We are located 14 km from Parys, most of which is a gravel road. We do not accept credit cards.

Dinner and Breakfast is optional and can be booked two days prior to arrival. We do not offer lunch but you are welcome to bring along a picnic and enjoy on the...
Please note that we are not liquor licensed, you are welcome to bring your own. We are located 14 km from Parys, most of which is a gravel road. We do not accept credit cards.

Dinner and Breakfast is optional and can be booked two days prior to arrival. We do not offer lunch but you are welcome to bring along a picnic and enjoy on the banks of the river.

Our rooms are all fitted with fridges, tea and coffee, however no self-catering facilities are offered. A braai is available on request.
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Carryblaire River Retreat Rooms

Reviews for Carryblaire River Retreat

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Jeanine Schutte
26 March 2018

Great spot with amazing views of the river. The room itself was really quite dirty and seemed to have been perhaps unused for quite some time; there was a constant damp smell in the room. There were also dirty marks on the white linen and bat excrement all over the bed.

Manuela Folgore
10 September 2017

Lovely Peaceful could do with a bit of modenization

Beatrix Hugo, South Africa
14 November 2016

Great accommodation in a pristine setting on the river.

Lana Ritchie, South Africa
18 October 2016

The venue was just lovely.The rooms were spotless and everything worked as it should.The owners went out of their way to make us feel welcomeHave already started making plans to visit again

Luke Visser, South Africa
28 September 2016

Excellent spot with great views of the vaal. B & B was good added option.Unfortunately our unit was on the ground floor connected to main house, we could here every single step or movement from the first floor which meant waking up on Sunday morning while it was still dark outside.. Specify for a stand alone unit when requesting for a quote. And take your own braai...

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Carryblaire River Retreat is 12.6km from the centre of Parys , the nearest airport 107.2km (Lanseria International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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