About Craig Doone Farm / Conservation Academy
Conservation Academy on CRAIG DOONE FARM is a wildlife management and conservation academy offering both accommodation and courses for school groups and individuals looking for basic, no-frills accommodation. The accommodation available sleeps between 1 and 34 guests in Self-catering Units and Dorm Rooms.
The Self-catering Units are all equipped with beds and bedding, and a kitchen or s/c facilities. There are no TVs and no towels, however the Dorm Rooms and Silo Room all have tea and coffee-making facilities. Laundry can be done in nearby Grahamstown.
Guests can explore the numerous walking and hiking trails and get to know a bit more about the conservation projects the academy has to offer. Rock-climbing for overnight guests. Nearby, guests will find the Addo Elephant National Park, Amakhala, Kariega, Pumba and Shamwari Game Reserves, and horse trails. Coastal towns Kenton-on-Sea, Port Alfred and Bushmans River mouth are about 30-45min drive away. Don’t forget about the annual Grahamstown National Arts Festival in mid-winter.
Wedding Venues: Simple small wedding venue. Green Shed - eating/living area seats 30-40 at tables. Stage for wedding table. Power. Equipped kitchen. No chapel on site (closest Grahamstown). Seating on outside verandah. Overnight accommodation.
Conference Venues: Green Shed - venue for small wedding party meetings AGMS etc. Tables + chairs for 40. Shed seats 50 without tables. Stage for staff/committee/VIP guests/speaker seating. Equipped kitchen. Tea/coffee eats provided on request. Plug points. Braai area.
Family friendly: Units sleep families together or apart as they are located close together.
Payment in full before arrival. No card facilities.
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*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling