About Die Watergat
Situated on the banks of the Steelpoort River, between Burgersfort and Steelpoort, you will find the tranquil setting of Die Watergat.
Die Watergat offers rooms within walking distance of the restaurant and bar, and each room offers a lovely view of the garden, river or the swimming pool. The Guesthouse offers eleven lovely rooms with shared bathrooms. Each room has a TV with DStv and airconditioning. Tea and coffee facilities are provided.
Another five rooms share a shower-only bathroom and are furnished with three-quarter or twin beds. A TV with DStv is available and tea and coffee facilities. These rooms are also equipped for self-catering.
The thirty-four Luxury En-suite Rooms are furnished with double or single beds and have air-conditioning. Tea and coffee facilities as well as a TV with DStv are in the rooms.
The log cabin serves as the Honeymoon Suite with a double en-suite room and lovely garden views. The room is air-conditioned and has tea and coffee facilities.
The restaurant serves an à la carte menu and this is where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant is well known in the area for its tender steaks and famous Watergat Burger. Lunch packs are available on request.
Enjoy the lovely bushveld scenery and river view from the deck at the bar or restaurant.
Spitbraais, braais and buffet lunches are available on request and guests are welcome to join in on the Friday night braai. A big screen TV is available at the bar plus 5 LPM slot machines.
Various activities can be enjoyed from horse riding, swimming, quad biking, birdwatching and tube riding on the river after the rains. The bushveld surroundings accommodate a vast array of bird life, making it perfect for birdwatching.
The Steelpoort River runs throughout the year, which makes Die Watergat an all-year favourite.
All reservations are paid in advance. Due to the restaurant serving an à la carte menu, meals may be paid on departure. All company/guest details to be available with check-in.
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