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About Fossil Hills Farm Cottage

It is a heaven for those who can indigenous the Karoo  in a private nature  reserve. Our mountainous scenery owes much of its rugged charm to the Paleozoic sedimentary rocks, dating back to 355 million years ago. This valley can be visited through out the year as each season reveals a gloriously secret beauty, specially  for bird watching, hiking, fishing, picnics, cycling and resting. Enjoy tranquil surroundings and real farm peacefulness.   

The Fossil Hills Cottage is a beautiful self-catering, fully equipped farm cottage with two bedrooms, bathroom (shower and bath), open plan lounge and kitchen, cozy fireplace and patio. Accommodation for four people. Equipped with an indoor as well as an outdoor fire and braai facilities. Well-known McGregor cellar is within a radius of 3 kilometer as well as the Donkey Sanctuary and the charming village of McGregor. It’s private and perfect for a getaway weekend or holiday.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 18 Reviews


  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

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Reviews for Fossil Hills Farm Cottage

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Wayne Smith, South Africa
07 July 2015

Highly recommend Fossil Hills Farm Cottage. The cottage is well equipped and really provides for a very comfortable stay. The views from the front porch are amazing.

Orffer Ernst, South Africa
30 September 2013

On arriving at the cottage we were blown away with both the scenery and the location. Inside the cottage was beautiful and clean.Will recommend Fossil Hills to anyone.

Tavia Boertje, South Africa
22 April 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage and would love to visit again. Love the attention to detail and the Fossil Hills wine.

Surika van Rensburg, South Africa
22 October 2012

Had a wonderful time. Cottage well equipped and with taste. Wonderful fireplace.

Stef Pretorius, South Africa
03 May 2012

Fossil Hills Cottage was very neat and tidy.Everything is clean and fresh.The quietness of this place is amazing and it is very relaxing.A very nice place to visit

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Fossil Hills Farm Cottage Map

Fossil Hills Farm Cottage is 3.2km from the centre of McGregor , the nearest airport 138.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around McGregor

Donkey Sanctuary

(2.6 km from McGregor)

1 review

The Donkey Sanctuary will warm your heart. The Sanctuary provides a home for abused, neglected and elderly donkeys. Here they can live out their lives with respect and dignity, surrounded by their own kind in a protective and natural environment....

Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary

(0 km from McGregor)

1 review

Eseltjiesrus Donkey Sanctuary is situated just 2km outside the village of McGregor on the road to Robertson. Here you will find a tranquil haven, a place of healing for the broken-spirited, both donkey and human. We invite you to relax and enjoy a...

The Galg Road

(15.9 km from McGregor)

Hike along the road to nowhere – The Galg Road. The original pass from McGregor towards Greyton leads up to the mountains and mysteriously disappears at the edge of a steep krantz. Many local stories speculate about the reason why the road was never...

Rooikat Trail

(8.7 km from McGregor)

The Rooikat Trail is a fairly strenuous circular 19 km trail through the Elandsberg Mountains in Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve. The route offers outstanding scenic views of the Langeberg, Riviersonderend Mountains and countryside around Robertson....