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About Frontier River Resort

Frontier River Resort is under new ownership and is a luxury tented resort situated on the South African bank of the Orange River, just 5 km from the border on the N7.

Built on a hill, the resort has spectacular views of the river and Namibia and is the ideal stop over location between South Africa and Namibia. The resort is also ideally situated for any 4x4 enthusiasts looking for a luxurious and comfortable alternative to camping.

We offer accommodation in six luxury free-standing permanent safari-style tents. Each tent contains an en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and has only one entrance. The bathrooms were built using stones collected from the surrounding area and each tent is surrounded by grass and incorporated with local stones. A tented catering boma kitchen equipped with a built in braai, work surface, fitted stove and oven, double basin, a table and benches is available for use by guests. Wood, ice and water is sold on the premises.

The Orange River, one of South Africa's major rivers, is truly one of the purest adventure trails in Southern Africa. The Gariep River, or Great River as it is called by the local Nama people, offers a unique outdoor experience to those who seek tranquility and adventure. The Orange River cuts through the Richtersveldt Desert Reserve and is now part of the Transfrontier transformation parks. Days are spent with early morning paddling, swimming, floating, bird watching and negotiating some rapids and fast-flowing water. Guides will take you through the steps of paddling through rapids, hiking and in general discover the eco system of the desert.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 4 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Resort
  • Sleeps: 13
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 17 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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  • Luxury Safari Tent Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 5 Each tent contains an en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. The bathrooms were built using stones collected from the... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Single beds, Air-Conditioning, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge see more Double beds, En-suite, Single beds, Air-Conditioning, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms, River views, Three-quarter beds
    from R980 Room rate
    • Rooms Adults
      • Triple Luxury tented chalet Sleeps 3 Includes: Room Only This chalet contains 3 x single beds with air conditioning & seating area. Kettle,tea/coffee facilities and own bathroom... see more Features:  Single beds
        from R1300 Room rate
        • Adults

          Reviews for Frontier River Resort

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          Salome Willemse
          09 July 2018

          Fantastic hosts that go out of their way to help. Superb food!

          Lara Landman
          01 May 2018

          Very practical, well equipped and decorated luxury tents. Just pack lightly as you have to take a short walkway to your tent. Two very nice braai/kitchen areas with everything you need. Extra attention to detail made our stay very comfortable.

          Sonet Hurter
          13 January 2018

          With a name like " Frontier RIVER Lodge" one would expect atleast a river view, not a view onto a lifeless gravel road. The facilities are neat and tidy but the canvas tent structure is unbearable hot and the aircon is not big enough to make it comfortable during the afternoon. The advert is abit misleading, very pricey for what you get.

          Eamon Brown
          08 January 2018

          The tents are nicely furnished. Pool and entertainment wares nice with good views. Just beware of the heat, aircons do not help.

          Sakkie Kotze
          13 September 2017

          Lux and very neat tents. Barfridge in room was not cold when we got there. Friendly reception.

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          Frontier River Resort is 5.2km from the centre of Vioolsdrift , the nearest airport 249.2km (Keetmanshoop Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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