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About Gunyatoo Trout Farm & Guest Lodge

Gunyatoo Trout Farm & Lodge, is the perfect country getaway presenting a charming fly-fishing, birding and nature retreat. Nestled in the picturesque, and malaria free Rhenosterhoek valley (just off Long Tom Pass - between Lydenburg and Sabie - 40km from Nelspruit).
The guest lodge is ideally positioned for access to most tourist attractions that Mpumalanga has to offer, including Kruger National Park, Pilgrims Rest, Sudwala Caves & the Panorama Route.
The thatch & stone lodge offers luxurious, yet affordable accommodation. Recently refurbished with several suites, all with beautiful views of the surrounding pine forests.
Rooms, all en-suite, have their own private patio, perfect for "feet up" early morning cuppas. For those requiring self-catering, a fully equipped, four sleeper, family cottage is available.
The fisherman's cottage, which sleeps up to eight, offers a more rustic self-catering option. It is secluded at the edge of property, at the trout dams & raceways, and is ideal for group fishing trips.
The farm is a full working "trout-farm", comprising of a processing area, hatchery, nursery, raceways and naturally, for the enthusiastic fly fisherman—two stocked dams.
Limited stream fishing is also available for the more experienced fisherman. Private fly fishing lessons and group clinics can be arranged on site.
After a days fishing one can enjoy a drink at the bar, have a game of pool or darts then unwind in the sauna or swimming pool. Of course should it be chilly one can warm up around roaring log fires in the lounge.
The lodge is just the place for a fishing vacation or weekend getaway, but any nature lover will find themselves in a proverbial paradise.
For the sedentary tourist, relaxing on the wooden decked patio watching the abundant birdlife is a must.
The Sabie area is truly a birders paradise. Not only is there a huge variety of the more common bird species, but a number of globally and nationally threatened species also occur in the area.
For those in need of exercise, on farm trails and walks to the nearby waterfalls & caves are just as enjoyable but should you require additional stimulation: - Clay-pigeon shooting can be organized on site.
Arrangements can be made for Quad Bike tours, horse riding, gorge-swinging, rafting & many more activities.
Sudwala Caves, Fanie Botha Hiking Trail, Kruger National Park, Panaroma Drive, and the Emnotweni Casino, are all within an hour's drive.
There are also a number of golf courses within a hour's drive from Sabie, making Gunyatoo an ideal central base for a memorable golfing holiday.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 2 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 28
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 18 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Our guest lodge rates include DBB & house wine with dining. Bar /Pub facilities available. We encourage catch and release but our rates do include a trout bag limit of two (additional priced per weight).

High season includes ALL long weekends & single nights. Minimum stay 3 nights for all long weekends. 100% deposit required for single...
Our guest lodge rates include DBB & house wine with dining. Bar /Pub facilities available. We encourage catch and release but our rates do include a trout bag limit of two (additional priced per weight).

High season includes ALL long weekends & single nights. Minimum stay 3 nights for all long weekends. 100% deposit required for single night stays, specials and arrivals within seven days. Regret no credit card facilities.
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Reviews for Gunyatoo Trout Farm & Guest Lodge

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Dave van der Meulen
29 March 2018

Great rooms, clean, comfortably furnished, gourmet food available, well located for Panorama Route and Lowveld.

Amanda Boocock
07 January 2018

We had an amazing time at Gunyatoo and could have stayed for a lot longer. The lodge was amazing, everything we needed. The children loved the pool table and darts board as well as the pool. The food was absolutely delicious, and Debbie and Bob were so helpful.We would definitely recommend Gunyatoo.

Ralf Straszim
18 June 2017

Nice place in the mountains nature!

Garry Morrison, South Africa
13 January 2012

The setting is wonderful, the surroundings tranquil, the feeling hospitable, and we will definitely be back.

Kayleigh Smillie, South Africa
27 December 2011

The hospitality offered by Gunyatoo Trout Farm was excellent - Debbie definitely made the holiday a great one - I cannot think of anyone who would not enjoy staying at this wonderful place.

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Gunyatoo Trout Farm & Guest Lodge is 16.3km from the centre of Sabie , the nearest airport 51.1km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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