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About Highlands Mountain Retreat Golden Gate Park SANParks

About Highlands Mountain Retreat Golden Gate Park SANParks

Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Maluti Mountains of the north eastern Free State lies the Golden Gate Highlands National Park.Highlands Mountain Retreat is the perfect getaway for visitors craving a secluded setting. The wooden cabins, tucked into the mountainside, offer unbelievable vistas of the surrounding Maluti's, that seem to stretch as far as the eye can see. A great escape for the mind, body and soul... Highlands Mountain Retreat, is a luxury camp that is home to eight log cabins. These excellent wooden log cabins, 2200 m above sea level, ensures visitor

 Sleeps 20
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 16 reviews
 Minimum stay: 1 Days

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PLEASE NOTE: we are NOT able to provide any pensioner or other discount via the SANParks online booking system.

Rates are subject to the number of adults and children staying. Adult rates apply to persons 12 years and older. Child rates apply to persons aged 2-11 years. Infants under 2 years stay free.

Rates do not include meals unless specifically indicated otherwise. Rates include 1% Community Levy, but exclude daily conservation fees. These are to be paid directly to camp on arrival.

SANParks have implemented a 1% Community Levy charge on all reservations (overnight and activity products) from 1 June 2012. This will be used to fund projects that support surrounding communities in bettering their livelihoods.

All accommodation, ablution and kitchen facilities are serviced by cleaning staff on a daily basis unless specifically indicated otherwise.

Several parks and rest-camps have retail facilities and restaurants. Vehicle fuel is available in several parks (or is available on the park periphery) and in the main rest camps in Kruger and Kgalagadi.

Bedding is supplied in all accommodation unless specifically indicated otherwise. Cooking utensils and refrigeration are provided in most accommodation units, unless specifically indicated otherwise.

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4 out of 5 stars - 16 votes
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graeme napier
September 2023
The location is superb and the accommodation was comfortable, with a cosey ambiance. The views are fantastic with a genuine wilderness feel. The staff were helpful.
gavin powell
November 2022
What a magical hide away in the Golden Gate National Park. Views are breathtaking, and cabins are perfect. The only negative was - no electricity. There was a generator, but not ideal with the noise which takes away from the serenity and experience of being in the mountains. Will be back, but need electricity !
elmarie van den berg
May 2022
We loved everything at Highlands Retreat, the Cabin is so cozy and equipped with everything we needed, the views are breathtaking, definitely worth a visit. We will come back and promote this gem to all our friends!
rose schutze
May 2021
We enjoyed our stay very much! Delighted with maintenance and upgrading since last visit, will definitely recommend to friends.
louis leonard
September 2020
This was our 5th stay at Highlands Retreat and we saw that it has become shabby. We stayed in Unit 2.The electric kettle was rusted, and not working, and we were lucky to exchange it at the office with effort from our side. Office were closed at 16.30 but there were staff still outside.The main bedroom bed was sub standard and the blanket had durty spots on it.There were only 2 pillowcases on the... Read more


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Highlands Mountain Retreat Golden Gate Park SANParks is 5.8km from the centre of Golden Gate Highlands National Park , the nearest airport 162.7km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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