Terms & conditions apply.

About Hornbills Forest Getaway

Make magical memories, soothe souls or take the adventure routes at Hornbills Forest Getaway. You'll find yourself on the edge of a stream, at the foot of the magnificent Amatola Mountains and Forest near Stutterheim. In addition, you'll be snuggled in a cottage surrounded by luxurious comfort and a fireplace for those cold winter nights. Cool off in the pool for those hot summer days. Find yourself in a birder's paradise. If you are a fisherman there is the magnificent Gubu Dam for trout and the impressive Wriggleswade Dam for bass and cob.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 10 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 16 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Right of admission reserved.

Hornbills Forest Getaway Rooms

Reviews for Hornbills Forest Getaway

16 guest reviews Reviews of

4 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Cindy Rielly
15 May 2018

We spent a lovely weekend at Hornbills. Although the road there is abit rough, we loved the peacefulness, the beauty of the gardens and especially the 3 dogs!

Johan Retief, South Africa
12 September 2017

Hornbills can be highly recommended. Setting in nature is divine. We will certainly return and encourage others to stay over.

Shelley Eberhardt
06 August 2017

Really enjoyed our stay especially the quiet peaceful environment, friendly hosts and their dogs! Cottage was basic but spacious and all we needed as a base for the weekend. Loved the indoor fireplace for the cold evenings.

Caryn Els, South Africa
13 February 2017

Lovely spacious accommodation in a beautiful setting.

Lynne Humer, South Africa
10 March 2016

Hornbills is a slight challenge to reach without a 4x4, though Richard assured us that the untarred road would soon be improved.  Once there though, it proved to be a perfect getaway. The weather unfortunately wasn't perfect, but we soon had a roaring fire in our beautifully furnished cottage, and  were able to look out onto the really lovely gardens. If the weather had been more clement we would have loved to cross the stream and take advantage of the woodland walks.  Our host and hostess were exceedingly friendly and helpful.  The kitchen needs a little more equipment.  If we are in the area...
see more

Show More Reviews

Hornbills Forest Getaway Map

Hornbills Forest Getaway is 5.2km from the centre of Stutterheim , the nearest airport 73.7km (East London Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Stutterheim

Kologha Forest Yellow Day Walk

(18 km from Stutterheim)

The 7 km Yellow Day Walk is a circular route that follows a section of the Red Day Walk through the Kologha Forest Reserve. It starts and ends at the Kologa Picnic Site. Braai facilities, picnic tables and ablutions are provided, making it an ideal...

Andersons Dam Trail

(18.4 km from Stutterheim)

This easy 8 km route follows the road to Andersons Dam from the Kologa Picnic Site. Pack a picnic and plan to have lunch at the dam before returning to the starting point. The Kologa Picnic Site offers braai facilities, picnic tables and...

Kologha Forest Red Day Walk

(16.6 km from Stutterheim)

Meander beneath a canopy of majestic yellowwood and white stinkwood trees to visit three waterfalls. The circular Red Day Walk passes through indigenous forest and montane grassland, offering numerous bird watching opportunities for keen birders....

Kologha Forest Blue Day Walk

(19 km from Stutterheim)

The Kologha Forest Blue Day Walk starts and ends at the Kologa Picnic Site. Although this is a very short and easy route through indigenous forest, it is extremely rewarding, passing three waterfalls along the trail. Kologa Picnic Site provides...