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About Lethabo Estate

Lethabo has very different types of award-winning accommodation. We have a mobile Spa available which means, depending on the suite or room you choose, treatments can be enjoyed privately there or next to the river. We also offer riverside and evening picnics, Fire Dancing shows, private or for groups and lessons for fun. We offer Horse Whispering Join Up and Game drives at the nearby Lion and Rhino Park.

Our guesthouse has five double en-suite rooms, each with its own private balcony with the views of the surrounding Nature Reserve. Our Willow Tree Lodge is a lover’s haven, a thatched "A" frame structure on stilts, with a sunken Jacuzzi spa bath, loads of candles, and a double hammock on the water’s edge.

Our meals are a masterfully prepared delight and are our romantic picnics are sublime. While dining in our gourmet restaurant, overlooking our dam, and the wrap around views of the nature reserve, we will indulge you with our uniquely South African cuisine.

Choose from our seasonal menu which includes Amarula Honey Mustard Chicken, served in a crispy poppadom, a specially aged Beef Fillet rolled in cracked black pepper and served with a pearl onion and black cherry sauce, Wild Chilean Salmon lightly seared with creamy gorgonzola, Baby Karoo Racks of lamb marinated in a Hanepoot, chutney sauce and served with a mushroom and peppadew reduction, all accompanied by a medley of traditionally slow roasted Mediterranean organic vegetables.

We are close to many attractions and are super springboard for all sorts of Cradle adventures.

Spa: Namaste Spa provides a wide array of beauty treatments and packages. Please enquire for further information.

Wedding Venues: Let Lethabo Estate provide the backdrop and services for your wedding day. Your reception is a magical, candlelit affair set on the banks of The Crocodile River in a beautiful valley. Menus start from R450 per person. Please enquire.

Romantic: Lethabo offers you a choice of three romantic, delectable and enchanting couples picnic experiences on the river and protected from rain and the sun by a Bedouin tent or little, thatched gazebo.


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Lethabo Estate

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Reana Swart
27 July 2017

We had such a great time. The food was nice and on time. We will be back

Dr. Johan Hattingh, South Africa
30 January 2017

Luscious LethaboWhat an emotional, spiritual and culinary gem. The attention to detail was incredible and the personnel (owner: Lise, Chefs: Thomas and Chris) went beyond the boundaries of excellence to accommodate every whim.The romantic picnic was detailed and personalized to the last dish. Served in the privacy of our own cottage made it so much more spectacular.The Water likkewaan, geese and vast birdlife made this experience extraordinary.The fire dancing by Lise was the pinnacle of professionalism combined with our adoration and total amazement.HORSE WHISPERING:He was called Skylark and...
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Zaahira Karrim, South Africa
07 March 2016

Lethabo Estate was the best birthday surprise choice I'd made...I liaised with a friendly and accurate lady by the name of Lisa, it took one email and a same day response to get the surprise rolling We were very well catered for as the food was all HalalThe rooms.... We had a river cottage and Oh my word was it breathtaking!!! Clean and beautiful Definitely needs a revisit Thank you for the wonderful memories 

Tanya booyse, South Africa
10 November 2014

It was a great weekend thank you, food was great very peaceful.

Anthony Ruan van Huyssteen, South Africa
07 July 2014

What a hidden Gem... The service was great, the scenery, beautiful, even in winter. If you feel like breaking away from the hustle and bustle of JHB without travelling too far, this is the ideal place!Don't forget the food. It was amazing. As for the picnic, its a must!

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Lethabo Estate is 31.2km from the centre of Johannesburg , the nearest airport 4.1km (Lanseria International Airport).
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