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About Mac Mac Forest Retreat

Mac Mac Forest Retreat is centrally situated between Sabie, 1.5 km away from Mac Mac Graskop and Pilgrim's Rest in the picturesque Mpumalanga Escarpment area.

There is a swimming pool and hiking trails to various waterfalls in the area. The popular self-catering safari-tents sleep up to 4 people per tent and is well equipped with a fridge, kettle, microwave, braai-stand and en-suite bathrooms. The Campsites are equipped with electricity points, braai-stand and ablution facilitys. Mac Mac Forest Retreat also caters for day visitors.

The resort used to be a forestry station, but now has an option of self-catering safari-tents and campsites. The view of Mauchberg, the tranquil atmosphere, beautiful surroundings, and a central base to explore the popular escarpment area and Kruger National Park became known with time. The accommodation became more and more popular, and Mac Mac Forest Retreat underwent constant upgrading.

  • Response Rate: 96%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 15 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 176
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 51 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

A deposit of 50% of the total accommodation booking is required to confirm all bookings. The balance is payable 7 days prior to arrival unless otherwise agreed by Mac Mac Forest retreat in writing. Travel Agents and tour operators are required to pre-pay accommodation 30 days before arrival. Where a reservation is made 7 days or less prior to... A deposit of 50% of the total accommodation booking is required to confirm all bookings. The balance is payable 7 days prior to arrival unless otherwise agreed by Mac Mac Forest retreat in writing. Travel Agents and tour operators are required to pre-pay accommodation 30 days before arrival. Where a reservation is made 7 days or less prior to arrival, 100% of the total accommodation charge is payable in advance to secure your reservation. A reservation will be assumed to have been cancelled if the deposit or payment as required is not received by the due dates. We do accept Master & Visa Cards and bank transfers. see more

Availability and pricing

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  • Campsites Campsites Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 26 Grassed camp sites which are not individually demarcated. Each site has electricity. There is a central water point and... see more Features:  Shared bathroom
    from R200 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • 4 Sleeper Safari Tent 4 Sleeper Safari Tent Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 5 There are two single beds, a double sleeper couch and a private en-suite bathroom with shower. Please note that each... see more Features:  En-suite, Shower only, Sleeper couch, Single beds
        from R620 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults

          Reviews for Mac Mac Forest Retreat

          51 guest reviews Reviews of

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          Noemie Techer
          19 August 2018

          The place was very nice and clean. We enjoyed staying here !

          Georgina Wilson
          15 July 2018

          We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Mac Mac Forest Retreat. Our safari tent was well equipped, even with a plastic plate for children. Lots of rugs on the floor and extra blankets to keep out the cold. Was great to be able to take our dogs with as well!! We had some really lovely walks through the forest with them. We had plenty of firewood and were offered more after the first night in case we had used it all. I loved the detail and thought put into everything, like a tablecloth put on the outside table for us and giving us a tent with a double bed (I'm not sure if they are all like that but I...
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          Sue Dee Vorster
          08 July 2018

          Really enjoyed our stay. Tents were well equipped, and the staff were friendly and helpful.

          Jessica Berry
          13 May 2018

          Beautiful scenery, helpful person that stayed there late to assist us with coming in and clean bathroom facilities. Campsite looked out over stunning mountain passes just past Sabie. Close to beautiful hikes and many waterfalls.

          Magda Krüger
          11 January 2018

          a lot of things laying around, not so pleasant smell due to the frog breeding, but 'n lovely homey feel and very comfie beds!

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          Mac Mac Forest Retreat is 7.4km from the centre of Graskop , the nearest airport 53.6km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling