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About Mariquensis

Mariquensis offers comfortable self-catering accommodation on a farm located just 5 km from the town of Groot Marico. The two cottages are nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains and rivierine forest, on the banks of the pristine Groot-Marico River.The cottages have a rustic ambience with all the modern facilities for self-catering. Each cottage can accommodate between four and six people and offers a patio with braai facilities. Guests can simply relax while listening to the sounds of nature. Please be sure to bring you own firewood and charcoal.Besides listening to the sound of the water over the rapids, the abundance of bird calls, guests can also do a bit of canoeing, fishing, bird watching and swimming in the river. There is a walking trail for those who need a bit of exercise.Large grassed areas are wonderful for children to play and explore. A small jungle gym can keep the little one's entertained.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 8 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 1 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Mariquensis Rooms

Reviews for Mariquensis

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Sean Wilson
18 June 2017

Our stay in the Veldmaiden Cottage was truly wonderful. The cottage is well equipped, and the wood burning stove made for cosy evenings round the fire.The village of Groot Marico enchanted us, with readings of Herman Charles Bosman at the Living Museum, and Mampoer made by masters. We will definitely be back!

Mariquensis Map

Mariquensis is 5.2km from the centre of Groot Marico , the nearest airport 89.5km (Pilanesberg International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Groot Marico

Sterkstroom Hiking Trail

(13.6 km from Groot Marico)

This trail is located on Sterkstroom farm, halfway between Groot Marico and Swartruggens. The route is approximately 10 km in length and is an easy day's hike. There is a beautiful waterfall that can only be reached on foot. Overnight accommodation...

HC Bosman Living Museum

(1.4 km from Groot Marico)

The writer Herman Charles Bosman wrote more than 100 short stories about the Groot Marico and the people of the Marico. He was a schoolteacher in the district of Groot Marico in 1926 and the place left such a vivid impression on him that he later...

Doornkraal Mountain Route

(2.9 km from Groot Marico)

This trail is approximately 18 km in length on a route that is clearly marked. The 8 km mountainous part is quite difficult with lots of rock and climbing. The rest of the route runs along the old farrow or river bank circled with willow trees and...

Langberg Hiking Trail

(21.9 km from Groot Marico)

This is a two-day circular hike that comprises a 14 km stretch and an 8 km stretch respectively. The trail is rated as easy and there are overnight facilities available. The overnight facilities accommodates 20 guests.