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About Misty Mountain

Misty Mountain is a 280 hectare South African Natural Heritage Site situated on the spectacular Long Tom Pass, 31 kilometres from Lydenburg and 24 kilometres from Sabie. Perched at an altitude of 1700 metres above sea level in a malaria-free area, Misty Mountain is uniquely set in the mountainous countryside with majestic views across the escarpment and into the Lowveld. Conveniently located on the “Panorama Route”, Misty Mountain is an ideal launching pad for touring the Mpumalanga Escarpment, which includes God’s Window, The Pinnacle, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Blyde River Canyon. It is also close to the world-renowned Kruger National Park and adjacent private game reserves.

Misty Mountain is a relaxed, informal, family friendly, owner managed establishment. Owned and operated as a lodge by the Sheard family since 1974, Misty Mountain is a place of tranquility and natural beauty, ideal for catching up and getting away from the hustle and bustle. Friendly and helpful staff will ensure that guests have a memorable stay. We cater for couples and families with a variety of accommodation options. Our tariffs include bed and breakfast for two, four and six sleeper units, and guests have flexibility in terms of other meals. The ten-bed farmhouse is self-catering, but all meals can be enjoyed at the restaurant if required. Our restaurant specialises in superior country cooking with breakfast, lunch and dinner available from our extensive a la carte menu.

Misty Mountain offers four different, comfortable, country-style accommodation options with a total of 28 units (94 beds). 14 Studio Units accommodating a maximum of two people include a very large studio room with double or twin beds, one bathroom, a limited self-catering kitchenette, an open fireplace, a private veranda and a braai. 11 Four Sleeper Family Units accommodating a maximum of four people include one completely private double bedroom, two beds in the lounge, one bathroom, a limited self-catering kitchenette, an open fireplace, a private veranda and a braai. Two Six Sleeper Family Units accommodating a maximum of six people include one completely private double en-suite bedroom, an upstairs loft bedroom with four single beds, a second bathroom, a limited self-catering kitchenette, a lounge, an open fireplace, a private veranda and a braai. One self-catering farmhouse accommodating a maximum of ten people includes three spacious downstairs bedrooms, two upstairs loft bedrooms, three bathrooms, a fully equipped open-plan kitchen, a dining room, a lounge with an open fireplace, a private veranda and a braai. There is easy access to all lodge facilities.

A variety of activities are available on site, including guided quad biking, trout fishing, walking trails, birdwatching and mountain biking trails. Other soft adventure and extreme activities at nearby locations can be arranged for guests.

Wedding Venues: We can seat up to 80 guests with a dance floor. There is a gazebo or a chapel for the service, the use of the function room, waiters and a variety of menu options.

Conference Venues: We can accommodate up to 100 delegates in cinema style. We supply whiteboards, flipcharts, a screen, a data projector, writing pens and paper.

Family friendly: There is a comfortable TV lounge and reading room, two swimming pools, indoor games room, outdoor children's playground, outdoor games, curio shop, extensive gardens, boardgames for hire and babysitting services available on request in the evenings.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 10 hours
  • Type: Lodge, Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 94
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 41 Reviews

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy
  • Conference Venues
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Ndebele (IsiNdebele)
  • Northern Sotho (Sesotho sa Leboa)
  • Sotho (Sesotho)
  • Venda (Tshivenda)

Grading

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

Important Information

All bookings are confirmed only after receipt of 50% deposit.
Full payment is required in advance for single night reservation.
Check in from 14h00.
Check out no later than 10h00.
If you plan to arrive late, please advise us so that we can make suitable check in arrangements for you.
No pets allowed.

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Reviews for Misty Mountain

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Tebatso Serage
28 September 2017

Loved: views from property, supply of wood for fireplace inside chalet, decent breakfast included, common lounge and games area and the very friendly and helpful staff. They offered numerous activities but can't speak on them as we didn't use any.Needs improvement: checkin/booking service, cleanliness of bathroom and kitchenette/crockery, upkeep of children's playground equipment. TV not available in individual rooms.The property was too close to the main road, so we heard mainly traffic noise and didn't get to enjoy the wonderful views and serenity which is expected from a weekend getaway in...
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Paul Joubert, South Africa
29 December 2016

Rooms very clean and comfortable. Great setting, great food. Pleasant staff. Will highly recommend.

Bronwyn Roberts, South Africa
13 April 2015

Dear Misty Mountainwe thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Rooms very clean and neat. Breakfast buffet lovely. we walked to the waterfall which was so enjoyable. Staff also very friendlyWill definitely advise people to your placeA wonderful and utterly relaxing weekend.

Brian Downey, South Africa
10 February 2015

We were photographing a wedding in Sabie and stayed at Misty Mountain, I have to give credit where credit is due and I definitely do recommend Mist Mountain.Lovely views, clean chalets, delicious food, friendly and helpful staff - really enjoyed the mist too, really lived up to its name - will definitely be returning.Brian Downey

mandy fernandes, South Africa
19 November 2014

The dinner was delicious! We enjoyed a good evening as a stop over to Kruger and were impressed with the service.

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Misty Mountain Map

Misty Mountain is 15.5km from the centre of Sabie , the nearest airport 53.9km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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