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About Mount Ingwe Lodge

Mount Ingwe Lodge borders the Baviaanskloof World Heritage site and is nestled on the farm Middelwater, in the Elandsriver Valley surrounded by the Winterberg Mountains. Find your lost rooms and explore a world of vast open spaces and horizons while Mother Nature inspires your senses with her sights and sounds.

Here you will find indigenous wilderness, touched only by abundant game species and birds roaming in the silence of the mountain tops and valleys deep. In this diverse ecosystem you will also find well-preserved Bushman paintings with its historical intricacies of our Earth's past.

Mount Ingwe Lodge is located 120 km from Port Elizabeth and 35 km from Patensie, a small country town in the Eastern Cape. It is also an easy drive from Jeffreys Bay and the Tsitsikamma National Park. With only nature all around, you will still find luxurious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms which were designed to bring Mother Nature into your resting place.

Mount Ingwe Lodge offers two types of self-catering accommodation, namely the Country House and the Ingwe Chalet. The Country House features four cosy bedrooms, while the Ingwe Chalet is an intimate and relaxing retreat for a couple. Both accommodation options offer bed linen and towels, a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with toilet and shower, fan, heater, hairdryer and a braai facility.

The more adventurous couple can go for a quad drive through the farm and neighbouring farms. Choose a lovely picnic basket to enjoy or a braai can also be arranged. Enjoy a glass of wine on the stoep and view the spectacular sights of ribokke, kudu, bosbokke and Fish eagles at your doorstep.

Family friendly: A jungle gym is available for children to play on.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 2:00 PM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

The accommodation is self-catering. The Country House can accommodate up to twelve (12) guests and rates vary according to the number of guests occupying the house. No smoking is permitted inside. No pets are permitted. Please note that the establishment does not accept credit cards for settling outstanding balances.

Availability and pricing

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  • Country House Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering The Country House comprises four cosy bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom with a bath, toilet and basin. Each room... see more Features:  Twin beds, King beds, En-suite, Self-catering, Fan, Heater see more Twin beds, King beds, En-suite, Self-catering, Fan, Heater, Television, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
    from R600 For 2 guests
    • Adults
      • Ingwe Chalet Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering The Ingwe Chalet is a comfy and relaxing chalet equipped to accommodate two guests. The chalet contains a double bed,... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Self-catering, Fan, Heater, No Smoking in Rooms see more Double beds, En-suite, Self-catering, Fan, Heater, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
        from R600 For 2 guests
        • Adults
          • Farm House Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering The Farmhouse consists of four bedrooms furnished with single, double or queen-size beds and share the use of two bathro... see more Features:  Double beds, Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Mountain views, Fireplace see more Double beds, Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, No Smoking in Rooms, River views
            from R600 For 2 guests
            • Adults

              Reviews for Mount Ingwe Lodge

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              Harm Coetzer
              20 July 2017

              Beautiful surroundings and very homely farmstay. I would recommend this place if you need to get away from it all. There is however a long drive on a dirt road to get there but it was worth the effort. Here you can hear your own thoughts and if you need rest this is the place to come. You can just relax or take a hike on the farm. Very safe area and there are 2 perfect hosts who will go the extra mile for guests. Homely atmosphere with attention to detail and lots of little surprises to make guests feel at home.

              Pierre Jooste
              18 June 2017

              We unfortunately were not allowed to change our reservation, even although it was 13 and not 14 days before the long weekend booked. I find it very difficult to believe that they had no one else interested to stay in the chalet, especially as it was a long weekend! They decided they would keep the R500 we had deposited to you ( Safarinow ).It was disappointing as they weren't prepared to accept any postponement till a later date.

              Karen Trieloff, South Africa
              29 March 2016

              Mount Ingwe has wonderful hosts who offer a warm welcome.  The accommodation is stunning, luxurious and with all the details beautifully provided. The museum on the farm is most interesting.

              Anthony Simpson, South Africa
              06 May 2015

              We had the entire Lodge to our self's. My only regret is that we were unable to stay longer and explore.

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              Mount Ingwe Lodge is 16.5km from the centre of Patensie , the nearest airport 89.9km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling