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About Old Mill Drift Guest Farm

Old Mill Drift Guest Farm is a pet friendly mountain paradise for couples, families and groups of friends who want to get away from it all.The farm’s fruitful landscape is enclosed in parts by forest and saturated with three natural springs, three dams (summer season only), a few small waterfalls, and various natural pools that will feed your soul.So if you’re seeking a peace and quiet that only the beauty of nature and the nostalgia of history can instil, Old Mill Drift Guest Farm is the place to explore.

Wedding Venues: Venue hire only. Accommodation for 44 guests. Spectacular views from the 112 square m deck leading out from historical sandstone old mill over the dam, the Caledon River over to Lesotho and the Maluti Mountains. Bookings from April 2017.

Family friendly: We have hiking trails to natural pools, fishing, tubing down the river, mountain biking, adventure biking, dinosaur diggings. We have miniature horses, bunnies and many pets. 4x4 excursions, picnic spots, or build a raft and float down the river.

Romantic: A huge selection of the most spectacular views of the Maluti, the Caledon and the Drakensburg. Private rock pools and skinny dipping spots where only the eagles may find you....

  • Response Rate: 99%
  • Response Time: 2 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 69
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 17 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Shona
* Please enquire for further details.

Old Mill Drift Guest Farm Rooms

Reviews for Old Mill Drift Guest Farm

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Sharon Verster, South Africa
04 February 2017

This is heaven on earth. Break away quality time to switch off. If you are a nature person, love animals and are happy not to see the bright lights of the city this will become your favored break away place. I have never had such an awesome soul restoring time in my whole life. No photos can do justice to the beauty of this farm and the only way to have what I had is to get in your car and Go!!! No regrets. Yvonne is an awesome lady who seems to run on her love for her farm. She was an awesome hostess and even spoilt me with brewed coffee and a dollop of cream 6am. On the day that I left...
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Lizle Ruffels, South Africa
30 January 2017

All I can say is WOW what a holiday. We so enjoyed staying at Old Mill Drift Guest Farm. Tracy and Yvonne really made us feel at home. We were treated like family. Every need of ours were taken care of. The house we stayed it was excellent. We so enjoyed the dogs. We could not take our own animals with, however the farm dogs accompanied us everywhere and were really companions for our 9 year old son who just want to go back. We always went to the Western Cape for holidays but now every time we mention going away the only place he wants to go to is Old Mill Drift. Thanks again guys for making...
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Lizelle Makovini, South Africa
23 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable stay in breathtaking surroundings.

Erica van Tonder, South Africa
18 January 2017

We enjoyed our stay at Old Mill Drift Guest Farm very much. Beautiful scenes, friendly horses and dogs and the call of the eagles greet you every morning when you wake up. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. We explored the farm from all different angles, from walking on the road next to the river and exploring the different trails. Exploring the view from the escarpment was a highlight, because you can see for miles down the valleys. For nature photographers, this is a must. We could not stop taking photos; from the small pool fed by pure fountain water to all the different...
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Paulo de Jesus, South Africa
03 January 2017

A great place to get away from work and wake up every morning to wonderful views of the mountains. Our daily 30km drives into Clarens were scenic and really gave the feel of being in the mountains. Friendly cleaning staff and comfortable furnishings helped make our stay a pleasant one. We had a great time and we all wish we could have stayed a few more days. We will definitely be back soon.

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Old Mill Drift Guest Farm Map

Old Mill Drift Guest Farm is 10.4km from the centre of Clarens , the nearest airport 136.7km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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