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About Olienhout Lodge

Olienhout Lodge is a beautifully decorated lodge with exceptional views of the Vaal River and the surrounding mountains. It is situated in the Vredefort Dome World Heritage Site, a mere two hours' drive from Gauteng. It consists of three bedrooms (sleeping up to eight people) and two bathrooms. The lodge also has two braai areas as well as a fireplace for the cold winter nights. The kitchen is fully-equipped for a weekend away and all bedding and towels are provided (including electric blankets during winter).

The house is situated 100 m from the river on a mountain slope, and occasionally you can hear the call of the fish eagle.

  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 8 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 17 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

A 50% deposit is required to secure a booking.The balance should be paid no less than seven days before arrival.

Olienhout Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Olienhout Lodge

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Elsa Mouton
02 May 2017

We were quite surprised by the well planned and equipped lodge. Anything you may need (even Tabard for the mosquitos) is available. It's well kept and the staff who assisted with cleaning were very polite and friendly. The location of the lodge is excellent. The view is perfect. We'll definitely visit Olienhout again in future. The only challenge was the steep paved road leading up to the lodge. I'll advise people to make sure your vehicle can pull a loaded trailer before you attempt it. :-) Thanks for Cronnie who send Amos to our rescue!

Christine De Villiers
04 April 2017

Baie netjies, rustig in die bos. Baie dankie! Sal graag weer daar kom rus!

Reinmar Biesenbach, South Africa
23 May 2016

Our family stayed at the house for the weekend.  It is beautifully located and has everything that you require for a wonderful weekend away from the city and the people.The only comment I would make is that the house does require an information booklet on where you can walk and what you can do while staying at the house.  Other than that, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay

Anneke Botha, South Africa
19 January 2016

We had such a wonderful time at Olienhout Lodge with friends.The view from the stoep of the river is tranquil, the lodge comfortable, beautifully furnished and has everything you need.We were sad that we could not spend more time there and really experience the quiet. 

Francois Lambrechts, South Africa
16 November 2015

Wat n aangename verassing! Pragtig, skoon, goed ingerig en beslis waarde virgeld. Gaan die plekkie aanbeveel en self ook weet n draai maak...

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Olienhout Lodge Map

Olienhout Lodge is 27.5km from the centre of Potchefstroom , the nearest airport 139.2km (Lanseria International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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