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About Olievenfontein Private Game Reserve

Olievenfontein Private Game Reserve is a stunning self-catering reserve which lies 1500 m above sea level in the breathtaking, malaria-free Waterberg Mountains. The reserve is set in the heart of the Waterberg Biosphere which is protected by UNESCO. It offers unprecedented and spectacular views.

A truly unique experience awaits both the keen outdoor enthusiast and the well-primed city slicker, allowing your senses to be remoulded in the absence of the hustle and bustle of daily life. Olievenfontein offers you absolute peace and tranquillity, allowing you an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate while enjoying the great beauty and splendour that Africa has to offer. Guests can sit back and enjoy a good book while listening to the sounds of almost 350 bird species, or watch the various game species on the reserve.

The untamed wilderness and the magnificent wildlife offerings of South Africa will leave you with a lasting impression. A safari at a reserve of this nature makes for an unforgettable family holiday, which is why we offer guests a pleasurable stay with their children. We offer a host of activities which will keep children occupied and entertained while the rains fall, or even just for them to have their own space while staying with us.

We offer transfers to and from the reserve. This option will allow you and your family to take in the many sites that the Waterberg has on offer, including the renowned Waterberg Meander. We will collect you and your family or colleagues from your preferred location, and transfer you in the comfort of either our VW Caravelle or our Land Rover Defender. Alternatively, we can arrange a private chartered flight, either by helicopter or by light aircraft.

Safari: Guests can sit back and enjoy a good book while listening to the sounds of almost 350 bird species, or watch the various game species on the reserve.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 49 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans

Grading

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

Specials

50% OFF "Spring is in the Air" in The Waterberg of Limpopo @ Olievenfontein Private Game Reserve


Stay between 30 Aug 2018 and 30 Nov 2018 and get 50% off.

  • Valid for 2 guests or more
  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 30 Aug 2018 and 30 Nov 2018)
  • Book before 29 Nov 2018 to receive this special.

Important Information

Please note:

All activities are subject to availability and are weather dependent, and may be affected by other factors beyond our control. The outdoor schedule and content may be re-arranged or amended as of short notice and cannot be guaranteed.

All balances, which are balances / outstanding payments on bookings, must be paid...
Please note:

All activities are subject to availability and are weather dependent, and may be affected by other factors beyond our control. The outdoor schedule and content may be re-arranged or amended as of short notice and cannot be guaranteed.

All balances, which are balances / outstanding payments on bookings, must be paid directly to the Reserve, two weeks prior to arrival date at Reserve.
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Reviews for Olievenfontein Private Game Reserve

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Letlhogonolo Dikobe
11 November 2018

Service from management and staff number one. You feel like you are part of the resort. Thank you Jennifer and Johan

Wame Makumaku
05 November 2018

The service throughout our stay was 5 star. The chalet was clean and bug free (for thatch roof) and stunning scenery.

Rakesh Mistry
12 August 2018

We had a good experience at Olievenfontein, with great host and hostess. Accommodation was clean and comfortable and there were friendly staff. The reserve is located in a good spot with some nice game viewing. One downfall was the accommodation was not suited to cold weather, and we unfortunately went during a cold front. Also, there could be more facilities / activities (e.g. table tennis, snooker, etc). The dirt road was quite bumpy in spots if you have a normal sedan.

Beverley Claesson
12 August 2018

We had a lovely relaxing stay at Olievenfontein. We stayed in Sable cottage which was neatly appointed and we received cleaning services twice a day which was really fantastic! We enjoyed a lovely game drive and the kids loved running around in the open areas.We felt secure and very comfortable.Only one concern was that the kettle was full of gunk which needs to be cleaned out, possibly even replaced. Never seen a build up like that before. We used a pot to boil out water on the stove.Other than that we were well looked after and even provided with a pot of boiling water for coffee on our last...
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Cobus Viljoen
13 July 2018

Beautifully appointed accommodation with a perfect view over one of the waterholes. Loved the boma! Definitely an experience to remember!

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Olievenfontein Private Game Reserve is 33.4km from the centre of Vaalwater , the nearest airport 124km (Polokwane Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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