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About Olievenhoutsrus Guest- & Game Farm

Enjoy a breakaway in the heart of the Waterberg Biosphere only two hours north of Pretoria. This is the perfect place-to-go with your family or friends.

Olievenhoutsrus offers two cosy Rondavels, which sleeps two and two comfortable Family Cottages that sleeps four to six, which are all equipped with a fridge/microwave and coffee and tea making facility. The thatched Rondavels have a bedroom with double bed and en-suite bathroom. There is also an open-plan lounge and kitchenette. Our Family Cottages have two to three bedrooms, a bathroom and an open-plan lounge and kitchen area.

The accommodation is in a beautiful garden setting all with views of the bushveld. Watch many different game species grazing nearby! There are central facilities included. Lapa with braai facilities, a fully-equipped kitchen, DStv, swimming pool and a large open fireplace, that is popular for social evenings under the stars.

The farm offers great self-guided game and bird viewing walks as well as horse- and pony rides. There are plenty of things to do and recreational facilities in the nearby area.

Olievenhoutsrus is also conveniently situated en-route to Botswana, which makes it the perfect stopover for the overland traveller. For these adventurers we have a neat bushveld campsite tucked away in the bush and away from the Main Lodge.

  • Response Rate: 96%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 7 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House, Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


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

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

Important Information

Services available at an additional costs are Airport Shuttle Service, Internet Access and Wi-Fi.

Olievenhoutsrus Guest- & Game Farm Rooms

Reviews for Olievenhoutsrus Guest- & Game Farm

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Lynne Goldschmidt
25 March 2018

Sandra was able to accommodate us on very short notice. She was very friendly and hospitable. We enjoyed being in the natural and peaceful setting. We travelled as a family and our children absolutely loved the entertainment available, such as swimming and walking in nature.

Tom Veldheer, Netherlands
28 November 2011

We enjoyed our stay at Olievenhoutsrus. Much to see on the farm itself and the region is overwhelming. Two nights were too short.

Anonymous, South Africa
17 March 2011

Great hosts, clean and comfortable facilities.

Trudy Gerritsen, Netherlands
09 September 2010

Sandra and her husband are excellent hosts. The farm is beautiful and very well kept, with eye for detail. Highly recommendable.

Yvonne Riester, South Africa
10 August 2010

Clean, tastefully decorated, affordable self-catering cottages. Beautiful garden. Well cared for dogs and horses, happy giraffe, ostriches, antelope, squirrels, bushbabies and birds on farm. Welcoming and hospitable family. Harmony all around. We had a wonderful weekend at Olievenhoutsrus.

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Olievenhoutsrus Guest- & Game Farm is 15.5km from the centre of Vaalwater , the nearest airport 157.2km (Polokwane Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling