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About Otters' Haunt

Otters' Haunt is a little bit of paradise situated on the banks of the Vaal River near Parys. The guest house, cottage and bush camp offer home away from home accommodation. All units have simple, comfortable and functional furnishings. Ideal for couples, families and groups of nature lovers and adventurers. Activities include fly-fishing, white water rafting, kayaking, Vredefort Dome tours, hiking, bird watching and mountain biking.

Only one hour from Johannesburg and 2 km from Parys in the Vredefort Dome, Otters' Haunt offers a quiet and friendly retreat on the banks of the Vaal River. Protected by the many island channels, nature is on your doorstep.

The Otters' Den guest house, cottage or bush cabins are ideal for travellers, fly-fisher people, friends and family get-togethers, corporate sessions, team-building and lazy getaways.

  • Response Rate: 94%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 10 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 25
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 30 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans

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Reviews for Otters' Haunt

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Gertrude Smith, South Africa
01 January 2017

Very pleasant

Johan Goosen, South Africa
20 October 2015

It was a great stay and friendly people. Thanks for every thing.

Brett Busschau, South Africa
25 March 2014

We stayed at Otter's Haunt from the 21st March till the 24th March and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.The accommodation was ideal and the staff were very helpful.

Chantal , South Africa
24 February 2014

We stayed in the perfectly appointed guineafowl cottage and our stay was wonderful. The owners are extremely knowledgeable about the area, very welcoming and the grounds are immaculate. The setting over the river is breathtaking. One of the highlights was the amazing company of Roxy and Storm, the river dogs. We want to go back already.

Adrian Nel, South Africa
24 November 2013

It was great staying there, needs a little maintenance done though, great family running it, even the dogs are great, defo will stay there again.

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Otters' Haunt is 3.3km from the centre of Parys , the nearest airport 121.7km (Lanseria International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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