About Riverbend Guest Farm
Riverbend Guest Farm is situated on the scenic Draaifontein Farm and it will be a pleasure for your hosts, Stone and Michelle, to treat you to this nostalgic and tranquil environment away from daily stress, television and cell phones. We are 28 km from Groot Marico and approximately two and a half hours from Johannesburg.Riverbend Guest House is a self-catering establishment with well-appointed rooms. The house comes fully equipped and guests only need to supply food, beverages and towels. There is no television, radio or cellphone reception. Our establishment consists of a main house which sleeps 12 guests. There is a bath, shower, basin and two toilets. There is an outside shower with a toilet and basin. The lapa has braai facilities and wood is provided for a braai or even just a fire to relax around. You can also enjoy our splash pool to cool down on the hot days.Draaifontein is in excess of 3000 hectares with meandering rivers, majestic mountains and the spectacular Langkloof. A variety of bird species can be seen including the pearl spotted owl and black eagles. Wildlife such as jackal, brown hyenas, various antelope, monkeys and baboons roam freely. The farm is also blessed with stunning flora and there are approximately 80 different types of trees and shrubs. Depending on your preference, we have trails from 3 km to 30 km that are suitable for hiking, 4x4, quad bikes or mountain biking. Take in nature's beauty and be sure to take advantage of the naturally-formed rock pools for a revitalizing swim. Go for a leisurely walk, take a picnic or just go for sundowners and watch an unforgettable sunset.
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