About The Guardians
The Guardians are situated on a working farm at the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg, in the busy little town of Elliot, which offers wonderful activities against a backdrop of dramatic mountain scenery. The Guardians is just 5 km out of town.
The Guardians offers accommodation in a beautiful setting, in luxurious thatched cottages and family units. Guests have a choice of self-catering or bed and breakfast accommodation, with dinner available by prior arrangement.
Activities in the surrounding area include rock art sites, fly-fishing, horse riding, hiking trails, and 4x4 trails.
Wedding Venues: There is a 43 seater Chapel with a mountain view for weddings. Please inquire for price.
No smoking policy in cottages or suites.
No pets allowed.
Breakfast on request is only payable in cash on arrival (i.e. NO payment via SafariNow for meals).
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The Guardians Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Things to do in and around Elliot
(4.8 km from Elliot)
This three-day trail is moderate to difficult and only one way. The total distance is 47 km and a maximum of 10 people can go at one time. Splendid views, cascading streams and rocky ravines cross private farms. The trail starts below Gatberg and...
(21.4 km from Elliot)
The shelter at Dinorbin is about forty metres in length, and distributed through a good part of it are paintings that are mostly very clear. On the extreme left side of the shelter are paintings of indeterminate antelope and small white human...
(36 km from Elliot)
Kopshorn Peak's pass is roughly a 20 kilometre return ride with a steep two-kilometre ascent. The turnaround point is at the top of Kopshorn Peak and offers a fun ride if you enjoy getting out in the mountains. Keen mountain bikers have many other...
(36 km from Elliot)
Kopshorn Peak is one of the highest around Barkly East and offers incredible mountain views. Accessible from Prospect Self Catering Cottage, this four-hour trail has some steep ascents and a challenging vertical rock climb. The hike is strenuous...