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About Tree Tops

Tree Tops represent peace and tranquillity to the nature lover. This is a place where you can enjoy a well-deserved break from the everyday hustle and bustle of the busy city life.

Accommodation is provided in huts on stilts, surrounded by orange orchards on the banks of the Olifants River, only 28 kilometres from Citrusdal. There are five double bedroom huts built 2 metres up amongst the Poplar trees. Each hut is furnished with a double bed with linen provided. Please bring your own towels.

Shared facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, ablution facilities and a large sundeck with a braai area on the riverbank. Maxima hut has its own kitchenette with an indoor fireplace.

Come and experience the simple joys of tree-top living in the comfort and privacy of your own rustic hide away.

  • Response Rate: 99%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 14 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 10 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans



Stay between 01 Jun 2018 and 31 Aug 2018 and get 30% off on selected rooms.


Stay between 01 Jun 2018 and 31 Aug 2018 and get 20% off on selected rooms.

  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 01 Jun 2018 and 31 Aug 2018)

Important Information

50% deposit payable is required to secure your booking. Balance to be paid directly to Tree Tops before arrival date.
There is a minimum stay of two nights over weekends.

Tree Tops Rooms

Reviews for Tree Tops

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Barry Van Biljon
11 March 2018

What a hidden gem! Quaint, wooden cabins in the treetops with a tranquil river below. Perfect for some well-deserved RR.

Juante Massing
26 November 2017

My boyfriend and I absolutely loved the place. It was peaceful and beautiful. The perfect place for a weekend away. We loved the braai area and canoeing.

Philip Smuts
21 September 2017

General upkeep can be improved but the setup is very nice

Maggie Follett
21 August 2017

What a gorgeous, tranquil, romantic retreat, nestling in a poplar grove on the Olifants River! It's very rustic and unpretentious, with no frills - but who needs them in a sublime setting like this, where you can gaze across at the mountains or the star-studded sky from the delicious comfort of your bed. We booked the big hut, 'Maxima', which has its own kitchenette and fireplace on the covered stoep. The bedroom is separate. Our two boys were accommodated in a very snug little tent (with mattress and linen) on the stoep, for an extra charge. Sure, things are a little wonky and ramshackle...
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Karen Reyneke
21 July 2017

The setting is wonderful and our stay peaceful being in nature. Quiet time-out with a breathtaking view and total privacy. Our only 'problem' was the glas sliding door not opening and closing without great difficulty. The microwave did not work, but that was not a problem as there is a small stove and oven for warming-up food. We would stay there again. Thank you!

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Tree Tops Map

Tree Tops is 25.2km from the centre of Citrusdal , the nearest airport 138.5km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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