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Waschbank River Lodge

Gariep Dam

| Very Good 82 reviews

About Waschbank River Lodge

About Waschbank River Lodge

Waschbank River Lodge is the most spectacular spot located on the breathtaking banks of the Orange River. One is instantly captivated by the sweet angelic melody of the ever flowing waters. Waschbank is not only the perfect overnight spot for weary travellers, but is also ideal for a comforting holiday far away from the restless city.Our refined rooms and unique self-catering units are well-equipped and boast charming views of South Africa’s largest river. Here families reunite by spending quality time together, and burdened hearts find hope and solitude. At Waschbank River Lodge y

Covid Safety Approved: We pledge to implement a high standard of hygiene and cleaning protocols to ensure the safest environment possible for our guests. We adhere to the industry safety protocols set out by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA).

 Sleeps 28
Type: Lodge
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 82 reviews

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All bookings made by us will be considered provisional until availability has been confirmed and the required deposit has been received. A deposit of 50% of the full price is required at the time of making your booking. If we fail to receive your deposit within seven days, your provisional reservation will lapse. Waschbank Lodge and its staff accept no liability or responsibility for any damage, injury or loss of any kind whatsoever, including but not limited to death, disability, injury, property theft or damage, missed flights, and missed accommodation.

Guest Reviews

Waschbank River Lodge
4 out of 5 stars - 82 votes
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marilyn browne
March 2024
The lock on the door. The room was a little cramped.
pierre fick
December 2022
Friendly and attentive staff.Spent more time having a nap and sorting out stuff for the little one, but we did have a comfortable stay.
juanita meyer
December 2022
My favourite place to sleep over on our way to the Western Cape. Most beautiful view!!!! The warm swimming pool was amazing and the view from there is breathtaking. It is real value for money
arthur fesel
August 2021
The fact that there is a restaurant and bar on the premises enables you to relax after a long journey. Friendly staff and nice clean rooms.
martin puzey
August 2021
Heating in room inadequate Aircon nor directed correctly


  • Garden
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Northern Sotho (Sesotho sa Leboa)


  • AA Recommended
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Waschbank River Lodge location

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Waschbank River Lodge is 6.8km from the centre of Gariep Dam , the nearest airport 192.1km (New Tempe Airport).
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Waschbank River Lodge is the most spectacular spot located on the breathtaking banks of the Orange River. One is instantly captivated by the sweet