The River Cottage

  • Rates for 2024: R4500pn (18pax)

  • Minimum of two night stay

  • Max capacity 18 pax

  • R500 Refundable Breakage Deposit will be charged

  • Pet Friendly : R100 Pet levy per dog per stay

Situated on the water’s edge, with views of the river, the River Cottage is the perfect getaway destination for a medium-sized group of people (up to 18). Ideal for students looking for a group holiday or for bachelor(ette) parties.

There is a two-bedrooms, complete with two dorm-style rooms that sleep nine people each. Each room contains three bunk beds (three high). Each room also has its own en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower, toilet, and basin.

A galley kitchen is included in each cabin, including cutlery, crockery, and glassware so you can prepare your meals whenever you want them. The lounge area has an indoor fireplace that doubles as a braai—the perfect place for gathering around after your adventures during the day.

Firewood can be pre-arranged and bought at R100 for 50 pieces.

Each morning, we’ll come by to clean the kitchen and wash up any dishes from your meals so you can focus on relaxing instead of doing chores when you get back from exploring the surrounding areas.

Check in is 2pm-6pm and check out is 10 am, early check in or late check out can be arranged prior to arrival via email and a R250 fee will be charged.

Guests will be sent the gate code as well as their on- site contact the day before check in via WhatsApp.

We provide river water for showers and dam tubs, filtered water for drinking will be available in your unit. This is to sustain the farm and give back to nature.

No TV and limited cell phone signal available.

Activities

Swimming: The river can be used for swimming as well as the dam tub provided.

Canoe or SUP can be arranged at an additional cost of R200per item for the day.

Extra Services

This Property is self-catering.
A Spit braai can be arranged by a trusted service provider (lamb is standard but other options can be arranged).

Groups of 15 and up from *R255 – R350pp – please ask for a quote, group size dependent.

Spit includes:

  • 500 Grams raw meat (bone-in) per person
  • Curry Pasta Salad
  • Coleslaw salad
  • Onions and Potatoes
  • Garlic Bread

(Vegetarian, vegan, and special dietary requirements can be catered for – additional costs may be incurred)

2-week lead time needed for any catering requirements

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Please contact info@buffalodrift.co.za or on +27 63 486 5201 for availability and bookings.

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