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From R2300 Per Night

Fish Eagle Log Cabin
Potchefstroom Accommodation

Self Catering Accommodation in Vaal River

  • View of the unit from the river some 30 meters away
  • View of the river from the sitting room
  • Dining room and sitting room
  • Main en-suite bedroom downstairs
  • Side view of the unit
  • Deck some 10 meters away from the Vaal River
  • Deck some 10 meters away from the Vaal River
  • Supervised Rubber Dingy rafting can be arranged from the Elgro River Lodge only 2km away
  • The property forms part of the world famous Vredefort Dome Heritage Site
This venue responds to enquiries within 8 hours on average
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This double story thatched wooden log cabin is situated on the banks of the Vaal River in the North-West Province. The self catering accommodation comprises two private double rooms (one with en-suite) and two upstairs sleeping areas with two single beds each. Sleeps minimum 4 people and maximum 10 people.

Fish Eagle Log Cabin is located in the Vredefort Dome World Heritage area in a totally eco-friendly environment with sustainable power generated in the way of solar and gas. This is truly a place to relax where the only sound you are likely to hear is the the sound of the Vaal River passing over the rocks or perhaps the distinctive cry of the Fish Eagle.

This unique self catering log cabin accommodation in the North-West Province is just 150km from Johannesburg and 30km from Parys and Potchefstroom.

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Fish Eagle Log Cabin is a double storey wooden log cabin that sleeps up to a maximim of 10 people. The unit is situated on the banks of the Vaal River which makes fishing extremely popular. There is no passing traffic or noise the only sound you are likely to hear will be the sound of the river as it cobbles over the rocks or the distinctive cry of the fish eagle. The Vredefort Dome area also offers a splendid stargazing opportunity. An interesting fact is that the cabin was actually built around the dual stone fireplace which serves both the lounge and main bedroom. There are 2 bedrooms with double beds and one room has an en-suite bathroom. There are 2 private sleeping areas with twin beds located upstairs. Rates include bedding and towels plus one bag of wood for your stay. 

Please note:

  • Weekend Bookings - minimum 2 nights stay
  • Long Weekend Bookings - minimum of 3 nights stay
  • Bookings over 4 nights stay - contact us for rates
  • 100% Deposit to secure booking, balance prior to arrival
  • No smoking inside accommodation unit
  • No fires other than Weber and fireplace inside unit
  • Do not gather firewood from bush

Arrivals and Departures - Arrival after 14h00 and depart by 12h00

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing (Yellow Fish and Barbel)
  • Bird Watching
  • Water Sport
  • Cycling

Visit the Vrederfort Crater site which is one of the few multi-ringed impact craters on Earth and estimated to be over 300km in diameter and estimated to be over 2 billion years old.

Other attractions in the vicinity

  • Majestic Vaal River
  • Mountain views
  • Venterskroon Old Mine Village
  • Potchefstroom
  • Parys (quaint shops and unique dining
  • Absailing
  • Caving
  • Wildwater Rafting
  • Power Gliding
  • Game Drives

When are you arriving?

10-Sleeper Self-Catering House
Sleeps up to 10
Min Stay Period: 2 nights
Rates Information

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Stay for more than two nights between 7 May 2018 and 31 August 2018 and get 30% discount.

30km from Potch on the Schoemansdrif road towards Parys

GPS: -26.949387172212045, 27.18529886508179 Map

No pets
  • Balcony
  • BBQ Area
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Fridge
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Sight Seeing
  • Fishing
  • Game Reserves
  • Adventure
  • Hiking Trails
  • Water Sports
  • Culture
  • Wildlife
  • Golfing

Baie dankie vir 'n heerlike, rustige naweek. Die cabin was ruim, skoon en goed toegerus. Die natuur is 'n belewenis. Lekker naby aan Potchefstroom. Baie spesiale naweek saam met ons kinders gehad.