Where to Stay - South Africa

From R800 Per Night

Blaauwbosch Trout Inn
Waterval Boven Accommodation

Self Catering Accommodation in Waterval Boven

  • Eagle Log Cabin
  • Eagle Log Cabin
  • Eagle Log Cabin
  • Eagle Log Cabin
  • Eagle Log Cabin
  • Eagle Log Cabin
  • Eagle Log Cabin
  • Drongo Chalet
  • Drongo Chalet
  • Drongo Chalet
  • Drongo Chalet
  • Robin House
  • Woodpecker Hideaway
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A family run Trout Farm set in the rolling hills of Mpumalanga; Blaauwbosch is the perfect place to get away from it all. Blaauwbosch Trout Inn is situated just outside Waterval Boven on the edge of the Highveld escarpment. From the top of the hills on the property, there are wonderful views of the hills and grass veld of the Elandsvalley. There is a bounty of wildlife which includes bushbuck, reedbuck, common duiker, vervet monkeys, and birds.

There are 5 different types of accommodation available suited to accommodate a group of friends, a family, a couple or solo travellers. All units are at least 200 m apart, so guests can have lots of fun without disturbing anyone else.

Family Friendly Log Cabin -  Eagle Cabin (Sleeps 11)

Situated on the shore of the trout dam, the cabin sleeps 11 people, two in each of the two bedrooms, with a mezzanine floor providing sleeping space for seven more guests. Fully equipped, with all linen and towels supplied, it also features its own braai area, fireplace. There is a fully equipped kitchen. Two bathrooms (1 shower, 1bath). There is also place to build a bonfire. No TV.

Romantic Chalet - Drongo Chalet (Sleeps 2)

Quiet and secluded located away from the rest of the accommodation, the Chalet is the ideal retreat for two people. It comprises of a double bedroom, open plan living / dining / kitchen area. There is a covered patio and braai area. All linen and towels are supplied. Rounding off the retreat is a fireplace, braai area and deck over the dam 9dam currently empty). No TV. No Dogs.

Homely Farm House - Robin House (Sleeps 7)

The Farm House is ideal for families – with three bedrooms and two bathrooms (main en suite) it offers ideal accommodation for a family of up to seven.  Nestled between the trees facing a dam. The main bedroom has a double and a single bed, the second bedroom has twin beds and the third bedroom has a king-size bed that can be converted into twin beds. There is also a fireplace in the living area and a fully equipped kitchen. The Large stoep offers a braai area. No TV in the unit and linen and towels are provided.

Bunk House - Woodpecker Hideaway (Sleeps 10)

Don’t mind sharing your space with other people? The bunk house, with its five bunk beds, three showers and two separate toilets is communal living at its best. Ideal for backpackers. There is also a braai area, fireplace and bonfire area. Please note that only linen is supplied, please bring your own towels. No TV.

Fly fishing for trout; rod hire available. Hike over our 103 hectors to some of our 75000 year old ruins.

Fire wood available to buy as well as free range farm eggs.

Things to do in the area:

  • Paragliding
  • Waterfall
  • Rock climbing
  • Five Arch bridge
  • Horse riding
  • Visit ancient ruins (Adam's Calendar)
  • Elandsriver Marathon
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Two towns are situated near the property, Waterval Boven (7km) & Machadodorp (10km). Restaurants situated in both towns.
  • 150km away from the Kruger Park and Bourksluck potholes, God'swindow 180km away from Bourk's luck potholes.
  • 130km away from Sabie.
  • 160km away from God's Window/Graskop.
  • 70km away from Dullstroom

When are you arriving?

Log Cabin - Eagle Cabin
Sleeps up to 11
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Chalet - Drongo Chalet
Sleeps up to 2
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Farm House - Robin House
Sleeps up to 7
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Bunk House - Woodpecker Hideaway
Sleeps up to 10
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Portion 5 Portion Farm Schoongezight, Waterval Boven

GPS: -25.6003541776, 30.2763032913 Map

Dogs are welcome; but must be kept under control at all times. There are dogs, monkeys, horses and buck on the farm. You must clean up after your dog. Dogs are charged at R50 per dog per day.

50% deposit required to secure booking. Balance payable by or on arrival day. 

Strict, by arrangement only. 

  • BBQ Area
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Pets welcome
  • Sight Seeing
  • Fishing
  • Adventure
  • Hiking Trails
  • Popular Routes
  • Wildlife