Situated at the foot of the mountain and The Bonnet Pass, overlooking Graskop town and the spectacular eastern Mpumalanga escarpment, this self-catering chalet offers cosy accommodation for 2-4 persons.
Less than 4 hours` drive from Johannesburg, 5km from Graskop, 10km from Pilgrim`s Rest and 24km from Sabie, it is within easy traveling distance of Nelspruit and the Kruger International Airport, the Kruger National Park, Mozambique and Swaziland.
Being in close proximity of many well known scenic and historic attractions of the area, this tranquil setting is ideal for a relaxing and refreshing break-away from a busy schedule.
For the energetic, a hike up the mountain (from where you can see "forever") could be just what`s required to relieve some stress and tension.
The area also hosts an abundance of outdoor activities like horse-riding, mountain bike, quad-bike and 4x4 trails, hiking, fishing, bird watching and golf. The myriad of winding roads and breathtaking scenery makes it a motor-cyclist`s paradise!
The chalet sleeps 2 on a double/queen-size bed (open plan configuration with kitchenette) and it has 2 single mattresses available on a small loft floor (accessible by a ladder) which is ideal and great fun for the kids but also suitable for adults.
The kitchenette is equipped with basic cooking facilities, crockery, cutlery, a mini-fridge, a 2-plate stove and a microwave oven.
A portable grid is also available for a braai / barbeque outside. Linen, pillows, blankets and towels are provided.
From the lawn outside one can watch breathtaking sunrises over the escarpment (looking towards God`s Window) or enjoy a crackling fire and evening barbecue while the sun sets behind the western mountain ridge.
Check In: not before 14:00 (2pm) on the day of arrival
Check Out: not later than 10:00 (10am) on the day of departure.
Guests are generally responsible for cleaning and tidying of the chalet during their stay, but daily cleaning can be arranged at a minor additional cost.
Wild Forest Inn Activities:
DVD Player and movies
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Clothing & Accessories:
Due to the occasional mist and cold from the escarpment, one or two items of warm clothing is always advisable (even in summer).
Health & Climate:
The establishment is situated in a high rainfall area and morning mist/fog can be expected due to the close proximity of the escarpment.
My wife and I enjoyed our stay, this is the second time we have stayed there. Its position in relation to all the places of interest in the area is perfect as well as trips to the Kruger National park also within easy distance make it ideal.
For a one or two night stay it is reasonable. The place was clean, the people very friendly and helpful, but the place is quite a distance out of town, there is no TV only DVD's to watch (their choice of DVD's).
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