is located on a 143 ha game farm in the Kamberg Valley,the heart of Natals` trout fly fishing destinations. Game consists of Zebra, Blesbok, black wildebeest, red hartebeest, oribi,reedbuck, duiker Jackal.
Two trout dams stocked with rainbow and brown trout, are free to guests to fish on a catch and release basis, only with ethical and recognised fly fishing tackle.
Walking, cycling, swimming (in the dams) birding, 4x4 trails, relaxing on the verandahs overlooking the trout dams, Springrove dam and up to the Giants Castle area of the Berg leave guests feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Cottages are immaculately furnished and fully equipped for self catering, cottage 1 and 2 are semi-detached and can be opened up to create an 8 sleeper unit. Cottage 3 is the Honeymoon cottage, separate from others for privacy. All cottages have fireplaces,braai stands,double carports, separate entrances, full bathrooms. Cottages 1 and 2 have a separate toilet and are wheelchair friendly to the recommendations of the handicapped society.
On the Midlands Meander, close to Kamberg and Highmoor Nature Reserves,14 kms from Nottingham Road shops, 9 kms from Rosetta. Restaurants in the area 20kms from Mooi River.
Our ethos is to welcome guests and leave them alone, we are on call in need. So........"Draw ye aside, and rest awhile". Wwe look forward to welcoming you to our little piece of heaven.
Accommodation at Forty Winks: Cottages 1 and 2
are open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge, opening out onto a veranda with expansive country views overlooking our two trout dams, the Springrove dam, and up to the Giants Castle area of the Berg. Both cottages sleep 4, are semi-detached and can be opened up to sleep 8. Full bathrooms and a separate toilet complete the cottages.
is a large Honeymoon cottage, sleeps 2, with open plan bedroom with a King size bed,slow burning combustion stove with glass panels, kitchen, separate bathroom and separate sun room to admire the view. The lounge sliding doors open out onto a veranda with expansive country views overlooking our two trout dams, the Springrove dam, and up to the Giants Castle area of the Berg.
Forty Winks Activities:
Game viewing, fishing, walking, 4x4 trail, birding, shopping the Midlands Meander, relaxing.
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Clothing & Accessories:
we can have 4 seasons in one day. winters are cold with the occasional snow, so bring warm clothes, summers are hot enough to swim in the dams.
Health & Climate:
Summers hot up to 35 deg C, bring a costume to swim, typical afternoon thunderstorms occur. Winters can be very cold with occasional snow, bring warm clothes.