Glenburn Lodge Country Estate
, situated in the newly declared World Heritage Site - “Cradle of Humankind” only 30 minutes from both Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Rugby and hockey facilities as well as a large sport field and a Boma, makes this the perfect venue for teambuilding activities. Join us for the best Sunday buffet lunch in the countryside where we offer childrens entertainment as well as live music.
Recreational facilities include walking trails, adventure golf course, river trout fishing, floodlit tennis, rock pool complete with grotto, Jacuzzi, Jungle gym with kiddies pool, games room and Bar with pool room.
Wellness Centre at Glenburn Lodge Country Estate:
Glenburn Lodge Spa offers individual treatments, half day and full day packages. Aside from ten beautifully decorated treatment rooms, its hydro facilities include a private Jacuzzi, indoor heated swimming pool with built in Jacuzzi, Rasul chamber and steam room.
The scenic beauty of Glenburn Lodge makes it the ideal setting for conferences, product launches, think tanks and teambuilding exercises. The conference centre can seat up to 600 delegates across 9 conference rooms, 3 breakaway rooms and an executive Boardroom. All rooms are fully equipped.
Celebrate your wedding in style at this beautiful riverside setting. With our open-sided Gazebo-style Chapel, lovely landscaped gardens and thatched reception area, Glencove, seating up to 100 guests with dancing, we provide everything you need for your perfect day. Glenwillow at Bush Willow Tented Camp accommodates up to 60 guests, while Glenkyle has room for 250 guests.
Accommodation at Glenburn Lodge Country Estate:
Glenburn Lodge offers a total of 100 bedrooms made up of 13 Chalets of 2 and 3 bedroom, 18 Garden Suites, 48 hotel twin rooms including 2 family rooms and 2 paraplegic rooms, as well as 3 luxury suites overlooking indigenous bush and tranquil water features.
The latest addition to the Glenburn offering is Bush Willow Tented Camp and Glenwillow function venue. Ideally situated on the Blaauwbank River, the tented camp accommodates from twenty to sixty guests for leisure stays, conferences or weddings.
Facilities & Services:
- Children under 12 years
- Honeymoon Couples
- Babysitting Service
- Special Meals on Request
- Conference facilities
- Wine Tasting
- Wedding facilities
- Team Building
- Self-Braai / Barbecue
- Dining room
- Bar on the Premises
- Cots available
- Curio Shop
- Internet Access
- Fax & Photocopy Machine
- Fireplace on the Premises
- Parking (off-street - open)
- Parking (off-street - covered)
- Xhosa / Zulu
- Tswana / Sotho
- Games Room
- Mini Golf
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis Court
Glenburn Lodge Country Estate Activities:
The area was declared a World Heritage Site in 1999, and is known as the Cradle of Humankind. The 48 000 hectare area is of outstanding universal value as it contains a complex of palaeo anthropological sites, which have yielded some of the most valuable evidence, world wide, of the origins of modern humans.
Embedded in the rocks, are the fossilized remains of hominids, animals, plants and pollen dating back over 3.3 million years. Wonder Cave - a natural wonder 2.2 million years old with formation 15m high, cave pearls, rimstone pools, stalactites etc.
Sterkfontein Caves - this cave was home to the first adults fossil found in 1936, the most complete skull known as Mrs. Ples found in 1947, the first partial skeleton of early man showing that man walked upright, 500 fossil specimens of both adults and children, and discoveries are still being made. Restaurant and Museum on site.
Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve - rhino, lion, buffalo, cheetah, wild dog and much more - a total of 600 head of game and 30 species. Raptor flying display and game drives available.
Old Kromdraai Gold Mine - one of the first goldmines on the Witwatersrand. Shade of Ngwenya - handmade and mouth-blown recycled glassware. Hot Air Ballooning at Glenburn Lodge - regular passenger flights over the Crocodile River Valley.
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Glenburn Lodge Country Estate Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
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It was a wonderful night away from the usual crazy pace of Johannesburg! Peaceful and picturesque. The staff were all helpful and polite and the chalet clean and comfortable. The bath & shower were a little disappointing. Will go back and recommend to friends.
Rating: Reviewed by Faiza Mayet over a year ago
The grounds and garden is superb and well kept. I think that the rooms can do with an update, the bathroom is poor condition and was not very clean. The staff and food was wonderful.
Rating: Reviewed by Aneesah Hoosen over a year ago
We only stayed for a night, but it was awesome, and the service was brilliant. Just the reception staff on the phone where a bit slow on directions, but other that everything was beautiful.
Rating: Reviewed by Melody Morris over a year ago
The venue itself was very good, however in the cottages some basics are missing. There is a fridge with no ice trays. No glasses are provided and the fire place no wood. If this had been indicated on the booking form it would not have been a problem, but it isn't. I know the rooms are no smoking but at least provide ash trays on the verandah so that people that do smoke don't distribute butts around the cottage.
Rating: Reviewed by Hamilton over a year ago