Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve Mills Cottage Mills Cottage Mills Cottage Spence Cottage Spence Cottage Spence Cottage Reed Cottage Reed Cottage Owl Cottage Owl Cottage
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Situated 270 km from Johannesburg on the Waterval Boven - Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve embraces an enclosed valley of approximately 257 hectares of some of the most beautiful mountain country to be found in the Waterval Boven district.

The climate is typical of summer rainfall areas. Winter and summer mean temperatures of between 6 degrade C in winter and 34 degrade C in summer, can be expected. Nourished by the Joubert Spruit tributary of the Elands River, the natural water supply is fountain fed from the mountain tops and of the highest quality.

At no stage during the past 60 years has the stream ever dried up. The Nature Reserve is ecologically contained and home to many species of fauna e.g. Bushbuck, Baboon, Klipspringer, Duiker, Steenbok, Vaal Reedbuck, Vervet Monkeys, Leopard, Genet, Rooikat, Rock Pythons etc. Bird life includes, Black Eagle, Steppe Buzzard, various Kites and Falcon.

Rich in natural and South African history, the kloof (gorge) and slopes of the valley once housed President Paul Kruger`s Commandos during the period of his escape to exile via Lourenco Marques (Maputo). Circular rock encampments with old Martini Henry rifle shells and enamel mugs used by the Boer soldiers and Scouts are sometimes unearthed on the property.

Activities:

Hiking, Birding, Mountain Biking

Cancellation Policy:

- 0% of Deposit 12 weeks before
- 25% of Deposit 10 weeks before
- 50% of Deposit 6 weeks before
- 100% of Deposit 4 weeks before

Facilities & Services available:

Babies
Children under 12
Elderly
Honeymoon Couples
Pets
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Wedding facilities
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Restaurant
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Library
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Wi-Fi
Afrikaans
English
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Playground
Trampoline
Swimming Pool
German

Rooms and Units Available:

Duiker-2 Caravan OR Tent Site (No Room)
The campsites are well spaced, well shaded, level stands with electricity & water outlets. The ablutions consist of separate ladies & gents toilet, wash basin & shower. The shared scullery area is clean with plenty of hot water. Braai facilities available
Sleeps 4 Adults

Eagle-5 Caravan & Tent Site (No Room)
The campsites are well spaced, well shaded, level stands with electricity & water outlets. The ablutions consist of separate ladies & gents toilet, wash basin & shower. The shared scullery area is clean with plenty of hot water. Braai facilities available
Sleeps 6 Adults and 2 children

Glamping Safari Tent
Safari Tent, queen bed and its own bathroom.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Hoopoe-4 Tent Only Site (No Room)
The campsites are well spaced, well shaded, level stands with electricity & water outlets. The ablutions consist of separate ladies & gents toilet, wash basin & shower. The shared scullery area is clean with plenty of hot water. Braai facilities available
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Leopard-1 Caravan & Tent Site (No Room)
The campsites are well spaced, well shaded, level stands with electricity & water outlets. The ablutions consist of separate ladies & gents toilet, wash basin & shower. The shared scullery area is clean with plenty of hot water. Braai facilities available
Sleeps 6 Adults and 2 children

Loerie-3 Caravan & Tent Site (No Room)
The campsites are well spaced, well shaded, level stands with electricity & water outlets. The ablutions consist of separate ladies & gents toilet, wash basin & shower. The shared scullery area is clean with plenty of hot water. Braai facilities available
Sleeps 6 Adults and 2 children

Mills Cottage
50m2 Single Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Open-plan kitchen living area
Sleeps 2 Adults

Mills Cottage Unit 5
Fully furnished open plan cottage with queen bed & private patio on the river. Well-equipped kitchen-fridge/freezer, microwave & gas hob. Work area. Separate bathroom & shower. Lounge area with sleeper couch, TV-Openview. Indoor fireplace. Braai
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Owl Cottage
1 Bedroom with queen bed and bathroom. Single bed in Loft. Fully furnished.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Owl Cottage Unit 3
Fully furnished, open plan single bedroom cottage with queen size bed, loft area with double bed. 1 shared bathroom with shower. Well-equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave & gas stove/oven. Lounge area with flat screen TV-Openview & fireplace.
Sleeps 4 Adults

Reed Cottage
50m2 Single Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Open-plan kitchen living area
Sleeps 2 Adults

Reed Cottage Unit 4
Fully furnished open plan cottage with queen bed & private patio on the river. Well-equipped kitchen-fridge/freezer, microwave & gas hob. Work area. Separate bathroom & shower. Lounge area with single bed, TV-Openview. Indoor fireplace. Braai
Sleeps 3 Adults and 1 child

Spence Cottage
50m2 Single Open-Plan Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Open-plan kitchen living area
Sleeps 2 Adults

Spence Cottage Unit 6
Fully furnished open plan cottage with queen bed & private patio on the river. Well-equipped kitchen-fridge/freezer, microwave & gas hob. Work area. Separate bathroom & shower. Lounge area with sleeper couch, TV-Openview. Indoor fireplace. Braai
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Tent Site with 10 Amp power and Braai
Tent Site with 10 Amp power and Braai. 1 Car per site - additional R35 / car / day
Sleeps 6 Adults

Tortoise-6 Caravan OR Tent Site(No Room)
The campsites are well spaced, well shaded, level stands with electricity & water outlets. The ablutions consist of separate ladies & gents toilet, wash basin & shower. The shared scullery area is clean with plenty of hot water. Braai facilities available
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Latest Reviews

Ons het baie lekker gekuier in die Webster huis. Whiskey het ons mooi opgepas en ons gaan hom mis. Judas was baie hulpvaardig en het gesorg vir heerlike warm water. Die lieflike natuurskoon het ons bekoor en dit was heerlik om net te ontspan. Al dingetjie wat bietjie gepla het, was die toestand van die pad vanaf die teerpad. Dit sal ook baie help as daar by die teerpad 'n aanduiding is na Rockeydrift. Ons sal graag weer hier gaan bly.
Kotie Carelse Apr 2015
Loved it! Excellent accommodation and facilities. Sorry we didn't stay longer.
David Herbert Dec 2014
Baie lekker daar gebly,ou Judas het gesorg dat ons permanent lekker warm water het. Die omgewing is pragtig,ons het lekker ontspan daar en ons almal was hartseer toe ons moes terug gaan huis toe. Die kinders het die skilpaaie baie geniet,die een is sommer Skillie gedoop! Whiskey die hond is baie vriendelik en so gehoorsaam,die arme hond het net erg las van borsluise. Wanneer ons eendag weer daar gaan vakansie hou,sal ons weer daar in die Webster huis gaan bly.
Marianna Lourens Nov 2013

Directions:


- 270 km from Johannesburg (210 Km from Pretoria) on the N4 Nelspruit road to Waterval Boven.

- Once through the tunnel proceed for 3.6km and turn right at the Bergwater Hotel sign. Cross over railway line and follow signs to Bergwater Hotel.

- Once the Hotel has been reached, proceed past Bergwater entrance for another 100m and enter Rocky Drift Private Nature Reserve.

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  • Accommodation Type: Caravan park and Self-Catering
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM