Guest Rating: 
 3 Reviews
Thabametsi is a tranquil rustic self-catering getaway in the heart of scenic Magaliesburg. Situated on a 132 Ha farm, Thabametsi is nestled between two koppies overlooking the valley to the Witwatersrand Mountains.

This malaria-free location assures guests of beautiful sunsets and great hospitality. The diverse ecosystem encourages a wide range of bird life, particularly on the dam. Smaller animals like bush buck, scrub hares, mongoose and squirrels have made Thabametsi their home.

Indoor fireplaces and heaters cater for cozy winter nights whilst summer evenings are braai-time in the lovely bomas under the stars. Thabametsi is an ideal venue for families, photographers, artists, environmentalists and small tour groups.

Facilities and Services:
- All the units are fully equipped
- Bedding and linen provided (please bring own swimming towels) Winter comes with electric blankets, heaters and hot water bottles, extra blankets and throws in every room and unit
- Units are comfortably furnished in a rustic theme. Fans in every room
- Indoor fireplace and outdoor braai area
- Swimming pool (solar heated)
- Entertainment area with DSTV
- Bicycles to rent (bring kids bicycles to enjoy cycling on the kiddies track)
- Cell phone coverage (Vodacom, Cell C)
R360.00 pps

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  • Thabametsi - Lavender Main Bedroom
  • Thabametsi - Lavender Living Room
  • Thabametsi - Lavender 2nd Bedroom
  • Thabametsi - Lavender Bathroom
  • Thabametsi - Kids Bicycle Track
  • Thabametsi - Entertainment area
  • Thabametsi - Donkey cart ride
  • Thabametsi - Feeding Farm Animals
  • Thabametsi - Tractor Ride
  • Thabametsi - Bungalow 2
  • Thabametsi - Bungalow 2
  • Thabametsi - Bungalow 2
  • Thabametsi - Bungalow 2 Braai area
  • Thabametsi - Sunrise, Sunset
  • Thabametsi - Sunrise, Sunset
  • Thabametsi - Sunrise, Sunset
  • Thabametsi - Sunset Rondavel
  • Thabametsi - Awesome views
  • Thabametsi - Pet Friendly
  • Thabametsi - Easter Egg Hunt 2017
  • Thabametsi - Squirrels Nest House
  • Thabametsi - SQN Braai area and garden
  • Thabametsi - SQN Living room
  • Thabametsi - SQN Kitchen
  • Thabametsi - SQN Bathroom
  • Thabametsi - SQN En-suite bathroom
  • Thabametsi - SQN Main bedroom
  • Thabametsi - SQN 2nd Bedroom
  • Thabametsi - Squirrels Nest Bedroom 1
  • Thabametsi - SQN Upstairs bedroom 2
  • Thabametsi - Owl Cottage Bedroom
  • Thabametsi - Owl Cottage Living room
  • Thabametsi - Owl Cottage
  • Thabametsi - Owl Cottage
  • Thabametsi - Bungalow 2nd Bedroom
  • Thabametsi - Bungalow 1
  • Thabametsi - Bungalow 1
  • Thabametsi - Bungalow 1
  • Thabametsi - View towards bungalows

Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Pets only by Arrangement
  • Elderly
  • Babysitting Service
  • Limited Room Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Conference facilities
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Gym
  • Cots available
  • Library
  • Curio Shop
  • Internet Access
  • Tourism Information Desk
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Games Room
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Communal Television
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal Satellite TV
  • Playground
  • Trampoline
  • Volleyball


    Owl Cottage - has an extra king size bed and en suite - shower only. Separate living room with DSTV and kitchen with fire-place. Lapa with braai area (weber).

    Lavender Cottage - has an extra king size bed in main bedroom, bathroom - shower only. Separate bedroom with 3 x 3/4 beds for kids or adults. Separate living and dining room area with fireplace and SABC television. Veranda looking out onto the valley. Open braai area as well as weber braai facilities.

    Bungalows - all rooms open onto a veranda, ranch style. Main room en suite (bath) with sleeper couch and inter leading door to adjacent room. Third room has a separate bathroom. All have 3/4 beds unless otherwise requested. Huge braai areas with open fire and weber braai.

    Sunrise and Sunset including Sundown Cottages - are separate units rented out to one booking. Sundown is a separate lounge/dining room with DSTV, opening onto a braai area. Sunset has two 3/4 beds with a shower and toilet and Sunrise has a Queen size bed with a separate shower and kitchen area.

    Squirrels Nest House - Home away from home - 4 bedroom house with two bathrooms and outside shower. Lovely and secluded with a play area and obstacle course a stone throw away. An absolute winner!

    Camping facilities - ablution and electricity and use of the other facilities included. Small numbers. Caravan or tenting.

    Thabametsi Activities:

    Activities include cycling, swimming, bird-watching, various ball games and nature walks, lovely night sky views. Various other activities in the area. We are pet friendly and allow up to 2 medium sized fur friends to join the family (per unit).

    We have a labyrinth and some walking trails. A nice sized swimming pool that is solar heated. Thabamesti offers family orientated accommodation therefore children are welcome. Ducks, chickens a turkey, a goat, donkeys, horses give the children a sense of real farm life. Play areas with an obstacle course, jungle gym, trampoline, tractor and donkey cart rides is included for the children as well as a small maze and a kiddies bicycle track (please bring bikes along). We have 4 mountain bikes to rent out. We have an entertainment area with DSTV, coffee and craft shop to fill any idle moment.

    We just need to mention to you that we advertise and promise our guests a quiet breakaway from the hustle and bustle of the city and therefore do not allow music or unnecessary noise. We trust that it will encourage you to visit us.

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    Clothing & Accessories:

    Bring own drinking water (we have borehole which is completely safe for consumption but not all enjoy the taste)walking shoes, own swimming towels (bath towels is supplied in the units), bicycles, mosquito and fly repellant.

    Thabametsi Guest Reviews

    Average Guest Rating: 
      4.7 out of 5 based on 3 reviews.

    A very quiet and relaxing place. Accommodation is clean and well equipped. Owners friendly and helpful.
     Reviewed by Johan Botha over a year ago

    Thabametsi was amazing & the owners are warm and welcoming. The accommodation is well equipped and way more than we expected. Even though it was cold they made sure the place was well equipped for that. I highly recommend Thabametsi as a relaxing holiday destination.
     Reviewed by Lawernce over a year ago

    Thabametsi was such an awesome relaxing farm to be away from the busy life. Keith and Judy are so kind and hospitable.
     Reviewed by Bheki Magagula over a year ago