With a history dating back to 1876, the newly renovated Wakkerstroom Country Inn offers a relaxed and friendly village atmosphere only two and a half to three hours away from Pretoria and Johannesburg.
Wakkerstroom is the ideal getaway for birders, adventure seekers and for those just wanting to relax and allow everyday stresses to just fall away.Accommodation
Wakkerstroom Country Inn offers 8 en-suite, comfortable & tastefully decorated bedrooms. All double rooms offer queen-size beds. Tea and coffee facilities are available in each room.
There are 2 Family Suites with have additional double sleeper couches and can sleep 2 adults and up to 2 children.
There is a guest lounge exclusively for the use of our guests.
Our breakfast includes a light continental buffet, followed by a choice of Full English breakfast.. 'Early bird' packed breakfasts can be arranged.
There is secure parking for guests in the hotel grounds.Dining
Throughout the week, our warm, welcoming Pub & Family Eestaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week and provides a popular rendezvous for visitors and locals alike.
Our delicious pub meals can be enjoyed on the veranda overlooking the town square, on the patio in our secluded garden setting or in our popular pub, with a roaring log fire in winter.
Once a month we offer a gourmet evening where the owners, both experienced chefs from top London restaurants, offer a culinary sensation that you will not wish to miss. Bookings are essential for this meal.
We also cater for small conferences, parties and functions for up to 40 people. A select wine list includes a range of South African boutique wines.Activities
Wakkerstroom is renowned worldwide for its abundance of bird life, with 374 species recorded in the area. Local bird guides are available to show you around the area. The Birdlife South Africa Centre is based on the edge of the village towards Volksrust.
4 x 4 Trails
The Black Eagle 4x4 Route offers fantastic off road driving with a 30km track and some of the most spectacular views in Wakkerstroom.
Off Road Biking
The Dirt Maniacs Off Road Bike Club offers regular organised rides, but the locals ride most weekends.
Wakkerstroom is a safe place and there are many beautiful walks about town and in the surrounding hills.
Wakkerstroom Country Inn offers guests the use of our mountain bikes to cycle around the town and through the wetlands reserve in a safe and quiet environment
Wakkerstroom has perfect mountain conditions for paragliding with popular sites such as Ossewakop, Inyoni, Christies and Evelyn from which to fly.
Heyshope, Zaaihoek & Martins Dams all offer fishing opportunities, while fully stocked trout fishing dams are only 15 minutes drive away
Riding for both beginners and experienced riders is available in Wakkerstroom.
Wakkerstroom is nestled in the foothills of the Northern Drakensberg escarpment, surrounded by magnificent countryside. There are demarcated drives through the countryside, ideal for both birdwatchers and those just wishing to savour the beauty surrounding us.
Browse the shops for wonderful gifts, Wakkerstroom memorabilia, antiques, picture framing, clothing, beads and much more.
We stayed 3 nights and were greeted warmly by the manageress, Charmaine. Our room was comfortable although lacking in storage space for clothes.Meals were well cooked and the service was very good. Charmaine assisted us in making contact with both our bird guide, Lucky (who was terrific) and Chris Smit, who runs a friendly , museum full of personally collected artefacts. The staff were all very friendly and helpful.
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