Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers
Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers is situated high on the banks of the Bushman’s River, a birder’s paradise with a wide variety of species spotted daily including the lovely Loerie.

Explore the secret pathways through the lush indigenous bush garden and down to the river or laze at the pool and enjoy the cries of the Fish Eagles.

Table Tennis; pool; darts – a big screen television and Wi-Fi lounge. The Goat Shed Bush Bistro offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and a Sunday Lunch a la carte menu too. Bookings are essential. BazBus stop and agent – buy your ticket here!

On site restaurant:
Our bush bistro, The Goat Shed, is a firm favourite with both locals and guests and rumoured to have the best pizzas, steaks & calamari on offer in the area.

Location of Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers:
Turn right from Woodlands gate for a 2-3 km drive to a choice of beaches and river experiences. Turn left at Woodlands Gate for a short drive up the road for a game spotting experience at no charge. Ideal for littlies too.

Ask at reception about all the activities on offer that we can arrange for you - fishing, canoeing, beach horse rides; game viewing; sandboarding; birding tours and more.

Green adventures:
Offers superb team building & strategic planning getaways – with a host of fun options to choose from.

Accommodation at Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers:
Self Catering facilities:
Couple and family size self-catering cottages with secluded boma baths. Enjoy a warm, candlelit soak under the stars or bird watch from the bath tub.

Self-catering backpacker accommodation ranges from garden cottage and family rooms with en suite bathroom and use of communal kitchen and other facilities as well as cosy 8-bed dorm rooms.
R230.00 pps

  • Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers - Potters House
  • Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers - Backpackers Dorm
  • Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers - Bush Cottage
  • Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers - Hideaway Cottage
  • Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers - Loerie Cottage
  • Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers - Mambele Cottage

Facilities & Services:

  • Pets
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Limited Room Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Other
  • Conference facilities
  • Wedding facilities
  • Team Building
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Other
  • Library
  • Tourism Information Desk
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Parking (off-street - open)
  • Garden
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Games Room
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal Satellite TV

Woodlands Cottages & Backpackers Activities:

- Beach or Bush walk and picnic
- River cruise
- Game drive and overnight
- Bathurst Tour
- Kenton mountain bike ride
- Kayak up the Bushman’s River
- Cultural tour on mountain bikes

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