Our son & his wife from UK were amazed at the interior of the cottage, rates very reasonable and a perfect place to unwind.
Game drive expensive at R300 pp.
Fortunately we had a high clearance vehicle and discovered nearly all of the game on the ranch, this ability to self drive is a welcome plus.
Brown "stuff" in the water was unpleasant, understand algae on sides of main water tank could be the problem.
Braai chimney gave eye watering blowback, told the trick is to light the fire as far back as possible; a rotating cowl would make life much easier if mods to the chimney not realistic.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Nestling in a vast valley amidst the spectacular highland mountainous scenery of the Little Karoo, lies African Game Lodge, a private nature reserve where wild animal have a future. Whether you are looking for a relaxing nature break, need to recharge your batteries or you are looking for an active holiday where you can hike & bike in natural surrounds, African Game Lodge is ideally situated, being only 2 ½ hours from Cape Town and just 30 minutes from the magical town of Montagu. Well-appointed thatch cottages, built in traditional Karoo architecture, provide a comfortable retreat where you can relax and look out over the valley, open spaces and surrounding mountains. Each Cottage is equipped with a fireplace for those chilly winter evenings, and the thatched roofs ensures an inviting coolness during the heat of summer. Awake from a good night sleep, and venture out into the healthy mountain air to choose from a variety of activities such as day hikes, short walks, self-drives, Eco & Game Viewing Drives, bird watching, nature exploring, or just sit and absorb the absolute silence and sounds of nature. ... more less
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