Situated on the water’s edge, with spectacular views of the river, The River Cottage is the perfect getaway destination for a medium-sized group of people (up to 18). Ideal for students looking for a group holiday. Ideal for bachelor(ette) parties.
What we offer
Two dorm-style rooms, which sleep 9 people each, bedding included
Each room contains three bunk beds (three high)
Each room contains an en suite bathroom fitted with a shower, toilet and basin
A gulley kitchen, including cutlery, crockery and glassware
An indoor fireplace that doubles as a braai
Includes kitchen & dish clean each morning
Clay pigeon shooting (R200 per person for 10 clays)
Please note that additional activities are subject to availability and must be booked two weeks prior to arrival.
Price excludes ice and towels
Check in is 2pm-6pm and check out is 10 am , early check in or late check out can be arranged with Kate if done so prior to arrival via email and a R250 fee will be charged .
Rates for 2020: R3200pn (18pax) – two nights stay. OR R4500pn for a 1 night stay.
Pet friendly : R50 pet levy will be charged per pet and we ask that pets do not sleep on beds or furniture
R500 Refundable Breakage Deposit will be charged
Meals - Working up an appetite
The River Cottage’s kitchen is kitted out for your self catering holiday or event, but if you would like a night off or breakfast in the morning, a spit roast dinner or a potjie can be arranged.
Catering: We offer a spitbraai meal, potjiekos, and breakfast. Please contact Esther on firstname.lastname@example.org for options and prices (These may vary from time to time).
Please contact us should you have any other queries.
Make an Enquiry
Please contact us on email@example.com or on +27 83 449 0725 for availability and bookings.
Check-in is between 2pm and 6pm.
Check-out is 10am.
After hours check-in’s to be arranged with management prior to date of arrival.
Fill out the form below and we will get back to you ASAP.
Make your own booking
To make a booking directly email firstname.lastname@example.org or click below to book through nightsbridge.
Take the N1, out of Cape Town, heading in the direction of Paarl.
Take the Stellenbosch/ Wellington off ramp, turn left in the direction of Wellington (R44).
Drive straight with the R44 into Wellington. At the first traffic light in Wellington turn left, sign reads R44 Porterville.
Drive straight for approximately 45km, passing Hermon. You will then get a turn-off to the left, sign reads R44 Gouda/ Porterville.
Turn left and drive for approximately 11km heading in the direction of Porterville.
You will see the Buffalo Drift sign board on the left hand side of the road, come through the gates and follow the signs to the Lodge Office.
This drive should take no longer than 1 hr and 10 min.
GPS Co Ordinates:
Lat: 33° 13' 42.0564"S Long: 18° 58' 26.6694"E
Lat: -33.228349 Long: 18.974075