The Farm , Where you come to play !
Enduro :We have 3 loops ( roughly 20 km each) for you to get revved up, with options for beginners and challenging enough for experienced riders, free for guests, R150 per bike for day visitors .
Fishing – catch and release : There are 2 dams for your enjoyment that contain small mouth bass. Guests to bring all of their own fishing gear and bait , free for guests, day visitors R100pp
Hiking : There are no official hiking trails but guests are free to walk and hike on the property.
Clay pigeon shooting : Takes place on shooting range on Ruigtevlei, min 6 pax , R200 pp for 10 shots . 2 weeks lead time is needed for this activity .
Swimming : The dam can be used for swimming as well as non motorised water sports .
The Farm Lodge
Our new and exciting lodge is situated across the road from our existing Farm Ruigtevlei.
This property is perfect for a group of friends or families .
The lodge sleeps max 26 guests 3 in dorm rooms with bunk beds.
Room 1 : 5 bunks ( sleeping 10 pax)
Room 2 : 4 bunks ( sleeping 8 pax)
Room 3 : 4 bunks ( sleeping 8 pax)
The interior space consists of a large open plan living/entertainment area where guests can relax on the couches ,enjoy a meal together or challenge each other to a game of pool or darts .
Our Kitchen is fully equipped for self catering , there is a large fridge and deep freeze ( run on gas ) , gas stove , microwave , toaster and kettle as well as all cutlery and crockery needed for a group of up to 26 .
We have an indoor and outdoor braai area , grids and tongs are supplied .
The outside space boasts a Fire- pit , fire fuelled hot tub and awesome views for guests to enjoy .
There is an indoor shower and bathtub that are warmed by fire – these are lit by Jonas, the caretaker at 08h00 and 18h00 and water remains warm for 2 hours , alternatively there is also an outdoor shower that is run on gas .
Generator hours are from 18h00 to 23h00 each evening , should you wish to extend or adjust these hours , you can discuss with Jonas on site . Additional generator hours are charged at R100 per hour .
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 .
Guests will be sent the gate code as well as their on- site contact the day before check in via Whatsapp.
The Farm Lodge Max 26pax
Minimum 2 night stay
R500 refundable breakage deposit ( Lodge only )
Meals - Working up an appetite
Lamb spit : 500gms meat per person, roast veg and potatoes, greek salad and freshly baked bread served with cheese. R220pp ( min 16 pax – max 30 pax)
Potjie: Beef, lamb or chicken options R200pp ( min 16 pax – max 30 pax)
Please arrange meals via email with Kate email@example.com .
2 weeks lead time needed.
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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