Bronkhorstspruit/Verena: Luiperdskloof Lodge & Game Farm
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Few people are aware of the unspoilt nature and wilderness along the meandering Wilge River only 45 minutes from Pretoria and 70 minutes from the Johannesburg International Airport past Bronkhorstspruit in Eastern Gauteng.

Luiperdskloof (Leopard’s Gorge) Lodge and Game farm of Theo Joubert and his family is such a destination and offers countryside elegance and restful comfort with hospitality and service difficult to parallel elsewhere.

The Joubert’s developed Luiperdskloof into an eco-dream during the past four years and the 500-hectare farm offers a wide variety game species including Kudu, Blesbuck, Blouwildebeest, Red hartebeest, Waterbuck and Zebra. If you’re lucky, you’ll spot a shy leopard on the farm or find its spoor along the beautiful hiking trails through a variety of fauna and flora, breathtaking rock-formations and a variety of habitats that seem worlds apart.

The farm offers a surprising variety – both in recreation and accommodation. Recreation includes game and nature walks, game drives, fishing in the river, canoeing, absailing, birding, a golf driving range, swimming pools and even a fufee slide for the kids. Accommodation is in tastefully furnished luxury ensuite chalets, lodges and camps. This is the ideal beakaway or venue for families, family and friend gatherings, weddings, conferences and team building.
Theo (jnr) at the Team Building Site in the Wilge Rivier -- also popular for rock climbing hikers' rest
Theo (jnr) at the Team Building Site in the Wilge Rivier -- also popular for rock climbing hikers' rest
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Activities:
Fishing In 5 km unspoiled headwaters of the Wilge River --Bass, Barbel, Yellow Fish and Carp

Game Viewing The park is fully fenced with 2,4 meter game fencing on 500ha with 4.5km of riverfront. The following game species can be seen in the park: Aard wolf, Aard vark, Baboon, Brown Hyena, Caracul, Jackal, Gray Duiker, Impala, Klip Springer, Mountain Reedbuck, Ostrich, Steenbuck, Vervet Monkey, Warthog, Kudu, Blesbuck, Blouwildebeest, Red hartbeest, Waterbuck and Zebra

Bird Watching Prolific birdlife along the river, from you sundecks and in wetlands.

Hiking Trails Formal hiking trails on farm - along the rivier to a lapa with toilet facilities and beasutiful pool for swimming under overhaging cliffs with aloes and other interesting indigenous growth. If youˇ¦re lucky, youˇ¦ll spot a shy leopard on the farm or find its spoor along the beautiful hiking trails through a variety of fauna and flora, breathtaking rock-formations and a variety of habitats that seem worlds apart.

Other Activities „Y Game and nature walks that takes one through breathtaking scenery „Y Game drives on an open 4x4 game viewing vehicle „Y Fishing: Carp, yellow tail and barbells. „Y Canoeing: canoes are available to laze on the river or to promote ones fishing activities. „Y Fufee slide across the river for excitement. „Y Abseiling to charge the adrenalin. „Y Volleyball for the more energetic. „Y Bird watching for bird lovers. „Y Sparkling swimming pool for those who just want to relax. „Y Aromatherapy „Y Golf driving range for the future millionaires. „Y Cosy Bar for the rivals of Andy cap and sport enthusiastic.
 
Rates:
Season Single Double
In season R 0.00 R 0.00
Out season R 0.00 R 0.00
Remarks: Self-catering CHALETS sleeps 6 per chaletin 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 bunker beds for kids in lounge. Leopard Lodge comprises a camp of 8 luxury chalets, shared thatched sundeck and lounge/boardroom (fully catered). rates on request. Conference facilities for up to 36 delegates on dinner, bed and breakfast basis, including all equipment and conference centre. Rates same as Leopard Lodge per person dinner, bed and breakfast. Restaurant at main complex with pool, lapa en cosy pub.
Rooms include :   Yes  Yes   No  No
Phone No
Television No
Radio No
Heater Yes
Roof Fan No
Airconditioner No
The main complex with braai lapa, restaurant and modern conference centre
The main complex with braai lapa, restaurant and modern conference centre
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Nearest Town:
Bronkhorstpruit
Distance: 19km
Police: Yes
Hospital: Yes
THE CONFERENCE CENTRE is in full operation. Luiperdskloof have successfully engaged and facilitated conferences for esteemed companies in diverse market segments such as Insurance, Finance, Education and Manufacturing. ACCOMMODATION – Luiperdskloof maintains 40 beds in chalets strategically built on the banks of the Wilge River. The chalets accommodate guests from 2 to 10 in size with en-suite bathrooms for all bedrooms. There are two camps, River camp and Leopards lodge. THE RIVER CAMP OFFERS: Luxury Chalets on the River Bank with 2 en-suite bedrooms each, dining room, kitchen and lounge, with a fridge. Each chalet sleeps 6 persons. Communal kitchen fully equipped with all the necessary crockery and kitchen utensils, stove, fridge and deep freezer. There is also a lapa with a fireplace where one can enjoy braais. Sheep spitbraai facilities are available. LEOPARDS LODGE OFFERS: Accommodation in Luxury en-suite thatched chalets with the choice of either two single beds or double bed. The chalets are built on the riverbank, each with its own balcony. Enjoy sundowners and admire the prolific bird life from the wooden deck in the thatch launch complex overlooking the river. Meals are served in a thatch lapa complex with open fire in the middle. Enjoy drinks in our cosy bar with jet master fireplace. RESERVATIONS: Make a reservation enquiry (only an enquiry) by clicking on the reservation icon at the bottom of this page or contact the Farmstay reservation office hours: 039 313 0608 or phone August after hours on 082 882 7475. E-mail enquiries to August at august@farmstay.co.za
The Menu
A feast of traditional South African cuisine awaits you in the interesting and well-appointed dining room. A la Carte. Luiperdskloof has an outstanding reputation for venison potjies and traditional cuisine. Dinner and breakfast included in lodge and conference rates. The self-catering camp has been designed for families -- children welcome. The Dinner ,B and B Lodge only adults. Children allowed in Fish Eagle Lodge.

Farm Details
Farm Name/s:Luiperdskloof Game Lodge - 500 ha
Farming Activities: Game farm, conferences and accommodation
Farm History: Luiperdskloof Game Lodge is a Family owned Game Farm. We bought the Farm some 15 years ago with the soul purpose to farm with sheep. Four years ago we saw the potential in eco tourism and developed the farm into a Game Farm with luxury accommodation.

A bit about your hosts:
We are four families who permanently lives on the farm.Theo Joubert (snr) father and brain child behind all current development on the farm is also a charted accountant. Theo’s 2nd son Danie also lives on the farm and is a partner in his fathers accountancy firm. Theo’s 3rd son Theo (jr) is responsible for marketing the Lodge and Conference Facilities. Theo’s 4th child and only daughter also lives on the farm and is responsible for the accountancy and book keeping of the Farm. Theo’s wife Marietjie runs the kitchen and is a logistics’ manager of note. Your hosts -- Anita, Theo, Dina, Marietjie and Theo (snr)
Your hosts -- Anita, Theo, Dina, Marietjie and Theo (snr)
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How to get there:
Route map supplied when reservations are made.

  Photo gallery

Inside one of the family chalets (small pic) and chalets in beautiful setting (large pic)
Inside one of the family chalets (small pic) and chalets in beautiful setting (large pic)
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   Luxury Fish Eagle Lodge -- only R1000 per night for ten people self-catering
Luxury Fish Eagle Lodge -- only R1000 per night for ten people self-catering
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