Wakkerstroom - Wetlands Country Retreat- Trout - Game
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Just 3 hours drive from Johannesburg, at the foothills of the Drankensberg mountains at Wakkerstroom , lies 14 500 hectares of mountain grassland and wetlands.

This area is renowned for the highest concentration of bird species per square kilometer.
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Sixteen trout filled dams are at your disposal, and game birds such as Duck, Geese and Guinea Fowl make this their home. Plains game such as Eland, Springbuck, Black Wildebeest and Reed Buck are very at home here - and you will be too!

Two uniquely constructed and positioned buildings allow a group of 8 people to enjoy the splendour of Wakkerstroom.

Firstly and old styled rural English type stone cottage build on the fringe of a trout filled lake creates a romantic scene for both hunter and fisherman alike. Well rounded off with a beautifully African style decorated common area full of local trophies sets the table for a most enjoyable time for the hunter and his family.

Second well supported by a 4 story grain silo converted lodge with a complete elevator, spa, cigar room, entertainment area and spectacular views rounds off the accommodation options for our clients at Wakkerstroom with sophistication this unique area deserves.


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Activities:
Fishing Try your hand at fly fishing - attempt to land one of the Brown, Golden or Rainbow Trout, gliding through the 16 trout dams on the property. The thrill of the catch will have you hooked for ever.

Game Viewing The property's unique setting has also allowed us to create an interesting hunting experience by constructing 6 (six) individual very well positioned hunting cabins that are scattered over the entire property, which are all inter connected to create a mountain type hunting experience whilst hunting for illusive species like the Nyala andBushbuck, but can evenly run into a big Buffalo bull wading in one of the many springs on the property. Main species to be hunted are: Blesbok-common, Blesbok-white, Buffalo, Bushbuck, Bushpig, Caracal,Duiker, Eland, Gray Rhebok, Hartebeest, Black Back Jackal, Red Letchwe, Nyala, Oribi, Ostrich,Porcupine, Reedbuck, Common Reedbuck, Mountain Reedbuck, Springbok-common, Springbok-black, Springbok-white, Springbok-copper, Steenbok, Waterbuck, Wildbeest-black, Zebra-burchell.

Bird Watching The property is also the origin of both the Tugela and the Pongola Rivers, which in return leads to one of South Africa's few wetland areas. Due to this unique environment you find the highest concentration of birdlife species diversity in South Africa as well and over 50 (fifty) species of Dragon and Damselflies.

Hiking Trails Mountain Biking

Other Activities The farm has more than 150 (one hundred and fifty) natural springs and 7 (seven) waterfalls. The average rainfall in this area is about 2000 (two thousand) mm per annum, which coined the saying in Wakkerstroom that "in summer Wakkerstroom it rains every day and on Sundays twice" The property is 14500 (fourteen thousand five hundred) hectares in extend and has thousands of valleys filled with natural bush and vegetation that include rare species of trees like the Yellow Wood. The property has 32 (thirty-two) huntable species of animals, and with its 16 (sixteen) trout filled lakes provides a diversity of amenities for the outdoor person.
 
Rates:
Season Single Double
In season R 0.00 R 0.00
Out season R 0.00 R 0.00
Remarks: Hunter - R 1050 pppd
Non Hunter - R850 pppd
Children Under 12 - R180 pppd
Inclusive of accommodation, meals, water and soft drinks

Self Catering Chalet - R750 pppd . Children under 12 R375
Inclusive of Game drive and fly fish - catch and release

ACCOMMODATION: Two uniquely constructed and positioned buildings allow a group of 8 people to enjoy the splendour of Wakkerstroom.

Firstly and old styled rural English type stone cottage build on the fringe of a trout filled lake creates a romantic scene for both hunter and fisherman alike. Well rounded off with a beautifully African style decorated common area full of local trophies sets the table for a most enjoyable time for the hunter and his family.

Second well supported by a 4 story grain silo converted lodge with a complete elevator, spa, cigar room, entertainment area and spectacular views rounds off the accommodation options for our clients at Wakkerstroom with sophistication this unique area deserves.

Rooms include :   Yes  Yes   No  No
Phone No
Television Yes
Radio Yes
Heater Yes
Roof Fan No
Airconditioner No


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Nearest Town:
Wakkerstroom
Distance: 7km
Police: Yes
Hospital: No
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
Full board available Equipped for self-catering

Farm Details
Farm Name/s:Oudehoutsdraai - 14100 ha
Farming Activities: Fishing, bird watching, hunting, biking
Farm History: 

A bit about your hosts:
Friendly staff await your arrival 16 trout dams on the property (small) and awesome views (large)
16 trout dams on the property (small) and awesome views (large)
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How to get there:
Route map and GSP co-ordinates supplied when reservations are made

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