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A nature lover’s paradise lies at the luxurious 4-star Komati Gorge Lodge! You & your partner can enjoy TWO blissful nights incl. breakfast, dinner, complimentary horse riding and MUCH MORE plus a BONUS, only R1899 (value R3990)

At a glance

  • Escape the frenetic pace of the city and give yourself over to nature’s peaceful embrace when you and your partner retreat to the 4-star Komati Gorge Lodge, a fly fishing village and Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga
  • For only R1899 for two-nights for two people which includes breakfast and dinner, a complimentary fishing rod, canoe hire and complimentary horse riding for two, that’s less than R500 per person per night for this magnificent experience
  • The lodge is only 2hr 30mins from Johannesburg and a mere 30km from Machadodorp, Mpumalanga
  • On the banks of the Komati River, at the base of a miniature Grand Canyon, this small village of thatched dwellings provides comfort and luxury in a most dramatic setting
  • Awarded four star grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa and a Superior Accommodation rating with the Automobile Association, this 
  • 2500ha with its thorn bushveld and highveld grassland offers an unparalleled experience to those who can appreciate the splendour of nature
  • The biodiversity creates a perfect environment for the prolific birdlife and a wide range of indigenous trees, shrubs and wild flowers
  • This incredible deal is valid any day of the week including weekends (subject to availability) and you may purchase as many as 5 vouchers! Why not extend your stay for up to 10 unforgettable nights?
  • Your accommodation will be at the River Lodge which features 4 stunning double suites. These suites are situated at the water’s edge of the Komati River, offering spectacular views
  • Your suite comprises of a bedroom and lounge area, as well as a full en-suite bathroom with a romantic corner bath and separate toilet
  • Additional features are DSTV, high quality linen and soft furnishings, a bar fridge and a private patio
  • Electric blankets are provided
  • Lodge facilities and activities include a splash pool, Table Tennis , a lapa and veranda overlooking the river, various walks and hiking routes, snooker table and darts and fishing rods for hire
  • The large fire place creates a cosy atmosphere in the Restaurant which offers a good selection of South Africa’s favourite foods and wines
  • Relax in the lounge area with a complementary sherry before dinner. Or curl up in front of the fire on a cold winter’s night or relax in the cool of the thatch on a hot summers day with a choice from our large stock of books and magazines
  • 12km of unpolluted Komati River offer the yellowfish fly fisherman a formidable challenge. Use your complimentary fishing rod and try your hand at the leisurely task, or hire a canoe and spend your day on the river
  • Spend a day with your partner enjoying your complimentary horse riding – take a slow trot through the bush and marvel at the beauty of your surroundings
  • You’ll receive a fantastic bonus voucher towards a picnic
  • Activities include game viewing, exploring ancient ruins, game drives on request, fly fishing, hiking, walking and bird watching

Nitty gritty

  • Vouchers expire: 04 September 2013 
  • Deal duration subject to limited vouchers available
  • Vouchers are valid any day of the week including weekends (subject to availability) -Limited weekends are available. Please enquire about availability before booking
  • Voucher restrictions: Excludes all Holidays and long weekends. Excludes all beverages; not a self-catering unit
  • No tour operates are allowed to purchase this deal
  • Dinner: Dinner will be a main course only, all starters and desserts will be extra
  • Rooms applicable: River Lodge rooms only. Vouchers cannot be swapped for the Self-Catering units
  • Pets: Although they are pet friendly, they DO NOT allow any pets in the River Lodge rooms 
  • Kids policy: : No kids extra for the River Lodge rooms, voucher is for 2 persons only (or 1 adult and 1 kid per room)
  • Vouchers limited to a maximum of 5 per customer
  • You may buy unlimited vouchers as gifts, however at a limit of a maximum of 5 per gift recipient
  • Voucher may be redeemed from 08 March 2013 for credit card payments
  • If you pay via EFT, please note that you have 48 hours after the deal closes to make payment
  • When paying via EFT, you can then start redeeming your voucher from the 11 March 2013
  • Booking is essential and strictly subject to availability
  • Present printed voucher to redeem

The details

When nature calls, you should answer! Escape the bright lights of the city and retreat to a nature lover’s paradise – the 4-star Komati Gorge Lodge welcomes you!

For only R1899, you and your partner can escape for two-nights and enjoy breakfast and dinner, a complimentary fishing rod, canoe hire and complimentary horse riding for two! All valued at R3990!

On the banks of the Komati River, at the base of a miniature Grand Canyon, this small village of thatched dwellings provides comfort and luxury in a most dramatic setting.

This 2500ha with its thorn bushveld and highveld grassland offers an unparalleled experience to those who can appreciate the splendour of nature.

The biodiversity creates a perfect environment for the prolific birdlife and a wide range of indigenous trees, shrubs and wild flowers.

Your accommodation will be at the River Lodge which features 4 stunning double suites. These suites are situated at the water’s edge of the Komati River, offering spectacular views. Your suite comprises of a bedroom and lounge area, as well as a full en-suite bathroom with a romantic corner bath and separate toilet. Additional features are DSTV, high quality linen and soft furnishings, a bar fridge and a private patio

At the lodge, you can relax, lounge around, and take in the beauty of the area. Or, if you prefer to be a little more active, there are a host of activities on offer.
 

  • The 12km of unpolluted Komati River offers the Yellowfish fly fisherman a formidable challenge
  • 3 trout dams fed from crystal clean mountain stream
  • Boating, hiking, bird-watching, wildlife 
  • Croquet, swimming, trampoline
  • Picnics
  • Game viewing on horse-back close-by
  • Game drives on request
  • Plenty of indoor games, books, puzzles, and quality magazines
  • Guided quad bike tours to explore the beautiful scenery

 

Directions

From Nelspruit and Kruger Park 

  • Proceed on the N4 to Machadodorp. 
  • Turn left off the highway at the second turnoff, into Machadodorp. 
  • At first stop sign (MTB garage on right) turn right and you will be on the R36 to Carolina. 
  • Carry on for about 25 kms until you see the “Doornkop” sign. 
  • Turn left onto dirt road.

From Johannesburg and Pretoria

  • Proceed on the N4 past Witbank and Middelburg.
  • After about 50km past Middleburg, look out for sign to Carolina and turn right. 
  • Proceed to the second stop street in Carolina. 
  • Turn left into Kerk straat (MTB garage on left). It becomes the R36 to Machadodorp.
  • After 25km look out for the “Doornkop” sign and turn right onto dirt road. (If you miss the turn off to Carolina, carry on to Machadodorp and follow the directions as above)
  • Proceed on dirt road for 4.6 km until you see the large green sign to Komati Gorge. 
  • Turn left here. 
  • If you get to Doornkop, you have gone too far!
  • You will immediately cross a low water bridge across the Komati River. 
  • Proceed for a further 2 km to the security gate.
  • After the second low water bridge, keep to the left as indicated by the sign to Komati Gorge.
  • Proceed for a further 3 kms. You will go up a hill and thereafter down a steep concrete road. Komati Gorge Development is at the bottom of the hill. The restaurant is on your left and reception is on your right.

About Komati Gorge Lodge

On the banks of the Komati River, at the base of a miniature Grand Canyon, this small village of thatched dwellings provides affordable luxury in a most dramatic setting. Only 30km from Machadodorp, Mpumalanga. Komati Gorge Lodge has been awarded four-star grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa and a Superior Accommodation rating with the Automobile Association.

The area, with its thorn bushveld and highveld grassland, offers an unparalleled experience to nature lovers. The biodiversity creates a perfect environment for the prolific birdlife and a wide range of indigenous trees, shrubs and wild flowers. Wherever you look, you will see breathtaking scenes of natural beauty.

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Address

Farm Waterval JT 424
Carolina

Telephone number: 017 843 3920 
Email: komatigorge@telkomsa.net