Being self catering accommodation, what is supplied in the cottage ?
Percale bed linen, towels, hot water bottles
Cutlery and crockery
Candles, matches, oil lamps and parrafin
Dish cloths, washing up liquid and rubbish bags
Blits and fire wood, braai grid ,casserole, cast iron (Potjiekos) pot
Salt, pepper, braaisalt
Thermos flask, 5 litre water cooler
Cooler box with daily supply of ice bricks and ice cubes
Sasol Bird Watching guide, deck of cards
What should I bring?
Friends and family
In winter, a windbreaker, warm socks and a beanie
In summer, a windbreaker and a bathing costume
Folding camp chairs
Mountain bikes, running shoes, hiking shoes
Books and games
Camera, head torch
Amenities in Riviersonderend
Pharmacy (Closed on Saturdays)
Basic food stores
Activities on the farm
Walking, hiking and mountain biking through fynbos
Swimmimg, fishing and canoeing in the river (canoe supplied)
Bird watching - blue crane, kingfisher, eagles - to name but a few
May I bring my pets?
We regret that no pets, big or small, are allowed.
Is the water safe to drink?
Many visitors to the area have noticed the distinct brown colour of the mountain water that originates from the southern slopes of the Riviersonderend Mountains. The colour is caused due to organic plant material, and is renowned as the purest drinking water.
Distance from Cape Town ?
It should not take you longer than 90 minutes by car from Somerset West over Sir Lowrey's Pass
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