Accommodation in the Karkloof

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Harrow Hill Guest Farm
Please contact Caroline Gemmell
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033 330 5033 / 082 554 3678

Thistledown Country House
Please contact Norma Maguire
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082 491 0533

Old Halliwell Country Inn, Curry’s Post

Situated a short 12 minutes drive from the Karkloof Country Club

16 ensuite rooms, restaurant, bar, swimming pool on 250 acres overlooking the Karkloof valley


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Tel: 033 330 2602

Cell: 071 9424130

Camping at Karkloof Country Club

Please note that there will be limited camping at the venue! Camping may be booked with your online entry, or by detailing it on the manual entry.

Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve

Chalets, Cottages, Dormitories and Bush Camps

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Tel: (033) 330 3931

Fax: (033) 330 4576

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Midlands Meander Association

Tel: (033) 330 8195
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Luxury Self Catering Cottage

Ivy Cottage is situated in a quiet and secure suburb just 3 km from Pietermaritzburg’s city centre, in a beautiful private garden. We offer a large, comfortable double room with en suite bathroom and DSTV. Ivy cottage is a self catering unit with fully equipped catering facilities. Your host, Nicky Malherbe looks forward to welcoming you and providing a “home from home” experience.

Contact Nicky at:

Tel: (033) 342 6244

Cel: 082 561 9307

Address: 9 Valley Vista Rd, Athlone, Pmb

Rockwood Forest Lodge

Rockwood Lodges are situated in the Karkloof Nature Reserve and on the adjacent Spitzkop Farm. Each lodge is ultra-luxurious and positioned in a unique setting. Choose between indigenous forest, rolling savannah or tranquil farmland. All lodges are equipped with linen, towels and a starter pack of basic condiments – all you could need for a self-catering stay and more! We are ideally positioned for those guests taking part in the growing number of mountain-biking and other sporting events taking place in the Karkloof every year, with the Karkloof Country Club being a short drive away. Families of race participants are particularly well taken care of and can choose between hiking, mountain-biking, fishing and birding to name a few. Rockwood Lodges guests also qualify for an exclusive discount with Karkloof Canopy Tours which start within our reserve!

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Tantallon Guest House and Cookery Studio

Tantallon is a beautiful house situated in Howick, just before you reach Amber Valley Retirement Village. We have a large garden which is ideal for those special functions. We are ideally situated for all those sporting events in the KZN Midlands. These include Midmar Mile, the Dusi Canoe Marathon, Notties Road Cycling Race, the Midlands Ultra Triathlon, the Karkloof Mountain Bike Classic and sailing and water skiing at Midmar dam. Tantallon is close to a number of schools including St Anne’s Diocesan College, Hilton College and Michaelhouse. We are therefore in an ideal position for those attending sporting and other functions at these schools.


Julie: 084 753 2125

David: 083 445 1061

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Howick High School

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast at R350 pp (Saturday night ONLY)
Contact: Hazel Mingay – 082 8777269

Benvie Gardens

Please contact John and Jenny Robinson
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033 502 9090 / 082 443 3805

Bushwillow Caravan Park

(Camping, caravanning and cottages)
Please contact Irv Shaw
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033 330 2680 / 072 237 6247

Karkloof Rocky Lodge

Please contact Gail Struckman
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033 330 3593 / 084 833 3745

Pine Log Cabin

Please contact Shaun and Peta Crookes
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082 461 1756 / 082 731 0941


(Rustic accommodation and camping)
Please contact Bundy Shaw
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033 330 2337 / 082 780 1461

Westwood Trout Lodge

Please contact Wendy Curle
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082 331 4767

Caladdi Bed & Breakfast

Caladdi Farm, R103, Lidgetton

Please contact Wayne Till
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Bosch Hoek Lodge

Luxury B&B
Contact: Barney –076 792 5288
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