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Moonriver Mountain Retreat

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Moonriver Mountain Retreat provides fabulous self-catering accommodation in the Waterberg, Limpopo Province from R500.00 pp sharing.
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Moonriver Mountain Retreat provides fabulous self-catering accommodation in the Waterberg, Limpopo Province from R500.00 pp sharing.

Moonriver Mountain Retreat is nestled on the edge of a large secluded valley, in the heart of the Waterberg Biosphere of Limpopo, South Africa and is the part of Waterberg Bushveld Retreat, which is open to the public. 

Moonriver is a self-catering establishment, just 3 hours from Pretoria.  It offers guests spectacular views of the amazing valley and surrounds, as well as interesting walking or strenuous hiking trails. During summer, there are numerous springs and water streams to explore in different valleys, with abundant wildlife, birds and flowers. 

Moonriver Mountain Retreat has a Main Lodge with 3 private and spacious Chalets (Safari, Sunrise and Waterhole) with an additional private 3 bedroom house (Eagle's Nest), situated on the ridge of the Mountain, all within a short walking distance from the Main Lodge and Parking Bay. 

 

The Main Lodge, Chalets and House are all with total glass frontage to take maximum advantage of the breath-taking views of the Valley and Mountains.  The Chalets and House are situated away from the Main Lodge entertainment area to ensure privacy. 

 

The main lodge boasts an entertainment area with large open lounge/dining area, open fireplaces, guest toilet, large entertainment deck, kitchen, fire boma and swimming pool. The Main Lodge is open to be used by all guests.

 

Safari is an open plan chalet with a bedroom/lounge area and en-suite bathroom with bath as well as shower.   Magnificent views on the valley.  Open fireplace, ceiling fan, private deck, outside braai and kitchenette with cutlery and cookware,fridge, kettle, toaster and mini oven with two plates. Complete with a king size double bed or two single beds. Maximum 2 persons. Not suitable for elderly persons. Staff are available to assist you with your baggage to your unit.

Sunrise is an open plan, 2 sleeper chalet with bedroom/lounge area and en-suite bathroom with bath as well as shower.   Magnificent views on sun rising in the mornings.  Open fireplace, ceiling fan, private deck, outside braai and kitchenette with cutlery and cookware,fridge, kettle, toaster and mini oven with two plates.King size double bed or two single beds are available. 

Waterhole has two separate bedrooms with a lounge area and a separate bathroom with bath as well as shower.  Magnificent views on mountain. Open fireplace, ceiling fan, private deck, outside braai and fully furnished kitchen with a fridge and gas oven. Two King size beds or four single beds are available.

Eagles Nest is  the private owner’s lodge and has the best location setting and atmosphere of all and it is completely private, away from the other accommodation, though still close to the Main Lodge. Comprises three separate bedrooms, each with its own entrance from the large veranda. 

It has a large lounge and dining area, including an inside fire place and open plan kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove, oven and large fridge. All rooms have ceiling fans and the main bedroom aircon. It has a thatch covered wooden deck overlooking the valley and the large braai area. Two bedrooms have bathrooms with a bath and shower.  One bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a shower only. King size beds or single beds available. 

So whether you're after a romantic getaway, a friends and family vacation - come and enjoy real quality time in the malaria free Waterberg. 

RATES AT MOONRIVER MOUNTAIN RETREAT, WATERBERG

Rates are a guide price and will be confirmed when making your reservation

Rates are subject to change without notice

Sunrise (2 Sleeper)

From R1000.00 per night for 2 guests sharing

Safari (2 Sleeper)

From R1000.00 per night for 2 guests sharing

Waterhole (4 Sleeper)

From R1 780.00 per night for 4 guests sharing

Eagles nest (6 Sleeper)

From R3 000.00 per night for 6 guests sharing

 

SERVICES AND FACILITIES

Only the main lodge is serviced during your stay  (chalets are serviced before and after arrival)

Private deck

Dining area (Main Lodge)

Boma Fire Pit

 

AREA ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS

Game Drives

Elephant Back Drives

Horse Rides

Crocodile Farm

Quad Bike Trails

Spa

Craft Workshop

Bird watching

Hiking

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

No shop or restaurant on premises

Guests to provide own ice, firewood and charcoal

No pets allowed 

Only 4 x 4 vehicles can drive close to the Waterhole and Sunrise chalets (Chalets are within walking distance to parking area and main lodge)

  

GUEST REVIEWS FOR MOONRIVER MOUNTAIN RETREAT

Service: Excellent

Friendliness: Excellent

Cleanliness:  Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Overall:  Excellent

Just 3 things to comment on:

Hot water in the end cottage a bit erratic – possible blockage with gas?

Single bed in the middle cottage is collapsing – looks like being held up with bricks

Circuit breaker in kitchen needs attention and a bit dangerous as not screwed in properly and I bumped it by mistake and the covering metal board fell down. Should have a proper cover on.

Other than that it was awesome and we loved the setting, tranqility, amenities and so well stocked up, and will be back.

Thanks a mil

I. Blythe (September 2016)

 

We very much enjoyed our stay at Moonriver

Service: Excellent                           

Friendliness: Excellent                             

Cleanliness: Excellent                      

Facilities: Excellent                           

Overall:  Excellent        

M. Meyer (April 2016)                     

 

Service:  Excellent

Friendliness:  Excellent

Cleanliness:  Excellent

Facilities: Good

Overall:  Excellent

The view is amazing the chalet is absolutely beautiful the staff are very friendly we had a lovely time as a family we really enjoyed the fire place on the cold nights.

T. Goose (May 2016)

Specific details

Area Activities: 4x4 Trails, Bar, Bird Watching, Game Drives, Hiking Trails, Restaurant, Shopping / Markets, Spa
Facilities: Fans, Fire Place, Television, Housekeeping, Swimming Pool, Braai facilities, Linen, Towels
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Self-Catering

Location

Waterberg, Limpopo, South Africa
Waterberg, Limpopo Province, South Africa

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