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Tented Lodge and Chalets in Gariep Dam

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Idyllic lodge offering breath-taking views over the Orange River. Bed and Breakfast and Self-Catering options - From R200.00 per person
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Idyllic lodge offering breath-taking views over the Orange River. Bed and Breakfast and Self-Catering options - From R200.00 per person

Situated along the banks of the Orange River. Offering the most spectacular river views, where one will be instantly captivated by the sweet angelic melody of the ever flowing waters. 

This lodge is not only the perfect overnight spot for weary travellers, but is also an ideal holiday destination when escaping from a restless city. 


The beautifully refined rooms and unique self-catering units are well equipped and boast charming views over South Africa’s largest river.

The accommodation ranges from 2 sleeper Double Rooms, 4 sleeper Family Rooms, 6-8 sleeper Self-Catering Units and a 2 sleeper Budget room – making an ideal accommodation choice for families and friends. 


The 2 Sleeper Double Rooms with double glass doors lead to a wooden deck with a breath-taking river views. The rooms are equipped with linen, towels, electric blankets (double beds only), air-conditioning and tea/coffee facilities. 

The 8 sleeper self-catering unit offers 3 double beds, 1 bunk bed along with a bathroom equipped with a Victoria bath, shower, basin and toilet. For larger groups this unit can be connected to the 2 sleeper budget room (also equipped with an en-suite bathroom and double bed)

The 6 sleeper self-catering unit comprises 2 double beds, 1 bunk bed and a bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. An expansive river deck offers outdoor seating along with braai facilities and scenic views over the river.

Those who seek a true South African experience will be smitten with the luxurious tented camp – set amongst the banks of the Orange River with a double bed, en-suite bathroom and deck area.

The Restaurant is renowned for its homemade meals – serving traditional and mouth-watering food (without hurting one’s wallet). Accommodating up to 70 guests (inside and outside on the deck), the restaurant proves as an ideal spot for groups and functions. 

You can take pleasure in the calming silence and striking stars, where guests are treated with the warmest Karoo kindness.



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

Rates are subject to change without notice

2 Sleeper Double Rooms – Includes Breakfast 

From R850.00 per night (2 Guests Sharing) 

4 Sleeper Family Rooms – Includes Breakfast

From R1200.00 per night (4 Guests Sharing)

2 Sleeper Budget Room – Includes Breakfast

From R800.00 per night (2 Guests Sharing)

6 Sleeper Self-Catering Unit

From R1300.00 per unit per night

8 Sleeper Self-Catering Unit

From R1500.00 per unit per night

4 Sleeper Safari Tent – Includes Breakfast 

From R1200.00 per tent per night 


Refundable breakage deposit may apply for the self-catering units and will be advised when making your enquiry


Tea and Coffee Facilities

Electric Blankets

River Views

Private Deck Area (Some units)



Bird Watching


Fly Fishing 

Gariep Nature Reserve

Sunset Trails

Horse Riding

4 x 4 Routes

Hiking Trails




Bring own swimming towels


R701, Gariep Dam, 9922,  Free State

Specific details

Area Activities: 4x4 Trails, Bar, Bird Watching, Boat trips, Fishing, Game Drives, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Quad Bikes, Restaurant
Facilities: Air Conditioning, Fans, Fire Place, Pet Friendly, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Bar, Braai facilities, Linen, Towels
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Bed & Breakfast, Guest House, Holiday Resort, Self-Catering, Tented


Gariep Dam, Free State, South Africa
Waschbank Farm, R701, Gariep Dam, Free State, 9922

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