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Forest Cottage - Self catering

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Forest Cottage nestles within the gorge, set in a private nature reserve. The gorge is softened only by a blanket of shrubs and trees which have grown in this malaria-free zone.

One of our unique activities at Forest Creek are the Hiking Trails in the "Cloud Forest".
The trails are designed for the entire family, and are most suitable for the even not so fit person. Under this canopy of trees and at the edge of the Mountain one feels very small, in comparison to the magical views.
The walk to the Waterfall is approximately 2 kilometres, winding through the forest and criss crossing the stream in several places under the canopy of large indigenous trees.
One is likely to hear the baboons barking and spot the odd bush buck or red duiker and see the Cinamon Doves, Narina Trogon's and Lourie's that frequent the forest.
In the wetter months the ferns, orchids and wild mushrooms offer spectacular opportunities for the more photographic inclined.
A tree platform built in a large fig tree above the forest canopy, is an ideal stop for birders or to just relax and enjoy a picnic!
Scattered in the forest are remnants of old stone structures some of which are supposedly several thousand years old and are under study at present.
The forest is beautiful, friendly and safe.

The Forest cottage is 1/2 a kilometer from the lodge and is totally private.

This inter-zonal habitat allows tree enthusiasts the opportunity of identifying many uncommon species of trees, shrubs, orchids and ferns.

The cottage is a rustic fully equipped self-catering cottage, with a fridge/freezer, microwave we provide towels, soap, tea, coffee, all you need to bring is your food, clothes shampoos. it has limited DSTV and fireplace in the lounge.

The cottage comprises of 1 queen bedroom en-suite (bath and toilet, with the shower over the bath), another small bedroom with single bed and a double sleeper couch in the lounge.

We provide firewood for the fireplace and braai, should you wish to braai on charcoal, then please bring
your own.

Clay pigeon shooting, Spa treatments, the 'Bush bath' and any other activity can be booked during your stay at the lodge.

You are welcome to book a meal and or drinks at the lodge,


BUSH BATH - Set in a secluded spot, enjoy a 'Bath' in the bush, with lots of bubbles and champagne under the moonlight and stars.

FOREST SPA - Indulge yourself in our private Spa overlooking the gorge, go home feeling relaxed and stress free.

GAZEBO ROMANTIC PRIVATE DINNER - Spoil your loved one, and request this romantic setting for a totally private candle lit dinner under the gazebo. Many a proposal of marriage has been accepted in this lovely setting!

HIKERS PICNIC - A picnic packed in a rucksack, get ready to hike to the Waterfall!

LAZY PICNIC - A picnic set out for you in a private spot, with champagne, a good one for the romantic at heart.

HIKING - Marked trails through the forest, along the stream, (where in summer you can see the tiny tree Orchids, ferns and flowers, and fungi)

BIRD WATCHING - We have a prolific variety of uncommon species of Birds that can be seen, including a resident pair of Black Eagles. We have a Forest Creek bird list.

HORSE RIDING - 4km down The Hill, book a ride in our scenic valley.

MOUNTAIN BIKING - Bring your bikes and enjoy the off road cycling. Great views as you ride. A hard ride!

CLAY PIGEON SHOOTING - An interesting and testing range for the novice and experienced shotists. Use our Winchester 12 and 20 gauge shotguns for serious practice of just for fun.

JET SKI - Bring along your own Jet Ski and enjoy a day of fantastic skiing on the Kwena dam. The dam is 1200 Hectares. Picnic's available. There is no charge, and parking is available for your trailers and Ski's.
ELEPHANT RIDES - Enjoy a day's outing and visit the 'Elephant Whisperers' where one can interact with the Elephants. You get to touch and feel the animal, and have a educational talk on the animal after which you can go for a ride on this magnificent beast. I went and it is really Awesome. One tick off my bucket list. Bookings must be made in advance.

At the Forest Creek lodge you are welcome to book a meal and or any activity, you will dine on a four-course d hôte dinner served in our candle lit dining room (Table d'hôte is a French phrase that literally means "host's table".), a choice of five-breakfast menus. We have a small menu for lunch. . For those who wish to hike lunch packs are available.

The water at Forest Creek comes from a spring, and is pure.



Additional Rates Info:
All prices are quoted in South African Rands. VAT Included. Please note: for a 1 night stay, there is a 20% levy on the daily rates

Forest cottage

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This cosy rustic wooden cottage is situated 1/2km away from the main lodge area next to the indigenous forest and is totally private, and within earshot of the stream, with stunning views of the mountains. It is fully equipped.Suitable for a romantic getaway or couples with small children. Rates 2 people R1400 per night any additional person is an extra R100.00 per night.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018     R 2800 R 1400 R 3200 R 800
February 2018     R 2800 R 1400 R 3200 R 800
March 2018     R 2800 R 1400 R 3200 R 800
April 2018     R 2800 R 1400 R 3200 R 800
May 2018     R 2800 R 1400 R 3200 R 800
June 2018     R 2800 R 1400 R 3200 R 800
July 2017     R 2800 R 1400 R 2800 R 700
August 2017     R 2800 R 1400 R 2800 R 700
September 2017     R 2800 R 1400 R 2800 R 700
October 2017     R 2800 R 1400 R 2800 R 700
November 2017     R 2800 R 1400 R 2800 R 700
December 2017     R 2800 R 1400 R 2800 R 700
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Rates last updated: 4 July 2017
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Guest Comments

Forest Cottage is rustic, but just what you need if you want to get away from life. Its just you, the birds,trees,mountains and the stream. We enjoyed our stay immensely. The only problem was that our stay was way too short. The service from the lodge was excellent. With no cellphone reception at the cottage, they kept coming to check on us by bike to see if we needed anything. Very enjoyable stay indeed. Thanks so much for letting us be part of Forest Cottage and your beautiful retreat.
- Michele Du Preez

The road to the lodge is extremely poor, even having a 4x4 the going was slow. The lodge is well presented but we were disappointed with the quality of the Forest Cottage. The hot water had to be fixed upon arrival because of mud in the system. The location is really good, being right in the forest and very quiet.
- Gregory Webb

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