Olifantskrans

River Cabins

Welcome

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Olifantskrans is a popular riverside holiday destination. As it is only 2 hours from Cape Town it is a great weekend destination. All Cabins are located within 20metres and beautiful views of the river. Olifantskrans lies within the Robertson Wine Valley and the surrounds offer great wine experiences and other exciting outdoor activities.

We love children and Olifantskrans offers a wonderful outdoor country experience. Small children need to be supervised at the water.

Olifantskrans is one of the few places where animals are welcome. All cabins have an enclosed space where your furry friend can be kept.

A Maximum of 2 housetrained dogs allowed per cabin/cottage.

Cabins

At Olifantskrans we offer two types of accommodation. Feel free to view below.

3 Family Cottages

4 Single Bedroom Cabins

Each bed comes with its own electric blanket.
Each cabin has enclosed lapa for outdoor braaiing.
The living room opens up onto the terrace with lovely view of the river.

What not to bring
All the cabins are fully equipped with bedding and towels. Wood supplied for indoor and outdoor braai (at an additional cost). Every cabin has a canoe and inner tjoeps for the river. (at an additional cost)

What to bring
Summer: swimming gear, sand toys, mosquito rub, sun block, beach towels, hiking shoes, bicycle.
Winter: Wellies, raincoat, swimming gear, hiking shoes.

Single Room Cabin

These consist of 1 bedroom (double bed), 1 en suite bathroom and a single daybed in the living room. It can sleep 2 adults and 1 child 6 yrs and under.

Fully Equipped with:
Television with DSTV: Holiday Package which consist of M-Net, Movie Magic 1, Movie Magic 2, all the Super Sport Channels, SABC Channels and Disney Channel.
2 plate stove/oven
Fridge/Freezer
Cutlery for 3 persons
Bedding
Bath and swim towels
Canoe (additional charge)
Outdoor braai
KOLKOL Hottub
Free WiFi

 RATES:

Summer Rates: Valid 04 September 2023 – 02 June 2024
2 Adults – R2000 per night
2 Adults +1 Child 0-6 yrs – R2000 per night

Winter Rates: Valid from 03 June 2024 – 01 September 2024
2 People – R1700 per night
2 Adults + 1 Child 0-6 yrs – R1700 per night

Summer Rates: Valid 02 September 2024 – 01 June 2025
2 People – R2200 per night
2 Adults + 1 Child 0-6 yrs – R2200 per night

2 Bedroom Family Cottages

These consist of 2 bedrooms (one room has a double bed and 1 room has 2 x single beds), 2 en-suite bathrooms and a single daybed in the living room. It can sleep 4 adults and 1 child 6 yrs and under.

Fully Equipped with:
Television with DSTV: Holiday Package which consists of M-Net, Movie Magic 1, Movie Magic 2, all the Super Sport Channels, SABC Channels and Disney Channel.
2 plate stove/oven
Fridge/Freezer
Cutlery for 5 persons
Bedding
Bath and swim towels
Canoe (additional charge)
Outdoor braai
KOLKOL Hottub
Free WiFi

 RATES:

Summer Rates: Valid 04 September 2023 – 02 June 2024
2-4 People – R3500 per night
2 – 4 People + 1 Child 0-6 yrs – R3500 per night

Winter Rates: Valid from 03 June 2024 – 01 September 2024
2-4 People – R2975 per night
2-4 People + 1 Child 0-6 yrs R2975 per night

Summer Rates: Valid 02 September 2024 – 01 June 2025
2-4 People – R3850 per night
2-4 People + 1 Child 0-6 yrs – R3850 per night

Attractions

At Olifantskrans there are a variety of activities and fun things to do for
both children and adults.

At Olifantskrans you can enjoy the river to cool down or canoe in. If you have lots of energy to burn you can cycle on the farm or hike. Bird-watching is also popular.

Enjoy fresh water fishing such as Blackbass and Carp and experience the magnificent views along the river bank.

Cycling the circle route from the cabins to Bonnievale and back (35km).

For the not so energetic we recommend slow walks along the river, a glass of wine on the terrace and a dinner at one of the restaurants in the area or relaxing around the braai.

On Site

  • Relaxing
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Bird-watching
  • Fishing

Bird Watching

  • Common Species:
  • Cape Weaver
  • Southern Red Bishop
  • Canaries
  • Darters
  • Cormorants
  • Hamerkop
  • Fish Eagle

Alternative Accommodation

Alternative Accommodation

Contact Us

Contact

Mobile
+27 82 332 8692
E-mail
olifantskrans@barvallei.co.za

Ina

Mariaan

Rosina

Princess

Location

Olifantskrans is a comfortable 150km  from Cape Town.

It is a beautiful getaway with views onto the Breederiver and impressive rock formations, in a relaxed country farm atmosphere.

From Cape Town take the N1 towards Worcester. Take the second turn off through Worcester and turn left in the main road (Hoog Str). Robot, and a turn off to the right indicates Robertson the R60 to Robertson.

Drive through Robertson. Outside Robertson at a traffic circle turn off to the right onto the R317 to Bonnievale. The R317 is beautiful – lined with colourful kannas and roses most of the year. You will pass several cellars. Turn right on the R317/Stormsvlei and cross the Breede River

The gate to the Olifantskrans River Cabins will be 1.2km from the turn-off on your left.

GPS Location:  S 33 53, 837 ; E 20 00, 526

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