Nearest Town: Amsterdam
Piet Retief is 35 km from the farm with hospital.
DSTV bring own card. Linen supplied
Other Activities Quad bikes allowed if pre-arranged. Only eco rides guided by the managing host. All bikers must adhere to the farm’s quad rules which is available on request. Jungle gym and trampoline at Piet’s Place & chalets. Rowing boat available at dam.
PRE-ARRANGE FOR THE FOLLOWING: Night drives to view animals (extra); champaign breakfast, join the farming folk early morning to count livestock; take a dip in the pool at the main farmstead; view farm animals and birds in sanctuaries in the main farm yard; learn more about forestry; making of farm butter; making of “boereseep”; Wingshoots and clay pigeon shooting can be arranged. During hunting season hunts can be aranged as well as bushpig hunts all year round.
Tourist attractions in the area
The farm is close to Manzini and Ezulwini in Swaziland.Visit the Swazi Royal Casino (120 km). The Sandlane Border Post is 25 km away — visit a candle factoty and other attractions. Be sure te be here when the Piet Retief Rainbow Festival is held in October each year.
Jericho Dam, Wesloe Dam and Morgenstond Dam for fishing, boating & waterskiing. Visit an export mushroom farm.
Any other information which may interest tourists to the area. Visit the “Giants Foot” at New Scotland closeby, eucalyptus oil factories and a bark factory.