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Gourits River Guest Farm

390km from Cape Town
Guest farm on the Gourits River with a three-bedroom farmhouse and six stands for camping - 46km from Mossel Bay
  • Gourits River
  • Entrance and river
  • Farmhouse exterior
  • Farmhouse kitchen
  • Ensuite bedroom
  • Twin bedroom
  • Twin bedroom
  • Lapa at farmhouse
  • Bathroom
  • Communal swimming pool
  • Canoeing on the river
  • Mountain biking
  • Gardens
  • View down the Valley
  • Dawn
  • Sunset
  • Beautiful moon

Budget Getaways Review

Set on the slopes of the rugged Gourits River Valley, 46km inland from Mossel Bay (40km from Stilbaai, and 16km from Albertinia), with a direct vista over the water, here’s a homespun outdoor getaway.

Diving straight into the accommodation, you’ve got both hard and soft options here. For those among you who prize comfort above rugged appeal, the three bedroom farmhouse offers a spacious and comfortable abode for a large family or group of six weekenders.

What to expect? Gorgeous views onto the river (20m away), a lovely living area opening out onto a wooden deck with braai and lapa, a fully equipped kitchen and dining room, and easy access to the farm’s swimming pool.

For the diehard campers fixated on the idea of canvas and pegs, the six campsites will hit the spot. Accommodating six apiece, the stands are set away from the farmhouse and close to the river's edge.

Ablutions are communal and come with hot showers, basins and toilets. The stands are suitable for caravans and 4x4’s met huisie of tent bo. Again, there's access to the swimming pool.

Meals are also available on request. These are dished up at the main house.

The to-do list? Plenty. Hiking and bike routes, canoeing (depending on the water level) and fishing. Further afield, you’ve got Stilbaai (40km) and the surrounding coastline to explore.

Lekker option for a family adventure in a rugged and unspoilt valley with a river running through it.

Quick Facts

Where
46km from Mossel Bay
GPS
S 34°08'11''
E 21°43'01''
Sleeps
6
Equipped
Yes
Linen
Yes
Towels
Yes
Fireplace
Yes
Braai
Yes
Meals
By request
Pet-Friendly
By request
Camping
Yes
Activities
birdwatching, canoeing, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, stargazing, swimming, walking
Guest Reviews

"Very friendly, social and helpful hosts. Accommodation is very clean and just what we needed. Views are wonderful and there are plenty of opportunities for walking."

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Gourits River Guest Farm, Mossel Bay, Western Cape
GPS: S -34.1363   E 21.7170
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