Gables Guest House
"The Gables" Guest House is one of the finest accommodation in the village of Wakkerstroom, with special emphasis on providing information on BIRDING DESTINATIONS. Your host Bronwen Mellor Davidson (mobile 084 2995382) is one the leading bird artists in South Africa, offering advice on birding. We have available for guests a library plus packed lunches or breakfasts for birders.
A BIRDING DESTINATION in a heart of a Ramsar Wet & Grassland Reserve in southern Mpumalanga on the edge of the great Drakensberg escarpment in a tranquil rural setting. We are within walking distance of the wetland and bird hides on the outskirts of the village with lovely views of the surrounding hills.
Our Dutch gabled guest house caters for self carterers in a beautiful restored "Forget- me- not" Cottage, which has two twin en suite bedrooms and a delightful open plan living/dining area with fireplace; fully equipped kitchen; (stove; fridge/ freezer; microwave;toaster; kettle ect). A special Zulu Lapa enclosure for barbeques; secure parking.
In addition, we have a stylishly furnished Victorian double en suite bedroom, with it's private entrance in the Dutch Gabled Homestead (Circa 1870)
Breakfast by arrangement only, as there are a number of excellent eateries in the village.
- Specially trained BIRD GUIDES ( there are 7 endemic species in the area) available;
- horse riding
- sports bar at wetland
- 4x4 routes.( bookings can be arranged)
- There is a airstrip for small planes
Only 3 hours from Johannesburg en route to Kwa Zulu game reserves. Go to Wakkerstroom .co.za for road map details, and special features why people come here.
GPS co-ordinates: S 027 21.337 | E 030 08.444 for the village WAKKERSTROOM
All seasons R200 p/p/n
Discount for more than one night Singles R240 p/p/n
Full English breakfasts R60.