The picturesque and scenic town of Hartbeespoort and the Hartbeespoort Dam lies on the edge of the majestic Magaliesberg Mountain range and is accessed within an hour's drive from Johannesburg, Gauteng Province. The Hartbeespoort village boasts numerous arts and craft shops and have splendid quaint restaurants dotted along the shores of the dam. The gleaming Hartbeespoort Dam is a popular weekend getaway destination for city dwellers seeking tranquility and water sport activity. The Oxwagon Lodge nestles quietly between the hills and valleys of this beautiful area.
Guests will experience unique pioneer accommodation in original restored Oxwagons, at The Oxwagon Lodge. Six authentic and lovingly restored ox wagon chalets with private bathrooms mimic the tradition and history of the South African pioneers of yesteryear. Each wagon feature a double bed and two single beds in the accompanied thatched chalet and there are also a Family Wagon available which sleeps up to six guests. The Romantic Wagon features a double bed and is perfect for the honeymoon couple. After a cup of complimentary coffee / tea, cuddle up in the luxurious linens and enjoy an unforgettable sleeping experience in the extraordinary accommodation of The Ring Oxwagon Lodge.
There is also a converted double decker bus, offering accommodation for up to 16 guests, and shared ablution facilities.
Guests of The Oxwagon Lodge can feast their taste buds on the generous traditional inclusive breakfast served in the Wagon Deck Restaurant. Enjoy a barbecue in the open lapa area or have a splendid picnic at the Fever Terrace. The picnic baskets are packed individually to guest requirements and should therefore be pre-booked. Stunning panoramic views of the Hartbeespoort Dam and the mountains can be seen from these entertainment areas. After a long hike on the meandering on-site nature trail, guests can order a refreshing drink from the bar and cool off in the lovely splash pool. Enjoy a performance at the on-site amphitheatre or visit the nature and history museum which is located on the premises of The Oxwagon Lodge.
The Hartbeespoort Dam area is a haven for nature activities, adventure activities and cultural activities. Take a ride up in the Aerial Cableway to the summit of the Magaliesberg Mountains which offer excellent hang gliding opportunity. Outstanding fishing and picnic areas are located along the dam's shores. Attractions nearby well worth visiting is the World Heritage Site of the Cradle of Humankind and the Elephant Sanctuary. The Oxwagon Lodge offering memorable accommodation within amazing natural beautiful surroundings, is the perfect place to retreat to after a full day of exploration and activities
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