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The Oxwagon Lodge

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.

Accommodation at The Oxwagon Lodge consists of:

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

Pricing (per day)
1 Sep 2013 -> 28 Feb 2014
1 Mar 2014 -> 28 Feb 2015
Oxwagon unit 1
Oxwagon unit 2
Oxwagon unit 3
Oxwagon unit 4
Oxwagon unit 5
Oxwagon unit 6
6 x
Unique and authentic ox wagon with attached chalet
Ensuite bathroom
Well situated
Close to the Hartebeespoort Dam for activities and Hartebeespoort Village offering a myriad of arts and craft shops and restaurants
Bird watching
On-site nature hiking trail
Hot-air ballooning
Water sports
Hartebeespoort Dam is a haven for water sport enthusiasts
Business Facilities
Wireless ADSL (WiFi)
Business facilities
Attractions & Amenities
Snake park
1 x
Services & Facilities
Coffee and Tea
Barbeque facility
Picnic facilities
Picnic basket available at lodge and picnic facilities offered at the Hartebeespoort Dam
Breakfast included
1 x
Wonderful entertainment area, perfect for functions
Sporting Facilities
Mountain Views
Stunning views of the Magaliesberg Mountains and Hartebeespoort Dam can be seen from the lodge
This property is suitable for:
Conference Facility
Film Location
Still Shoots

"Authentic experience friendly staff just take a torch/lantern as solar power used and lights were flashing lovely location."
- linda, January 2014
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Latitude: -25.7586, Longitude: 27.9260
P.O Box 865 Hartbeespoort South Africa 0216
DIRECTIONS: From Johannesburg, take the R511 from Fourways to Hartbeespoort. The first time the Dam comes into view (at the top of Saartjiesnek), proceed down the hill and see our walls on the RHS.
From Pretoria central, take the (original)l N4 and come off after the 2nd toll-gate, near Pelindaba. Turn right and left onto the R511. Ffollow the sign to Hartbeespoort Dam. See the Dam from the top of Saarjiesnek and proceed down the hill, see our entrance on the RHS.
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