Antbear Lodge

Antbear Lodge

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Accommodation Category: Adventure, Attractions, Bed And Breakfast, Birding, Conference Venue, Honeymoon, Horse Safaris, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Lodge, Malaria Free, Pet Friendly, Team building, Volunteering, and Wedding VenueAccommodation Tags: ballooning, Drakensberg, hiking trails, horse riding, and Pet friendly

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  • Antbear Lodge, Drakensberg

    Estcourt, KZN

    Antbear Lodge is situated in the Drakensberg region of KwaZulu Natal near to Giants Castle. What makes our lodge particularly special is that we offer accommodation in a luxury cave. This is an accommodation unit built under a rock. Glass doors open onto a wooden deck with hammock chairs and a spectacular view of the Drakensberg Mountains. This is a luxury eco experience. The cave is cozy and comfortable with features like a Jacuzzi spa bath and a fireplace and even has rock art on its walls.

    Dining

    We also offer a private dining experience where we setup a table on the deck of your cave and you dine by candlelight under the stars.

    Antbear Lodge is one of those smaller owner run establishments with 15 accommodation units as either Mountain View suites or Garden view suites.

    Sustainability and responsible tourism are a huge part of the ethos of our lodge and we subscribe as much as possible to the farm to plate concept. We cook all our meals from scratch and have our own organic vegetable garden. We have our own chickens for eggs, cows for milk and bake our own bread and we even make our own cheese.

    Drakensberg Activities at Antbear

    Antbear Lodge also offers horse trails ideally suited to beginners. Hot air balloon flights that launch from the lawn in front of the lodge and our newest attraction is our star gazing hammock camp where we tell the Zulu stories of the stars.

    The area offers a lot with spectacular hiking trails with dramatic views and waterfalls. And then there is the spectacular bushman rock art where you can see some of the best examples in the world.

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  • Address: Drakensberg near to Giants Castle
    Kruger Park
    Limpopo
    South Africa
  • Facilities:

    Fabulous mountain weddings where we offer a spectacular natural setting together with our beautiful lodge facilities for the reception.
    Chapel
    Breathtaking views
    Fireplaces in the lodge for cozy winter days
    Spacious dining room with wood burning fireplace
    Comfortable lounge with fire place
    Meeting room
    Large Veranda
    Venues for retreats, team building or training activities
    Hiking trails
    Horse trails

    Attractions such as:
    Giants Castle
    Kamberg
    Weenen Game Reserve
    Drakensberg boys choir
    Injasuti
    Bushman rock art made by San people over a period of 4000 years.

  • Child Policy:

    Children under 11 are half price
    Babies under 2 are not charged for

  • Rooms:

    44 persons in 15 separate accommodation units
    That rustic country feeling has been kept without losing any comfort. Candles are used extensively for atmosphere, as are the fireplaces.

    This LUXURY CAVE is a Drakensberg accommodation unit that consists of a tastefully decorated en-suite bedroom with a Jacuzzi spa bath adjoining a lounge with open fireplace. Glass doors open on to a deck with an uninterrupted panoramic view of more than 180 degrees from Giants Castle right through to the Amphitheater and including the rolling foothills of the Bushman’s River Valley.

    The LUXURY SUITES have jacuzzi baths and private lounges with their own fireplaces. The beds are king size double beds with a spacious bedroom and generous lounge. The bathroom includes has a jacuzzi spa bath as well as a separate shower. The all have stunning views looking out onto the rolling hills of the Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg Mountains

    Some of the EN- SUITE DOUBLES have jacuzzi baths in the bath room others have only a shower. The lounge is part of the bedroom and contains an open wood burning fireplace. What makes the en-suite double rooms special is that they are spaciousness. The bedroom has a queen size double bed and the rooms open onto a small veranda.

  • Terms:

    Cancellations 0 to 14 days prior forfeit 100% of the deposit.
    Cancellations 14 to 28 days prior forfeit 50% of the deposit.
    Cancellations more than 28 days prior forfeit 25% of the deposit.

  • Normal Rates:

    Valid from 01.11.2019 – 31.10.2020
    Garden View suites - R1550 per person per night which includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
    Mountain View suites - R1950 per person per night which includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
    Luxury Cave - R1950 per person per night which includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

    Valid from 01.11.2020 – 31.10.2021
    Garden View suites - R1650 per person per night which includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
    Mountain View suites – R2100 per person per night which includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
    Luxury Cave – R2100 per person per night which includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

    Extras
    Single surcharge: 50%
    children under 11 years are 50 % of rate
    babies under 2 years are not charged for

    Excluded in the price:
    All beverages, lunch, high tea, all activities, gratuities, curio shop purchases, phone calls, transfers.
    Lunch and activities can be booked as ‘Extras’.

    Tariffs are quoted:
    * In South African Rand
    * Subject to availability