Ezemvelo Nature Reserve

Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng

Ezemvelo Nature Reserve is the hidden beauty of Gauteng. Located a mere hour’s drive from OR Tambo International airport and 45 minutes from Pretoria, it is easily accessible by all.

The reserve offers an array of comfortable self-catering accommodation types to suite your needs, as well as a wonderful natural experience, with a wide variety of general game and bird species to be seen. Together these make Ezemvelo the perfect place to break away from busy city life.

A wide range of activities are on offer, from fishing to mountain biking, ensuring fun for the whole family.

 Day visitors and bookings for weddings, conferences and events are welcome.

Ezemvelo supports green sustainable ecotourism, conservation awareness, and the education of the country’s youth.

Accommodation:

Chalet (Legae):

Legaes are beautiful small cottages located near the main amenities of the reserve. They comfortably accommodate up to three people at a time. Nestled at the foot of the iron red hill that surrounds the main area, the chalets have a lovely view of the dam and distant grasslands. They are all fully-equipped and have private braai areas mostly situated in the shade of the Wild Saring as growing around the legae.

Bedrooms:
Legae 1 to 4

  • 3 single beds (1 in loft)

Legae 5 and 6

  • Open plan
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 single bed (in loft)

Legae 7 and 8

  • Open plan
  • 1 double bed

Facilities:

  • Toilet / shower
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Braai facilities
  • Fan
  • Cleaning Service
Rates:

High season is December, January and long weekends. Single Supplement Applies

Normal:

  • Adult    R315.00 pp/pn
  • Child (4-16 years)       R185.00 pp/pn
  • R55.00 admin once off per reservation.

High Season:

  • Adult    R340.00 pp/pn
  • Child (4-16 years)       R205.00 pp/pn
  • R55.00 admin fee once off per reservation.

 

Mountain Hut:

The mountain huts are situated at the most northern point of the reserve, 8km into it and away from the reception area, overlooking the beautiful Grootspruit River valley. For those seeking a rustic, secluded and truly natural experience, they are perfect. With lovely braai areas and the ideal view, this is definitely a place to break away from the normal hustle and bustle. The huts are basic, lit by Consol Solar jars and candles. The huts are fitted with gas geysers, a gas fridge and a gas stove. Sleeping four, they are perfect for small family groups.

Two of the huts are wooden structures, whilst the third is clay plastered. Please specify on booking which hut type you would prefer.

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 single beds, 2 bunk beds
  • Outside toilet / gas shower
  • Fully-equipped kitchen with gas stove and gas fridge
  • Braai facilities
  • Solar lights
Rates:

High season is December, January and long weekends. Single Supplement Applies

Normal:

  • Adult    R220.00 pp/pn
  • Child (4-16 years)       R155.00 pp/pn
  • R55.00 admin once off per reservation.

High Season:

  • Adult    R240.00 pp/pn
  • Child (4-16 years)       R175.00 pp/pn
  • R55.00 admin once off per reservation

 

Camping:

A lovely shady camping and caravan area is also available. The camp site is located very near to the reception and other amenities. In total there are 50 camp sites of various sizes which operate on a first-come-first-served basis. A basic kitchen is available as well as two ablution blocks for the use of campers. In addition each site has its own braai facility as well as power points.

Rates:

High season is December, January and long weekends. Single Supplement Applies

Normal:

  • Adult    R100.00 pp/pn
  • Child (4-16 years)       R110.00 pp/pn
  • R55.00 admin once off per reservation

High Season:

  • Adult    R75.00 pp/pn
  • Child (4-16 years)       R85.00 pp/pn
  • R55.00 admin once off per reservation.