Highlands Mountain Retreat - Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Accommodation in Golden Gate Highlands National Park


Star Rating:3

Highlands Mountain Retreat allows one to take in the awesome view of the overlapping mountain range, all the while knowing that you are standing 2200m above sea-level. This is one of the few places in South Africa at this height. A great escape for the mind, body and soul.

Highlands Mountain Retreat, is a luxury camp in Golden Gate Highlands National Park. This retreat consists of eight log cabins nestled in the mountains. This camp can accommodate 4 families of 4 each (2 bedrooms each en-suite) and 4 that can accommodate 2 persons each (1 bedroom).

Room Description at :

Log Cottage (FT2/4)
- Check-in at Glen Reenen Reception
- One bedroom with double bed - One en-suite bathroom (wc and shower)
- Double Sleeper Couch (not suitable for adults)
- Fireplace - Television
- Kitchen 
- Veranda with Weber braai

Family Log Cottage (FT4)
- Check-in at Glen Reenen Reception
- One bedroom with 2 single beds - One bedroom with double bed
- Two bathrooms (en-suite, with wc and shower)
- Fireplace - Television 
- Kitchen
- Veranda with Weber braai

Family Log Cottage (FT4Z)
- Check-in at Glen Reenen Reception
- Unit accessible to the mobility challenged 
- One bedroom with 2 single beds - One bedroom with double bed
- Two bathrooms (en-suite, with wc and shower)
- Fireplace - Television 
- Kitchen
- Veranda with Weber braai

 

Inclusions / Exclusions

Rates Include:
Accommodation and 14% VAT. Breakfast is included with some of the accommodation.

Rates Exclude:
Optional excursions and optional extras, Conservation Levies

 

Extra information

Gate Hours: 05:00 – 22:00 Arrivals after 22:00 are not permitted. The reception office is open from 07:30 to 20:00. Visitors with reserved accommodation who arrive after 20:00 may collect the keys to their accommodation at the entrance gate.

Climate: Mild highveld summers with the possibility of thunderstorms in the afternoon and cold winters with occasional snow transforming the park into a white wonderland.

Handy Hints: Remember to bring a hat, walking shoes, sun block, camera, binoculars and wildlife reference books. Hikers on day and overnight trails must always carry sufficient water. Take cool and light clothing for summer and warm clothing for winter. The area is prone to sudden weather changes.

Take Note: Pets are not allowed. Firearms must be declared and sealed on arrival. Seal will be broken at the reception office upon departure. Vehicle repair, medical, post office and police services at Clarens or Bethlehem.

Birdlife:   Highland specials to search for in the park include: Greywing and Redwing Francolin, Mountain, Mocking and Buffstreaked Chat, Sentinel and Cape Rock Thrush, Orangebreasted Rockjumper, Rock Pipit, Ground Woodpecker, Ayre’s, Wailing and Lazy Cisticola, Gurney’s Sugarbird, Malachite, Greater Doublecollared and Lesser Doublecollared Sunbird and Drakenberg Siskin.

Daily Conservation Fees for 1 November 2014 to 31 October 2015

Members of SANParks’ loyalty programme WILD do not pay conservation fees provided that proof of Identity and their WILD card are shown on arrival

South African Citizens and Residents (with ID) ..........R38,00 per adult / R19,00 per child, per day

SADC Nationals (with passport) ................................. R76,00 per adult / R38,00 per child, per day

Standard Conservation Fee (Foreign Visitors) ........... R152,00 per adult / R76,00 per child, per day


Daily Conservation Fees for 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2016

Members of SANParks’ loyalty programme WILD do not pay conservation fees provided that proof of Identity and their WILD card are shown on arrival

South African Citizens and Residents (with ID) ..........R40,00 per adult / R20,00 per child, per day

SADC Nationals (with passport) ................................. R80,00 per adult / R40,00 per child, per day

Standard Conservation Fee (Foreign Visitors) ........... R160,00 per adult / R80,00 per child, per day