Olievenfontein Private Game Reserve

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Getaway Summary
PRICE (unit):
from R 1,800
Lodge, Self-catering
Olievenfontein Private Game Reserve is a stunning self-catering reserve which lies 1500 m above sea level in the breathtaking, malaria-free Waterberg Mountains. The reserve is set in the heart of the Waterberg Biosphere which is protected by UNESCO. It offers unprecedented and spectacular views.

A truly unique experience awaits both the keen outdoor enthusiast and the well-primed city slicker, allowing your senses to be remoulded in the absence of the hustle and bustle of daily life. Olievenfontein offers you absolute peace and tranquillity, allowing you an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate while enjoying the great beauty and splendour that Africa has to offer. Guests can sit back and enjoy a good book while listening to the sounds of almost 350 bird species, or watch the various game species on the reserve.

The untamed wilderness and the magnificent wildlife offerings of South Africa will leave you with a lasting impression. A safari at a reserve of this nature makes for an unforgettable family holiday, which is why we offer guests a pleasurable stay with their children. We offer a host of activities which will keep children occupied and entertained while the rains fall, or even just for them to have their own space while staying with us.
11 Nov 2018
By Letlhogonolo Dikobe
"Service from management and staff number one. You feel like you are part of the resort. Thank you Jennifer and Johan"
"Game drive; chalet; service"
05 Nov 2018
By Wame Makumaku
"The service throughout our stay was 5 star. The chalet was clean and bug free (for thatch roof) and stunning scenery."
"Great accommodation surrounded by nature."
12 Aug 2018
By Rakesh Mistry
"We had a good experience at Olievenfontein, with great host and hostess. Accommodation was clean and comfortable and there were friendly staff. The reserve is located in a good spot with some nice game viewing. One downfall was the accommodation was not suited to cold weather, and we unfortunately went during a cold front. Also, there could be more facilities / activities (e.g. table tennis, snooker, etc). The dirt road was quite bumpy in spots if you have a normal sedan."
"Peaceful and relaxing"
12 Aug 2018
By Beverley Claesson
"We had a lovely relaxing stay at Olievenfontein. We stayed in Sable cottage which was neatly appointed and we received cleaning services twice a day which was really fantastic! We enjoyed a lovely game drive and the kids loved running around in the open areas.We felt secure and very comfortable.Only one concern was that the kettle was full of gunk which needs to be cleaned out, possibly even replaced. Never seen a build up like that before. We used a pot to boil out water on the stove.Other than that we were well looked after and even provided with a pot of boiling water for coffee on our last day as the power was out which was very thoughtful and much appreciated!"
"The 4 week old Giraffe baby!"
13 Jul 2018
By Cobus Viljoen
"Beautifully appointed accommodation with a perfect view over one of the waterholes. Loved the boma! Definitely an experience to remember!"
"Gorgeous bush breakaway"
08 Jul 2018
By Marinda Vivier
"We loved the peace and tranquility of Olievenfontein. Jennifer and Johan made sure we were comfortable and well looked after. Our favourite things were the bush walks we did every day and the boma fire in the evenings under the stars."
25 Mar 2018
By Henry Combrinck
"Amazing time. Peaceful and exactly what we needed"
"Nice stay"
23 Mar 2018
By Hendrie Alberts
"Had a nice stay at the Olievenfontein Game Reserve.Service was ok but at the price could have expected more.Lodge looking out on bush but not IN the bush.No restaurant services when we were there.Nice atmosphere but units are close to each other on upper parts of lodge.Very clean and comfortable units will everything that you would need!"
12 Feb 2018
By Petri Havenga
"Very peaceful place with friendly staff."
"Perfect Getaway!"
08 Jan 2018
By Phindile Mandonda
"The hosts were wonderful, made us feel at home. The cottage was neat and cleaned everyday. I will definitely go back. Nice views but the weather gets a bit cold in the evenings.Please don't follow the GPS, it leads to a horrible road!"