Rockwood Forest Lodge
Rockwood Forest Lodge is situated in the privately owned Karkloof Nature Reserve, only accessible by residents of Rockwood and people partaking in the Karkloof Canopy Tours.
The Accommodation consists of two unique A-frame Oregon Pine and Yellowwood houses. Each self-catering unit comprises three bedrooms and two bathrooms for six to eight guests in each. Fully equipped kitchenettes with freezer/fridge, oven, microwave and cutlery and crockery. There is a fireplaces in each sitting room in Lodge 1 only with fire wood provided. Only unit 1 has a fireplace with fire wood provided. Heaters, insect repellents, soap and shampoo available in the rooms.
Lodge 1 is situated in the lower region of the Karkloof reserve and has a wooden deck outside looking onto the Godwini River surrounded by dense forest with fauna and flora as far as the eye can see.
Lodge 4 is situated higher up in the reserve, also with a wooden deck and has view out across the grassland hills and indigenous forest.
Guided mountain biking tours and canopy tours available on request, walks, fishing and simply indulging in the wilderness prove to be the ultimate retreat.
Mountain Bike trail of 16km and guided trails.
Although not situated in the private, Karkloof Nature Reserve, it’s location on a typical Midlands farm, called Spitzkop, allows you to still have access to the reserve and its hiking and mountain biking trails, fishing (bring your own rods), birding and the popular Karkloof Canopy Tours which offer guests of Rockwood Forest Lodge a 10% discount per person. All of this is within walking or driving distance from the Farm Cottage. The unit is fully electrified, has DSTV and consists of 1 x King and 1 x Twin room, with the main room having the bath, loo and outdoor shower for the adventurous!
The main property on Spitzkop farm, this is the last word in contemporary farm living! Consisting of 4 bedrooms (1 x king, 3 twin rooms), 3 bathrooms and 1 guest loo, this is ideal for the bigger family who want to experience rustic farm conditions, but not foregoing any creature comforts.
Lodge 1 sleeps 6 people @ R2000
Lodge 4 sleeps 6 people @ R1800
2 night minimum may apply over weekends & public holidays
Fishing rods are supplied free of charge, with prior notice
We have also recently opened the Farm Cottage which is situated adjacent to the Karkloof Nature Reserve, on a typical Midlands farm. Sleeps 4 in 1 x DBL and 1 x Twin room and is rented out at R400.00pppn with children under 12 staying half price.
Farm House is R3000 per night. sleeps 8 pax